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Obituaries - Glen Hudson, Daniel Piotrowski
Glen Dee Hudson, age 77, of LaBelle , passed away suddenly July 19, 2016 at his home. He was born Apr. 22, 1939 in Westville, FL, to the late Walter Lee and Elvie Mae (Lashley) Hudson.  Mr. Hudson married Sandra Faye Tillman. He served in the United States ...
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Improve happiness, financial success, relationships and health using knowledge of the 5 Element Personality Traits from Dr. Mao's latest book..

Dr. Mao Shing Ni's latest book Live Your Ultimate Life is based on the 5-Element traits of personality. Dr. Mao's recent TV show appearance on the Home and Family Show about the 5 Element Personalities. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3lJZHUDVjo

This is a weekly discussion about Acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine expert Dr. Mao Shing Ni's latest book Live Your Ultimate Life, about traditional Chinese 5 element personalities: wood, fire, earth, metal, and water from the Book of Changes, also called the I Ching.

Take the Five Element Quiz here: http://longevity-center.com/five-element-personality-questionnaire/

In a past broadcast we talked about health and how to find your ideal Body Mass Index (BMI) You should be under 25 BMI for ideal health and disease prevention. Find your BMI with the BMI chart http://www.bmi-calculator.net/bmi-chart.php

Dr. Mao, author, TV personality, doctor, acupuncturist and teacher, is the son of well-known Taoist Master Ni, and is from a 38-generation line of doctors, healers and Chinese Taoist masters.

Join Don Browne and Brooke Paterson in a conversation about Taoism, the Five Elements Personalities and more on improving health, finances, relationships, careers, and more. Don and Brooke were selected by Dr. Mao to review his new book before it's March 2016 publication. You are invited to join the live discussion, ask questions, make comments or watch the recorded session anytime here or on YouTube.

Brooke and I look forward to meeting with you Sunday mornings at 11:30 Eastern time
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Bonnie Akin Crouch Dies At 96
Bonnie Helen Akin Crouch, age 96 died on Friday, July 15, 2016 in Clewiston. Bonnie was born on July 28, 1919 in Hoffman, North Carolina, to Nathaniel and Ella Cohen Archer. She married James Alton Akin, who preceded her in death on October 23, 1951, then s...
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Obituaries - Elsie Cross, James Goebel, Pearl Lee
Elsie M Cross, age 87, of Moore Haven , passed away July 5, 2016 in her daughter's home with her loving children at her side. Elsie was born in Albany, New York on February 23, 1929 to Edward and Georgeanna Mosley McDonald. She married Lawrence Cross, who p...
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Matthew Harris Dies In Crash
A Broward county man died in an early morning crash in Lee county Tuesday, reported the Florida Highway Patrol. Matthew Harris, 28  of Hollywood, Fl. was southbound on Ben Hill Griffin Pkwy in the outside lane just north of FGCU Blvd at 1:40 a.m. Tuesday mo...
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Firehouse Players Ready For Coming Season
LABELLE, FL. -- The Firehouse Community Theatre season kicks off on October 28th with "Farce of Nature", a comedy about the crazy happenings at the finest little fishing lodge in the Ozarks. This play will win you over - hook, line and sinker.  Then in Dece...
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Edward Christmas Dies At 86
Edward Earl Christmas, age 86, of LaBelle, passed away July 10, 2016 in Fort Myers. He was born June 30, 1930 in Campbellton, FL, to the late Chambliss and the late Lavada (Larrimore) Christmas. Survivors include his wife: Mary Ruth (Allen) Christmas, sons:...
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Community Clean Up Saturday - Food & Music
CLEWISTON, FL. -- The Hookers Point & Harlem Community Clean up will be on Saturday, July 16 from 9am-4pm at the County Satellite Offices, 1100 S. Olympia Street. FREE Drop Off & Disposal of Your Items (yard debris, tires, TV's, hazardous waste & more) Food...
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Improve happiness, financial success, relationships and health using knowledge of the 5 Element Personality Traits from Dr. Mao's latest book..

Dr. Mao Shing Ni's latest book Live Your Ultimate Life is based on the 5-Element traits of personality. Dr. Mao's recent TV show appearance on the Home and Family Show about the 5 Element Personalities. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3lJZHUDVjo

This is a weekly discussion about Acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine expert Dr. Mao Shing Ni's latest book Live Your Ultimate Life, about traditional Chinese 5 element personalities: wood, fire, earth, metal, and water from the Book of Changes, also called the I Ching.

Take the Five Element Quiz here: http://longevity-center.com/five-element-personality-questionnaire/

In a past broadcast we talked about health and how to find your ideal Body Mass Index (BMI) You should be under 25 BMI for ideal health and disease prevention. Find your BMI with the BMI chart http://www.bmi-calculator.net/bmi-chart.php

Dr. Mao, author, TV personality, doctor, acupuncturist and teacher, is the son of well-known Taoist Master Ni, and is from a 38-generation line of doctors, healers and Chinese Taoist masters.

