[Update 12:02pm] Longshoreman and Maritime Alliance have agreed on Royalty pay, but continue to negotiate on other issues.
Tallahassee, Fla. -
Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R), has asked president Obama to use his power to stop an impending Longshoreman strike set to begin in a couple days. If the strike happens, it will effectively close container shipping ports in Miami, Tampa and Jacksonville, plus other ports from Houston to New York.