Greg Allen

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Miami Steps Up Mosquito Control Efforts After Suspected Zika Cases

Friday, July 22, 2016

Health officials think two people in Miami may have contracted the virus from local mosquitoes. So they're spraying pesticide to help stop the virus from spreading into Florida's mosquito population.


Pulse Nightclub Shooter Told FBI He Had Falsely Claimed Ties To Killers

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

According to newly released documents, Omar Mateen told investigators he had boasted about ties to mass killers and terrorist groups because co-workers had verbally abused him for being Muslim.


Which Way Florida Goes Hinges On Puerto Rican Voters

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Winning Florida's electoral votes this November could come down to winning the favor of a newly potent bloc: Puerto Ricans in and around Orlando.


In Baton Rouge, Simmering Mistrust Divides Police, Community

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Even before last week's shooting of Alton Sterling, Baton Rouge's mostly-white police force had an uneasy relationship with the mostly-black city.


Baton Rouge Officers Say Alton Sterling Was Reaching For A Gun

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Authorities released details that allege Alton Sterling was going for a gun when he was shot and killed by police. That account is disputed by the owner of the store where Sterling was killed.


Nearly 200 Protesters Arrested After Violent Clashes With Baton Rouge Police

Monday, July 11, 2016

A Black Lives Matter protest in Baton Rouge, La., on Sunday took a violent turn as nearly 200 protesters were arrested. Demonstrators were protesting the police killing of Alton Sterling last week.


'A Government-Sponsored Disaster': Florida Asks For Federal Help With Toxic Algae

Saturday, July 09, 2016

The massive toxic algae bloom in Florida is threatening businesses and the health of people and animals. The state is asking for federal help for a disaster that's both natural and political.


Mixed Reaction In Puerto Rico To New Financial Oversight Board

Saturday, July 02, 2016

President Obama signed into law the implementation of a financial oversight board for Puerto Rico, which has been trapped in a fiscal crisis. But it's not a permanent solution.


Primary Heats Up After Rubio's About-Face. He'll Run For Re-Election

Friday, July 01, 2016

In the Florida GOP primary for a U.S. Senate seat, challenger Carlos Beruff, a millionaire developer in the mold of Donald Trump, promises to give Sen. Marco Rubio a run for his money.


Senate Passes Bill To Help Puerto Rico Restructure Debt

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Puerto Rico has $70 billion in debt. The measure passed by the Senate sets up a fiscal control board for the island, and helps it avoid defaulting on a critical $2 billion debt payment due Friday.


Orlando Plans Aid To People Hurt By Nightclub Attack

Friday, June 24, 2016

The city has set up an assistance center and plans to begin distributing $9 million in donations to the victims of the Pulse shootings and their families. An LGBTQ group has raised nearly $6 million.


To Fight Floundering Attendance, SeaWorld Turns To Roller Coasters

Sunday, June 12, 2016

SeaWorld Orlando's new Mako rollercoaster is the area's fastest, longest and tallest coaster. It's a hypercoaster, designed for "airtime."


Small Florida City In Deep Financial Trouble

Friday, June 03, 2016

Things have gotten so bad in the small Florida city of Opa-locka that the state has taken over its finances and city leaders are the subject of two corruption investigations.


PGA Tour Leaving Trump's Doral Golf Course For Mexico City

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Donald Trump says the PGA Tour is leaving Miami's Doral golf course after 54 years and taking the tournament to a new site in Mexico City. The Tour began to distance itself from Trump last year after his comments about excluding Muslims from immigrating to the U.S.


With Shuttles Gone, Private Ventures Give Florida's Space Coast A Lift

Friday, May 27, 2016

Five years after NASA's shuttle program ended, a new Florida aerospace industry is beginning to take shape. Firms, from those making jets to tiny Internet satellites, are adding factories and jobs.


Congress Agrees On Plan To Help Puerto Rico Restructure $70 Billion Debt

Thursday, May 19, 2016

After months of negotiation, Republicans and Democrats in Congress have agreed on a plan to help Puerto Rico deal with its crushing $70 billion debt. It sets up a control board to investigate the U.S. territory's murky financial picture and restructure its debt payments to creditors.


George Zimmerman Attempts To Sell Gun Used To Kill Trayvon Martin

Thursday, May 12, 2016

For a brief time Thursday, the gun George Zimmerman used to kill Trayvon Martin was up for auction. After outrage, the listing was taken down. Then it was put up for sale again. Zimmerman is the former Florida neighborhood watch volunteer who got into a scuffle with the 17-year-old. He was later acquitted of the killing.


As Waters Rise, Miami Beach Builds Higher Streets And Political Willpower

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

As the climate change debate rages, leaders in Miami Beach, a city that routinely floods, are tackling sea-level rise head on by raising roads and seawalls and installing new storm sewers and pumps.


Treasury Secretary Assesses Human Impact Of Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Jack Lew visited schools and hospitals to highlight the problems the crisis is causing for residents. He's pushing Congress to pass legislation to help the island restructure its $70 billion debt.


Treasury Secretary Jack Lew Visits Puerto Rico Amid Debt Crisis

Monday, May 09, 2016

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is in Puerto Rico to highlight the need for Congressional action to help the island restructure its $70 billion debt. Lew is getting a first-hand look at some of the problems the government is facing, including underfunded schools and hospitals plus an emerging Zika crisis.