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Be showered by Meteors

Lazaro Aleman: Greene Publishing, Inc. If you haven’t yet caught sight of the Leonid meteor shower, you still have a chance to catch a glimpse of this spectacular show this weekend; if you’re willing to stay up past midnight, that is. Word from astronomers is that the Leonid, a meteor shower that occurs annually in November, will peak this Friday night and Saturday morning, Nov. 17-18. The best time to watch the meteors streaking across the night sky, they say, is Friday around midnight. The good news is that favorable…

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Cowboys’ Tre Adams selected for All-Star game

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. Madison County High School (MCHS) quarterback Tre Adams joins a long line of Cowboys who have been selected to play in the annual Florida Athletic Coaches Association All-Star Game. Other Cowboys in the past who have been selected to play in the game were Ironhead Gallon, Kevin Kegler, Zack Sprenkle, Eric Bright, Tevin Rountree, LaPadre Stevenson and Sherrod Brinson. Each year, the top high school players from across the state are selected to play in the prestigious game. This year marks the 63rd year for…

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LOCAL: Sheriff’s Office honors American heroes

Cheltsie Holbrook: Greene Publishing, Inc. To honor and show support for all veterans, military personnel, law enforcement officers and first responders, Sheriff Ben Stewart of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office has added a special touch to all vehicles. American flag tags have been put on the front of each vehicle, except for the ones being used for undercover purposes. Also, an American flag sticker has been placed on the back windshield of each vehicle. This is the Madison County Sheriff’s Office’s way of saying thank you to all the brave…

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Insurance ending coverage on Oxycodone

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. In an effort to combat the national opioid crisis, President Trump declared a national public health emergency on Thursday, Oct. 26. Since then, multiple hospitals, pharmacies, and first responders have taken a stance to prevent the opioid crisis from spreading. Now, one of the state’s largest medical insurance company is ending coverage of Oxycodone (OxyContin®), a legal pharmaceutical form of an opioid; only legal by prescription. Florida Blue, a branch of the national insurance company Blue Cross Blue Shield, announced on Wednesday, Nov. 8, they…

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