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  • Six romantic honeymoons: Three if by land, three if by sea

    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 —...
  • Florida travel calendar for July

    Florida travel calendar for July
    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...
  • At memory competition, the diverse contestants are unforgettable

    At memory competition, the diverse contestants are unforgettable
    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...
  • Letters: Doubts about the frackologist

    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,...
  • Letters: Some jobs just aren't worth it

    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...
  • Trial begins for man charged with sending letters with powder, shotgun shells

    Trial begins for man charged with sending letters with powder, shotgun shells
    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...
  • Man guilty of sending threatening letters, packages to officials

    Man guilty of sending threatening letters, packages to officials
    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.  The jury...
  • Aviation last major source of toxic lead in U.S.

     Aviation last major source of toxic lead in U.S.
    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...
  • Hampton Roads writers offer summer reads

     Hampton Roads writers offer summer reads
    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...
  • New Sanford recreation trail to offer scenic view of Lake Monroe

    New Sanford recreation trail to offer scenic view of Lake Monroe
    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....
  • Scott's environmental plan could be superseded by Amendment 1

    Scott's environmental plan could be superseded by Amendment 1
    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...