A bill that should help fix Florida's python problem is slipping out of the hands of lawmakers in Washington.
U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Tequesta, has been trying to get legislation passed that would broaden a ban on invasive species in the U.S. In effect, the bill would slow down a recent influx of invasive snakes taking over the Everglades in Florida.
Drummer, composer, physician, father – South Florida’s own Reuben Hoch has it all. Founder and leader of the Chassidic Jazz Project, a member of Zaviot and other ensembles, this busy musician talks about making it all work, why and how he does it.
Miami-Dade Commissioners said they could bring back prayer to their public meetings and now they have. It came in an 8 to 3 vote. They signed off on a change to a current rule that only allowed for a moment of silence before meetings. Now, commissioners will be able to invite a religious leader of their choosing to lead everyone in a prayer before each meeting. Baylor Johnson is a spokesperson for the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida and says the commissioners are inviting conflict and a possible lawsuit by doing this. A commissioner can also lead a prayer themselve
12/04/12 - Tuesday's Topical Currents is with socio-biologist Rebecca Costa. She offers a “genetic” explanation for currents events . . . emerging trends . . . and individual behavior. Costa retired at the zenith of her Silicon Valley career to write her book, THE WATCHMAN’S RATTLE: A Radical New Theory of Collapse. She says the principles governing evolution cause and provide a solution for global gridlock.