Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander, 30 Jul 2016 07:12:17 EDTSat, 30 Jul 2016 07:12:17 EDT of '45're a dying breed. Unfortunately, and literally. Of the 16 million-plus American service men and women who served our country in the most devastating of international wars, World War II, little more than 1 million veterans remain.Thu, 14 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTA time to give pause label them "victims." We reduce them to statistics. And far too many of us are quick to use them as fodder to foster a political agenda of choice.Wed, 22 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTBe prepared this hurricane season are predicting an "average" hurricane season this year but we offer one salient reminder: It only takes one storm - and not a particularly bad one - to wreak havoc and impact our lives. Predicted are as many as 12 named storms.Wed, 8 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTPatient protection bill good legislation patient protection bill described by an array of proponents as a model for states across the country was pending the signature of Gov. Rick Scott at press time.Wed, 30 Mar 2016 00:00:00 EDTFlu shots make sense for everyone's a little late in the season but the number of reported cases has health officials again urging flu shots.Wed, 16 Mar 2016 00:00:00 EDT