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Greg Allen

Greg Allen appears in the following:

Miami Stores Enjoy Thriving Business From Cuban Shoppers

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

The city has become a shopping destination for Cubans who come looking for goods unavailable or too expensive to buy at home, now that Cuba has lifted travel restrictions.

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Goods Sold In Cuban Shops Often Come From Florida Stores

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Some stores in and around Miami specialize in the Cuba trade, selling everything from discount clothes to car parts for Soviet-era cars. It's a legal way around the 50-year-old trade embargo.

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Florida County Goes To Court Over 'Acid Fracking' Near Everglades

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Acid has long been used in oil drilling in Florida, but Collier County officials say the state has been lax in its oversight of a new process that involves injecting acid underground under pressure.

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Travel Freedom Raises Questions About U.S. Policies Toward Cuba

Friday, June 27, 2014

After being away for decades, many members of the first generation of Cuban-American exiles are returning to their native land. But there are still many uneasy with the relaxed travel restrictions.

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The Turbulent Love Story Behind Yves Saint Laurent's Revolutionary Rise

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The designer and his lover, Pierre Berge, had deliberately defined roles โ€” Saint Laurent was the fragile artist and Berge was the ultimate manager. A new film tells their story.

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With Cash And Fat Fryers, Americans Feed Cuba's Growing Free Market

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

With more people traveling between Cuba and the U.S., money and goods are moving, too. The influx has allowed Cuban-Americans to become investors in the island's emerging private sector.

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Florida's New Regional Rail Service Raises Residents' Concerns

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Florida East Coast Railway plans to start construction on an passenger line linking Miami with Orlando. Residents in towns through which the train passes worry about the impact on their communities

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Entrepreneurs Buzzing Over Medical Marijuana In Florida

Monday, June 16, 2014

Polls show that Sunshine State voters are likely to approve a measure legalizing medical marijuana in November. Businesses are already flocking to the state, eager to set up shop.

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Orlando Steps Up To Make Its Streets More Pedestrian-Friendly

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Much of Florida was designed with cars, not people, in mind. Four of the state's metro areas top the nation in pedestrian deaths per capita. Now, planners in Orlando are working hard to change that.

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An Underwater Race To Transplant Miami's Rare Corals

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

A group of scientists is on an urgent mission: It's rushing to save as many corals as it can from Miami's shipping channel before the creatures are destroyed in an underwater excavation project.

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Koch Foundation Criticized Again For Influencing Florida State

Friday, May 23, 2014

The Charles Koch Foundation has given more than a million dollars to Florida State. Part of the deal: the foundation weighs in on whether its grant can be used to pay individual professors.

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Ryley Walker On World Cafe

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The rising Chicago acoustic guitar player visited with World Cafe to speak with host David Dye and perform three songs from his debut album, All Kinds Of You.

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Meet The Front-Runners In The Crowded GOP Senate Primary

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Seven Republicans are competing for the nomination to Georgia's open Senate seat. At least three of them carry the Tea Party mantle, but the current front-runners are favored by the GOP establishment.

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States Swap One Drug For Another, And Botched Executions Follow

Monday, May 05, 2014

Oklahoma's botched execution of Clayton Lockett is prompting other states to question their use of the drug midazolam in lethal injections. The Lockett execution is fueling new calls to re-examine how states put inmates to death.

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To Fight Polio Outbreaks, WHO Lays Down New Rules

Monday, May 05, 2014

The World Health Organization says that recent polio outbreaks constitute a world health emergency. It's asking polio hot spots to require travelers leaving those countries show proof of vaccination.

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Amid New Details Of Botched Execution, A Timeline Of Final Hours

Friday, May 02, 2014

Details of the botched execution of Oklahoma inmate Clayton Lockett reveal a procedure rife with problems. A timeline released by the state's Department of Corrections offers unsettling insight into the day of Lockett's death.

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Tampa Hosts Bollywood's Biggest Stars At Annual Awards Show

Friday, April 25, 2014

India's Bollywood film industry is increasingly reaching a world-wide audience. To highlight the international appeal, the industry holds its annual awards ceremony every year outside of India.

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Forced To Put Its Nets Away, One Fla. Town Clams Up โ€” Literally

Monday, April 21, 2014

Since Florida banned gill nets 20 years ago, University of Florida researchers have helped Cedar Key replace commercial fishing with aquaculture. The area's now among the most productive clam farming regions in the U.S.

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Florida's Freshwater Springs Attract Vacationers

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Florida is most popular for its beaches and theme parks but it has hundreds of freshwater springs too. In central Florida, no springs may be more prized than those at Ichetucknee Springs State Park.

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Calif. Measure Would Ban Killer Whale Shows At SeaWorld

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

SeaWorld won a short-term victory on Tuesday. A committee in the state assembly decided a bill banning SeaWorld from holding killer whales captive and using them in shows needs further study.

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