Join Don Browne and Brooke Paterson in a conversation about Taoism, the Five Elements Personalities and more on improving health, finances, relationships, careers, and more. Don and Brooke were selected by Dr. Mao to review his new book before it's March 2016 publication. You are invited to join the live discussion, ask questions, make comments or watch the recorded session anytime here or on YouTube.

Brooke and I look forward to meeting with you Sunday mornings at 11:30 Eastern time
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What You Should Know About Cancer Center Advertising
Cancer Centers Promote Cancer Therapy With Emotional Appeals Cancer centers promoting their services dramatically increased their advertising spending from 2005 to 2014, with the bulk of the spending by for-profit organizations, according to the results of ...
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    Music Education, 1964 - 1968
  • Linden-McKinley High School
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Publisher of the Sunday Morning News and Southwest Florida Online from LaBelle, Florida.
 
Former teacher, radio broadcaster, photographer, and real estate investor. Live broadcaster at justin.tv daily from 2008 to 2010, garnering over 3 million channel views, introducing 1st live 3-D webcam broadcasts.( The Justin channel is now twitch.tv/kq4ym )

Google Plus Helpouts Tai Chi Instructor - Live fee-based online Tai Ji Quan For Better Balance certified instruction: helpouts.google.com/+DonBrowne
 
Former member of the Navy-Marines Corps Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) Google prototype Chromebook test "pilot" for the CR-48 notebook computer in Spring 2011.
 
Where I'm at: twitch.tv/kq4ym (over 3,230,000 views) swflorida.blogspot.com (over 1,000,000 views) youtube.com/kq4ym (over 668,000 views) facebook.com/donbrowne twitter.com/donbrowne and plus.google.com/+donbrowne with over 4,400,000 views.
 
Interests: 3D photography, ham radio, astronomy, genealogy, hiking, bicycling, geocaching, tai chi (tai ji quan), piloting small aircraft
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Published music composition "Three By Three" - sheet music sold by Ludwig Music Co. since 1964. My Space Shuttle Sonic Boom video on youtube has more than 303,000 views (http://youtu.be/MbfH5pOsOVA) In 2013, became certified Tai Chi For Better Balance Instructor and a Google (now ended) Helpout Provider in Health & Fitness
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  • Southwest Florida Online/Sunday Morning News
    Publisher, 1996 - present
  • WWWD Radio; WAFC Radio
    former radio host and news director, 1999 - 2001
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LaBelle, Florida 33935
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Columbus, Ohio 43224 - Miami, Florida - Orange City, Florida
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Monkey Farm Trial This Week - Opens Door For Elephants, Rhinos?
swflorida.blogspot.com

1000 Elephants May Be Allowed To Breed In Hendry County Says Planner LABELLE, FL. -- The Animal Legal Defense Fund, an advocacy organization

The Natural Cures Summit
naturalcuressummit.com

Join the movement and discover the secrets to healing your body naturally! The Natural Cures Movement, October 6-13: http://naturalcuressumm

Kahiki Supper Club: A Polynesian Paradise in Columbus - David Meyers, El...
books.google.com

books.google.com - Inspired by Florida’s famed Mai-Kai restaurant, Bill Sapp and Lee Henry opened the Kahiki Supper Club in 1961. They set o

Woody's Children - 8/3/14
www.wfuv.org

Woody's Children - 8/3/14

Roadside Signs
elizabethannfussell.blogspot.com

Did you ever think much about the roadside signs you pass? Are the signs universal or local to the area you are in? Could a person determine

ASUS MeMO Pad - A Perfect Tablet For Everyone
promos.asus.com

Family and friends are one of the most important aspects of life. So treat them well with our own family of the ASUS MeMO Pad tablets. Avail

Glensroom Song 2013 by Explosivekrayon2
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Explosivekrayon2 | Alternative | West Mifflin, PA

Earl Stewart On Cars: Holdback or Holdup?
oncars.blogspot.com

Back in 1968 when I first went into the retail car business with my father, I can remember asking him, “What is holdback?” I was learning th

Earl Stewart On Cars: TOP 10 WAYS TO GET SHAFTED BY A CAR DEALER
oncars.blogspot.com

(1) Believe the newspaper and TV ads. It never ceases to amaze me how outrageous and unbelievable the car dealers' claims are. Just when I t

HBO: The Weight of the Nation: Films: Consequences
theweightofthenation.hbo.com

The official site for The Weight of the Nation on HBO. Watch The Weight of the Nation: Consequences.

