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  • Could Saturday be last game at Swamp for Will Muschamp … or Steve Spurrier?

     Could Saturday be last game at Swamp for Will Muschamp … or Steve Spurrier?
    Most of what you hear emanating from Gator Nation this week revolves around whether Steve Spurrier will put an end to Will Muschamp on Saturday. But what should be more worrisome to college football fans is this: Could Will Muschamp put an end to...
  • 'Common Ground' exhibit: Bat sounds and gator bones at FAU

    'Common Ground' exhibit: Bat sounds and gator bones at FAU
    To record the noise of bats in the Everglades, sound artist Gustavo Matamoros ventured out to the palmettos and pine trees of Long Pine Key at 3 a.m., an ultrasonic microphone in hand, and captured the sound of something he couldn't hear. The bats, who...
  • Our endangered environment [Commentary]

    Our endangered environment [Commentary]
    Americans received some welcome news last week about the state of their environment. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced that the Delmarva fox squirrel has recovered sufficiently to be removed from the federal Threatened and Endangered Species list....
  • Protect Maryland's streams and wetlands [Letter]

    Protect Maryland's streams and wetlands [Letter]
    As field organizers with Clean Water Action, we inform residents about environmental issues and ask them to contact elected officials to take action. We are currently working on the most important water campaign since the passage of the Clean Water Act in...
  • Smartphone app, online map help Hampton Roads pinpoint flooding

    Smartphone app, online map help Hampton Roads pinpoint flooding
    Can street flooding be crowdsourced? Apparently so, as the Norfolk-based environmental group Wetlands Watch hones its Sea Level Rise app to enable the public to issue and receive real-time alerts about waterlogged streets. When the app launches in a...
  • Continuing care communities pair amenities with health benefits

    Pat and Arne Cook thought they'd made their last, best move when they retired to a golf community on Skidaway Island, near Savannah, Ga., 17 years ago. The couple had lived for 25 years in Connecticut, where they raised their four children. Avid golfers,...
  • A humble guardian watches over Ormond Beach

    A humble guardian watches over Ormond Beach
    It began with an albino parakeet named Whitey. As a child, Walter Fuller would play Johnny Cash on the record player in his bedroom and let Whitey out of his cage. Whitey would fly around and alight on the back of a chair or the corner of a nightstand...
  • Missing Orlando man found in the woods

    Missing Orlando man found in the woods
    The 23-year-old Orlando man who went missing in the woods was found in fair condition near a wooded, swamp area Wednesday morning, officials said. Jonathan Hernandez was last seen about 12 p.m. Monday in front of Cypress Creek High School, where he was...
  • 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....
  • Gators have 5,500 tickets left for South Carolina game

    Gators have 5,500 tickets left for South Carolina game
    Despite the emergence of quarterback Treon Harris and return of coach Steve Spurrier, a UF official said 5,500 tickets remain for the Gators matchup with South Carolina Saturday in the Swamp. The Gators have sold out eight games in four seasons under...
  • Virginia Institute of Marine Science researches restoring forested wetlands in New Kent

    Virginia Institute of Marine Science researches restoring forested wetlands in New Kent
    A trio of citizen scientists armed with measuring tools moved from one tree to the next to the next — from black willow to sycamore to white oak. First, they made sure the specimen was still living. Then they noted its species, spread measuring...