Greg Allen

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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Forced To Put Its Nets Away, One Fla. Town Clams Up — 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.


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.


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.


Developer To Preserve Ancient Tequesta Village In Heart Of Miami

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Archaeologists say the collection of circles in the bedrock of the city may be the oldest remains of a tribal village east of the Mississippi.


After Setbacks, Florida Governor Courts Latino Support

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

In his re-election bid, Florida GOP Gov. Rick Scott can point to a rallying economy and a big war chest. But his campaign has recently run into trouble with an important group of voters — Hispanics.

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Greyhound Racing May Be Headed For The Finish Line

Monday, March 31, 2014

Today, only seven states still have the sport, and most of the dog tracks are in Florida. A bill in the Florida Legislature could kill greyhound racing there — and possibly nationwide.


Bringing A 'Million Orchids' To Florida's Trees

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The state's once-abundant orchid population has dwindled. Conservationists hope to change that by planting lab-grown flowers in urban areas throughout South Florida.


Oil Industry Gets An Earful As It Eyes Florida's Everglades

Thursday, March 13, 2014

A Texas company seeking permission for an injection well in the heart of the Everglades is finding stiff opposition from environmental groups and some locals.


In Closely Watched Congressional Election, GOP Wins In Florida

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The result of Tuesday's special election for a congressional seat in Florida was a big victory for Republicans. Ahead of mid-term elections, David Jolly beat Democratic candidate Alex Sink.


Fla. Lawmakers Turn Deaf Ear Toward 'Stand Your Ground' Protesters

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

This legislative session in Florida, one of the Republican authors of the "stand your ground" law is teaming with a Democratic leader on a bill to make some significant changes to the law.


Big Investors Boosting Home Prices, And Not Everyone's Pleased

Monday, March 10, 2014

Private equity firms have been snapping up properties in many areas hit hard by the recession. Some analysts worry that those bulk purchases will leave middle-class buyers out in the cold.