OUR POSITION: The state has to put the safety of the Peace River first when it draws up a permit dictating how to control runoff from Mosaic’s Bartow mines.
The death toll in the Bahamas from Hurricane Dorian is already dozens and it is expected to climb much, much higher. The financial cost to the islands will be $2 billion, $4 billion, up to as much as $7 billion, depending on estimates.
It has been 18 years since the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Nearly two decades since hijacked airliners were flown into the Twin Towers in New York, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and crashed in a field in Shanksville, Pa., thanks to the heroic efforts of passengers who had become aware of …
Everyone agrees that the 40-acre tract just north of Fox Lea Farms along Auburn Road is eventually going to be developed. After more than three years, a make-or-break decision on Murphy Oaks could come later this month.
For eight long, silent years, former Gov. Rick Scott shut the media — and, therefore, Floridians — out of his twice-a-day briefings with emergency managers. That meant that as hurricanes bore down on the state, journalists — and, therefore, Floridians — had to wait longer to get crucial, eve…
OUR POSITION: Florida lawmakers and Congress need to step up their oversight of guardianship programs while investigating and properly funding the state office responsible for protecting our elderly.
Every time Venice makes another “Best places” list, we like to mention it in the paper. This is a special city and its residents are proud of it, whether they’re natives or recent arrivals.