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Canadians come to Florida more than any other international visitors, but fewer are expected to vacation in the U.S. this year. This may affect the Sunshine State.

Florida High on Mortgage Fraud

Jan 4, 2016
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The Sunshine State has a big problem with mortgage fraud. A lot of people are lying on their mortgage applications and that can have serious repercussions.

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Dec 16, 2015
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Two Women Run Seven Lee County Farmers Markets

Dec 10, 2015
Jack Lowenstein

If you go to a farmers market in Lee County, you likely have two Sanibel women to thank. Jean Baer and Betsy Ventura run Local Roots farmers markets. They opened their seventh market Friday in Marinatown in North Fort Myers.

They started their first market on Sanibel in 2008, said Ventura.

“It’s a good feeling to have the community behind you because you can’t be successful in a farmers market if you don’t have the community.”


Dec 9, 2015
Soaring Sky

It’s said nearly a million drones may be sold this holiday season. They’re being used for all kinds of things, from real estate to package delivery, from journalism to search and rescue, from fighting terrorism to delivering humanitarian aid.

Our discussion is about who is allowed to use them in Florida and nationwide - and who is not – and why.

We also recently sat down with the Executive Director of the Radio Television Digital News Association for a conversation about how the media advocacy organization is working to lobby the FAA on behalf of broadcasters.