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  • Jeb 2016: What kind of Bush would he be?

    Jeb 2016: What kind of Bush would he be?
    Jeb Bush is one of the best options available to the Republican Party in 2016. That's the good news. It's also the bad news. Bush is a serious politician with a reasonably good record of governing. He's brave enough to challenge the hard right on...
  • February plant of the month: Everglades tomato

     February plant of the month: Everglades tomato
    February's plant of the month is the Everglades tomato. Grow your own tomatoes year-round? You bet. This swamp-dwelling native grows like a weed and doesn't mind heat or drought. The Everglades tomato, also known as the currant tomato, is well adapted...
  • Ballenas encallan en Florida en cantidades inusuales

    Ballenas encallan en Florida en cantidades inusuales
    Más de 90 ballenas han quedado atascadas en las playas de Florida en los últimos dos meses —casi tres veces el promedio, asombrando así a los biólogos marinos y dejándoles la incógnita de un posible común denominador. La serie de frentes fríos que...
  • Eight Broward and Palm teams in top 20 of flag football state rankings

    The latest Joe Pinkos girls flag fotball Power 25 state rankings feature eight schools from Broward and Palm Beach counties in the top 20. Here are the new rankings:         1. Seminole Ridge (10-0) 94.6       2. Robinson (10-0) 93.5  ...
  • Florida lawmakers litter budget with hometown projects

    Florida lawmakers litter budget with hometown projects
    TALLAHASSEE – Southwest Ranches describes itself glowingly as a rural, Old Florida time-warp of a town near Fort Lauderdale, complete with “donkeys braying, roosters crowing, and no sidewalks.” But the farming community of 7,000 on the...
  • History comes alive at free Everglades National Park celebration Saturday

    History comes alive at free Everglades National Park celebration Saturday
    Get free entry to Everglades National Park at the Homestead entrance to celebrate the fourth annual "Vintage Day." Turn-of-the-century South Florida history comes alive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. as costumed Gladesmen, gator and plume hunters, park wardens,...
  • Weatherford: No big water policy this year

    Weatherford: No big water policy this year
     TALLAHASSEE -- House Speaker Will Weatherford said Thursday there won't be any big water policies adopted this year, punting the potentially tough political confrontation with polluters until two Central Florida lawmakers are running the Legislature next...
  • Serpiente muerde hombre de Boynton en los Everglades

    Serpiente muerde hombre de Boynton en los Everglades
    Un ávido aventurero,  Ryan Toogood pesca tiburones en el Atlántico, persigue hace caminatas en el hábitat de los cocodrilos en los Everglades y hasta posee un par de botas a prueba de serpientes.   Pero no las tenía puestas cuando se detuvo a...
  • Windermere Prep girls team ties for second at state tournament

    Windermere Prep girls team ties for second at state tournament
    Windermere Prep’s girls tennis team tied for second in the Class 1A state tournament Thursday at Red Bug Lake Park in Casselberry. The Lakers tied American Heritage-Delray with nine points. Miami Ransom Everglades won with 19. Windermere Prep&...
  • Legislature not focused on Broward annexation anymore

    Back in the late 1990s, getting all of Broward incorporated into cities was a top priority of the Legislature. Now, you rarely hear about it. A few patches of unincorporated areas remain, besides the Everglades, of course. One big area is in central...
  • Obama's environmental advisor set to return to Los Angeles

    WASHINGTON – Nancy Sutley, the top White House environmental advisor, is a fan of Wallace and Gromit, the claymation movie stars. Wallace, a tinkerer, habitually gets in trouble with his elaborate inventions, and Gromit, his silent but hyper-...