Greg Allen

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Same-Sex Marriages Start In Florida

Monday, January 05, 2015

Florida courts are making last-minute preparations as the state prepares on Tuesday to become the 36th in the nation to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.


With Rescue Dogs In Demand, More Shelters Look Far Afield For Fido

Thursday, January 01, 2015

In many parts of the country, demand for adoptive pets outstrips the supply of healthy dogs. Many shelters and rescue groups now import dogs from other states โ€” and even other countries.


No-Kill Shelters Save Millions Of Unwanted Pets โ€” But Not All Of Them

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

In the 20 years since San Francisco's SPCA guaranteed adoption for healthy dogs, shelters and rescue groups have embraced the no-kill approach. But the term means different things to different people.


For Cuban-Americans, A Mixture Of Hope, Betrayal

Sunday, December 21, 2014

The announcement to normalize relations with Cuba stunned Miami's Cuban-American, upending a policy that for 50 years that helped define their identity and relations with the island.


Cuban-American Congressional Leaders Vow To Fight Obama's Proposals

Friday, December 19, 2014

A day after the president's announcement that he wants to normalize relations with Cuba, Cuban-American congressional leaders came together in Miami to condemn it as appeasement of a Communist regime.


Mixed Reactions In Miami On Diplomatic Overtures To Cuba

Thursday, December 18, 2014

When he announced the release of Alan Gross and plans to resume diplomatic ties with Cuba, Obama also referenced Miami. Some Cuban Americans welcome the changes, others see the action as a betrayal.


Some Cuban-Americans Angry With Release Of Spies

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

We hear reaction from Miami's Cuban-American community on announced changes to U.S. policy toward the island.


Jeb Bush Inches Closer To 2016 Run

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush moved toward a run for the White House on Tuesday with his announcement that he's "actively exploring" the idea and creating a leadership PAC.


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.