Greg Allen

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Florida Republicans Weigh In On Bush-Rubio Battle

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush tried to jump-start his presidential bid in his home state Monday. In the campaign lately, he's been battling his political protege, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.


Keeping An Island Afloat: Obama's Plan To Aid Puerto Rico

Thursday, October 22, 2015

The White House has unveiled a plan to help Puerto Rico deal with its $72 billion debt and ongoing economic crisis. But it needs approval by Congress, which has been reluctant to help the island.


Family Of 31-Year-Old Fatally Shot By Police Officer Demands Answers

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Details are still emerging of a police shooting in Florida's Palm Beach County over the weekend, which left 31-year-old Corey Jones dead. Jones was shot by an undercover police officer on a highway.


Puerto Ricans Vow To Have A Bigger Voice In 2016 Election

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Puerto Rican leaders gathered in Orlando, Fla., in an effort to begin building the political clout of the nation's second-largest Hispanic group.


Who 'Owns' The Beach? In Daytona, Cars, Turtles And Hotels Duke It Out

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Residents in Florida's Daytona Beach are going to court to protect what they consider a fundamental right: the freedom to drive their cars and trucks on the beach.


Conservatives' Pick For House Speaker Has Experience Flattening 'Pyramid Of Power'

Sunday, October 11, 2015

As speaker of the state legislature in Florida, Rep. Daniel Webster gave the rank and file more power. That's why conservatives in Washington are backing him to run the House.


Coast Guard Suspends Search For El Faro Survivors

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

The cargo ship sank last week in Hurricane Joaquin, in which 33 people were on board. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating what happened to the ship.


Amid Redevelopment Plans, Miami Residents Fight To Save Little Havana

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

As Miami pushes a rezoning plan to encourage redevelopment, residents are worried gentrification will change Little Havana's historic character and push longtime residents out of the neighborhood.


U.S. Coast Guard Continues Search For El Faro Survivors

Monday, October 05, 2015

The search continues after El Faro, a 790-foot cargo ship, sank last Thursday in Hurricane Joaquin. One body has been found, but family members and search and rescue crews remain hopeful.


U.S. Developers Appeal To Foreign Investors With Promise Of A Visa

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Miami developers are looking to foreign investors to bankroll an array of building projects. They are promising a visa, but a government report raises questions about whether such investments pay off.


This Pest Has Shut Down South Florida's $700 Million Fruit Industry

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Officials have quarantined 85 square miles of farmland in a fight to halt the spread of the destructive Oriental fruit fly. The freeze comes just as growers were starting to harvest tropical fruits.


5 TV Shows To Watch In An Otherwise Uninspiring Fall Season

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

The networks mostly played it safe — and boring — this year. But critic Eric Deggans found a few shows you shouldn't miss: The Muppets, Supergirl, Grandfathered, The Grinder and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.


Puerto Rico's Governor Announces Plan To Reduce $72 Billion Debt

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Puerto Rico's governor has announced a plan to reduce the island's $72 billion debt and restore fiscal stability through cutting spending and increasing tax collections. But it also d...


Biden Talks Education; Miami Audience Listens For Clues To Presidential Bid

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Vice President Joe Biden is mulling a run for the White House. He made an education speech in Miami on Wednesday, but made no mention of politics or his deliberations.


Katrina Sparked Push To Improve Hurricane Forecasting

Monday, August 31, 2015

In the decade since Katrina, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Weather Service have invested in new satellites and computer modeling technology that...


3 Views On A Tragedy: Reporters Recall First Days After Katrina

Saturday, August 29, 2015

When Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast, devastating regions of Louisiana and Mississippi, three of NPR's correspondents saw the storm firsthand. These are their stories.


Some Moved On, Some Moved In And Made A New New Orleans

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Post-Katrina recovery varies with each neighborhood. In some, residents never returned. Others have seen an influx of newcomers, creating a different mix of people who now call the city home.


Judge To Redraw Florida's Congressional Maps After Legislature Fails To Reach Deal

Friday, August 21, 2015

Because the Sunshine State's Legislature can't decide on how to redraw lines, a Florida judge will do it.


Puerto Rico Fails To Make Its Bond Payment

Monday, August 03, 2015

Puerto Rico's default on Monday raises pressure on Washington to step in with help and opens a new chapter in Puerto Rico's relationship with its lenders — one now expected to move to the courts.


Ghosts Of Katrina Still Haunt New Orleans' Shattered Lower Ninth Ward

Monday, August 03, 2015

A decade after the hurricane, the city has mostly bounced back, but not the African-American neighborhood with some of the worst damage. Many people didn't return; life's a struggle for those who did.