Last year nine people in Florida died from boating accidents related to alcohol and drug use. That made up 13 percent of the state’s fatalities for 2011. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Robert Lopez reports, measures are being taken to lower the frequency of these deaths.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/06/Operation-Dry-Water-Wrap.mp3|titles=Operation Dry Water Wrap]
Violent protesters and looters would face new felonies under proposed legislation Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Monday.