easy to tell when spring arrives in Florida when baseball Spring
Training gets underway. And it’s likely that nowhere else is America’s
pastime being appreciated as much as it is in Port Charlotte, where
fans have gone without a major league team for more than seven years.
Now the American League Champion Tampa Bay Rays are spring training in
their new home in Charlotte County. WGCU’s Luis Hernandez was at their
opening game and has this report.
revamped Charlotte Sports Park is ready and waiting for spring training
this year. The American League Champion Tampa Bay Ray’s take up
residence later this month. The return of pro-ball to the sports park,
seven years after the Texas Rangers moved out, is a financial and
morale boost for the county. The local museum has even gotten in on
the act... WGCU’s Valerie Alker reports.
When added to gasoline, ethanol is supposed to help reduce toxic emissions, enhance performance and keep engines clean. But there are drawbacks, especially for boat owners. It can eat away at old components, clog fuel lines and eventually shut an engine down. WGCU’s Luis Hernandez visited some marinas to see how people are dealing with this little known issue…