Greg Allen appears in the following:
Thursday, February 04, 2016
It's only a matter of time, Gov. Rick Scott figures, before the Zika virus shows up in Florida mosquitoes. He's called for increased spraying and other moves to keep Zika and other diseases in check.
Tuesday, February 02, 2016
Florida's highest court will hear a case that may determine the fate of some 390 death row inmates. The case comes after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the state's death sentencing system.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
On a trial basis, a British company is releasing genetically modified mosquitoes in Brazil to try to reduce the Aedes aegypti population — the species spreading Zika.
Thursday, January 21, 2016
University of South Florida researchers completed an investigation of unmarked graves at the now closed Dozier School for Boys. Twenty-one of 55 sets of remains found at the school were identified.
Sunday, January 17, 2016
Burmese pythons in the Everglades are taking a big toll on native wildlife. To combat their spread, the state is holding its second Python Challenge — a hunt expected to draw over 1,000 participants.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Miami-Dade County is considering building a ferry terminal that would serve carriers offering regular service to Cuba. It's a sign that in a city that's home to Cuban exiles, times have changed.
Sunday, January 10, 2016
Who's a gun dealer and who's not? Vendors and buyers at a Miami gun show have mixed reactions to the president's action on guns.
Thursday, January 07, 2016
Republicans control the reins of power in Florida, but Democrats think the new maps will help them unseat some GOP incumbents both in Congress and in the state Legislature.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Puerto Rico has a billion dollars in debt payments due January 1 and the U.S. territory's governor says the island may default. If forced to choose between making debt payments or paying for vital public services, Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla says he will choose Puerto Ricans. The heightening crisis has spurred Congress to take action, but it might not come until the island is insolvent.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
One consequence of improved relations is that Cubans believe it will soon be harder to immigrate to the U.S. This year has seen the largest influx of Cubans in more than two decades.
Friday, December 25, 2015
One way to get to know the presidential candidates is to look at the people and places that helped shape them. (This piece initially aired on June 22, 2015 on All Things Considered.)
Thursday, December 24, 2015
La caja China is a device inspired by Chinese rail workers in Cuba. And in Miami, it has become the de rigueur way to cook the traditional Noche Buena pig roast. Only in America.
Friday, December 18, 2015
Middlemen, messy currencies and questions galore allude to the price of banking in Cuba — but that's not stopping Stonegate, the first to offer customers a debit card they can use across the strait.
Wednesday, December 09, 2015
The National Park Service is weighing a Texas company's proposal to do seismic oil testing in the Big Cypress National Preserve, but some worry it will open the door for fracking in the Everglades.
Friday, November 27, 2015
The USDA recently stunned growers when it projected the smallest orange harvest for Florida in more than 50 years. The culprit: A tiny insect that's killing off the state's trees — and industry.
Monday, November 16, 2015
The ship sank near the Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin last month. The wreckage has been searched by a remotely operated vehicle, but there's no sign of the device that recorded the ship's movements.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Facing continued pressure from activists and lawmakers over its shows featuring captive killer whales, SeaWorld is addressing its problems by putting an emphasis on conservation and education.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve is home to more than 40 native species of orchids; many more were lost to poaching and habitat destruction. Some of those blooms can still be found in Cuba and may return.
Monday, November 09, 2015
Strong debate performances have strengthened Marco Rubio's presidential campaign. He released records that show he made personal charges to a state GOP credit card. But there are even...
Friday, November 06, 2015
Economic challenges in Brazil and other foreign countries — plus a strengthening U.S. dollar --are having an impact in Miami. Developers are seeing a decline in demand from internatio...