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  • Re-elect U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, District 20

    As an incumbent, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings is most likely to cruise to another term in Congress, representing South Florida in a seat he's held for more than 20 years. Hastings has done a good job as a lawmaker and the Sun Sentinel urges voters to re-elect...
  • Pam Bondi's failures leave one choice: George Sheldon

    Pam Bondi's failures leave one choice: George Sheldon
    When Pam Bondi became Florida's first female attorney general in January 2011, some who had known her as a prosecutor in Tampa had hopes she would be a real problem-solver, not a partisan ideologue. Those hopes faded quickly. Just two months later, as a...
  • Outdoors notebook

    Outdoors notebook
    Outdoors notebook Bass tournament: The 31st annual Ghost and Goblins open bass tournament is Oct, 19 on Lake Okeechobee out of Clewiston. Proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Nancy J. Cotterman Children's Advocacy Center, which helps physically...
  • Fishing report

    Fishing report
    Fishing report LAKE OKEECHOBEE Bass were biting around the outside grass lines, with flipping producing the bigger bass. Swimbaits and plastic worms also were catching fish. EVERGLADES/FRESHWATER The best bass fishing has been in the L-29 Canal...
  • 'Fan' dispute keeps heat on Crist, Gov. Rick Scott in Florida debate

    DAVIE, Fla. In the weirdest start of a gubernatorial debate, Florida Gov. Rick Scott initially refused to take the stage Wednesday night because Democrat Charlie Crist insisted on a fan to keep him cool. The Republican governor finally emerged at least...
  • Everglades versus Yellowstone in West Palm Beach

    Everglades versus Yellowstone in West Palm Beach
    Everglades and Yellowstone — People and Place The works of West Palm Beach painter Inger E. Hansen and Lake Worth photographer Steve Horan will be displayed alongside each other in order to compare two striking but different wildlife habitats....
  • Trudel and Gale win Weekend Bassers Classic

    Trudel and Gale win Weekend Bassers Classic
    Jay Trudel and Paul Gale caught a total weight of 32.96 pounds Saturday and Sunday to win the Weekend Bassers Classic on Lake Okeechobee out of Okeechobee. OB O'Brien and Johnny Panozo were second at 28.41, followed by Jim Stovall and Allan Richbell...
  • Broward high school results and schedules

    The Cypress Bay boys golf team landed on top of the leaderboard after shooting a 308 in the District 22-3A golf tournament at Bonaventure Country Club on Monday. "Our team did pretty well today," said Lightning coach Vincent Grossi. "The course...
  • Good dolphin catches deep and also shallow

    Good dolphin catches deep and also shallow
    Now that fall is here, dolphin are on the move back south and South Florida anglers have enjoyed some of the best fishing of the year for the highly coveted species. Capt. Bouncer Smith had a trip Monday out of Miami Beach Marina that rivaled any of his...
  • Invasive apple snail threatens Florida Everglades cleanup

    Invasive apple snail threatens Florida Everglades cleanup
    Florida wildlife and water managers are worried about an invasive snail that is wreaking havoc on the state's billion-dollar effort to remove chemicals from the fragile Everglades. The South American apple snail first appeared in large numbers in 2010,...
  • Editorial: Vote yes on Amendment 1 to save land, water

    Editorial: Vote yes on Amendment 1 to save land, water
    Florida voters are facing a number of tough choices on this year's general election ballot. Amendment 1 is not among them. Supporting the Water and Land Conservation Amendment is an easy choice. It's the right call for Florida's future. Amendment 1...