After a massive citizen turnout at public hearings in Naples yesterday, Environmental Protection Agency officials have extended the comment period on a Texas oil company's request to drill a wastewater disposal well in the Everglades. See also: - Oil Drilling in Everglades Subject of EPA Hearing in ... More >>
SCIENCE!!!With teachers being one of the largest collectives in the state pissed off with Gov. Rick Scott and his tradition of avoiding public schools like the plague, it seems a bit strange that the governor would play teacher for one of his "Let's Get to Work" days.Regardless, that's what the g ... More >>
Flickr: movetolakemaryLooks like Office Depot, which is based in Boca Raton, has a major scandal on its hands. A former senior account executive named David Sherwin has accused the office supply retailer of overcharging governments across the country, and there's talk of a grand jury investigatio ... More >>
The E.W. Scripps Company, which owns ten TV stations (including WPTV-Channel 5 in West Palm Beach) and 17 newspapers (the Rocky Mountain News, the Commercial Appeal, and the Naples Daily News among them) announced today that the company is suspending its 401-K match and freezing ... More >>
A lost art or a horrible slaughter? It's all in the eye of the hunter.
When Joe Kollin began working in the newspaper business more than four decades ago, he began a routine. Every day the self-described pack rat had a story, he would snip it out of the newspaper and glue it onto a letter-sized piece of paper. Then he would staple it with the c ... More >>