The Eight Pillars of Innovation | Think Quarterly by Google
www.thinkwithgoogle.com

Google's Susan Wojcicki shares eight principles of innovation she's picked up between her arrival as employee #16, to the leader of Google's

The Last Quiet Places - On Being
being.publicradio.org

Gordon Hempton says that silence is an endangered species. He defines real quiet as presence — not an absence of sound, but an absence of no

Ohio's Rural Small Cemeteries - Google Maps
maps.google.com

Find local businesses, view maps and get driving directions in Google Maps

Secret 'no-fly zone'?
www.aopa.org

Robin Fleming was arrested for breach of peace after flying his sailplane over the H.B. Robinson Nuclear Generating Station at an altitude o

Google patent shows laser keyboard for Glass
www.nbcnews.com

A new patent application from Google augments the company's Glass head-mounted computer with a laser projector, which can be used to project

Where's The Cameraman App?
www.youtube.com

Testing Google+ Hangout On Air Cameraman (Cameraperson) App. The app allows moderation controls or "hide" feature of Hangout On Air to broad

Southwest Florida Online - Sunday Morning News: LaBelle Landmark Grocery...
swflorida.blogspot.com

Hendry County Raises Tax Rates 12%; Hendry-Glades Obituaries; LaBelle's Bryan Boyle Arrested Again; Hendry Man Arrested Again After Unde

De-Visions 3D
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A writer's mind is haunted by the shadows of his past. http://www.atomiccheesecake.com/devisions.html Director: Ryan Suits Producer: Anthony

London/LaBelle Hangout On Air
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Chatting (in the Google+ chat room) live from LaBelle, Florida with the Bennett Brothers in London along with Jess in Atlanta, and Gaurav in

After trying to find out information about their Buy One Get One Free advertisements (BOGO) and the amount of dealer fees charged on each sale. I find the company is not very up front and honest. The company web page has no information on the BOGO and dealer fees and the "chat" feature has a person who will not answer any questions but asks to have a sales person contact me. Absolutely not acceptable customer service not to mention deceptive business practices of not posting the dealer free on it's website and a violation of law to not include any dealer fee in the advertised prices. A check with the BBB shows scores of customer complaints. UPDATE: After doing a bit more research at their other dealerships in Florida I discovered the misleading advertising is worse than expected. The BOGO deal is actually BOGUS. They'll charge you full MSRP price on an Altima plus nearly a $1000 in extra fees, and give you the use of a Versa for 24 months. They don't give you ownership of that second vehicle but get to use it. The extra thousand you pay for the Altima more than pays for leasing a Versa. Before buying here get an out the door price from at least two other dealers to compare.
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Having two Upvel routers in the last few years, both quit working after about a year. The company advertised a two-year warranty and did honor the guarantee on the first one. It did take quite a lot of calling and emailing to get the replacement but they did come through eventually mailing me a refurbished unit that the power button was stuck in the on position, but it did work for a year and then quit.. But this week I've emailed and called them several times about a non-functioning router and am getting no response back to either a phone call or email. Be careful if you want a router that lasts more than a year or any customer service.
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Public - a week ago
reviewed a week ago
The restaurant at the Port LaBelle Inn has apparently been operating for a long time without a license and has been in violation of state food safety rules, with dozens of critical safety violations for many months as well. At least one diner has reported being sick after eating the seafood there. Update April 2016 - The motel has been renovated in recent years under the ownership of St. Matthew House, a drug and alcohol rehab organization in Naples. The men in the rehab program occupy the 3rd floor rooms. The restaurant is not open to motel guests as only the men in the program use the kitchen and dining room. The motel is encouraging groups to use the motel for conferences and meetings.
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Public - 4 weeks ago
reviewed 4 weeks ago
A quiet area to explore and discover. There are dozens of geocaches around the trails. The area just south of the Cypress Dome trails is also open and accessible by a gate along the southern fence line.
Public - a month ago
reviewed a month ago
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Although WGCU is the only local radio to hear pretty much continuous news and information and some excellent programming, there seems to be way too much in the way of repetitive station promotion spots and underwriting spots. I haven't counted how many times a listener will hear the station call letter "WGCU" in an hour but it must be close to a few dozen and so many of them are repeated endlessly. iWGCU sounds now much like a commercial radio station with such a large amount of promotional interruptions.
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Public - 2 weeks ago
reviewed 2 weeks ago
After looking at their website, found that no dealer fee was disclosed on any pages that I could find. The fee is $699 plus they'll charge you an extra $1000 or so for a "protection package" on all cars. That's a violation of Florida law to not place all the extra fees in the advertised price. Also found their Better Business Bureau rating was a D- which is pretty scary.
Public - 4 weeks ago
reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lots of trails around various ecosystems of pineland, swamp and a nice observation tower. There are dozens of geocaches hidden throughout the trail system discoverable with a GPS.
Public - a month ago
reviewed a month ago