Tortoise tales
Nicole White coaxes a gopher tortoise out of its burrow at Archbold Biological Station.
LAKE PLACID — Graduate student and researcher Nicole White is a friend to gopher tortoises. But that’s not likely how Gopher Tortoise No. 683 saw it...
In this Jan. 9 file photo, Christian Wright, right, an employee with Shoot Straight, sells and does paperwork for a Baretta handgun at a gun show held by Florida Gun Shows in Miami. Nearly two-thirds of Americans expressed support for stricter gun laws, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll released Saturday. A majority of poll respondents support requiring background checks for people buying firearms at gun shows and through other private sales.
Poll: Support grows among Americans for stricter gun laws
Adam Eaton won Best Young Photographer with “Blending In” in the “Captured: Highlands County” photography competition. See this and other photos at Highlands Museum of The Arts until Sept. 16.
Things to do this week
The No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette Racing C7.R, driven by Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia races to a second-place finish in the GTLM class during the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park. Teammates Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner, drivers of the No. 4 Chevrolet Corvette Racing C7.R, won the race.
Banner day for Corvette Racing