Greg Allen

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Can You Dig It? More Evidence Suggests Humans From The Ice Age

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Initially dismissed as a hoax a century ago, scientists have found evidence in Florida of humans living 14,000 years ago. If the findings hold up, they will help rewrite the history of early man.


Solar Energy Advocates Find Unexpected Ally In Tea Party

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Florida is one of several states where the Tea Party has embraced a new cause: solar energy. Tea Party groups are teaming up with progressive organizations to open up the solar energy industry. It's an unusual coalition and puts them at odds in some states with another conservative grassroots organization, the Koch brothers-backed Americans for Prosperity.


Researchers Probe Horrors Behind Deaths At Florida Boys School

Friday, February 06, 2015

After 3 years of work at a now closed Florida reform school, researchers have found new evidence of violent abuse and unreported deaths. They have identified more sets of remains in unmarked graves.


Thaw In U.S.-Cuba Relations Comes To Baseball

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

This week Major League Baseball smoothed the path for Cubans to play professional ball in the United States. The change in policy follows the recent decision by the U.S. and Cuba to normalize diplomatic relations.


Red States Move To Expand Medicaid Under Obamacare

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

While Republicans in Washington are still fighting to roll back the Affordable Care Act, in many red states, there's a recognition Obamacare is here to stay. Republican governors in Indiana, Tennessee, Utah and other states are pushing Medicaid expansion — something many at first resisted.


Despite Political Resistance, Florida A Leader In ACA Sign-Ups

Monday, February 02, 2015

Florida's governor and its Republican-led legislature opposed the Affordable Care Act and have resisted calls to expand Medicaid. But aided by non-profit groups and strong interest among Hispanics, Florida is one of the leaders in signing residents up for Obamacare.


Florida Health Officials Hope To Test GMO Mosquitoes This Spring

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The British firm that developed the strain of mosquito says it has already tested the insect in tropical countries and found it can reduce populations of disease-carrying mosquitoes by 90 percent.


Traveling To Cuba Getting Easier, But Expect Turbulence On The Way

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Miami businesses expect an upsurge in trade and travel to Cuba under new rules, but travel for tourism is still prohibited and the island has only a limited number of hotel rooms.


Miami Rejects Hosting Cuban Consulate, But Tampa Wants It

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

In anticipation of talks to re-establish diplomatic ties between the U.S. and Cuba, Miami officials say they don't want a Cuban Consulate. In Tampa, though, officials say they'd welcome it.


As Rumors Spread, More Cubans Try To Reach The U.S. By Sea

Friday, January 09, 2015

The Coast Guard has seen a spike in the number of Cubans trying to sail to Florida. The cause, it says, is a false rumor that the U.S. will soon change its policy toward Cubans who reach U.S. shores.


Fla. Gov. Scott Starts Second Term With Markedly Different Tone

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Rick Scott was elected four years ago with Tea Party support. As re-election approached, he moderated many of his conservative views, even supporting Medicaid expansion, an idea he'd long opposed.


Same-Sex Marriages Conducted In Florida After Ban Is Lifted

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

In Ft. Lauderdale, Key West and other cities, gay and lesbian couples began getting married shortly after midnight when a ban on same-sex unions was officially lifted.


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 — and even other countries.


No-Kill Shelters Save Millions Of Unwanted Pets — 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.


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.