It's a slow Monday morning in the mainstream media. Here's what I dug up for you.
A- Herald: The Heat won, but you already knew that.
Bosh finished the game 7-of-18 shooting with just three rebounds. None of that mattered after scoring the most important field goal of his career to sink his hometown team. Moments after the game, Heat president Pat Riley slapped hands with Bosh in celebration while Bosh was waiting to be interviewed by ABC.B- Herald: They call this the "wet season?"
“We’ll spit on it and patch it up later,” Bosh said of his eye after the game.
The surface of Lake Okeechobee has fallen below 10 feet above sea level for the first time since 2007.C- Herald: They write letters.
Professor RubioD- Sun-Sentinel: Personal responsibility.
Republican Sen. Marco Rubio is going to teach Florida Politics at Florida International University. Let’s hope that the course doesn’t turn out to be “Tea Party 101.”
Salvador Miranda, Miami Beach
Smokers working at the Palm Beach County School District, the largest employer in the county, will have to cough up a little more for their health insurance next year.E- Sun-Sentinel: Will your cellphone cause brain cancer?
The district's roughly 21,000 employees have until Aug. 1 to sign a "tobacco affidavit" stating whether they smoke or use other tobacco products. Employees who either sign that they will still use tobacco after Aug. 1 or do not sign an affidavit at all will start paying a "tobacco surcharge" of at least $50 per month on their health insurance benefits starting Jan. 1, said Marilyn Boursiquot, the district's benefits manager.
The district has no plans to police employees to monitor whether those who sign the affidavit really do not use tobacco, Boursiquot said. But an employee who signs the form and is then found to be using tobacco would be lying on an insurance form, which Boursiquot said could be considered insurance fraud.
"We're working on the honor system here," she said.
But when it comes to radiation levels, all phones aren't equal. Below are lists of the models available from major carriers that emit the highest and lowest levels of radiofrequency energy.F- WPLG: Slideshow, The Monkees in Pompano.