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Remember to obey the rules when you visit the pools in The Villages

Remember to obey the rules when you visit the pools in The Villages. We've got some reminders.

Florida most pro-law enforcement state in the nation

Attorney General Ashley Moody says Florida is proud to be the most pro-law enforcement state in the nation.

Gotta have some Rhubarb Pie

Columnist Barry Evans writes about his fondness for rhubarb pie.

Watch out for signs of heat stroke

The heat and humidity have arrived and Dr. Gabe Mirkin has advice on the action you should take if you witness someone suffering from heat stroke.

Who’ll milk the cows in Wisconsin if all undocumented workers are deported?

Terry Hansen, writing in an Opinion piece, says that former President Donald Trump promises to deport undocumented immigrants, but what impact will that have on our country?

We need to add citizenship question to U.S. Census

Congressman Daniel Webster, in his weekly message from Washington D.C., explains whey we need to add citizenship question to U.S. Census.

Louis Gossett’s bad habits took toll on his health

Dr. Gabe Mirkin looks back on the life of actor Louis Gossett, who won an Academy Award and an Emmy Award for his unforgettable characters.

Priority Pool offer really a ploy by the Developer

A Village of Osceola Hills resident who pays for Priority Pools senses the “offer” of use of three pools during the Paradise Recreation Center project is really a ploy to hand off expenses to residents.

Should you take aspirin to help prevent a heart attack?

Should you take aspirin to help prevent a heart attack? Dr. Gabe Mirkin has some advice.

Birthdays are meant to be celebrated

Columnist Barry Evans writes that birthdays are meant to be celebrated, but sometimes they offer a little too much information.

Include your pets in your hurricane preparation plans

We are in the midst of Hurricane Preparation Week, so it’s a good time to make sure you have a plan for the most-loved members of your household.

The border was secure under President Trump

Congressman Daniel Webster writes that under President Trump, America’s borders were secure, but President Biden has undermined our border security.

Florida remains #1 destination for domestic tourism

Data shows that Florida has maintained its position as the #1 domestic tourist destination in the United States.

Czech Olga Fikotova caught world’s attention thanks to Cold War romance sparked during Olympics

Czechoslovakian Olga Fikotova caught the world’s attention thanks to Cold War romance that sparked during the 1956 Olympics. Dr. Gabe Mirkin looks back on her life.

Trump has long history of claiming election fraud

Reader Terry Hansen, writing in an Opinion piece, points out that former President Trump has a long history of claiming election fraud,

Honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice

Attorney General Ashley Moody this past week paid tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect others.  

Beware of the emulsifiers in your diet

Dr. Gabe Mirkin warns readers to beware of the emulsifiers in their diet. He explains what they are and why they can be bad for you.

Predictions of super-charged hurricane season emphasize need for preparation

A super-charged hurricane season is being predicted with a near-record number of storms possible and that means preparation is more important than ever.

Make plans to visit one of Florida’s great state parks

Residents and their guests are encouraged to visit any of Florida’s great state parks on Memorial Day and will enjoy free admission.

Good news about nuts and peanuts

Nuts are full of fat, but a new study refutes the belief that nuts are fattening and increase risk for diabetes. Dr. Gabe Mirkin has details on the study.

Reminiscing about the good old days and breakfast cereal

Columnist Barry Evans finds himself reminiscing about the good old days and breakfast cereal.

Roman Gabriel and death from ’natural causes’

Roman Gabriel, who was a quarterback for the Los Angeles Rams and the Philadelphia Eagles, has died at age 83. Dr. Gabe Mirkin looks back at his life and career.

Are they so busy building houses that they stopped caring about golf courses?

Writing in an Opinion piece, a Villager wonders if The Villages has gotten so busy building houses that they stopped caring about golf courses.

Eating very fast or eating late at night may increase weight gain

Dr. Gabe Mirkin warns that eating very fast or eating late at night may increase weight gain.