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June 10, 2016 - 1:30pm
Bob Poe revealed in the video on this page that he is HIV positive. 
June 10, 2016 - 10:00am
From left: historic flow, current flow and CERP flow
If Thursday's South Florida Water Management Board meeting in Fort Myers sounded like deja vu all over again, that's because the annual "buy land, move the water south" campaign is back.
June 11, 2016 - 6:00am
With reports that the U.S. government and Cuban regime have discussed the possibility of releasing convicted Cuban spy Ana Belen Montes in exchange for Joanne Chesimard, who killed a New Jersey police officer and has been living in Cuba for decades, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., expressed his firm opposition to the idea this week:
June 10, 2016 - 7:00am
The morning after, the nation awakes asking: What have we done?
June 9, 2016 - 7:00am
Sitting on the sun-dappled terrace of the House of Lords, watching the Thames flow, Lord Nigel Lawson explains that the June 23 referendum, which he hopes will withdraw Britain from the European Union, was never supposed to happen. It is, he says, the fulfillment of a promise Prime Minister David Cameron expected to be prevented from keeping.
June 8, 2016 - 12:30pm
I will always espouse the ideals of libertarianism. I am a libertarian by nature and could not comprehend another way to bring about positive change in our society. However, I have learned over the course of several years that while the ideology is sound and right, the party that surrounds the ideology is no better than any other and in some ways can never bring about the change we need.
June 8, 2016 - 7:00am
Standing on my hotel balcony in the predawn hours, I gaze out over several dimly illuminated swimming pools abutting a small manmade lake and a golf course.
June 7, 2016 - 9:15pm
What's up with Gwen Margolis?
June 7, 2016 - 5:00pm
Donald Trump
It is unfortunate that my comments have been misconstrued as a categorical attack against people of Mexican heritage. I am friends with and employ thousands of people of Mexican and Hispanic descent. The American justice system relies on fair and impartial judges. All judges should be held to that standard.
June 7, 2016 - 2:00pm
Your readers, in fact all the people of Florida, should know the entire Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary is an embarrassment for all of the good it hasn’t done.
June 7, 2016 - 8:30am
Ed Massey
Despite its overwhelming beauty and natural resources, Florida's Treasure Coast might have become a bust for business and entrepreneurship decades ago.
June 6, 2016 - 7:00am
Misery loves company, so refugees from America's Republican Party should understand that theirs is not the only party that has chosen a leader who confirms caricatures of it while repudiating its purposes. Jeremy Corbyn, the silliest leader in the British Labour Party's 116-year history, might kill satire as well as whatever remains of socialism.
June 6, 2016 - 6:00am
It's impossible to overestimate the importance of the decision the Florida Supreme Court will make after it hears arguments this week on whether Gretna Racing in rural Gadsden County can offer slot
June 4, 2016 - 10:15am
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
Next week a federal team will investigate "waste, fraud, abuse and a hostile work environment" at the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.
June 4, 2016 - 7:00am
Nearly a century ago, in 1920, the Census Bureau caused a ruckus when it announced that, for the first time, a majority of Americans lived in cities -- even though its definition of a city included every hamlet with a population of 2,500 and above. 



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