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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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Florida Gov. DeSantis wants to import prescription drugs from Canada

During a speech today at the Central Florida retirement community, The Villages, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced his commitment to create a prescription drug importation program for Florida. This program More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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Heartbeat abortion bills move ahead in Kentucky, Florida, new one started again in Ohio

After the Kentucky Senate heard the beating heart of a woman’s unborn baby last week, they voted 31-6 to pass a bill that would ban most abortions in the state once a fetal heartbeat is detected. The measure More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
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Florida: Dr. Sheetal Kumar convicted of Medicare and insurance fraud

A Stuart, Florida physician was recently convicted by a federal jury of committing repeated acts of health care fraud. photo/ Nick Youngson Sheetal Kanar Kumar, M.D., 48, formerly of Stuart, Florida, was found More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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University Area CDC Presents Free Prodigy Showcases

The public is invited to experience the joy of youth in arts, as University Area CDC (Community Development Corporation) presents Prodigy® Showcases throughout the months of February and March. Communities spreading More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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South Florida Securities Lawyer Sentenced to 7 Years for Securities Fraud Scheme

A Boca Raton attorney was sentenced today to 84 months’ imprisonment and ordered to pay restitution of $19.7 million to 2,156 investors, after previously being convicted by a federal jury of 33 counts of conspiracy, More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, February 17th, 2019
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Florida’s counseling ban headed to appeals

Florida joined far left states with a radical counseling ban, an ordinance adopted by the city of Tampa which prohibits licensed counselors from providing talk therapy to minors seeking to reduce or eliminate their More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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Bakersfield Man, Earl John Velasquez Pleads Guilty to Cyberstalking Florida Woman

Earl John Velasquez, 23, of Bakersfield, pleaded guilty today to stalking, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced. According to the plea agreement, between January and June 2018, Velasquez used various cellphones More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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Arts Legacy REMIX: Asian Cultural Celebration

Straz Center for the Performing Arts presents Arts Legacy REMIX: Asian Cultural Celebration. This event is held on Friday, March 1 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Straz Center Riverwalk’s River Stage. A wealth More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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Patel Conservatory presents FREE Camp-a-palooza

Patel Conservatory at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts presents Camp-a-palooza on Saturday, March 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Event will be located at the Patel Conservatory at the Straz Center.  This FREE More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 15th, 2019
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NY Times bemoans the Venezuela crisis because Democrats may lose votes

A new article by NY Times writer Patricia Mazzei examines the Venezuela crisis, the efforts of the U.S. to support a more democratic regime, but not in the way you’d expect: Democrats may lose votes. “President More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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School Police Officer, Ronnier Williams Sentenced for Filing a False Income Tax Return

On February 6, 2019, a former Palm Beach County School Police Officer was sentenced federally for filing a false income tax return. Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, George More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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Dan Lounsbury and Andres Lopez-Munoz Convicted of Selling Falsely Labeled Body Armor to U.S. Government

A federal jury convicted two Florida men yesterday on charges of conspiracy, making false claims on the United States government, and wire fraud. According to court records and evidence presented at trial, Dan Thomas More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 11th, 2019
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Straz Center’s Patel Conservatory will present ‘The Straz Center’s Patel Conservatory will present ‘Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS’

The Straz Center’s Patel Conservatory will present Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS February 21-24 in the Straz Center for the Performing Art’s TECO Theater. For two decades, young readers have More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 9th, 2019
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Chinese National, Zhao Qianli Sentenced for Illegal Photography of U.S. Naval Installation in Key West, Florida

A People’s Republic of China (PRC) foreign national was sentenced to prison today for illegal photography of the U.S. Naval Air Station Key West, Joint Interagency Task Force, South (JIATF-South). Ariana Fajardo More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 9th, 2019
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Members Of Violent Robbery Organization Sentenced for Robberies in Florida

U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Kovachevich today sentenced Shamar Lajuan Thomas (26, Clearwater), a/k/a “Baby,” to 35 years in federal prison for conspiracy to commit robbery, robbery, and using or carrying More...

By Taylor Reed On Friday, February 8th, 2019
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‘Aquaman’ Jason Momoa, ‘Hellboy’ David Horbour headline MegaCon 2019

Fans all around the country are preparing for the return of the largest fan convention in the Southeast, MegaCon Orlando. The excitement has grown as stars, Jason Momoa and David Harbour, have been announced as More...

By Taylor Reed On Thursday, February 7th, 2019
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MegaCon 2019: Michael J Fox, ‘Back to the Future’ cast set for Meet and Greet

Fan Expo has announced more additions for the upcoming Orlando Conention that will infuse excitement and overwhelming nostalgia for fans everywhere. Joining the already phenomenal headliners, ‘Back to the Future’ More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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Trump uses ‘Socialist’ as a wedge against Democrats during the SOTU as Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez pout

President Donald Trump touched a few third rails during his State of the Union (SOTU) address. He also dared utter one word which showed the American people the nexus where the old and new Democratic Party meet. That More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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Fort Pierce Resident, Charlton LaChase Sentenced to Prison for ISIS Related Threats

A Fort Pierce resident was sentenced to prison yesterday for making ISIS related threats. Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida and George L. Piro, Special Agent in Charge, Federal More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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Jason Proch: The Attraction of the US for Brits

I must be honest it wasn’t until the first time that I went to the USA that I began to truly understand just how popular the country was as a destination for people coming from the United Kingdom. During that More...


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