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Nunes visit to White House clouds surveillance inquiry; Dems call on him to step aside

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (David S. Cloud) — The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Tulare), conceded Monday that the source for a dramatic statement he made last week about possible intelligence...
  • New: 18 min ago

Boca considers buying vehicles to offer downtown trolley service

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Aric Chokey) — As part of Boca Raton’s goal to improve transportation downtown, the city is considering buying new vehicles for a trolley service. Plans for a trolley gained traction with the City...
  • New: 2 hr 14 min ago

World's biggest dinosaur footprint discovered in 'Australia's own Jurassic Park'

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Sarah Kaplan) — More than 100 million years ago, on a muddy stretch of land that is now Australia, nearly two-dozen species of dinosaur once roamed. There were duck-billed ornithopods, which left long,...
  • New: 2 hr 23 min ago

Trump must refine leadership skills to get health care fix | Editorial

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Sun Sentinel Editorial Board) — Give President Trump credit. He got one thing very right when he talked about health care: it's complicated. It's so complicated that Trump and House Republicans last week abandoned their...
  • New: 2 hr 34 min ago

Transgender flag controversy flaps in Wilton Manors

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Brittany Wallman) — A suggestion that Wilton Manors hang the transgender pride flag has the city aflap in controversy. The gay-friendly city already has the Gay-Lesbian-Bisexual-Transgender rainbow flag hanging...
  • New: 4 hr 54 min ago

Two Lake deputies off the force for covering up accidental tasing of school employee

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Jason Ruiter) — Two school resource deputies lost their jobs for trying to cover up an incident in which a Leesburg High School employee was accidentally shot with a taser, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office...
  • New: 6 hr 14 min ago

Members of family visiting from Utah hit by truck, authorities say

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Three members of a family from Utah, in South Florida for a cruise out of Port Everglades, were identified Monday as the persons run down by a speeding pickup truck as they walked back to...
  • New: 6 hr 54 min ago

Trump's Mar-a-Lago visits heighten cyberattack, terrorism threats, mayor says

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Skyler Swisher) — Hackers are trying to breach the city of West Palm Beach's computers, and they could be motivated by President Donald Trump's ties to the area, Mayor Jeri Muoio said Monday. The FBI is...
  • New: 7 hr 9 min ago

Roads, bridges, exits closing as highway construction gains ground

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Wayne K. Roustan) — Construction on South Florida’s highway projects is picking up speed this week but it will result in more closures, lane restrictions and changes to traffic patterns. In Boca Raton, work on...
  • New: 7 hr 44 min ago

Who's to blame for the sinking of an Obamacare replacement?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Dan Sweeney) — Greetings from Day 21 of the 60-day legislative session! We are now one-third of the way through this thing. Legislative life moves at you pretty fast, and if you don't pay attention, things...
  • New: 8 hr 2 min ago

Heat reach make-or-break moment heading into Pistons game

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Hassan Whiteside was correct, even if it doesn't exactly feel that way at the moment. "We can control our destiny," the shot-blocking center said as the Miami Heat turned their attention to...
  • New: 9 hr 49 min ago

Panther kittens found north of Caloosahatchee River, in breakthrough for species

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Florida panther kittens have been discovered north of the Caloosahatchee River, the first known sighting indicating the endangered cat is expanding its range, the state wildlife commission...
  • New: 9 hr 49 min ago

Wells Fargo rolls out card-free access at all of its ATMs

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Jonnelle Marte) — Left your wallet at home? You may still be able to grab some cash. Starting on Monday, Wells Fargo will be the first major U.S. bank to offer a card-free option at all of its ATMs. The...
  • New: 10 hr 44 min ago

Has Trump learned from failure of Obamacare repeal effort? | Opinion

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Michael Dobie) — Lessons matter only if they lead to changes of behavior. And this is Washington. So the jury is out. One learns more from failure than success, or so the saying goes. But in the collapse of...
  • New: 11 hr 28 min ago

Heat reach make-or-break moment heading into Pistons game

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — Hassan Whiteside was correct, even if it doesn't exactly feel that way at the moment. "We can control our destiny," the shot-blocking center said as the Miami Heat turned their attention to...
  • New: 11 hr 34 min ago

Smoke from Davie fire seen for miles

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Sun Sentinel staff) — A fire in Davie Monday sent a thick plume of smoke that was visible for miles over the area. The fire happened at a property on Southwest 67 Avenue just north of Stirling Road. It’s...
  • New: 11 hr 34 min ago

NCAA tournament winners and losers

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Tim Bannon, Phil Thompson, Shannon Ryan) — The NCAA basketball tournaments are down to their final rounds. Here are the winners and losers from the weekend. Winner: Lawrence Police Department They know how to throw shade. After...
  • New: 11 hr 58 min ago

Boynton Beach runoff election to be held Tuesday for City Commission seat

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Boynton Beach voters in District 2 on Tuesday will pick either political newcomer James DeVoursney or City Commissioner Mack McCray to represent the area for the next three years. The two...
  • 12 hr 29 min ago

Crash traps woman on Oakland Park Boulevard

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Firefighters had to cut a woman from a car and another woman was ejected from a motorcycle in a three-vehicle crash Monday morning in Oakland Park. The crash happened in the 600 block of...
  • 12 hr 39 min ago

Trump plans 'Innovation' office to bring business ideas to government

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Catherine Lucey) — President Donald Trump is set to announce a new White House office run by his son-in-law that will seek to overhaul government functions using ideas from the business sector. A senior...
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Blog Articles

