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Port Everglades Chief Executive/Port Director Steven Cernak Elected Chairman of Florida Ports Council

At the Florida Ports Council annual board meeting Wednesday, Port Everglades Chief Executive/Port Director Steven Cernak was elected chairman. Port Tampa Bay Director Paul Anderson’s term ended as of this meeting. PortMiami Port Director and CEO Juan Kuryla was elected as vice chairman and Port of Palm Beach Executive Director Manuel Almira was elected secretary/treasurer. All positions serve one-year terms.

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Hurricane Threat in Western Gulf Sending Gas Prices Up

The cost of gasoline at the pump is expected to shoot up this week, as oil and gas producers from Mexico to Louisiana gear up for heavy rains and winds as remnants of a tropical storm circulating over Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula threaten to redevelop into a hurricane.

Wholesale gasoline prices along the U.S. Gulf Coast were slightly stronger on Tuesday ahead of the storm, traders said.

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Former Sen. Greg Evers Dead at 62

In a statement issued Tuesday evening from the Senate office, Senate President Joe Negron, R-Stuart, announced the death of former Sen. Greg Evers, R-Baker. Evers died in a car accident earlier in the day not far from his home.

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SFWMD Public Meeting Set on Scientists' Review of Caloosahatchee Water Flow

The South Florida Water Management District has scheduled a one-day public meeting and independent scientific peer review workshop as part of the District's reevaluation of the minimum flow level (MFL) criteria for the Caloosahatchee River and Estuary.

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Sean Spicer Resigns as White House Press Secretary

White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigned on Friday morning, ending a stormy six-month stint in the job after President Trump offered to hire New York financier Anthony Scaramucci as communications director, the Washington Times reports.

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Watch Tropical Depression 4 through Mid-July

Tropical Depression 4 formed over the Atlantic late Wednesday evening and may remain a concern through the middle of July as it takes a path near the Lesser Antilles then near the East Coast of the United States.

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SFWMD Takes Preemptive Action against Expected Weekend Deluge

South Florida is due for rain and plenty of it over the next five days, but South Florida Water Management District staff say they have plans in place to control additional flood water from local governments, drainage districts and homeowner associations.

Summer storms and the outer edges of a tropical disturbance in the northwest Caribbean are forecast to bring as much as 2-8 inches of rain across South Florida by the end of the weekend, says District in press statement released Thursday.

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Scott Vetoes SB 374, Negron's Higher Education Bill

Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday vetoed Senate Bill 374 relating to postsecondary education. The bill was one of Senate President Joe Negron's top priorities.

In his veto letter, the governor acknowledged the importance of the Florida College System -- shortchanged on funding for 2017-18.

Writes Scott, "While the bill makes positive changes to several State University System programs, and there are many provisions I think would be good for students, it does so at the expense of the Florida College System."

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EAA Farmers Harvest 373 Million Ears of Sweet Corn

Sweet corn season has officially ended in the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA), as farmers have harvested nearly 373 million ears of locally grown sweet corn.

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Brightline CEO Resigns to Start His Own Real Estate Investment Firm

Vincent Signorello has resigned as president and CEO of Florida East Coast Industries, the company building the Brightline passenger rail and the largest business parks in Miami-Dade County, to start his own firm.

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