| Aug 1, 2014
| 9:45 PM
It's the middle of summer and while many other students are hanging out at the beach or preoccupied with jobs, Elizabeth Rodriguez is emailing instructors for information about the books she will need as a Cal State Dominguez Hills junior this fall.
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The National Football League has taken to the digital field with the kickoff of NFL Now, an Internet-video service offering gridiron fans hundreds of hours of free content and a $1.99-per-month premium package with access to even more.
But while NFL...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:17 PM
The only way Chicago's Field Museum could have had a better benefactor is if there had been a generous turn-of-the-last-century tycoon named "Natural History."
Considering the unlikelihood of that, "Field" will do. Marshall Field was a retailing mogul...
| Aug 5, 2014
Newly christened Tribune Media Co. completed the spinoff of Tribune Publishing Co. on Monday afternoon, a process finalized by bank wires and stock distributions, setting the broadcasting and publishing businesses on separate paths.
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Lake County Animal Services will host an animal auction at 11 a.m. Saturday at the shelter, 28123 County Road 561, Tavares.
The following animals will be up for auction: a mini stallion, Arabian mare, Arabian gelding and rooster.
Animals are sold...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: I keep reading about the importance of hard skills. What about soft skills? Aren't they wanted as well? -- D.P.
Hard skills get you a job; soft skills get you a career.
A typical employer heads straight for a job seeker's hard skills --...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 10:51 AM
In the war between the states for the emerging commercial-rocket-launch industry, Florida is scrambling to regain momentum after a key rival — Texas — has all but secured victory in a major battle.
At stake are hundreds of jobs —...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Glendale's unwanted collection of cat books has found a new home — the Feline Historical Museum in Ohio, which features a cat house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, a ribbon from an 1896 British cat show and hundreds of cat figurines.
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Alex Pring was born without an arm, which takes a lot of the fun out of being a 6-year-old boy.
"I still try real hard to do things like other kids using what I've got," said the Groveland first-grader, who is missing his arm from just above the elbow....
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:20 PM
From personalized miniature bobbleheads to flower vases, Amazon’s new 3-D printing marketplace plans to simplify the 3-D printing process for consumers.
The online retailer, which launched the marketplace Monday, offers users the ability to...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 9:19 AM
The Leesburg Public Library is accepting entries for its fourth annual Local Authors' Showcase, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 11 at the library, 100 E. Main St.
The expo is open to any local authors of young adult fiction books — published...