Thursday, May 04, 2006

Last chance to speak

A day after a jury sentenced Zacarias Moussaoui to life in prison, the only man to stand trial in the U.S. for the 9/11 attacks will get one last chance Thursday to speak publicly when District Judge Leonie Brinkema sentences Moussaoui to life in prison without the possibility of release. I think it is very good that the media is covering this story because 9/11 was a big part of the U.S. and people want to know who is going to be blamed for the attack. To read more click here.

Wade will plat tonight with the Heat

A day after requiring an injection to get back for the second half of the 92-78 victory over Chicago that gave his team a 3-2 lead in the best-of-7, opening-round playoff series, Wade was on the AmericanAirlines Arena practice court stroking feathery jumpers. He says that there is no doubt that he will play in tonights game. I think it is good that the media is covering this story because with the Heat going in the playoffs, the South Florida public wants to know if one of their star players is going to play. To read more clickhere.

Air and Sea Show

The McDonald's Air and Sea Show begins May 1-7. I think that the media is doing a good job covering this story because it informs the public on what they can do this weekend.

Winning Lotto ticket sold in Miami

One ticket matched all six Florida Lotto numbers to win a jackpot of $3 million. The winning ticket was bought in the city of Miami. I think that the media is doing a good job in covering this story because it makes people believe that they do have a chance in winning the Florida lotto, and having their dreams come true. To read more click here.

60 million for Marlins Stadium

Miami senators proposed state funding plan for a South Florida stadium. The funding plan gives 60 million for a stadium for the Florida Marlins. I think that the media is covering this very well because sports is a big hobby for a lot of people and if South Florida is getting a new stadium, people are going to want to know about it. To read more click here.

GPS Tracker saves stolen goods

Authorities in Gainesville recovered the $1.5 million in artwork and furniture that went missing in April when a driver hired to haul the goods from Boca Raton to New York City allegedly absconded with the loot. I think the media is covering this story good because ot is making people aware that the GPS tracker does work, and helps in finding stolen cars. To read more click
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Thursday, April 20, 2006

Mother of abandoned baby found

Hollywood Police reported that the mother of an abandoned baby boy at a laundromat on the 1900 block of Johnson Street had been located and arrested this morning. The mother of the abandoned baby is Estela Román-Morales, 28. The media should be covering the story the way that they are because this is not right, and people should be made aware that there are some people who are not mentally in the right state of mind.

Tate competent to understansd legal proceedings

A Broward County judge found Lionel Tate mentally competent to understand legal proceedings, even after allegations surfaced that the convicted child-killer suffered abuse at the hands of his own mother while a youngster. The media is blowing this whole story out of proportion. Lionel Tate is a convicted child-killer, now he will always be in the spot light for everything he does, good or bad, because the media is constantly on top of him.

Man shot to death after chase

A 54-year-old Fort Myers man was shot to death by police after a 35-mile, bullet-riddled two-county chase that reached speeds of 100 mph from the Lantana area to Margate along U.S. 441/State Road 7. The media should be covering this story more becaue this man was innocently killed, and someone should be responsible for the shooting.

Thursday, April 13, 2006

Beatles may finally sell their songs online

The Beatles are preparing to sell their songs online after years of refusing to take part in the Internet music boom. The media should be covering this story a little more because music selling online has been a big debate for a long time. And when a big band decides to sell their music after not wanting to do so for many years is a big step for the internet music industry. To read more click here.

Woman dies on Disney World ride

A woman died Wednesday after going on a ride at Walt Disney World so intense that it has motion sickness bags. A 49-year-old woman was riding "Mission: Space" on Tuesday. She was taken to a hospital, and died a day later. He name was not released. At least the media is covering this story a lot because it involves children as well as adults going on rides that many of the public enjoy. To read more click here.

New Orleans home are now 3 feet higher

A long-awaited government projection on New Orleans' flood danger recommends that thousands of homes and businesses in areas ravaged by Hurricane Katrina be raised at least 3 feet. The media should be covering this story more to let people know the current status on the ravaged New Orleans. The media forgets sometimes about major disasters that are still recuperating. To read more click here.

BSO's new Fire Cheif

The BSO Fire Rescue gets a new cheif. Joseph Lello was named head of BSO Fire Rescue Wednesday morning by Broward Sheriff Ken Jenne. It is good that the media is letting the public know about the new people in charge of their saftey, and we all know that the media will continue to cover stories on the new cheif to see if he is doing his job well. To read more click here.

