Allan Aunapu was 26 in 1967, when he went north from Miami to work on the Sloop Clearwater, which would be bound for the Hudson River. The sloop came from the imagination of legendary folk singer and anti-war activist Pete Seeger, who died Monday, Jan. 27, at 94 years old.
For years, animal-rights activists have been trying to win freedom for the captive orca known to Miami Seaquarium audiences as “Lolita.” A recent announcement by federal officials could be the first step.
A program aimed at shrinking billions of dollars in liability from Florida’s state-run insurance company launches Monday, Jan. 27.
Citizens Property Insurance is widely known as Florida’s insurance company of last resort. In actuality, it's become a major player in the insurance marketplace. State lawmakers felt that Citizens’ $500 billion of risk was too much for Floridians to shoulder. So they've been trying to shift policyholders from Citizens into the private market.
Elections officials certified on Friday, Jan. 24, that the campaign to legalize medical marijuana in Florida collected enough qualified signatures to put the proposed amendment on this November's ballot.
Campaign manager Ben Pollara says his organization, United We Care, gathered more than 1 million signatures to come up with the 683,149 needed to win a ballot spot.
He is now starting to fundraise for what he says will be an expensive and difficult campaign.
If you’re under 18 and try to buy a pack of cigarettes in Florida – well, you can’t.
And three Broward County cities have passed laws to ensure the same thing happens with the trendy new electronic alternative to a pack of “smokes.”
This week, Weston banned the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. The ordinance makes Weston the third Broward County city to try to regulate the sale of the increasingly popular devices where kids are concerned. Sunrise and Lighthouse Point recently passed similar ordinances.
A recent survey by Prudential Financial advisors reveals the Hispanic American community places a priority on funding near-term goals, making it more difficult for Hispanics to prepare for retirement.
From Oct. 28 to Nov. 18 last year, the study polled 1,023 Americans who identify as "Hispanic." It covered several financial topics and what the driving force is behind making financial decisions in Hispanic American households.
The prospects for the Old Seven-Mile Bridge in the Middle Keys have turned 180 degrees in the past several weeks. The historic bridge and popular walking spot once in danger of being shut down is now close to receiving more than $77 million for repairs and 30 years' worth of upkeep.