SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB)--A new advertisement from the National Rifle Association titled, "The Violence of Lies" is causing mixed reaction across the nation and locally for its flagrant language.

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB)--Sober living houses operate across Florida and are unregulated by the state. The idea is to provide addicts with an environment conducive to recovery, yet some say they are simply a way to capitalize on the deadly opioid epidemic.

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB)--Efforts to replace Obamacare with a GOP health care bill are on hold with four republican senators saying they will not support it. Now a new effort is underway to repeal Obamacare and replace it within two years.

BRADENTON, Fla. (WWSB)--Across the country statues commemorating the Confederacy are drawing debate, particularly when they sit on public land. The argument is often split over heritage versus hate.

ST. PETE, Fla. (WWSB)--According to a study from the Department of Veterans Affairs an average of 20 veterans commit suicide every day. Now the VA is launching an initiative called "Reach Vet" to help prevent suicides and be more responsive to the mental health needs of patients.