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Red Tide: Mote Marine Lab's Studies Revealed, Questions Answered Friday

August 9, 2018 - 6:00am
Marine life last week on one southwest Florida beach

This year the red tide just won't go away.

Marc Caputo, Apology Unnecessary

August 6, 2018 - 6:00am
Trump ralliers greet CNN's Jim Acosta in Tampa

Free speech. It works both ways.

Hurricane-Ravaged North Florida Beach Wins $36.8 Million for Renourishment

August 4, 2018 - 1:45pm
Vilano Beach

The U.S Army Corps of Engineers will invest $36.8 million in a Vilano Beach renourishment project, Rep. John Rutherford, R-Florida, announced late this week. The St. John's County beach was one of the state's hardest hit during recent hurricanes.

'Whitewashed' School Report on Parkland Shooter Will Go Public

August 3, 2018 - 5:30pm
Judge Elizabeth Scherer

There may be nothing "independent" about the Broward school district's report on Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz, but a Broward circuit judge ruled Friday the public has a right to see it anyway.

Judge Roby, Allow Me to Correct Maggy Hurchalla

August 2, 2018 - 10:45am
Maggy Hurchalla

Maggy Hurchalla made me write this story. Her day in court sucked me in like a Venus flytrap.

Renegade Political Behavior Pays

July 31, 2018 - 6:00am

What should have been a major event for Florida's west coast Republicans and the 41 candidates who addressed the big Republican Party of Sarasota rally Saturday erupted like a volcano Sunday.

Interview with Adam Putnam: Making Florida a 'Launch Pad for the American Dream'

July 28, 2018 - 6:00am
Adam Putnam

It feels as if conservative Adam Putnam is the hottest ticket in the liberal Florida press.

Jack Latvala Off the Hook for a Quid Pro Quo Prosecution

July 26, 2018 - 6:00pm

Disgraced former state Sen. Jack Latvala will not be charged with a crime after the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Leon County state attorney concluded there is not enough evidence to support a female lobbyist's contention that Latvala traded votes for sexual favors.

Everglades, Okeechobee Delays 'Unacceptable,' Rubio Tells Army Corps

July 26, 2018 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio

For a while now Sen. Marco Rubio has shown us he has his toe behind the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. On Wednesday he did it again, giving Floridians a clear picture of how important his involvement in Everglades restoration is.

Florida's Heroic Farming Families Didn't Deserve the Debate Snub

July 21, 2018 - 6:00am
Andrew Gillum, Gwen Graham, Jeff Greene, Chris King, and Philip Levine

One thing I learned since the Wednesday debate: If Democratic candidates for governor did nothing else during the televised event, they turned off the 50,000-or-so folks in Clewiston, Belle Glade, Pahokee and South Bay, the farming communities around Lake Okeechobee.




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