Snowbirds http://wlrn.org en Florida Is Weird. But Here's What Was Weirdest This Year. http://wlrn.org/post/florida-weird-heres-what-was-weirdest-year <p>Florida can be a pretty weird place, and it's something of a holiday tradition for news organizations throughout the state to put together lists of the weirdest stories of the year. (Read our "<a href="http://wlrn.org/post/why-south-florida-cant-have-nice-things" target="_blank">Why South Florida Can't Have Nice Things</a>" roundup from last year.)</p><p>We decided to go straight to the people on the front lines:&nbsp;WLRN-Miami Herald News&nbsp;anchors, producers, editors and reporters. Here are what they thought were the most bizarre Florida stories of 2013.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 12:43:50 +0000 Arianna Prothero 25405 at http://wlrn.org Florida Is Weird. But Here's What Was Weirdest This Year. A Snowbird's Letter From Carlan Mobile Home Park in Davie http://wlrn.org/post/snowbirds-letter-carlan-mobile-home-park-davie <p></p><p>It’s almost snowbird season. The sight of snowbirds escaping the bitter northern cold is common in South Florida. Not so common is a Canadian woman who makes her way to&nbsp;Carlan&nbsp;Mobile Home Park in Davie several times a year to visit her childhood nanny who is now 95 years old.</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 18:48:08 +0000 Roberta Walker 2112 at http://wlrn.org Why The Everglades National Park Is Handing Out Anti-Vulture Kits http://wlrn.org/post/why-everglades-national-park-handing-out-anti-vulture-kits <p></p><p></p><p>Next time you go to the Everglades you'll have the option to pick up an anti-vulture kit.</p><p></p><p>The park is offering the kits so people can protect their cars against vultures during the winter months. The black vultures sometimes rip the rubber and vinyl parts--such as windshield wipers and sunroof seals--off of cars.</p><p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Arianna Prothero 7388 at http://wlrn.org Why The Everglades National Park Is Handing Out Anti-Vulture Kits