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AAA Expects 2.6 Million Floridians to Hit the Road for Independence Day

More than 47.7 million Americans will take at least one domestic trip this Independence Day (July 1–5). This represents an increase of nearly 40% from last year, yet just 2.5 percent fewer than the 2019 holiday weekend.

New Poll Gives Joe Biden Good Results on COVID-19 But Americans Remain Pessimistic on...

A new CNN poll showed the pandemic remains the top concern for Americans followed by the economy.

Alveda King: Let’s Look at the History of the Democrats and Republicans in Reparations...

Independence Day is here, and during this time our nation’s history, there is a heightened demand to redefine America’s concepts of liberty, freedom, and justice. Juneteenth 2019 is just behind us. We are currently celebrating 400 years of African American history, so it’s likely not by accident that the “reparations debate” is rapidly gaining traction on the left.
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Losing America: Reflections on the St. Marys River, East Florida and Independence Day

Starting as a stream and moving through the Okefenokee Swamp, the St. Marys River flows for more than 125 miles and serves as much of the border for Florida and Georgia. Every day, thousands of people drive over the St. Marys on I-95 without being aware of its historical significance.
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Cpt. Matthew Popejoy: Whether On the Battlefield or Here at Home, Highly Skilled CRNAs...

As we Americans celebrate a long Fourth of July weekend, this is often a time when the nation’s thoughts turn to the members of our military forces who have the responsibility to protect our precious freedoms. For me, this year’s holiday is especially meaningful, as I prepare to be deployed sometime this year in a very different and challenging role: a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA).

Florida Retailers Expect High Spending Despite Independence Day Falling on a Thursday

With Independence Day coming up on Thursday, the Florida Retail Federation (FRF) is expecting near record high spending in the Sunshine State and across the nation, even as less people celebrate the holiday thanks to it being in the middle of the week.

2.6 Million Floridians Plan to Travel for Independence Day

AAA released a study on Tuesday showing 48.9 million Americans will travel 50 or more miles for the Independence Day weekend with Orlando as the top travel destination in the nation.

Gas Prices Edging Up Across the Nation, in Florida as Independence Day Nears

With almost 40 million Americans hitting the road for the Independence Day holiday, AAA is warning they will find gas prices more than 50 cents higher than last year.

Americans Get Ready to Spend $7 Billion in Food for Independence Day

On Wednesday, the Florida Retail Federation (FRF) released a report showing Americans will buy $6.9 billion--$75.35 per person--on food for July 4.

Record Number of Americans, Floridians Plan to Travel on Independence Day

The number of expected travelers is the highest that AAA has found in its almost two decades of conducting this survey.