| Aug 8, 2014
| 2:16 PM
TALLAHASSEE — There is yet another policy arena in which neither of Florida's leading gubernatorial candidates seems to keep his hands clean: the environment.
Republican Gov. Rick Scott has been touring the state to promote a new environmental plan...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:26 AM
FLAMINGO, Fla. - The fishing near Flamingo in Everglades National Park is so good these days you almost forget about the bloodthirsty insects descending on you and the cloying heat enveloping you the minute you get out of the car.
Snook fishing, in...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Luann and Jorge Alonso have lived in their house on the fringe of the Everglades for 18 years. They've seen alligators — but they never imagined that a 9-footer would come to the front door.
Luann Alonso awoke with a fright when a clacking "det,...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Check out festivals and events in August across the state. View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below.
This list is organized by region.
(Including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford,...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:52 PM
So much for a slow Friday in July.
The area's recruiting scene was busy when a day that began with Everglades offensive lineman Richard Williams ended with Dwyer's Jarius Adams committing to Rutgers and Miramar's Herb Miller committing to Northern...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:20 PM
First, an alligator wallowed out room for a nest. Then a daring turtle moved in. And a deer even stopped by to nose around the growing Everglades oasis.
This multi-species time share is a tree island cultivated by scientists as part of a 10-year...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Having already picked up one local player this weekend, FIU got another when Palm Beach Gardens defensive end Milord Juste committed Sunday.
Juste becomes the second Broward and/or Palm Beach County-based player to commit to the Golden Panthers....
| Jul 21, 2014
| 8:37 AM
Q: When will the new rest stop at mile marker 63 on Alligator Alley be completed and open?
Bernie Conti, Davie
A: The rest area, which will include a new base for rescue workers, should re-open by the end of August. It's located about 13 miles west of...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Who do our politicians represent — their constituents or big funders? Consider the U.S. Sugar Corp. Maybe you share U.S. Sugar's views about Florida's tax, agricultural and environmental policies; maybe you don't. But you didn't give over $650,000...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 6:07 PM
The Nature Conservancy recently helped broker a deal in which the Walt Disney Co. will obtain carbon credits from the Bethlehem Authority, which owns sensitive woodlands surrounding the city's water supply in the Poconos. The deal provides the authority...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Records indicate Florida's governor, agriculture commissioner and an array of past, current and future state House speakers have quietly traveled to Texas to hunt at King Ranch on the tab of Big Sugar.
The lawmakers might have bagged...