water management http://wlrn.org en Were Miami Beach Police Wrong To Taser Graffiti Artist Israel Hernandez? http://wlrn.org/post/were-miami-beach-police-wrong-taser-graffiti-artist-israel-hernandez <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On The Florida Roundup, a week after a fatal&nbsp;</span>tasering<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;by Miami Beach Police, graffiti artist Israel Hernandez is buried. Michael E. Miller of the Miami New Times, who broke the story about Hernandez’s death, will talk about police conduct and the safety of&nbsp;</span>tasers<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 19:22:50 +0000 Elaine Chen 19123 at http://wlrn.org Were Miami Beach Police Wrong To Taser Graffiti Artist Israel Hernandez? Why The 'World's Weirdest Bird' Is Ditching South Florida And Heading North http://wlrn.org/post/why-worlds-weirdest-bird-ditching-south-florida-and-heading-north <p>The roseate spoonbill -- often mistaken by confused tourists for the non-native flamingo -- is one of Florida's great iconic species. Dubbed "one of the most breathtaking of the world's weirdest birds" by naturalist Roger Tory Peterson, the gangly creatures are an increasingly rare sight in South Florida.&nbsp;</p><p>According to a feature in the May-June issue of <em>Audubon Magazine</em>, spoonbills have been vacating South Florida in droves, heading north to more hospitable (read: often less developed) lands.</p> Tue, 14 May 2013 18:16:04 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 13788 at http://wlrn.org Why The 'World's Weirdest Bird' Is Ditching South Florida And Heading North