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Trump extends Gulf oil drilling ban for 10 years

Trump extends Gulf oil drilling ban for 10 years

By John Haughey, The Center Square Most expected President Donald Trump Tuesday to tout his record in allocating the full federal $200 million annual commitment to the 40-year, $10.5 billion Everglades restoration plan for only the second time since Congress approved it in 2000. Instead, during a campaign stop in Jupiter, Trump addressed another issue […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Nov. 26

Five Things to Know in Florida for Nov. 26

DUCK HUNTER ATTACKED BY ALLIGATOR IN SOUTH FLORIDA The Coral Springs man was airlifted to a Fort Lauderdale hospital Friday. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue says the man had been hunting in the Holey Land Wildlife Management Area when the alligator bit him on the left thigh. The wound was not considered life-threatening. BABYSITTER CHARGED IN […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Oct. 18

Five Things to Know in Florida for Oct. 18

NICKELED (BUT NOT DIMED): MINIMUM WAGE UP 5 CENTS IN FLORIDA State officials have announced that the wage will rise Jan. 1 in Florida from $8.05 to $8.10 an hour. Florida law requires the state to annually calculate the rate based on increases in the federal Consumer Price Index. Groups representing workers have decried the […]