There's some shocking news about newspaper circulation numbers in South Florida noted in "C." That and more in the Cooler.
A- HuffPo: What does this means for Joe's?
Despite rocketing prices for stone-crab claws, many Florida Keys commercial fishermen have nearly given up on the season only two months old.B- Palm Beach Post: Dashing through the...
"We may see record prices but also record pain," said Gary Graves, general manager of Keys Fisheries in Marathon. "Prices don't mean anything if you can't catch anything."
Harvests since shortly after the season opening Oct. 15 have been "as bad as I can remember during my 45 years in the business," Graves said. "It's just bleak."
High temperatures will reach into the low 80s today, but by Friday afternoon the mercury will struggle to reach the upper 60s as a strong cold front moves in.C- South Florida Business Journal: Unbelievable.
Some moist air is ahead of that front, that will bring mostly cloudy skies tonight and early Friday and a 20 percent chance of rain. But lots of cold, dry air will move in Friday afternoon, keeping afternoon temperatures close to 68 degrees.
Friday night into Saturday morning promises to be bone chilling by Palm Beach County and Treasure Cost standards.
BrowardBeat, which is operated by former Sun Sentinel political columnist Buddy Nevins, gave figures for daily circulation as of Sept. 30 and I did the math on the percentage change:D- CBS4: Art was apparently not involved.
• Sun Sentinel: 140,468, down 5 percent from 147,860 in 2011
• Miami Herald (excluding El Nuevo Herald): 135,533, down 15.5 percent, from 160,505
• Palm Beach Post: 88,231, down 7.3 percent, from 95,620
The Herald's sharp drop means the Sun Sentinel has the region's largest daily circulation.
MIAMI (CBS4) – A 15 year old boy was rushed to the hospital Wednesday night after someone shot him in the back in the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami.E- CBS4: Hey, hey, hey...what about the ell regulated militia stuff?
The teen was shot near the intersection of NW 1st Avenue & 28th Street just after 8 p.m.
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – While some retailers are removing guns from their shelves and major investment firms are divesting themselves of investments in gun companies, weapons continue to fly off the shelf in South Florida.F- WPLG: Life in South Florida.
One of his customers, Bill Grubbs, raced to the store Wednesday morning after a chemotheraphy appointment. Grubbs bought a top of the line assault rifle, fearing new laws could ban them.
“It’s just infringing on our rights to play with the toys we like to play with,” Grubbs said.
DANIA BEACH, Fla. - A man has been charged with attempted murder and arson after shooting a woman in the neck with a flare gun, causing a fire inside their apartment, said the Broward Sheriff's Office.G- WPLG: Video, tour the Miami Science Museum construction site.
It happened at 237 SW 11th Street in Dania Beach about 4:14 p.m. Wednesday.
BSO said Stephen Thunberg and his girlfriend were having an argument when he shot her.
"We had just got home and I heard a scream,” said neighbor Dina Dawson.
Dawson told Local 10’s Sasha Andrade she saw the girlfriend running half-naked as Thunberg ran behind her with something in his hand.