Greg Allen

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Senate Democrats Use Waning Majority To Push Through Judges

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The longer-than-expected Senate session is allowing Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid to confirm even more of President Obama's nominations to the federal bench.


A Miami School Goes From Blank Canvas To Mural-Covered

Friday, December 05, 2014

Jose de Diego Middle School has large expanses of facade that are almost begging for decoration. To raise funds for arts education at the school, artists are helping transform its walls with paint.


How Private Collectors Helped Make Miami An Art Destination

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Every December, tens of thousands of visitors descend on Miami. But they aren't there for the beaches; they're there for Art Basel, a giant art fair that private collectors helped lure to the city.


Foreign Dollars Fuel A New Condo Boom In Miami

Saturday, November 29, 2014

After the bust of the Great Recession, construction cranes once again tower over Miami. The transformation masks a difficult reality: This flashy city also remains one of the nation's poorest.


At GOP Governors Meeting, Immigration Casts A Wide Shadow

Thursday, November 20, 2014

After a successful 2014 election season, the nation's GOP governors gathered to talk about policy issues and bask in their victories. But President Obama's immigration plans dominated the discussion.


Florida's Hunt For Giant Snails Leads To 'Smelly Easter Eggs'

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The state has so far spent $6 million trying to eradicate the giant African land snail, an invasive species that devours gardens, carries disease and leaves behind a trail of foul-smelling mucus.


GOP Governors' Meeting Showcases Potential Presidential Candiates

Thursday, November 20, 2014

It's the annual conference of the Republican Governors Association. As a group, they're riding high after a successful election. And already, several are looking ahead to 2016.


After Successful Election, Republican Governors Look Ahead To 2016

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Republican governors and governors-elect are in Florida this week for the Republican Governors' Association conference. After a successful election, they are meeting to discuss the party's message and direction.


GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Outshine Democratic Opponents

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Thirty-six governors were on the ballot Tuesday. Florida's Rick Scott, Wisconsin's Scott Walker and Kansas' Sam Brownback were among the Republicans who won despite stiff challenges by Democrats.


Jury Finds Tradition Is No Excuse For Brutal Hazing

Saturday, November 01, 2014

Dante Martin faces a possible 22 years in prison for manslaughter in the death of fellow Florida A&M band member Robert Champion.


Former Band Member Convicted Of Manslaughter In Hazing Death

Friday, October 31, 2014

A former member of Florida A&M University's marching band was convicted of manslaughter on Friday. Prosecutors said Dante Martin helped organize the hazing that took Robert Champion's life.


The Billionaire Who Remade Retirement Living On A Massive Scale

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Gary Morse developed a mega retirement community called The Villages. His Florida haven for retirees grew to become the largest master-planned community in the country. Morse died Wednesday at 77.


Former Band Member On Trial In Florida A&M Hazing Death

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Three years after Florida A&M student Robert Champion died after a beating on a bus, a member of the university's marching band is on trial for manslaughter.


ACLU Challenges Miami Law On Behalf Of Homeless Sex Offenders

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Miami-Dade County has strict limits on where sex offenders can live — so strict, many wind up living in outdoor encampments. Now the ACLU is challenging the law, which it says is harsh and arbitrary.


In More Cities, That Doggie In The Window Is Not For Sale

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Almost 50 U.S. cities and towns have banned pet stores from selling puppies. The laws are aimed at cracking down on substandard, large-scale breeders, but many store owners say the bans are unfair.


Florida Governor's Race: Familiar Faces, Big Money, Brutal Ads

Monday, October 13, 2014

Incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott is facing off with former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist — who's now running as a Democrat. The race is close, expensive and nasty, with a deluge of attack ads.


Miami Uses Pumps To Battle Flooding From Sea Level Rise

Friday, October 10, 2014

To combat sea level rise, one of the consequences of climate change, Miami Beach is spending hundreds of millions of dollars to install new storm sewers and pumps.


Republicans May Lose Grip On Florida Panhandle House Seat

Sunday, October 05, 2014

One of the most competitive House races this year is in Florida's panhandle. Democrat Gwen Graham has made it a tight race in part by attacking Southerland as being out of step on women's issues.


Michael Dunn Found Guilty In 'Loud Music' Killing

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

A Florida jury found Michael Dunn guilty of first-degree murder for killing 17-year-old Jordan Davis in a dispute over loud music.


Florida's Manatees: Big, Beloved And Bitterly Contested

Friday, September 26, 2014

In one coastal community, some residents are trying to get manatees off the endangered species list. But manatee advocates say the sea cows, threatened by ecotourism, need more protection, not less.