Poll shows public afraid of Nuclear weapons in Iran

A poll was done by The Los Angeles Times/Bloomberg and it suggests many Americans are worried about the dangers of a nuclear-armed Iran. At the same time, a majority doubted Bush's ability to make the right decision about whether to go to war with Iran. The media needs to cover this story more because if they do, then the public may voice their thoughts more, and show the president what they are thinking. To read more click here.

Possible Housing aid in South Florida

There is a new proposal that would help public workers in the affordable housing crisis. It would be almost $60 million in Broward County and $40 million in Palm Beach County. There is a lot of money here to help the public so the media needs to keep a close eye on this stiuation epsecially since its in its last weeks of legislative session. To read more on the story click here.

Thursday, March 30, 2006

Mom let neighbor molest her som

Police state that a mother confronted a neighbor who allegedly raped her 7-year-old son and threatened to call police, but reportedly accepted $600 to let the man molest her son again. The media needs to cover this story more because they need to show that there are "sick" people in the world, and hopefully there will be a reaction from the public. To read more click here.

Kidnapped American reporter freed

Jill Carroll, an American reporter was freed Thursday, nearly three months after she was kidnapped in a bloody ambush that killed her translator. I think it is good that the media is covering this story because it shows that good things do happen in wars. To read more click here.

Fire Rescue takes longer in poor neighborhoods

An analysis done in Pompano Beach states that Fire Rescue takes longer to respond to call in poor or elderly neighborhoods. I think the media should cover this story, and show the public the discrimination that is still in this country. To read more on the analysis click here.

Wednesday, March 22, 2006

High Schoolers may need to declare a major

A plan that Gov. Jeb Bush proposed states, hish schoolers may need to declare a major when they enter high school, just like when they enter college. This would help the students in getting a better education, suited more towards what they want to do as a career. If this is approved Florida will be the first state to impose it. I think the media should be covering this story because I think that there are many people who should be made aware of the situation, and keep a close eye on it. So far, the media has not been really covering the story as much as I think they should. To read more about this click here.

Bus crash kills 12 American tourists

There were 12 American tourists in a bus crash in Chile. The bus drove off the side of a mountain. It is good that the media is covering this story because it shows that things happen all the time to people who least expect it. Those tourists definetley didn't think that they were going to die, so everyone should live every day like its their last. To read more click here.

Teen files motion to decalre incompetent

Lionel Tate, the boy we all remember as being convicted in killing a young girl back in 1999, is again in the news. He has filed a motion against new charges, stating that he is imcompetent . The only reason the media is covering this story is because of his previous charge. I guess the media should cover this story showing the public that he has not grown out of his bad ways, and sometimes justice is served. To read more on the story click here.

Thursday, March 16, 2006

$10 million on senate bid

Rep. Katherine Harris used a national television audience Wednesday to try to jump start her U.S. Senate campaign. She said she will put $10 million of her own money into the race. The media should be covering this story because people should be aware of where the money comes from in these campaigns, and how much money people spend for them. To read more click here.

Dolphins new quarterback

The Dolphins have a new quarterback, but Terry Bradshaw says that the public shouldn't get too excited about it. I think that the media is doing good covering stories on this topic. Football is such a big pass time, and so many South Floridians enjoy watching it. Plus with the Dolphins 6 straight wins at the end of the season last year, the media knows what the public wants. To read more about Bradshaw's opinion click here.

Air attack

There was a big air assault targeting Insurgents in Iraq. I am glad that the media has not forgotten about the War in Iraq, and that they are still covering stories about it. To read more on the air attack click here.

Thursday, March 02, 2006

Foreign Govt. At Ports

An Arabic company wants to be in charge of 6 seaport operations, including Miami. Some Americans are outraged. Just a few years ago the company was working closely with Bin Laden, and now they want to take over our seaports? This is a big issues, and the media is doing a good job on keeping an eye on this story, because this not only involves our seaports, but also terrorism and other conflicts. To read more on this story click here.

Pres. Bush Video

President Bush was warned of Hurricane Katrina, and said he was fully prepared. I think he was fully prepared to sit on his butt and do nothing. This is a president that America chose to represent them. I am glad that the media is throwing stories about him out of proportion, because if he was really in office for the people of America, probably half of the situation that have happened could have been avoided. To read more on the video of the President click here.

Non Affordable Housing

With South Florida's population growing, so does the values on homes. Over the past couple years, values of properties have sky rocketed. These days, if a person does not make almost 6 figures a year, they are pretty much not capable of buying a home. I am glad that the media in South Florida is recognizing this and are covering stories that people want to know about. To read more on a non affordable housing story click here.

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