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Thursday, December 05, 2013
Wildlife groups will be back on the scene Thursday off the coast of Southwest Florida where more than three dozen pilot whales are stranded in shallow water. At least 10 of the whales have beached and died. Officials are not optimistic about the outlook for a rescue.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Dozens of whales are stranded in shallow waters of the Everglades National Park.
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
The Perez Art Museum Miami opens this week, and despite praise for the building's design, the museum faces controversy over its name and has an uphill battle in a city where the art scene is already defined by private collectors.
Monday, December 02, 2013
More than 150 years ago, Polly Parker, a Seminole Indian, organized and led an escape from federal troops who were deporting Indians to the West. Parker traveled through hundreds of miles of wilderness to get back to tribal lands. The tribe is marking the event by following that dangerous journey.
Thursday, November 07, 2013
Nearly 30 years ago, William Potts hijacked a plane to Cuba. He is scheduled to be in court in Miami on Thursday. It's the first time he's been in the U.S. for nearly three decades.
Tuesday, November 05, 2013
A Florida school district reached an agreement with the NAACP and law enforcement to reassess tough "zero tolerance" guidelines. Non-violent misdemeanors — like alcohol and marijuana possession — will be dealt with by schools instead of police.
Monday, November 04, 2013
Charlie Crist left the Republican Party during a failed bid for Senate and later became a Democrat. Now he's running against Florida's current Republican governor, Rick Scott, a conservative elected with strong Tea Party support.
Monday, October 28, 2013
Ports along the East Coast are scrambling to dredge and expand so they can accommodate larger ships expected once the Panama Canal widening is complete in 2015. Politicians and port executives in the East call it a game-changer. Other industry leaders, including port officials on the West Coast, say despite the billions of dollars being spent, the wider Panama Canal is not likely to bring much new shipping to the East Coast.
Saturday, October 26, 2013
The new English-language cable channel, which launches Monday, aims to reach younger viewers with a Daily Show-inspired mix of news, pop culture and satire.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
After decades without any reported cases, dengue fever seems to be getting a foothold in the U.S. In 2009, it surfaced in Key West. This year, 18 cases have been reported this summer in Martin County, Fla.
Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Researchers have begun exhuming remains from unmarked graves at a now-closed Florida reform school. Former residents of the school say brutal beatings were routine, and they believe many boys died as a result. At least 50 grave sites have been identified, and it is believed that there may be many more. Several families of boys who died there are demanding answers.
Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Researchers are exhuming the remains from unmarked graves at a now-closed Florida reform school. Former residents of the school say brutal beatings were routine, and they believe many boys died as a result. At least 50 grave sites have been identified and it is believed that there may be many more.
Saturday, August 31, 2013
Americans for Prosperity, a group founded by the Koch brothers, met in Florida to hear from presidential contenders Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, along with Bobby Jindal, Rick Perry and Rick Scott. One issue stands above all: halting Obamacare.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Lawyers for George Zimmerman, who was acquitted in the murder of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, are asking Florida to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars of his legal fees. Under Florida law, a defendant who's acquitted in a trial is not liable for any court costs.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Miami, like many cities around the country, is facing a crisis over sewage. Because of the high cost, Miami-Dade County has put off long-needed upgrades to its wastewater system. Now in one neighborhood, businesses can't expand and developers can't build because of a lack of sewage treatment capacity. The federal government has stepped in and is forcing Miami-Dade to spend more than $4 billion to upgrade its sewer system. But even that may not be enough. Environmental groups say the county needs to spend more on a robust system that takes into account sea-level rise expected because of global warming.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Gov. Rick Scott has built a political career fighting the president's health overhaul — and he's not through yet. He's joining other Republicans in opposition to people called navigators, who are being hired to help enroll the public in health plans.
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Brazilians are helping shape a new condo boom that caters to foreign buyers. More than 20 residential condo projects are underway in South Florida — all with Brazilians and other foreign buyers in mind.
Tuesday, August 06, 2013
On Tuesday, Florida's Cabinet decided it will allow researchers to begin exhuming unmarked graves at the Dozier School for Boys, a now-closed notorious reform school. Former residents say boys were routinely beaten and subjected to other harsh treatment and that some died as a result. Now, families of boys who died there want answers.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
A forensic anthropologist and her team want permission to exhume dozens of bodies they found in unmarked graves, but are meeting resistance from state officials.
Monday, July 29, 2013
There's a movement to replace Miami Beach's historic homes with large, glitzy houses, and the cause celebre is a landmark house owned by a plastic surgeon and his wife, a cast member on The Real Housewives of Miami.