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Floridians, be thankful for the pains in the butt

Jackie Lane knows a lot of people think she’s a pain in the butt. They wish she would just shut up and sit down....

Coral reef restoration and other resilience projects win national funding

Florida has netted nearly $13 million in public-private grants from the National Coastal Resilience Fund for projects to restore or expand natural systems needed...

How ‘DeathSantis’ could become ‘Governor Green’

Dear Gov. DeSantis,First, let me offer my condolences on your loss. I’m sure it hurts. You hitch your wagon to the TV star in...

New FL House Speaker lays out expansive agenda notwithstanding COVID-19

Chris Sprowls, the new Speaker of the Florida House, acknowledged Tuesday that COVID-19 will preoccupy the legislative session this year but nevertheless laid out...

State offers $57 million from VW “Dieselgate” settlement for clean, electric school buses

School districts in Florida’s most polluted and populous regions are eligible to share $57 million to replace diesel-fueled school buses with clean-running electric ones,...

Tropical Storm Eta crosses FL; weather experts on alert as historic hurricane season remains...

Tropical Storm Eta made its second Florida landfall at Cedar Key, on the Gulf Coast west of Gainesville on Thursday, and was moving over...

Ignoring Legislature, Central Florida voters say clean water is a right

Not a lot of people noticed it, but something pretty interesting happened in Florida during last week’s election.No, I don’t mean the fact that...

Erratic Eta heads toward second FL landfall as Category 1 hurricane

Update: In its 1 p.m. advisory, the National Hurricane Center downgraded Eta to its previous status as a tropical storm. The erratic, zigzagging storm called...

Tropical storm Eta brings gusty winds, heavy rains; South FL schools, courts closed, plus...

Tropical storm Eta has been moving westward over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico, "with gusty winds and heavy rains still occurring over portions of...
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A majority of FL voters chose the presidential candidate who calls climate change a...

Despite coastal flooding, more severe hurricanes, and longer, hotter summers attributed to climate change, the majority of Florida voters on Tuesday chose the presidential...

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