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The feds say they will keep releasing vile Lake Okeechobee pollution to coasts

Despite the nasty fluorescent green algae outbreak that’s happening off South Florida’s east and west coasts, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has resumed...
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The Great Debate: Democrats for governor to face off in online-only event

With the Aug. 28 primary election rapidly approaching, Florida voters will get a chance to see the five candidates running for governor debate Wednesday...
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GOP environmentalists today: As rare as a Florida panther

In Florida, Republican environmentalists used to be a thing.And they didn’t get more prominent than Nathaniel Pryor Reed. The legendary conservationist from South Florida’s...

Scott seeks oily bucks for U.S. Senate campaign

Gov. Rick Scott is flying to Oklahoma City this Thursday to seek political contributions from a who’s who of American fracking, oil, and coal...
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Legendary conservationist Nathaniel Reed dies at 84

One of the most prominent conservationists in Florida, Nathaniel Pryor Reed, died Wednesday. Reed was 84 and passed away after falling and hitting his...
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Public schools are now a “brand.” When did that happen?

Parents and grandparents may remember when kids came home with backpacks stuffed with books, homework, notes from the teacher, field trip instructions and other...
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Florida activists speak out against Trump Supreme Court nominee

Progressive activists on Thursday gathered outside the Florida Supreme Court and called on Florida U.S. Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio to reject President...

Department of Justice reopens Emmett Till case

New evidence in the 1955 murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till in Mississippi has surfaced, prompting the U.S. Department of Justice to reopen the case....

Legendary conservationist Nat Reed dies at 84

One of the most prominent conservationists in Florida, Nathaniel Pryor Reed, died Wednesday. Reed was 84 and passed away after falling and hitting his...
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“Unless we get our friggin’ medicine, we’re not going to be able to get...

Marijuana activists called on Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday to drop the state’s challenges over two lawsuits related to medical marijuana.The 2016 constitutional...

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