Lehigh Acres Citizenhttp://www.lehighacrescitizen.com/page/category.detail/nav/5096/Local Columnsen-usSun, 1 May 2016 03:58:43 EDTSun, 1 May 2016 03:58:43 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssGreen activists shut down fracking with fearhttp://www.lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/537197.htmlFear just secured another victory. Under pressure from green activists, the Florida Senate just voted down a bill that would have helped expand fracking, the drilling process used to extract oil and natural gas from deep underground.Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTVoter-approved sales tax referendum is a viable optionhttp://www.lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/537082.htmlThe School District of Lee County is, indeed, a large organization. We are, depending on when you look, either the first or second largest employer in Lee County along with Lee Memorial Health System. Lee County is experiencing tremendous growth.Wed, 13 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTPostal News: USPS ready for last-minute tax filers; local branches open latehttp://www.lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/537083.htmlThe 2016 tax filing deadline is fast approaching and post offices are ready for last minute tax filers on April 18. The IRS accepts the First-Class postmark as proof of filing by April 18.Wed, 13 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTThreats to manatees, habitat on rise: Help protect futurehttp://www.lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/537008.htmlThroughout my 40 years as a professional aquatic biologist and most of my years as a student to become one, I have appreciated just how important manatees are to the health and welfare of our aquatic ecosystems.Wed, 6 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTHonoring Vietnam vets, their familieshttp://www.lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/536938.htmlIn 2008, the Secretary of Defense was authorized by law to conduct a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. The inaugural event occurred at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, commonly known as "The Wall," in Washington, D.C.Wed, 30 Mar 2016 00:00:00 EDT