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  • Thursday: Is Gov. Scott's environmental concern sincere?

    Thursday: Is Gov. Scott's environmental concern sincere?
          I don’t want to be cynical here. Just not my style. But I see where Gov. Rick Scott has unveiled a 10-year, $1 billion proposal to protect the environment. Ironically, this comes just a few months before the November election, at a...
  • Murphy will localize Congressional race

    One of the nation's few supposedly competitive congressional elections is looking uncompetitive. District 18 includes roughly the northern third of Palm Beach County, all of Martin and most of St. Lucie. Republicans hold about a two-percentage point edge...
  • Recess, sewer hookups, and speeder: Letters

    Recess, sewer hookups, and speeder: Letters
    The case for recess How sad that some elementary-school principals find no value in recess for young students. For centuries, the notion that a healthy body is necessary for a healthy mind has been accepted by most educated people. The ancient...
  • Authorities seek missing boater on Indian River; 3 rescued in Brevard County

    Authorities seek missing boater on Indian River; 3 rescued in Brevard County
    East coast maritime incidents kept authorities busy this weekend as boaters were in need of aid, and one person remains missing. Authorities including the Coast Guard and the Volusia County Sheriff's Office are looking for a boater who went missing on...
  • Woman, boy identified in fatal boating accident in Brevard

    Woman, boy identified in fatal boating accident in Brevard
    A woman and a young boy who died this weekend after the boat they were in capsized were identified Monday. The victims were 65-year-old Stephanie Coleman of New York and 4-year-old Ares Aronoyos of Mims, Florida Today is reporting. The accident was just...
  • The season is here: Get the scoop on scallops

    The season is here: Get the scoop on scallops
    With their goofy grin and spray of 40 to 50 flame-blue eyeballs, scallops are some of the cutest critters in the sea. That is not their appeal, however, to creatures ranging from tiny snails to tattooed humans. "It's kind of bad to be so tasty,"...
  • WUCF showcases racing teams, artist

    WUCF showcases racing teams, artist
    Fans of local feature reporting can look to WUCF-Channel 24 on Thursday, when the PBS station offers the programs "Artisodes" and "One" back to back.  On "Artisodes," New Smyrna Beach artist Bryce Hammond will share his process. The program, at 8 p.m....
  • Powerful senator calls his community the 'septic system' for Orlando

    TALLAHASSEE — An influential state lawmaker says he is tired of his community being treated as the “septic tank” for Orlando and is pressing for more money to deal with damages from polluted waters flowing out of the rain-swollen Lake...
  • 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...
  • Negron wants state takeover of Lake O discharges

    Negron wants state takeover of Lake O discharges
    TALLAHASSEE – The chairman of a Senate panel studying the Indian River Lagoon and South Florida waters wants to strip the federal government of the power to decide when to pump polluted waters out of Lake Okeechobee. Sen. Joe Negron, the Stuart...
  • Port Everglades gets good news from Florida Senate money chairman

    Port Everglades gets good news from Florida Senate money chairman
    One of Broward’s top priorities – money for expansion at Port Everglades – is likely to fare well in the annual legislative session that begins Tuesday. That was the message delivered by state Sen. Joe Negron this week to Broward Days,...