| May 8, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Federal sequestation could hurt Florida’s ability to recover in the aftermath of a hurricane because less money will be available to prepare the National Guard, Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday.
Further, he said National Guardsmen are to be...
| May 22, 2013
| 12:29 PM
South Florida is unlikely to ever see a tornado as devastating as the one that tore through Oklahoma on Monday. The atmospheric conditions aren’t conducive here.
Yet the region could see a Category 5 hurricane, which could pack winds almost as...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Bob Swindell was named President and CEO of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance in November 2009.
He joined the Alliance as the Senior Vice President, Business Development in 2003. Bob and his team assist local, national, and international companies...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:04 AM
It should be a breezy warm Veterans Day with a mix of sun and clouds and some isolated showers.
By Wednesday night and Thursday morning, temperatures should dip into the mid 60s - the low 60s in far western areas, notably in Palm Beach County - courtesy...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:56 AM
With an arctic cold front on the way, we should start feeling some cooler air by tonight and a cooler day on Wednesday.
South Florida's Tuesday forecast calls for partly cloudy skies with afternoon highs in the low 80s and evening lows in the upper 60s....
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Fantasy of Flight, an aviation-themed attraction in Polk County, will close to the public April 6 and will concentrate on its private-event business, owner Kermit Weeks told employees on Tuesday.
The attraction did not give a reason for the change,...
| May 29, 2012
If your idea of a perfect beach involves a waiter to fetch your drinks and the amenities of a high-rise hotel, then the beach at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park may not be for you.
Because all you can see from this 1 1/4-mile-long pristine beach at...
| Jan 20, 2013
The Orlando Sentinel's first Floridian of the Year for 1983 was a strong-willed woman who slugged it out with this state's power brokers.
Coincidentally, so is our 30th honoree, Deirdre Macnab.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas wasn't afraid to fight for their...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 8:00 AM
So now I have to worry about earthquakes too?
Aside from winter's car-covering blizzards, the mid-Atlantic area has seemed a pretty mundane place to live, weather-wise. But during Tuesday's 5.8 magnitude earthquake our entire house outside Baltimore...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 7:22 PM
It helps to know what you do best, especially in disaster relief.
As Hurricane Irene targets the United States, members of the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster know which outfit specializes in what.
Southern Baptists and Assemblies...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Jeff and Jim Adinolfe are feeling pretty good about the little company they started 20 years ago in Lake Worth.
They can look back on their work — including on opening day at the Miami Marlins ballpark — to see they've come a long way.