Here's a few things for you from this morning's mainstream media feeds.
A- Palm Beach Post: Editorial, Marco Rubio is part of the problem, not the solution, when it comes to gun safety.
Since 2009, the NRA has promoted the fear that the Obama administration wants to confiscate Americans’ firearms. Until Newtown, however, Mr. Obama, if anything, had loosened firearms restrictions. To change America’s gun culture, we have to change America’s political culture.B- CBS4: Amazing construction for the new runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International.
Two trains a day along with hundreds of trucks bring in fill from West Miami-Dade. This goes on 20 hours a day, 6 days a week. Each week, the mound gets half a foot higher. When it’s done, planes will take off and land up and down hill, right over Federal Highway.C- CBS4: Mixed feelings about this one.
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – His recent switch of political parties may have rankled Republicans, but if a new Public Policy Polling poll is accurate, Charlie Crist is being well-received by Florida Democrats and would be a major threat to defeat Governor Rick Scott in 2014.D- NBC Miami: Because some lawyers always have to be asshats.
According to the PPP poll, in a hypothetical race between Crist and Governor Scott, Crist would win 53 percent of the vote to Scott’s 39 percent of the vote.
“Rick Scott continues to be one of the most unpopular Governors in the country and most Democrats are embracing Charlie Crist now that he’s officially joined the party,” said Dean Debnam, President of Public Policy Polling. “It’s early but Crist looks like the favorite if he tries to get his old office back next year.”
A Miami lawyer is suing the San Antonio Spurs for sending the team’s star players home to rest instead of playing them in a match last year against the Miami Heat in South Florida.E- WPLG: Pilot legend, Freddy Cabanas.
“The NBA is a star-driven league where you go to see the star players,” said the lawyer, Larry McGuinness, who roots for the Heat. “When they are not there, it really takes away from the experience.”
A Florida-based pilot and a Mexican television sports reporter have been killed in the crash of a small plane on the Caribbean island of Cozumel.
Mexico's Communications and Transport Department says U.S.-licensed pilot Fred Cabanas died in the crash. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration listed an address in Key West, Florida for Cabanas.