| Oct 17, 2014
| 3:12 PM
Waving signs and carrying banners, opponents of oil drilling in the Everglades plan to converge on Gov. Rick Scott’s beachfront home in Naples on Saturday to demonstrate in favor of state limits on energy exploration.
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:16 PM
Tournament anglers at Lake Okeechobee had some nice bass catches over the weekend.
Randy Norton and Joe Moran caught 19.07 pounds Sunday to win the Bass-N-Fools club tournament on the Big O out of Belle Glade.
Tom Trapani and Brandon Rose were...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 7:17 AM
An Everglades restoration progress report released Tuesday identifies signs of success as well as a long, expensive to-do list to save Florida's fading River of Grass.
Florida and the federal government are in the midst of a decades-long, multibillion-...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:27 PM
South Florida sugar cane growers and other farmers once again met annual Everglades pollution reduction requirements, but environmental advocates say the state's standards aren't tough enough.
Growers in the vast Everglades Agricultural Area south of...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 4:28 PM
LAKE WORTH Willie Pyfrom has little patience for the politicians who want to rid classrooms of music.
At 78, he has taught band in Palm Beach County classrooms for 54 years. And he points to what he has produced, from some of the poorest communities...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 1:42 PM
By all accounts, last week's early duck season was a major disappointment for most South Florida waterfowlers.
Blue-winged teal, whose population is at an all-time high in North America, were surprisingly scarce during the season.
Adding to duck...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Everglades advocates are dangling a $10 million prize to motivate scientists and businesses to solve a water pollution problem plaguing South Florida.
The Everglades Foundation on Monday unveiled a competition to find ways to remove excessive...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Everglades restoration could get torpedoed by a sugar industry push to allow new neighborhoods and shopping centers on 43,000 acres of farmland south of Lake Okeechobee, according to environmental activists.
Dozens of environmental advocacy...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 4:38 PM
Sugar industry building plans threaten to get in the way of Everglades restoration and could create flooding hazards, according to state regulators.
The South Florida Water Management District and Florida Department of Environmental Protection are...
| Aug 16, 2014
One of the nation's few supposedly competitive congressional elections is looking uncompetitive.
District 18 includes roughly the northern third of Palm Beach County, all of Martin and most of St. Lucie. Republicans hold about a two-percentage point edge...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 3:03 AM
High temperatures in the 90s will make for a warm day across Central Florida today.
Today's forecast includes mostly sunny skies and a high near 90 degrees, according to the National Weather Service in Melbourne.
Isolated showers could move into the...