| May 5, 2014
| 10:00 AM
With spring in full swing, and June, the traditional month for weddings just around the corner, many brides and grooms-to-be are busy planning honeymoon trips.
Here are some ideas to consider for wedding trips -– both land and sea programs —...
| May 28, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Check out festivals and events in July across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
July 3: Red Hot and Boom, Altamonte...
| May 22, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Each morning, Brad Zupp puts on noise-canceling headphones and a pair of goggles, the lenses blacked out except for tiny peepholes that keep each eye focused downward. He sits at his desk, shuffles a deck of playing cards and gives himself 70 seconds to...
| Apr 25, 2014
Re “Patt Morrison Asks: Mark Zoback, frackologist,” April 23
I was surprised to read Mark Zoback's position on hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.”
He states that we need to make sure “industry follows best practices,...
| Apr 25, 2014
Re “Oil and gas industry generates thousands of jobs in California, report finds,” April 22
This article came straight from the industry's PR team.
What good is a job if employees die from toxins or accidents? What good is tax revenue if...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:40 PM
A River Forest man allegedly obsessed over taxes and oil prices waged a “campaign of terror” by sending more than two dozen threatening letters and packages, some containing powder or shotgun shells, to city officials and others, prosecutors...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 7:05 PM
A federal jury on Monday convicted a River Forest man of sending more than two dozen threatening letters and packages, some containing powder or shotgun shells, to city officials and others because he was obsessed over taxes and oil prices.
| May 20, 2014
Leaded gasoline is such a well-known scourge that automobile fuel made with the brain-damaging additive is still sold in only six countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Iraq, Myanmar, North Korea and Yemen.
Shifting to unleaded fuel in the U.S. — the...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Editor's note: This week's Writers' Block column is being written by staff writer Ann M. Efimetz.
The season of summer reading is upon us.
Blockbusters aren't just movies. Online booksellers have editor's picks suggesting titles that can entertain and...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 1:03 PM
It's one of the most ambitious and complicated construction projects the city of Sanford has undertaken. And when it's finished, a new recreational trail over the choppy waters of Lake Monroe promises to become a popular draw for lovers of the outdoors....
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:28 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott is touring the state this week to promote a new environmental plan he intends to push if voters give him a second term in office, including more spending on conservation and heftier fines for polluters.
The plan signals...