Fans in high spirits at Marlins’ spring training

FishStripes (David N. Phillips) — Visiting Jupiter is a great way to get close the players and the game Floridians are lucky. Not just because of the lovely weather, beach and surfing, but also because of spring training...
  • New: 8 hr 29 min ago

Don’t be shocked if Jose Urena earns the last rotation spot

FishStripes (Scott Gelman) — Regardless, he seems to be a lock to make the roster. It seemed Jose Urena was destined to earn a spot on the Marlins roster given the fact he is out of options, but don’t be shocked if he...
  • New: 9 hr 19 min ago

NL Notes: Kang faces trouble with U.S. Embassy, work visa

FishStripes (Jack McElduff) — Here's what's happening around the National League. Jung Ho Kang's  legal troubles were enough to keep him in the headlines for most of the offseason. Now, it appears that other...
  • 12 hr 29 min ago

Spring Training Report: A Closer Look at Justin Nicolino

FishStripes (Andrew S Meyer) — Justin Nicolino is building a strong case for Miami’s fifth rotational starting slot. As Don Mattingly has named four of the five starters in the Marlins rotation, the smart money on the...
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U.S. military says it may be responsible for airstrike that allegedly killed 200 Iraqi civilians

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (W.J. Hennigan) — The U.S.-led military coalition fighting to dislodge the Islamic State from the Iraqi city of Mosul said Saturday it may have been responsible for an airstrike that killed more than 200...
  • 2 days ago

American League Notes

FishStripes (Tim Hofmeister) — A look at the top stories in the American League Angels ’ Luis Valbuena out 4-6 weeks Valbuena had his 2016 season cut short because of hamstring surgery and it is still giving...
  • 2 days ago

Marlins announce four of five in starting rotation

FishStripes (Connor Newcomb) — Edinson Volquez will start Opening Day. The Marlins have announced Edinson Volquez as their Opening Day starter, and have also named the next three starting pitchers in the rotation. ...
  • 3 days ago

Tyler Moore emerging as platoon option

FishStripes (Daniel Smith) — With Martin Prado sidelined with a hamstring injury, Moore may just make the Opening Day roster. Non-roster invitees are one of the more intriguing aspects of spring training each year. They are...
  • 3 days ago
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All-Time Top 20 Marlins: #20 Ricky Nolasco

FishStripes (Kevin Kraczkowski) — 81 wins and 1001 strikeouts has Ricky Nolasco on top of Miami’s all-time leaderboard. Throughout the 2016-17 offseason, we counted down the top 100 Marlins , ranked from number 100 through 21....
  • 3 days ago

Marlins Morning News: Volquez returns from WBC

FishStripes (Daniel Smith) — After pitching in the World Baseball Classic, Edinson Volquez returned with three innings of relief for the Marlins yesterday. Plus links on the latest round of roster cuts and Christian Yelich. ...
  • 3 days ago
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Fish Farm Report: A Closer Look at Braxton Garrett

FishStripes (Andrew S Meyer) — Miami’s latest first rounder, Braxton Garrett, should make his Marlins’ debut sometime in late 2019. Many baseball scouts have ranked the Marlins farm system near the bottom of the heap. ...
  • 4 days ago

Marlins Morning News: Christian Yelich proved his worth at the 2017 WBC

FishStripes (Carmine DiPalma) — Christian Yelich put on an absolute show at the 2017 WBC and was a key cog in helping The United States win their first ever championship at the WBC. He truly transformed himself into a forced to...
  • 4 days ago

Marlins play big role in Team USA’s WBC Championship game victory

FishStripes (Connor Newcomb) — Yelich and Stanton combined for four hits and two RBI. For the first time ever, Team USA was crowned World Baseball Classic Champions on Wednesday night. The United States defeated Puerto...
  • 4 days ago

Derek Dietrich is the clear favorite to replace Martin Prado

FishStripes (Seth Guttman) — With Martin Prado starting the season on the disabled list, the Marlins will need to replace him for the time being. It is never ideal when one of your best players gets injured two weeks prior...
  • 5 days ago
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Marlins could consider Brett Lawrie

FishStripes (Scott Gelman) — Martin Prado won’t be healthy by Opening Day. Miami is seeking third base depth as a result of Martin Prado’s injury, according to Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe, and could consider free...
  • 7 days ago
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National League Notes

FishStripes (Jack McElduff) — Here's what's happening around the National League. A perennial Cy Young contender is suddenly  iffy for his planned Opening Day start. Washington's Max Scherzer is likely to miss his...
  • 7 days ago
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The changing face of the Miami Marlins

FishStripes (Thomas Bennett) — Who is the current face, and who will it be in five years time? There is an infamous screenshot floating around the internet of a 2013 poll the MLB Network ran. It was part of a series...
  • 7 days ago

Two Marlins NRIs to watch the next two weeks

FishStripes (JJBrands) — A strong finish for these two players could mean a roster spot sometime this season. Talks of final roster compilations have begun with spring training coming to a close in the next couple...
  • 7 days ago
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Marlins Morning News: Fish looking for third baseman after Prado injury

FishStripes (Peter Elliott) — Plus notes on Adam Conley, Dustin McGowan, and more. Marlins News: The Marlins are  reportedly looking for a new third baseman following starter Martin Prado suffering a right...
  • 7 days ago
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Martin Prado won’t be healthy enough for Opening Day

FishStripes (Scott Gelman) — That’s bad news for the Marlins. Marlins third baseman Martin Prado, who suffered an injury during the World Baseball Classic earlier in the week, has a Grade 1 hamstring strain and isn’t...
  • 8 days ago