Among the new state laws that have taken effect this month in Florida is a measure that’s dissolved local government prohibitions on bee keeping and put apiary regulation entirely in the hands of state government. Some home-rule advocates oppose the law, but it’s being celebrated as a boon…particularly for backyard beekeepers.
Friday marks the start of the highly anticipated Summer Olympic Games and among those heading to London is Southwest Florida Chiropractor Dr. Cade Copeland of LIFEStrength Family Chiropractic in Naples. He’s among a network of doctors affiliated with a global health initiative called Maximized Living who have been working with US athletes on everything from how they train to what they eat. Dr. Copeland tells WGCU’s John Davis, that getting athletes to take his advice in lieu of their own established training regimen hasn’t been that difficult.
Activists in the Fair Food movement will protest in front of Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants across the country Wednesday. The Coalition of Immokalee (CIW) workers say the chain is not living up to a 2009 agreement. But, the nationwide purveyor of burritos and other Mexican-style food says that’s not the case.
President Obama cut short his two day campaign swing through Florida today in response to the mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado that left 12 people dead and injured dozens more. Instead of holding his previously scheduled campaign rally in Fort Myers this morning, the President took the opportunity to respond to the shooting. WGCU’s John Davis has more.
Will one quarter of Florida’s population be seniors by 2030? Or are fewer retirees moving to the Sunshine State with promise of younger folks on the horizon?
An article in The Huffington Postalleges Florida’s population growth is heading in the wrong direction. It says over the next 18 years retiring Baby Boomers will give the state one of the oldest populations on the planet while what Florida needs instead is college-educated 30-somethings. But, Orlando economist Dr. Hank Fishkind said the article’s conclusions are misleading.