South Florida continues prep for sea level rise
04/24/17 19:45 from Broward Politics
South Florida is taking more steps to protect against climate change and the rising seas that already are spilling over into neighborhoods. This month, Broward County ordered that new flood maps be drawn using predictions of higher water...

I-95 traffic flowing after car fire near Griffin Road; delays persisting
04/24/17 11:55 from Juice: National politics
Crashes and other incidents being reported on South Florida's major roadways by the Florida Highway Patrol and other public safety agencies I-95 11:55 a.m.: A car fire that closed southbound I-95 near Griffin Road has been put out and th...

After private talks crash, Corcoran wants 'continuation budget'
04/24/17 11:45 from The Buzz: Florida Politics | tampabay.com - St. Petersburg Times
TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Legislature, still getting over the shock of former Miami Sen. Frank Artiles' resignation after a racist tirade, faced a new problem Monday as backroom talks on a new state budget suddenly collapsed. That led t...

Keep Survivors in Mind on Holocaust Remembrance Day
04/24/17 11:43 from All Stories
By:  Debbie Wasserman Schultz Date:  April 24, 2017 - 11:45am On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yom Hashoah, we honor the memory of the six million Jews and other political, religious, and social minorities who were murdered in the...

House's testing bill set to expand, setting up negotiations with Senate
04/24/17 11:40 from Naked Politics
@ByKristenMClark Lawmakers in the Florida House plan to take a priority proposal aimed at reforming the standardized testing schedule in K-12 public schools and transform it into a broader education policy bill — a move intended to set u...

House's testing bill set to expand, setting up negotiations with Senate
04/24/17 11:40 from The Buzz: Florida Politics | tampabay.com - St. Petersburg Times
Lawmakers in the Florida House plan to take a priority proposal aimed at reforming the standardized testing schedule  in K-12 public schools and transform it into a broader education policy bill — a move intended to set up ...

Dan Webster, Bill Nelson Want Feds to Craft Cybersecurity Guidelines for Small Businesses
04/24/17 11:29 from All Stories
By:  Kevin Derby Date:  April 24, 2017 - 11:30am U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Fla., is leading the charge on Capitol Hill to help small businesses with cybersecurity with a new bill while the senior senator from Florida is going to...

Jeff Miller joins lobbying shop in Washington
04/24/17 11:25 from The Buzz: Florida Politics | tampabay.com - St. Petersburg Times
WASHINGTON - Former Rep. Jeff Miller has joined the Washington lobbying firm McDermott Will & Emery.

One St. Pete council member endorses successor, another prefers to wait
04/24/17 11:24 from Bay Buzz
For nearly a decade, City Council member Jim Kennedy avoided endorsing candidates in other council races, saying that he didn't think it was appropriate and could damage working relationships on the council.

I voted for Trump. I feel betrayed | Opinion
04/24/17 11:16 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
I voted for Donald Trump because he promised to pursue a new foreign policy. As he said in December, “We will stop looking to topple regimes and overthrow governments. Our goal is stability, not chaos, because we want to rebuild our coun...

Budget Negotiations at Standstill After House Proposes 'Continuation Budget'
04/24/17 10:45 from All Stories
By:  Allison Nielsen Date:  April 24, 2017 - 10:45am There’s trouble in paradise -- or in budget world -- for the Florida Legislature. 

Another Broward Republican leader says party is plagued with dysfunction, personal feuds
04/24/17 10:30 from Juice: National politics
Richard DeNapoli, the state Republican Party committeeman from Broward, says the county party is rife with personal disagreements, vendettas and score settling. The county party organization holds its regular monthly meeting Monday night...

Fact-checking a claim about Trump and oil drilling
04/24/17 10:27 from Naked Politics
@amysherman1 On the anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon BP oil spill, Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., attacked President Donald Trump for his stance on drilling and portrayed Congress as doing nothing in the aftermath of the 2010 explosion...

Joe Negron calls Richard Corcoran's budget talk 'ineffectual'
04/24/17 10:17 from Naked Politics
Senate President Joe Negron sent a memo to fellow senators on Monday on the collapse of budget negotiations with the House. Talks were making progress as recently as Friday, but reached a stalemate over the weekend, and House Speaker Ric...

Dan Sweeney previews this week in the Florida Legislature
04/24/17 10:16 from Juice: National politics

Teen's prom dress is a wearable tribute to Black Lives Matter movement
04/24/17 09:55 from Juice: National politics
It’s a prom dress like no other. A Palm Beach County teen went to a high school prom wearing a dress that pays tribute to the Black Lives Matter movement, Essence Magazine reports . Milan Morris, 17, a student and standout basketball pla...

SBA leader Linda McMahon to travel to Orlando for Hispanic business event
04/24/17 09:41 from The Buzz: Florida Politics | tampabay.com - St. Petersburg Times
WASHINGTON - Small Business Administration head Linda McMahon will travel to Orlando on Wednesday for a roundtable with Hispanic business owners. McMahon, of WWE fame, was confirmed by the Senate in February.

