Social media marketing has made vaping a trend, and students are doing it not because they necessarily want to smoke, but because, well everyone is doing it. Manatee County and Sarasota County School Districts have began outreach and education programs to raise awareness about the dangers of vaping.
On Monday, ABC7 aired an investigate story about opportunity zones, which were created by the federal government to help low-income communities attract investment but are sometimes being used by the wealthiest areas in the nation.
Digging for details about your child’s future daycare is thankfully getting a bit easier for Suncoast parents. Aside from being able to search violation histories on the Department of Children and Families’ website, the Early Learning Coalition for Sarasota County has created a “Look for the Stars”
The Federal Trade Commission says the Sunshine State has the second highest rate of identity theft per capita. Last year alone, Floridians lost 84 million dollars to hackers. ABC7’s Jacqueline Matter found you may be putting your identity at risk without even realizing it.
A recent study shows that every day, nearly a thousand people move to the State of Florida. ABC7 has learned that the population boom is a concern for The Florida Highway Patrol, which says it can't add enough troopers fast enough to handle the growth.
If your child was born between 1995 and 2010, they’re technically part of Generation Z. That means the oldest members are graduating from colege and working alongside Millennials, Generation X, and Baby Boomers.
Firefighters put their lives on the line around the clock to protect families. Surprisingly, it’s not always the direct flames that injure or kill the first responders. Firefighters may not learn about the true dangers associated with their battles for years.
We can credit journalist Tom Brokaw for first describing World War II veterans as the greatest generation, but we’re slowly losing them to sickness and old age. The men and women grew up during the great depression, and they’ve done a lot more than just serve during the second world war.