It's kind of a slow morning in the news. Here are a few things to get your day started.
A- Herald: Great marketing riff, "Hey, Haiti isn't as bad as you think!"
Some entrepreneurs are pinning their hopes on adventure travel, a potentially lucrative market that taps travelers who may be more forgiving of the country’s famously rough roads and dicey infrastructure.B- Herald: Video, the Intercontinental's light show.
Philip Kiracofe, founder of Travelcology —a marketing agency — said Haiti is the ideal location for adventure tourism with it’s endless mountains and remote rural routes.
Kiracofe launched Mountain Bike Ayiti Project, to promote sustainable adventure tourism. The group plans to host its first race in January from Port-au-Prince to Jacmel .
“Slowly the word is spreading out, ‘Hey it’s not as bad as you think.’” Kiracofe said. “Haiti is pristine in many ways.”
C- Herald: Morin.
D- Palm Beach Post: Maybe we should just go back to hand counting.
St. Lucie County acknowledged a problem with the way electronic memory cartridges recording early votes were uploaded on election night. On Saturday, the county’s elections canvassing board scheduled an emergency meeting for Sunday morning to recount all 37,379 ballots cast during early voting.E- NBC Miami: Life in South Florida.
But on Sunday, the board’s attorney said the cartridge problem was limited to the last three days of early voting and therefore the board would conduct a partial recount of only the 16,275 ballots from those days.
One person was killed and two others were injured when they were shot inside a car in Model City late Monday night, police said.F- WPLG: Isn't the solution pretty simple?
The shooting happened just before midnight in the area of Northwest 11th Avenue and 43rd Street, Miami Police spokeswoman Kenia Reyes said.
PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. - Prices at the pump are hitting motorists hard, and in some cases the price on the gas station sign isn't the actual price you pay.
At one Pembroke Pines BP station the price was posted at $3.55 a gallon, but when Local 10 paid with a credit card, the price suddenly jumped to $3.62.
"Why is it not posted correctly?" Local 10's Ross Palombo asked the attendant.
"I don't know," Jean Fiotte said.