Government shutdown would be 'catastrophic,' Rubio said
04/24/17 09:40 from Naked Politics
via @learyreports Sen. Marco Rubio on Face the Nation said a government shutdown would have a “catastrophic impact” across the globe. “The fight from the White House perspective is over funding for the border wall,” host John Dickerson s...

With the 22nd pick, the Miami Dolphins select ...
04/24/17 09:26 from Juice: National politics
The consensus is the Dolphins will take a defensive end with their top pick in the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday night.

Jury selection starts for former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown's fraud trial
04/24/17 08:59 from The Buzz: Florida Politics | tampabay.com - St. Petersburg Times
JACKSONVILLE — Jury selection is starting in the trial of a former Florida congresswoman facing fraud charges.

Father of former FSU star Travis Rudolph dies after accidental shooting, investigators say
04/24/17 08:59 from Juice: National politics
Former Florida State receiver Travis Rudolph’s father, Darryl, died in a shooting that investigators believe was accidental, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said Monday. The incident at Sugar D's Adult Cabaret, 704 S. Military Tra...

Mall owners fighting online stores turn to carnivals, music
04/24/17 08:52 from Juice: National politics
Malls are fighting for shoppers with one thing their web rivals can't offer: parking lots. With customer traffic sagging, U.S. retail landlords are using their sprawling concrete lots to host events such as carnivals, concerts and food-t...

Rubio Weighs in on Trump's Foreign Policy, French Presidential Elections
04/24/17 08:39 from All Stories
By:  Kevin Derby Date:  April 24, 2017 - 8:30am From his perches on the Senate Foreign Affairs and Intelligence Committees, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., took to the national airwaves on Sunday morning to weigh in on internati...

Morning fog and then drier after a wet and wild Sunday
04/24/17 07:55 from Juice: National politics
After a Monday morning of patchy dense fog in some areas of South Florida, the region’s weather will be in stark contrast to the rain the gripped the area on Sunday. According to the National Weather Service, the Monday forecast calls fo...

Morning fog and then drier after a wet and wild Sunday
04/24/17 07:30 from Juice: National politics
After a Monday morning of patchy dense fog in some areas of South Florida, the region’s weather will be in stark contrast to the rain the gripped the area on Sunday. According to the National Weather Service, the Monday forecast calls fo...

Stalemate in Tallahassee as budget talks collapse and stall
04/24/17 07:26 from Naked Politics
Negotiations between the Florida House and Senate on a state budget are at a stalemate after the House on Sunday proposed a "continuation budget" for the fiscal year that begins July 1, meaning that current spending levels would remain f...

Stalemate in Tallahasse after budget talks collapse and stall
04/24/17 07:24 from Naked Politics
Negotiations between the Florida House and Senate on a state budget are at a stalemate after the House on Sunday proposed a "continuation budget" for the fiscal year that begins July 1, meaning that current spending levels would remain f...

Talks stall as Senate blasts House's 'continuation budget' offer
04/24/17 07:20 from The Buzz: Florida Politics | tampabay.com - St. Petersburg Times
Negotiations between the Florida House and Senate on a state budget are at a stalemate after the House on Sunday proposed a "continuation budget" for the fiscal year that begins July 1, meaning that current spending levels would remain f...

Haiti leader expected to plead guilty in US drug case
04/24/17 07:02 from Juice: National politics
A former Haitian coup leader is expected to avoid a life sentence in a plea deal he's scheduled to make in a U.S. court. Federal court records in Miami show Guy Philippe will plead guilty Monday. Philippe had been scheduled to stand tria...

John Rutherford Calls on Expanding Education Benefits to Families of Fallen Service Members
04/24/17 06:55 from All Stories
By:  Kevin Derby Date:  April 24, 2017 - 6:00am A North Florida Republican is proposing changing veteran higher ed funding to allow more benefits to the surviving spouses and children of military personnel killed in the line of...

Evidence of the Holocaust is something I will never forget | Opinion
04/24/17 06:55 from The Slant | Sun-Sentinel Blogs
Look around. Holocaust survivors are leaving us. It's a fact that'll be stated and restated today, Holocaust Remembrance Day. Thankfully survivors are dying after years of long life — not in the grip of unimaginable terror. And thanks to...

Evidence of the Holocaust is something I will never forget | Opinion
04/24/17 06:55 from Juice: National politics
Look around. Holocaust survivors are leaving us. It's a fact that'll be stated and restated today, Holocaust Remembrance Day. Thankfully survivors are dying after years of long life — not in the grip of unimaginable terror. And thanks to...

Morning fog and then drier after a wet and wild Sunday
04/24/17 06:47 from Juice: National politics
After a Monday morning of patchy dense fog in some areas of South Florida, the region’s weather will be in stark contrast to the rain the gripped the area on Sunday. According to the National Weather Service, the Monday forecast calls fo...

