This week, Democratic candidate Charlie Crist'sÂ campaign debuted his first television ad in the heated gubernatorial race.
In the ad, Crist says that during his last stint as governor, from 2007 to 2011, he saved the jobs of 20,000 teachers and cut property taxes for middle class seniors. He also promises, if elected, to raise the minimum wage, demand equal pay for women and to restore school funding.
The Crist campaign declined to comment on how much they spent on the television spot, titled "Sunshine."
Iâ€™m as speechless as any sports fan on this planet. Seven-to-one. Thatâ€™s how badly Germany defeated â€“ no, demolished â€“ Brazil in the semi-finals of the soccer World Cup on Tuesday.
Granted, Brazil was without two of its best players, team captain Silva and star striker Neymar. But even so: 7-1? The Bloodbath in Belo Horizonte â€“ at a World Cup Brazil is hosting, no less â€“ was the worst humiliation South Americaâ€™s soccer superpower has ever and probably will ever suffer.
ARRIVAL: This is the ground approach to the proposed All Aboard Florida station in Fort Lauderdale. Architectural trusses are a design feature that will be echoed in all four of the railroad's stations.
All Aboard Florida -- the fast passenger rail that will connect Miami to Orlando through Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach -- unveiled plans for its Fort Lauderdale station on Tuesday.
The $30 million structure will straddle the Florida East Coast Railway tracks on Northwest Second Avenue between Broward Boulevard and Northeast Fourth Street, opening an overlooked and unattractive area near important downtown destinations to development and commerce.
Florida International University hosted an open iftar event yesterday, July 3, where Muslims and non-Muslims could experience breaking fast. The event was hosted by the school's Muslim Student Association and PakSA.
Â Â Bay Harborâ€™s East Island has been listed as one of the most endangered historic places in the country.
The island, which is home to one of the largest concentrations of Miami Modern architecture in the nation, joined 10 other endangered sites on a list compiled by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Few people walk down Sistrunk Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale, and cars simply drive through the nearly deserted corridor.
Among old warehouses, an â€śunsafe buildingâ€ť sign marks a foreclosed plumbing store between a church and a convenience store.
But that abandoned building will soon become a living lab. Florida Atlantic University andÂ Fort Lauderdale are partneringÂ to create a studio for urban agriculture, structural investigations and art installations. Â