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Iran cannot be trusted

President Trump announced the United States was withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly known as the Iran Deal. This terrible deal...

Classic thriller ‘Wait until Dark’ well-presented by Tavares Community Theater

“Wait Until Dark” is an old stand-by play that is well-presented by the Tavares Community Theater. Blind Susie Hendrix is conned by three criminals, Mike...

Fans sure to cheer Supreme Court decision on sports betting

There’s no more having to get your friend’s secret phone number for his Uncle Junie. No more sneaking around in the dark to settle up. The...

Practice safe driving to reduce risk of traffic crashes

The best way to reduce the risk of a traffic crash is to practice safe driving behavior. Here are some helpful tips to keep...

Law enforcement officers make a difference every single day

The past several months have been extremely tough on law enforcement officers. So far this year, 53 have died in the line of duty, with...

A particularly brilliant CPA

Some folks are never satisfied. Last week based on some requests, I let everyone know what Ludlow the yellow rubber ducky was doing. I...

Bay Street Players take on dysfunctional Southern family in ‘Miss Firecracker Contest’

“Miss Firecracker Contest,” by the Bay Street Players, in Eustis, is a dramatic evaluation of a dysfunctional Southern family trying to resolve years of family...

Trump’s pathological lying will be his undoing

“No legacy is as rich as honesty.” - William Shakespeare    “His physical health and stamina are extraordinary.”- Donald Trump on Donald Trump   The United States...

Congressman Daniel Webster: Great news about the U.S. economy

Friday’s April Jobs’ report had great news – the unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent and the U.S. economy added 164,000 jobs! Last time unemployment rates were...

Teen’s tragic death reminds us that seat belts can save lives

A Leesburg teenager lost her life this past weekend when her car suddenly left the roadway and slammed into a tree. Jakeila Young, 17, was...

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