Despite late allegations of voting law violations as well as controversy over her work with the Republican-bankrolled anti-Fair Districts group, Protect Your Vote, Rep. Corrine Brown, D-Jacksonville, has defeated her Republican challenger, Mike Yost.
In his concession speech, Yost thanked family and supporters, saying his 2010 campaign was not an end, but a beginning: “I’ve never been a quitter; I feel like we fought the good fight. I’m not ashamed of the job that we did. As they say, all good things must come to an end.” —Virginia Chamlee
Another massive fish kill has struck Florida waters — this time affecting menhaden in a Vero Beach state park. The Sebastian Inlet State Park became inundated with swathes of dead fish last week. According to one report, some residents have estimated that there are millions of dead fish, and the area is now inundated with a strong odor from the decay.