There's a ton of good stuff in the local mainstream media this morning. Here's some of it.
A- Herald: Video, protesters outside a Palm Beach town hall meeting and what happens when no one knows what they're talking about.
B- Herald: Shocking.
Key Biscayne police is guarding Colombian singer Juanes' home after he filed a police report saying he had received life threatening messages in his Twitter account.C- Herald: I know where one SoFla blogger is going to be Monday night.
D- Herald: Morin.
Have a complaint about the Miami Beach Police Department?You can air your grievances at a public information session scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday. The session will take place in the Miami Beach City Commission chambers, 1700 Convention Center Dr.
E- Sun-Sentinel: The other side of the story in the motorist v. cyclist case in Palm Beach County.
Jonet Hernandez, of Deerfield Beach, said he saw Barish hit McDonald's bike when both cyclists and Barish were stopped at Palmetto Park.F- Sun-Sentinel: Red light lawsuits.
"While the light was still red, Mr. Barish's car inched forward, hitting Mr. McDonald and his bicycle," he said.
When McDonald approached Barish's car, Barish jumped out and punched McDonald on the face, Hernandez said.
"I have known Mr. McDonald for many years, and although he would certainly defend himself if attacked, he would never provoke an altercation," Hernandez said.
Lawyers are racing to put a stop to red light traffic cameras.G- Palm Beach Post: Can we please include the left lane cruisers??
In just the last two weeks, several hundred drivers from around the state have joined class action suits filed against Aventura, Miami Gardens, Juno Beach and Orlando. Jason Weisser, an attorney leading the latest charge, says he plans to file a lawsuit against Pembroke Pines, North Miami, Homestead and 16 other local governments in the next two weeks.
"The phone has been ringing consistently over the last two weeks," said Weisser, whose West Palm Beach-based firm, Schuler, Halvorson and Weisser has recruited clients through newspaper advertisements. "They are violating people's constitutional rights [in order] to make a buck."
H- Palm Beach Post: Your SoFla story of the day.
When you see those flashing lights on the side of the highway, don't just gawk and pity the driver who's been pulled over - you need to move over. It's the law.
To pound that message home, Florida Highway Patrol troopers are going to be cracking down on those who don't move over.
I- NBCMiami: Video, 80 years old and still running.
WILTON MANORS, Fla. — A man with a tattoo of Britney Spears' name on his arm or neck allegedly stole a Chihuahua with pink earrings from a South Florida gay bar.
Forty-eight-year-old Brian Dortort said Thursday he has spent weeks searching for his 4-month-old pooch, named Hudson Hayward Hemingway. The dog, about the size of a softball, was in a specialty pet bag.
J- TC Palm: Your Starbucks fix may have just gotten more expensive...or cheaper.
SEATTLE, WA Starbucks Corp. says it's raising prices on certain harder-to-make beverages -- and cutting the costs for simpler ones like a plain cup of coffee.
The price increases are as much as 30 cents on some drinks, such as the cold, blended frappuccino. Most items with increased prices will climb 10 to 15 cents.
The changes went into effect Thursday in select cities and will eventually expand into other markets in the coming months.