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Nancy Smith

Nancy Smith

May 5, 2015 - 6:00pm

I started diving in 1956, in the lakes and rivers of Southern Ontario. My first saltwater dive was in the Florida Keys in 1960.

May 4, 2015 - 6:00pm

Calling Rick Scott a lame duck is like calling Betty White a retired actress.

May 1, 2015 - 6:00pm

The massive Energy and Water Appropriations bill for the next fiscal year, which passed the U.S. House 240-177 Friday, makes a big winner of the Florida Everglades.

April 29, 2015 - 6:00pm

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers know all about Jameis Winston's bad behavior at Florida State, but they're unafraid and call him easily the best quarterback prospect in the 2015 NFL draft.

April 28, 2015 - 6:00pm

It's painful to see Steve Crisafulli getting sniped at on the Senate floor and bludgeoned in the press.

April 27, 2015 - 6:00pm

One last time, senators: If you bought into the Everglades Foundation's propaganda about the implicit land-buying intention of Amendment 1, if you allowed them to lay a reservoir-sized guilt trip o

April 26, 2015 - 6:00pm

The energy industry likes House Bill 1205, likes the protections it offers Florida.

April 26, 2015 - 6:00pm

Somebody fish Matt Dillon out of the Long Branch.

April 24, 2015 - 6:00pm

No water will be discharged from Lake Okeechobee into the St.

April 22, 2015 - 6:00pm

There's always a way around an ethics law, as a couple of slippery moves in the Florida Senate have shown.

April 21, 2015 - 6:00pm

Whatever the president's political motives for choosing to spend Earth Day in the Florida Everglades, be glad he did.

April 20, 2015 - 6:00pm

Over the years Florida legislators have presented God-knows-how-many bills claiming "there ought to be a law" against some form of rudeness or another -- against "me-first" drivers, against p

April 18, 2015 - 6:00pm

If Florida lawmakers are a little skeptical of information the Everglades Foundation puts out as fact, good for them. I applaud their instincts.

April 16, 2015 - 6:00pm

Carrying the environmental Send the Water South banner, columnist Sally Swartz, who generally runs her message in The Palm Beach Post, commenced to scolding a local politician in a column this week

April 15, 2015 - 6:00pm

A Mason-Dixon poll released Thursday on attitudes toward All Aboard Florida (AAF) shows "an uncommon intensity of opposition" toward the Miami-to-Orlando high-speed rail project in the communities


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