Florida governor breaks with NRA, backs tighter gun restrictions

From The Los Angeles Times: “As teachers returned Friday to the Florida high school where a shooter killed 17 students and instructors, the state’s governor announced sweeping plans to tighten gun laws and bar anyone younger than 21 from purchasing a firearm. The proposal marked a dramatic break with the National Rifle Assn. and comes after emotional appeals … Click here to read more

LA Times: Martin County’s Marilyn Mordes was delegate to Democratic National Convention

Marilyn Mordes, a 32-year resident of Stuart, recently returned from The Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Interviewed by the LA Times, she was among delegates who answered the question; “How would it be different with a woman in the White House?” … Click here to read more

New owner of SNews/TCPalm offers $388M to buy Tribune chain: LA Times, Chicago Trib, 9 others

From the Herald Tribune: “Newspaper publisher Gannett said today that it wants to buy Tribune Publishing for more than $388 million. Gannett operates five newspapers in Florida including TCPalm in Stuart … Click here to read more

Los Angeles Times: Tiger Woods prices private island at $7.1 million

“Jupiter Island’s Tiger Woods, who is expected to make his 2015 debut at the Phoenix Open later this month, has put his 62-acre island near Stockholm on the market for about $7.1 million. Situated in Lake Mälaren, the private island features a villa, … Click here to read more