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  • Strong bass catches at Lake Okeechobee

    Strong bass catches at Lake Okeechobee
    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...
  • Outdoors notebook

    Mandich tournament: The seventh annual Mad Dog Mandich Offshore & Inshore Fishing Classic is Oct. 3-4 in Islamorada. The offshore entry fee is $500 for four anglers and the inshore entry fee is $150 per angler. Proceeds benefit Mariners Hospital. The...
  • A memorable early duck season

    A memorable early duck season
    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...
  • Exhibit features wide array of artistic creations

    Exhibit features wide array of artistic creations
    The grill of an automobile, a shopping cart and the windows of a boutique — it may seem these items have nothing in common, but for George Gadson, they've all provided artistic inspiration. Those who stop into the Sunrise Civic Center Art...
  • Weather: Warm day ahead, high in 90s

    Weather: Warm day ahead, high in 90s
    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...
  • State officials object to Big Sugar building plans

    State officials object to Big Sugar building plans
    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...
  • Drilling opponents to converge on Rick Scott's house

    ¬†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. ¬†Environmentalists and...
  • Outdoors calendar

    Oct. 3-4: The seventh annual Mad Dog Mandich Offshore & Inshore Fishing Classic is out of Islamorada. The offshore entry fee is $450 and the inshore entry fee is $150 per angler. Proceeds benefit Mariners Hospital. The top offshore boat wins $5,000 and...
  • Scary thought: Two Floridas better than one

    Scary thought: Two Floridas better than one
    If there can be a North Dakota and South Dakota, why not a North Florida and South Florida? It seems every few years I ask this question, because every few years secessionist sentiment flares up among some angry, grandstanding politicians. The latest...
  • 2014 South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship winners announced

    2014 South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship winners announced
    Broward County’s Jillian Mayer, Ben Morey and Richard LaBarbera are among 13 artists who’ve won a 2014 South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship, the Broward Cultural Division announced Thursday. All told, the 13 winners received $165,000...
  • It's a good time to catch a snakehead

    It's a good time to catch a snakehead
    Capt. Alan Zaremba is known for leading his clients to lots of peacock bass, but he's also pretty good at putting them on snakeheads. Zaremba, of Hollywood, fishes throughout South Florida, as well as in South America, for peacocks, but right now is a...