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  • New Speaker Weatherford tries to go bi-partisan

     
    TALLAHASSEE — New House Speaker Will Weatherford tries to strike a moderate tone with his prepared remarks, but still calls on back-row Democrats to stop trying to grab headlines. Even though the Florida Legslature has spent the last two years at...
  • Pictures in the News | November 29, 2012

     
    In Thursday's Pictures in the News, rain comes to Southern California; fans of Brazilian Sao Paulo cheer for their team during the 2012 Copa Sudamericana semifinal football match against Chile; a full moon rises near the Empire State Building; giant panda...
  • When thunder roars???

     
    Two laborers survived lightning injuries Monday that happened in separate sides of Broward County. Since Florida is the lightning capital of the U.S., I thought it might be a good time to post some myths and truisms about lightning. The bolts of...
  • The Hollywood sign's unwelcome mat

     
    Tourists of the world, come see the Hollywood sign: Just not too many of you, and don't get too close, or smoke....
  • 'Mission: Impossible': A Dubai landmark aims for film history

     
    Tom Cruise did his own stunts at the Burj Khalifa in Dubai...
  • Central Florida and South Florida destinations among the top on Priceline New Year’s survey

     
    New Year’s 2012 looks like a very good one for theme parks. Already, the parks in Orlando have been jammed with holiday visitors. On this year’s edition of Priceline’s top 50 New Year’s destinations, Orlando neighborhoods took 4...
  • Jay-Z celebrates his 'greatest creation' in new song 'Glory'

     
    Jay-Z tributes his "greatest creation" in a new song, "Glory."...
  • After Russell Pearce ouster, Arizona may alter recall process

     
    Arizona recall: After the ouster of state Sen. Russell Pearce, Arizona lawmakers introduced a bill that tinkers with the recall process....
  • Bound, naked in a Subaru: Valentine's Day role-playing ends badly

     
    Valentine's Day role playing: Valentine's Day role play ends badly for a Portland couple, one half of which was bound with duct tape and naked in the back of a Suburu....
  • Texas man accused of kidnapping, torturing former neighbor

     
    Jeffrey Allan Maxwell's trial began Tuesday in Weatherford, Texas, about 30 miles west of Fort Worth. Maxwell, 59, of Corsicana faces a possible life sentence if convicted of aggravated kidnapping and aggravated sexual assault....
  • 'The Last Olympian'

    'The Last Olympian'
    I've been an unabashed fan of the "Percy Jackson and the Olympians" series by Rick Riordan from early on. But one thing bugs me as I consider "The Last Olympian" (Disney/Hyperion: $17.99, ages 10 and up), the fifth and final book in the series: I am...