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  • Reservoir for Broward, Palm Beach water could cost less

    Reservoir for Broward, Palm Beach water could cost less
    A high-priced reservoir proposed to boost Broward and Palm Beach County drinking water supplies may cost the public less, but not be as big as once planned, according to an updated plan. Also, the water in the new reservoir could end up mingling with...
  • 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...
  • From segregation to Save The Music

    From segregation to Save The Music
    LAKE WORTH Willie Pyfrom has little patience for the politicians who want to rid classrooms of music. At 78, he has taught band in Palm Beach County classrooms for 54 years. And he points to what he has produced, from some of the poorest communities...
  • Everglades pond reopens

    Paurotis Pond at Everglades National Park reopened to the public this week, after closing in January to provide privacy for nesting wood storks, roseate spoonbills and other wading birds. In the past few years, about 400 pairs of wood storks have nested...
  • Mostly sunny, breezy and hot today

    Mostly sunny, breezy and hot today
    It should be a nice day to fly kite, mostly sunny and breezy. It also should be hot with a small chance of rain in the evening. South Florida's Thursday forecast calls for highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 70s. Gusts to 20 mph. Friday's...
  • Alligator hunt opens at Loxahatchee

    Alligator hunt opens at Loxahatchee
    Hunters headed out in boats on a stormy Friday evening for the first alligator hunt in the history of the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. "We're not leaving tonight with anything less than a 12-footer," said Bishop Wright Jr., of West Palm Beach,...
  • 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...
  • Everglades Foundation offers $10 million water pollution cleanup prize

    Everglades Foundation offers $10 million water pollution cleanup prize
    Everglades advocates are dangling a $10 million prize to motivate scientists and businesses to solve a water pollution problem plaguing South Florida. The Everglades Foundation on Monday unveiled a competition to find ways to remove excessive...
  • 'Yes, it was a bear' on Palm Beach County road

    'Yes, it was a bear' on Palm Beach County road
    Driving along Indiantown Road in western Palm Beach County last January, Nicole Verticchio saw an astonishing sight: A large black bear ambling east along the side of the road. "I'm from Pennsylvania and I didn't even know we had bears in Florida," she...
  • Canoe trail to close at Loxahatchee

    A canoe trail will be closed Tuesday at the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge to allow workers to remove non-native vegetation. The vegetation, which was not identified in a refuge press release, has made it difficult to paddle...