THE STRANGE FILES — By Alexander Strange

Healthy Florida

  • Study: Working long hours may lead to stroke A long day’s work can be mentally and physically exhausting. But, according to one recent study, long days at the office may actually be putting our health at risk. The study looked at data on 143,592 people. Researchers found those who reported working …
  • Florida health department workers say they could be fired for speaking Spanish Seven Puerto Rican workers from Central Florida said they were threatened with losing their jobs because they spoke Spanish inside their workplace, Channel 8 News reported. The all-women group, consisting of five nurses, a secretary, and an administrative …
  • Hillsborough County schools approve new athletic trainer plan HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A heads up for parents in Hillsborough County! The Hillsborough County School District has approved a plan to have a certified athletic trainer at every school. This comes just months after the death of incoming freshman …
  • We're challenging Florida to put public health at heart of environmental policy Aerial view of toxic algae bloom flowing in a canal Friday, July 14, 2018 in Cape Coral, Florida. news-press.com, news-press.com A year ago, Florida was mired in an environmental crisis of historic proportions.  Red tide bloomed on both sides of the …
  • Flagler sports events: Aug. 21 ADAPTIVE RECREATION CHAIR ZUMBA: 9-9:45 a.m. Fridays through Aug. 30, Palm Coast Aquatics Center, $10 per session of $5 drop-in class. Registration required at parksandrec.fun/adults. ADULT OPEN GYM BASKETBALL: 7-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, …

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Sports

  • High school sports results: Aug. 20 Buy PhotoKarli Halsey of Satellite drives the ball past the block of Heritage's Savanna Wilhite during Tuesday's match. (Photo: Craig Bailey/FLORIDA TODAY) BOYS BOWLING Space Coast (796) d. Cocoa Beach (396) at River Lanes Space Coast (1-0): …
  • Now That Dwyane Wade Has Retired, These Are Miami's Five Most Recognizable Sports Figures Miami is a city where the famous come to A) get more famous and B) be seen. If they wanted some alone time and privacy, they'd take a trip to a ranch in Iowa where their cell phone is nothing but a camera and the ratio of elk-to-humans is 4-to-1. It…
  • High school football, lacrosse player allowed to play after court ruling SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - A lacrosse player and his family were all smiles after a judge allowed the high school senior to get back onto the playing field. A judge ruled that Luther Johnson V will be allowed to play in a Christopher Columbus High …
  • Flagler sports events: Aug. 21 ADAPTIVE RECREATION CHAIR ZUMBA: 9-9:45 a.m. Fridays through Aug. 30, Palm Coast Aquatics Center, $10 per session of $5 drop-in class. Registration required at parksandrec.fun/adults. ADULT OPEN GYM BASKETBALL: 7-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, …
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Florida Arts

  • These Florida cities are the best places to retire Sarasota, Gainesville and Venice were rated among the top Florida cities for retirement. Three Southwest Florida cities were recently named among the "7 Great Places to Retire in Florida." Sarasota, Punta Gorda and Venice were selected for the …
  • Top 7 Things to do in Amsterdam - South Florida Reporter Amsterdam is one of the cities in the Netherlands that offers lots of fun activities. The good thing is that most of these activities are cost-effective while some are absolutely free. It’s best to plan your trip to reduce stress and enjoy the thrilling …
  • Movement against Orlando Pulse museum gains momentum A steadily-growing coalition in Orlando has set up an online campaign with the goal of stopping construction plans for a multi-million-dollar museum near the site of the Pulse nightclub massacre. The NoPulseMuseum Twitter account and an accompanying …
  • Orange County Library System announces Local Wanderer program, offering free admission to Orlando arts and culture venues The Orange County Library System announced their new Local Wanderer program, which offers free admission to local arts and culture venues. Through the program, library cardholders will be granted free access to a variety of cultural institutions, including …
  • The Best Quick Day Trips around South Florida Florida Everglades Florida is one of the best tourist states to explore. The wonderful coastline, amazing gardens, historical monuments, and some renowned strip clubs are some of the vital reasons why “a trip to Florida” is on the bucket list of most of …