While one School Board member would rather “take their word for it” if a high school student says they aren’t using drugs, all three principals of Monroe County high schools and more than 200 parents are asking the board to reinstate a random drug-testing policy for in-season high school athletes.
SOUTH FLORIDA — Florida Power & Light submitted plans last week it says will fix the controversial water issues surrounding its Turkey Point nuclear plant on Biscayne Bay.
The major electricity supplier will begin working to draw the hypersaline underground plume infringing on the Biscayne Aquifer back to Turkey Point’s cooling canal system.
MONROE COUNTY — Archaeologists have found 20 new historic sites in the Florida Keys in an ongoing survey project commissioned by Monroe County.
Davie-based firm Archaeological and Historical Conservancy is conducting the survey, which started in February and is about 95 percent complete.