| Apr 27, 2014
| 1:14 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Lawmakers trying to divide $1.3 billion in surplus cash haggled through the weekend over hometown water and education projects, health-care needs and hundreds of other dueling spending priorities.
| Apr 28, 2014
| 1:13 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Florida lawmakers completed their wrench-work on a $75 billion budget which boosts spending on classrooms and steers $171 million into trying to clean up pollution-wrecked waterways.
House and Senate budget-writers had been wrangling...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Offshore fishing has been OK, but one of the bright spots this week has been the arrival of cobias.
Capt. Jim Beran of the Helen S drift boat at Hillsboro Inlet Marina had three cobias caught on his Monday morning trip and four cobias landed on his...
| Mar 10, 2014
Q: Cameras and satellite dishes are popping up along U.S. 27. Any idea what they are for?
Kent Kensill, Fort Lauderdale
A: The state is putting up electronic signs and cameras to monitor traffic and weather conditions on U.S. 27 from Griffin Road to...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Zach Harrison could not wait to go fishing with teammates.The thrill of the catch. The beautiful scenery. Relaxing with friends.Everything was perfect for Harrison, a forward with the Orlando Solar Bears, but to get to where he was, driving was not...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Everyone can enjoy free entry at national and Florida state parks to celebrate Veterans Day, observed Monday, Nov. 11.
Florida state parks: Fees are waived on Monday for everyone. Find a South Florida state park along with addresses and hours.
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Even the self-described “Best of Everything” sometimes needs an update, according to Palm Beach County tourism boosters.
The county is tweaking its “Best of Everything” mantra under a new tourism advertising approach unveiled...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:46 PM
TALLAHASSEE – The chairman of a Senate panel studying the Indian River Lagoon and South Florida waters wants to strip the federal government of the power to decide when to pump polluted waters out of Lake Okeechobee.
Sen. Joe Negron, the Stuart...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 8:54 AM
South Florida water managers have agreed to trade 8,700 acres of publicly-owned sugar cane land that was part of a controversial 2010 Everglades restoration land deal with U.S. Sugar Corp.
The proposed deal calls for the South Florida Water Management...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Jeff Berardelli is no stranger to severe weather. After all, he's been a meteorologist at the CBS affiliates in Fort Lauderdale-Miami (WFOR-Ch. 4) and New York City (WCBS-Ch. 2), where he's forecasted hurricanes, blizzards and storms.
Now he's brought...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 1:59 PM
A massive rock mine should not be allowed to eat up Palm Beach County farmland that was once part of the Everglades, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday.
The decision by Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeals stops U.S. Sugar Corp. from...