Category Archives: Florida
Solar energy is growing in popularity in Florida. The largest solar power system in Marion County was recently completed despite losing incentives, including Florida’s solar rebate.
With the legalization of same-sex marriage in Florida, gay and lesbian couples will now be able to enjoy the benefits of marriage that were not available through civil unions or domestic partnerships.
Cecilia McAdams finds closure in the execution of the man who raped her and murdered her husband in 1993.
Advocates for love and peace, the Rainbow Family will be camping out in the Ocala National Forest in February. They hope this year will bring good times despite their controversial past.
Several programs in Florida are helping individuals sign up for health insurance. The services assist with creating email accounts, filling out paperwork and selecting the best coverage options.
The Weeki Wachee Mermaid Theater is kicking it old school. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is bringing back the theater’s clamshell-shaped roof.
While other beer consumers want nothing to do with their cans once they’re empty, a small but growing number of locals keep the containers as part of their personal beer can collections. Some of the cans, which were sold in the early to mid-20th century, can be worth hundreds of dollars.
The Florida Wildlife Commission is taking steps to educate urban communities on coyote encroachment. As the canines become more familiar with a city environment, small pets and livestock are at greater risk.
While same-sex marriage activists view a decision to allow gay marriage in Florida as a milestone, some say it will take a lot more before equality truly wins in the state. Groups like Equality Florida are trying to keep the conversation moving forward.
Many same-sex couples celebrated the lifting of Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage last month. Others, however, lamented the decision by several counties’ clerks of court to stop all marriage ceremonies, regardless of the couples’ orientations.