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Wed May 28, 2014

May 28, 2014: Want To Prepare For Hurricane Season? There's An App For That.

Today on WLRN-Miami Herald News, you heard:

There's good and bad news for seniors in Florida. A new tax holiday cuts prices for hurricane supplies.

5:30 Under Florida's new educational standards, will creative writing become a thing of the past?

5:04 Sea-level rise task force prepares final recommendations before it goes out of existence.

4:30 Why are so many young Latinos leaving the Roman Catholic Church and religion altogether?
4:04 Broward County will fuel its waste-water treatment plant with kitchen grease.

1:04 Florida turns in a middling performance when it comes to senior health. Florida's agricultural exports are up.
11:04 Experts try to determine whether the shipwreck found off the coast of Haiti is actually one of Columbus'.

10:04 The General Motors company has reached a dubious milestone -- its 30th recall of the year. The most infamous recall stems from a faulty ignition switch that has allegedly led to at least 30 crashes and 13 deaths. While the US Department of Transportation fined GM 35 million dollars, there are dozens of pending lawsuits and a multi-state investigation that includes Florida's Office of the Attorney General.

9:34 Under Florida's new educational standards, will creative writing become a thing of the past?
9:04 The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is facing a lawsuit in connection with the death of an officer who was killed while escorting President Obama's motorcade.
8:34 Why are so many young Latinos leaving the Roman Catholic Church and religion altogether?
8:04 Miami-Dade County's Sea Level Task Force will document a huge problem and propose huge solutions in its final report, which is due in a week or so. But right now the panel is spending its final days of existence agonizing over the document's structure, grammar and word choices.
7:34 Under Florida's new educational standards, will creative writing become a thing of the past?
7:04 A South Florida fair housing group is suing a Miami apartment complex for race-based discrimination.
6:34 Why are so many young Latinos leaving the Roman Catholic Church and religion altogether?
6:04 There´s an app for just about everything these days. So local emergency agencies in South Florida have launched a smartphone app for this year´s hurricane season through the American Red Cross.