| Oct 19, 2014
With the race for governor in a dead heat and more than half of Florida's voters likely to cast their ballots before Election Day, the contest could be won or lost by the time the polls open on Nov. 4 — prompting intense efforts by Charlie Crist and...
| Sep 1, 2014
It used to be that you could support a family on a minimum wage salary. Today, a minimum wage worker has to make a choice every day: buy a gallon of milk for the kids, or buy a gallon of gas to get to work.
The current national minimum wage, frozen at...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 3:00 AM
OK, so about the hacking of certain actresses' computer files and the posting of nude photos found therein:
Can we be frank?
There is, within every healthy, heterosexual man, something which, upon viewing an attractive woman clad scantily or not at...
| Aug 30, 2014
The National Safety Council calls this time of year — between Memorial Day and Labor Day — the 100 deadliest days for teens on the road. As the Miami regional sales and service manager for Ford Motor Company and an active member of my...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Notre Dame fans hoping for a rematch with Florida State will have to wait until Nov. 10, 2018 as the school announced future football dates through 2025 as part of its partnership with the ACC Tuesday.
The arrangement between Notre Dame and the...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:20 PM
OCEAN CITY — Squinting into the August sun at Ocean City’s boardwalk Thursday, Comptroller Peter Franchot formally launched his petition drive to require Maryland schools to start after Labor Day.
Franchot wants to deliver 10,000...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 10:53 PM
Several early reviews of Jason Reitman's “Men, Women & Children” compare it to Paul Haggis' “Crash”: For fans of the latter, the comparisons are meant to show the inferiority of Reitman's film. For those (like me) who found “...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 1:55 PM
On Sunday morning in Fountain Valley, Sydney Haik will perform her song "Dreaming With My Eyes Open" for the first time. Hopefully, it will be life-affirming.
The 9-year-old singer will perform the song along with the national anthem at the American...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:54 PM
For four decades, the Nederlander Organization has operated the Greek Theatre, a beloved music venue built in 1929 and owned by the city of Los Angeles. Now, a year before its current contract expires, Nederlander has partnered with AEG Live to compete...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 9:13 AM
Universal Orlando's new Harry Potter land sent Comcast Corp.'s third-quarter theme-park revenue soaring 18.7 percent compared with the previous year, the company said in an earnings report Thursday.
Overall, Comcast's profit jumped 50 percent to $2.6...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
I hail reporter Mark Puente and The Baltimore Sun for your investigative report on Baltimore police officers' excessive use of force and the astronomical financial and psychological costs of this to our city ("Undue Force: Suits against police cost...