| May 14, 2011
| 12:22 PM
Stefan Duma is unlikely to join Bruce Smith, Frank Beamer and Michael Vick on Virginia Tech football's Mount Rushmore. But his contributions to the game may prove as enduring as any sack, game plan or touchdown pass.
A professor at the Virginia Tech-Wake...
| May 18, 2011
| 4:01 PM
Ladies and gentleman, we have clean water in Florida. Don't let any environmentalist tell you otherwise. It is clean; it smells good; it looks good. — Barney Bishop, president of Associated Industries of Florida
Barney needs to get out of his...
| May 23, 2011
| 3:12 PM
Environmentalists blasted me for downplaying the threat of BP oil in the Gulf.
They need to go out into their front yards and confront the real threat facing Florida.
Big Grass is worse than Big Oil.
Grass is destroying Florida, particularly St....
| Jan 14, 2011
The feedback has been flooding in about our story on Robyn O'Brien, author and founder of allergykids.com. Our readers seem to agree that allergies to dyes or preservatives among kids are on the rise. Here are some of the ways they've eliminated the...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 8:56 PM
If Casey Anthony had been tried 30 years ago in that same Orange County courtroom, she probably would be facing a death sentence today instead of the few measly years she spent awaiting trial.
The 25-year-old mother who last week slipped out of a...
| Jul 14, 2011
Only Jeff Garlin could get away with doing an entire show about his giving up sweet stuff — even titling the show "No Sugar Tonight" — while swigging from a bottle of Gatorade.
The thematic disconnect was particularly egregious because, by...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 4:24 PM
I guess Gov. Rick Scott includes dope dealing as one of the Florida industries he hopes to stimulate.
Scott wants to kill a prescription-drug database that would track the flow of narcotic pain killers coming from "pill mill" clinics. This will help keep...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 4:11 PM
Next week,Florida leaders take a closer look at the state's assisted-living facilities.
They can start by looking at the body count.
In recent years, neglected and abused residents have been found beaten, burned and starved.
The body of a 75-year-old...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 2:41 PM
Executing inmates is getting harder, more expensive and a lot loonier in Florida.
But kill them we must, and so the follies continue.
This year state officials added a new drug to their lethal-injection cocktail.
The Florida Supreme Court blocked its...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 8:19 PM
Did you hear that? A shrill suctioning sound, followed by a loud thud?
That was our money being sucked out of Florida and landing in Boston.
Cutting-edge research done at Scripps Florida in Jupiter attracted the attention of a Boston venture-capital...
| Feb 8, 2012
You get a bunch of baby boomers together and inevitably the conversation turns to aches and pains.
This, of course, is a topic to which everyone can relate. The only baby boomers who don't have something to moan and groan about at this stage are the ones...