#THANKSFRANK: the ‘skinterns’ behind Artiles’s demise — Gillum’s ‘gray area’ emails — Inside the airport shooting chaos — Speaker calls Senate leaders Pelosi and Sanders
04/24/17 06:46 from Florida Playbook

Holocaust survivors hail Allianz golf tourney sponsor end
04/24/17 06:30 from Juice: National politics
Holocaust survivors say termination of German insurance giant Allianz's sponsorship of a Florida golf tournament may boost their efforts to collect some $2.5 billion in World War II-era Jewish policies. Survivors and supporters planned a...

1 woman killed, 4 others wounded in Golden Glades bus-stop shooting
04/24/17 06:24 from Juice: National politics
A night out among friends ended tragically for a Miami woman who was shot and killed Sunday at the Golden Glades Park and Ride, according to Miami-Dade police.Four other young women suffered injuries from either the gunshots or the chaos...

Frequency of Trump's Palm Beach visits expected to cool during summer
04/24/17 06:08 from Juice: National politics
As balmy spring turns into scorching summer, Palm Beach’s migration of Bentleys and Rolls-Royces toward the Hamptons and other northern climates has already begun. Now many of those who remain are wondering whether the Snowbird in Chief ...

Rubio says government shutdown would be 'catastrophic'
04/24/17 06:00 from The Buzz: Florida Politics | tampabay.com - St. Petersburg Times
Sen. Marco Rubio on Face the Nation said a government shutdown would have a “catastrophic impact” across the globe.

Three people convicted in massive sober homes fraud case facing federal prison terms
04/24/17 05:50 from Juice: National politics
The first of three people convicted for their roles in a massive health care fraud -- that used patients in recovery from drug and alcohol addictions to rip off insurance companies -- are facing federal prison when they are sentenced on ...

5 dead, including 3 children, in New York City house fire
04/24/17 05:39 from Juice: National politics
NEW YORK (AP) — Investigators are scouring for clues about what sparked a deadly, fast-moving house fire that killed five people, including three children, on a sunny spring afternoon. The fire broke out Sunday afternoon, on a street ful...

Deflating
04/24/17 00:40 from All Stories
By:  Henry Payne Date:  April 24, 2017 - 2:00am

Donald Jong Un
04/24/17 00:34 from All Stories
By:  Kathleen Parker Date:  April 24, 2017 - 7:00am Foreign leaders and local interlocutors, aka pundits, might as well take a vacation for the next few minutes until Donald Trump's next foreign policy "strategy" surfaces from ...

Macron, Le Pen advance to French presidential runoff with EU future at stake
04/23/17 23:15 from Juice: National politics
Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen advanced Sunday to a runoff in France's presidential election, remaking the country's political landscape and setting up a showdown over its participation in the European Unio...

North Korea detains U.S. citizen, the 3rd American being held there
04/23/17 22:51 from Juice: National politics
North Korean authorities have reportedly detained a U.S. citizen, raising the total number of Americans known to be held in North Korea to three and potentially deepening animosities between Washington and Pyongyang at an already tense m...

Boca Bash rained out as boaters call for April 30 makeup date
04/23/17 21:55 from Juice: National politics
Boca Raton police said this year’s Boca Bash was rained out after the city saw several inches of rain fall most of Sunday. While the annual party on Lake Boca has no centralized organization, two Facebook event pages called for a makeup ...

Delray officer Braswell remembered as leader, teacher
04/23/17 21:15 from Juice: National politics
Delray Beach Police Officer Christine Braswell was tough but knew how to joke around, former students and police colleagues recalled Sunday at her public funeral. More than 800 fellow police officers, former students, family and friends ...

Delray Beach officer killed in Key West crash remembered as leader, teacher
04/23/17 21:15 from Juice: National politics
Delray Beach Police Officer Christine Braswell was tough but knew how to joke around, former students and police colleagues recalled Sunday at her public funeral. More than 800 fellow police officers, former students, family and friends ...

Showdown looms as Trump demands funding for border wall
04/23/17 21:01 from Juice: National politics
President Donald Trump and White House officials pressed congressional Republicans on Sunday to use the looming threat of a government shutdown to win funding for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, a top priority for the administration...

Record rains swamp areas of Broward, Palm Beach counties, knock out power
04/23/17 20:50 from Juice: National politics
Heavy and record-breaking rains pounded sections of South Florida on Sunday in what forecasters said was easily the wettest day of the year. The rains came as firefighters continued to battle a wildfire in drought-stricken Collier County...

Eight-foot alligator hit by car caught in Tamarac
04/23/17 20:45 from Juice: National politics
An eight-foot alligator caught in Tamarac is due for a doctor visit after being run over by a car. Reality television star and alligator wrestler Paul Bedard Jr. caught the gator early morning Sunday after getting a call through the Flor...

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