| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Gov. Rick Scott committed Florida on Wednesday to pouring $90 million into a project to add 2.6 miles of bridging to Tamiami Trail to improve water flow into Everglades National Park.
This is the first substantial state commitment to the bridges, a...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Deltona Trinity Christian departed at 3 p.m. on Thursday for its 362-mile trip to the Florida Keys to play Marathon in a Friday night football season opener.
The Eagles broke the trek into two parts, driving to Okeechobee on Thursday for a walk-...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Athletes have long known about the benefits of running in sand. But running in thick, black muck? While chasing rabbits as they dart and weave?
That's a south-central Florida thing — specifically in the towns of Belle Glade and Pahokee, where...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Frustrated with the slow pace of repairs to Lake Okeechobee’s troubled dike, Palm Beach County Commissioner Shelly Vana issued a personal warning to the federal agency charged with fixing the leaky, 70-year-old structure.
“If our people ever...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Emergency pumping started Monday to lessen the environmentally-damaging effects of dumping Lake Okeechobee water out to sea.
Dumping Lake Okeechobee water out to sea protects South Florida from flooding, but damages coastal fishing grounds and can...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 7:37 AM
A real estate attorney who lives near Orlando is the new chairman of the South Florida Water Management District.
Daniel O’Keefe, of Windermere, on Thursday was picked to lead the appointed, nine-member board that heads the agency charged with...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 7:29 PM
Ya sea con una excursión por la naturaleza, un día de pesca familiar o simplemente una tarde de cine o de video juegos. La meta, es divertirse con papá y crear recuerdos memorables este domingo 16 en el que se celebra el Día del Padre.
No siempre los...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:52 AM
An urban flood advisory has been issued for east central Broward County.
The National Weather Service says radar has detected heavy rainfall in excess of 3 inches per hour in some areas. The rain is expected to continue until at least 2 p.m.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:56 AM
With new party leadership, an advantage in voter registration, and a vulnerable Republican governor seeking re-election, Florida Democrats should be in a strong position, but the outlook isn't all that dazzling.
Even though they outnumber Republicans in...
| May 20, 2013
| 11:05 AM
With numerous showers and thunderstorms across the region, an urban flood advisory was issued for northeastern Broward and for Palm Beach County today as parts of those areas have been saturated from rains in the past few weeks.
A flash flood warning...
| May 16, 2013
Buried headfirst in a bed of flowers and mulch across the street from Bal Harbour Shops is a 12-foot-tall sculpture of the Barefoot Mailman, a historical figure who hand-delivered mail sans shoes along the beach between Lake Worth and Miami during the...