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South Florida Congressional Race Bitter, Tight

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MIAMI (CBSMiami/NSF) — A South Florida congressional contest between Democratic freshman U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia and Republican Carlos Curbelo, a Miami-Dade County School Board member, has gone beyond negative. 821 more words


High school roundup: Edison rallies in volleyball

Mckenzie Slaven served for 18 points and eight aces Thursday to help the Thomas A. Edison girls volleyball team stay undefeated with a 3-1 victory over visiting Watkins Glen in an Interscholastic Athletic Conference match. 222 more words


Advocates, Florida delegation push immigration program to help rebuild Haiti | Immigration | McClatchy DC

A bipartisan group of members of the House of Representatives – including those from South Florida – is pushing the Obama administration to create an immigration program for Haitians that would accelerate the flow of immigrants from that country and help it recover from a devastating 2010 earthquake.The effort has been underway for four years, though, and there’s little public indication whether the White House will or won’t ultimately back it. 127 more words


High school roundup: Mary Edwards sets M-E pool record

Mary Edwards broke a pool record in the 100-yard butterfly, leading Horseheads past Maine-Endwell 103-82 in a Southern Tier Athletic Conference swim meet Friday at Maine-Endwell. 268 more words


Naples First Baptist team to beat in District 2A-6

District 2A-6

Predicted order of finish

• Naples First Baptist

Coach: Billy Sparacio (6th season, 36-16)

Last year’s record: 9-2

Last playoff appearance: 2013

Team overview: QB Tyler Dean, who is 6-foot-2 and the son of former Barron Collier and Florida Gator QB Terry Dean, will guide the offense. 850 more words