Fort Myers

These Are the Airports Where You're Most Likely To Be Hacked

Public Wi-Fi in airports might seen like a godsend to business travelers and weary parents. But it’s often a fast lane for hackers to access your …

Flying

Best Florida Beaches Locals Want to Keep Secret

While many of Florida’s beaches are packed with tourists, if you want sugar-sand shores, warm water perfect for swimming, and Instagram-worthy views …

Advice

Mets Daily Prospect Report, 7/19/18: Yo kn

Catch up on all the Mets prospects in yesterday’s minor league action!<i>*All results from games played on July 18, 2018</i>Triple-A: Las Vegas 51s …

Extreme Sports

Eric De La Rosa powers Connecticut with a three hit game

Toledo Mud Hens 3, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders 0 (box)<p>Artie Lewicki had the RailRiders in the palm of his hand on Wednesday. However, he was …

Hudson Valley

2018 Boston Red Sox Top 10 Prospects Midseason Update

It would be hard to imagine a worse start to the 2018 season for the top of the Red Sox farm system.<p>In the final days of spring training, top …

Baseball

Democratic progressives endorse Andrew Gillum for governor

The Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida has endorsed Andrew Gillum, one of five candidates seeking the party’s nomination for governor.<p>The …

Government

Hartman: Twins don't have to buy or sell players just yet

Their 9-2 homestand before the All-Star break closed gap on the Indians before July 31 deadline.

Baseball

Dems Try To Connect With Base During Gubernatorial Debate

<b>Follow CBSMIAMI.COM:</b> <b>Facebook | Twitter</b><p>FT MYERS (CBSMiami/NSF) – Showing virtually zero degrees of separation on issues, the Democratic challengers …

Florida

5 Democrats for governor will debate tonight in Fort Myers

All five major Democrats seeking to become Florida’s next governor are set to debate Wednesday night at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort …

Florida

Sailing center feeling effects of algae crisis

For the first time in 34 years, the Edison Sailing Center is closing.

Sailing

Conchy Joe's: A fun take on seafood in Florida

<b>The scene:</b> In Florida, a waterfront location for a restaurant goes a long way, and the result is a lot of tourist traps featuring great settings but mediocre food. At first glance, Conchy Joe’s looks like this model, with a very Jimmy Buffet vibe and sort of tropical schtick, but it hasn’t survived …

Florida

Jeff Greene makes debut at Democratic debate with a special money offer

Jeff Greene, the billionaire newcomer to the Democratic governor’s race, made his debate debut by dangling his wallet before Democrat voters tired of …

Government

Can Florida’s Toxic Algae Be Stopped?

The algae blooms pose risks to humans and marine animals—and to Florida’s tourism-dependent economy.<p>Toxic blue-green algae has bloomed again in Lake Okeechobee, Florida’s largest lake, an outbreak so severe that Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in seven counties. While the term …

Florida

Democratic debate for Florida governor adds new cast member tonight

Wednesday's Democratic gubernatorial debate will be the fourth of the election cycle. But in some ways, it might feel like the first.For the first …

Government

Tuesday's top prospect performers

<i>Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Tuesday.</i><p>To say Estevan Florial's rehab assignment is going …

Baseball

Democrats slime Big Sugar for algae blooms at debate

Gov. Rick Scott was bashed, but not savagely so. President Trump was attacked at one point as a “traitor,” but he wasn’t constantly pilloried.<p>Big Sugar, however, was slimed as never before at a Democratic debate Wednesday night when the party's five major candidates for governor blamed the …

Florida

FSL notes: Rays' Sanchez a 'steady' force

"I'm very proud to be part of the game and represent my country, the Dominican Republic," Sanchez said through translator and Charlotte Stone Crabs …

Dominican Republic

The Daystarter: Cross-Bay Ferry is one step closer; about Snell's All-Star outing; solving crime one app at a time

Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what to know today.• Rinse and repeat for another hot July day: Overnight showers will hit the coast in …

Tampa Bay

5 Democrats for governor will debate tonight in Fort Myers

All five major Democrats seeking to become Florida’s next governor are set to debate Wednesday night at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort …

Government

Novel approach studies whale shark ages the best way -- while they are swimming

New study reveals world's largest fish is larger and lives longer than previously thought<p>FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. - Already the world's largest …

Fort Lauderdale

Leaky septic tanks fuel algae blooms. Rick Scott OK'd repeal of law aimed to prevent that

With toxic algae blooms now erupting all over Florida - from the St. Johns River to Lake Okeechobee as well as on both coasts - scientists are …

Biofuel

Baby manatee at SeaWorld get his last bottle — a step closer to going back to wild

For a final time this week, Jennifer Parnell cradled an orphaned baby manatee now about the weight of an NFL linebacker to feed him a lunchtime …

SeaWorld

The 10 Best Places in Florida To Visit During the Off Season (That’s Right Now!)

Everyone knows the lure of Florida in the winter: mild weather, cool ocean breezes, a uniform of shorts and flip flops (even in January). But …

Florida

Home Run Derby Preview and Predictions

The Home Run Derby goes off tonight at 8PM. It’ll be on ESPN and streaming at MLB.com.<p>Say what you want about the Home Run Derby, but it’s a heck of …

Baseball

He Was the Best We’d Ever Seen: On Baseball, Greatness, and Writing

Halfway up a hard-brown Appalachian ridge, high school baseball is mean. There is the sense that you, a quickly cooling dot in the middle of this …

El Paso

United Airlines increases flights from Cleveland Hopkins to California, Florida

CLEVELAND, Ohio - After years of cutting service at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, United Airlines is adding back some flights to the West …

Flying

Minnesota Twins: Ryan Jeffers off to a strong start

The Minnesota Twins have built a strong Minor League system behind having success in the amateur draft.<p>Ryan Jeffers, selected by the Minnesota Twins …

Baseball

@FGCUEagles Announce Staff Promotions

<b>FORT MYERS, Fla. –</b> FGCU Director of Athletics Ken Kavanaghhas announced several promotions for department staff members effective this month. <br>A …

Florida Gulf Coast Eagles

Orlando is getting a Chronic Tacos

click to enlarge<p>Popular Mexican chain Chronic Tacos will open its first Orlando location.<p>Chronic Tacos will join the Restaurant Row lineup in the …

Orlando

Graham’s abortion shift — Scott, the NRA and OnMessage — Putin’s Florida GOP helpers — Who is America, Matt Gaetz?

<b>By Marc Caputo</b> (mcaputo@politico.com; @MarcACaputo) and <b>Matt Dixon</b> (mdixon@politico.com; @Mdixon55), with <b>Emily Goldberg</b> (egoldberg@politico.com; @ejgold94) and the staff of POLITICO Florida<p><b>Good Monday morning.</b> The election is officially here. Well, not quite “here” here. But there, overseas, now …

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