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Everglades

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  • Chan Lowe: Fire in the Everglades

    Chan Lowe: Fire in the Everglades
    Nothing makes us more starkly aware of the uneasy balance between man and nature in South Florida than a natural event that has an impact on our daily routine.   Long before man ever drained the swamp, laid pavement, belched out cracker-box...
  • Chan Lowe: The Everglades commemorative quarter

    Chan Lowe: The Everglades commemorative quarter
  • Charlie Crist says Rick Scott 'incompetent,' casts doubt on All Aboard Florida, defends himself on Rothstein

    Charlie Crist says Rick Scott 'incompetent,' casts doubt  on All Aboard Florida, defends himself on Rothstein
     Charlie Crist, the former Republican governor seeking the Democratic nomination to run for his old job, visited the Sun Sentinel on Tuesday, where he was interviewed by editorial writers and reporters.   As he has all through the campaign, Crist...
  • Gangsters also enjoyed Broward's sunny climate

    Lots of people wanted to escape the cold of New York, Chicago and Detroit, so why should mobsters be any different? During the 1930s and continuing past World War II, Meyer Lansky and his brother Jake ran posh gambling houses in Hallandale Beach and...
  • Palm Beach trying hard not to look like Broward

    In Broward County, the fight against overdevelopment was lost long ago. In Palm Beach County, the fight goes on, with big dates looming. The first is Tuesday, when Democrats choose a candidate for the Palm Beach County Commission District 6 race in...
  • Politics moved Nixon, but Fla. reaped environmental benefits

    Yes, yes, there were the high crimes and misdemeanors, the rampant paranoia, the bigotry, the dirty tricks, the questionable mental balance, and of course that break-in. And just in case anyone is inclined to forget any of these things, there are...
  • Charles Pattison: Minto West development brings bad mixture

    The old real estate adage — location, location, location — is just as true today as it has always been. And when a new development will require the investment of up to $180 million in taxpayer subsidies for new roads, one has to think the...
  • Florida gets tough on oil driller in the Everglades

    State officials have driven a Texas wildcatter out of Florida, signaling tougher restrictions on oil drilling in the Everglades. Prodded by environmentalists and community activists, the state yanked all drilling permits held by the Dan A. Hughes Co....
  • Storms help douse massive wildfire

    Storms help douse massive wildfire
    One good thing about all the recent rain: It helped bring the massive wildfire in the Everglades under control, the Florida Forest Service said. As of Friday, the fire was 100 percent contained, although it was still smoldering. It's the same blaze that...
  • June wetter, stormier than usual

    June wetter, stormier than usual
    The unusually stormy pattern that soaked South Florida in the past few days should ease in the coming week, with more sun throughout the day. But don't expect the thunder-boomers to vanish anytime soon. June is historically South Florida's stormiest and...
  • Broward bond project could benefit western schools

    Broward bond project could benefit western schools
    An $800 million Broward school bond proposal initially designed to fix old crumbling schools may also ease crowding in newer schools in the west. The most expensive project on a proposed list released this weekend isn't a leaking roof, faulty air...