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Wetlands

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  • Slush Puppie creator leaves wilderness to state

    Slush Puppie creator leaves wilderness to state
    Will Radcliff, who made his fortune selling Slush Puppie drinks, cherished a spread of Florida wilderness so much he sold it a decade ago for preservation but at a discount so he could hang out there until his death. In 2004, when asked what it was like...
  • School consolidation will cost more than expected, officials say

    School consolidation will cost more than expected, officials say
    After projected costs for consolidation came in higher than expected last week, District 112 officials say they need more community guidance to move forward. A series of four community forums — plus another one in Spanish — will begin Oct....
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY CITY OF ALLENTOWN will hold a public meeting at 5 p.m. Oct. 21 in the public hearing room of the Lehigh County Government Center, Seventh and Hamilton streets. Discuss and explore options for land use and transportation alternatives. Info:...
  • Gators look to get back on track when Missouri visits the Swamp

    Gators look to get back on track when Missouri visits the Swamp
    Missouri at Florida Where: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium TV: 7 p.m., ESPN2 Weather: 79 degrees, clear Online: OrlandoSentinel.com/swampthings, @osgators or #gators Quick slant: The Gators and Tigers are 1-1 head-to-head since Missouri joined the...
  • A look at the Gators-Missouri game from the other sideline

    A look at the Gators-Missouri game from the other sideline
    Missouri beat writer Tod Palmer of the Kansas City Star answers some questions about the Tigers prior to Saturday night's visit to the Swamp. 1. Maty Mauk said at SEC Media Day he hoped to be the next Johnny Manziel. What has been the reason he has...
  • Candidate Bixby aims to balance preservation and growth

    Candidate Bixby aims to balance preservation and growth
    It all started with a flier that landed on the doorstep of his Huntington Beach home in 2001. City Planning Commissioner Mark Bixby, 55, remembers showing the announcement — a notification of community activism to preserve the Bolsa Chica wetlands...
  • SEC announces Gators 2015 football schedule

    SEC announces Gators 2015 football schedule
    The SEC announced the Florida Gators' 2015 football schedule on Thursday night. While there were no surprises, the Gators will add Ole Miss to their eight-game conference schedule. The Rebels will vist the Swamp on Oct. 3 and replace Alabama as UF's...
  • Arnie, Obama, and tax dollars: Letters

    Arnie, Obama, and tax dollars: Letters
    An Arnie moment I watched with great interest the Golf Channel special on Arnold Palmer called "Arnie." It was an interesting story of his life and how he has impacted golf and the sports world. It made me think how he has impacted my life. We all...
  • Newington In Talks With Toll Brothers Over Cedar Mountain Suit

    NEWINGTON — The conservation commission is in talks with Toll Brothers over the company's lawsuit to overturn the commission's denial of a wetlands permit for a proposed housing development on Cedar Mountain. The commission met privately for nearly...
  • Wetlands expansion may inhibit development at Isle of Wight intermodal park

    Wetlands expansion may inhibit development at Isle of Wight intermodal park
    A new wetland survey has classified most of a prime tract at the Shirley T. Holland Intermodal Park as wetlands, leaving the land difficult and costly to develop. The county has been struggling to attract businesses to the 1,500-acre site and the...
  • Allow peat harvest to restore wetlands: My Word

    We live in an area that has a lot of wetlands that have been impacted in negative ways. Some wetlands have dried up over time, due mostly to development resulting in lowering the surface-water table. This shortage of water has caused a major decline in...