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Florida state report shows toxic algae levels

Nov. 26, 2022 03:12 AM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Scientists are saying a red tide bloom that’s lingered along the coast for a few weeks is now being fed by nutrients running off the landscape in the wake of Hurricane Ian. Red tide (Karenia brevis) is a naturally occurring organism in the Gulf of Mexico...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Nov. 02, 2022 14:36 PM EDT

Sun Sentinel. November 1, 2022. Editorial: The hate around us draws a pathetic DeSantis response Silence speaks volumes. Sometimes it screams. It’s now shouting at peak decibels amid the failure of Gov. Ron DeSantis, and many lesser politicians, to...