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Why is turkey the main dish on Thanksgiving?

Have you ever wondered why Thanksgiving revolves around turkey, not ham, chicken, venison, beef, or corn?
Minimizing and treating pest infestations in Central Florida 
There are a number of measures that residents, and business owners can take to limit the risk of termites, rodents and cockroaches invading their premises. 
Natural gas is a safe, affordable, and reliable source of energy
Nearly 2 dozen cities across California have implemented bands on natural gas as a result California does not have the energy to power their names businesses and residence pay higher costs for energy …
Are You Using Your Smart Tech to its Fullest?
Smart hubs like Alexa and Siri can automate your home, entertain you and provide an extra layer of security. Here's how to get your money's worth.
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Men suffer about 70 percent of fireworks injuries – and other 4th of July facts
Americans shoot off almost 1 pound of fireworks each year for every adult. And this figure has grown rapidly in recent years, from half a pound per adult in 2000.
Sparklers: Florida Doctors Warn Against “Kid-Friendly Fireworks”
If you’re planning on lighting sparklers this Fourth of July, believing they are among the safest fireworks, think again. Doctors with HCA Florida Healthcare say they are actually among the most dangerous.
AAA cautions homeowners about post-disaster contractor fraud
Experiencing a disaster may be impossible to avoid. Yet as homeowners deal with the aftermath of a catastrophe, if they aren’t careful, they could be victimized by dishonest contractors.
What income does a family of four need to cover normal living expenses in Florida?
The average cost of living for a family of four in the state highlights the financial hardship many Florida families face. An estimated 25.6% of them earn less than $40,000 per year.
Earth Day: Save the planet, save ourselves
I celebrated Earth Day at the Central Florida Earth Day Festival at Lake Eola in Orlando (on Saturday, April 23rd). It was an amazing event. Although no one told me it was vegan. But that's another story. 
How Failed Property Insurance Legislation Impacts Florida Residents
If you are a homeowner or renter in Florida, you may be wondering what the bill was trying to change and whether its failure to pass will affect you.
This Earth Day, do your part with help from Lake Apopka Natural Gas District
Natural gas is an odorless, combustible mixture of simple hydrocarbon compounds, usually found deep in underground reservoirs. In its natural state, it is the cleanest-burning fossil fuel.
How much does food cost in Florida compared to the nation?
Inflation is surging in the United States - in large part because of rising food prices. In cities across the country, food today is 8% more expensive on average than it was a year ago.
23andMe for dogs?!
For most dogs, the average life span is just 10-15 years, depending on the breed. And Embark Veterinary wants to change that.
Don't go batty! UF/IFAS is ready to help you turn over a 'new leaf' this spring with April classes
Take a UF/IFAS class and learn to build a bat house, make the most of your rental (and rental assistance), raise chickens in your backyard and more!