| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:51 PM
A group of six Republican lawmakers asked a federal labor board to reverse a preliminary ruling that expanded the definition of “employees” to include Northwestern University football players on scholarship, a decision that opened the door for...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:50 PM
I saw an Internet meme that asked the question, why is giving more money to public schools "throwing money" at the problem, but giving more money to charter schools and private schools is "investing" in the future?
There are undoubtedly problems in...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 8:47 PM
State officials have driven a Texas wildcatter out of Florida, signaling tougher restrictions on oil drilling in the Everglades.
Prodded by environmentalists and community activists, the state yanked all drilling permits held by the Dan A. Hughes Co....
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:34 AM
Thousand of customers of Citizens Property Insurance Corp. might be switched to other insurers without realizing they have a choice.
The state is allowing four private insurance companies to select nearly 100,000 policies to take over from Citizens by...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:05 PM
The former partners of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein officially lost their licenses to practice law in Florida on Thursday, but their disbarment and criminal convictions don't seem to be having much effect on their employment opportunities....
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Before developers could build Century City's first skyscraper, they had to scrape away vestiges of 20th Century Fox's back lot.
Steel-jawed machines ripped apart Peyton Place and the village where Jennifer Jones portrayed a French peasant in 1943's "The...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
An attorney has paid $1 million for the historic Britt Mansion in Winter Garden, intending to use it as a law office while retaining historic character.
Joe Ort, of the Ort Law Firm, will relocate six employees from Ocoee to the mansion. BankFIRST ...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 10:44 AM
The number of federal contractors that have been suspended or excluded from future contracts for poor performance has more than doubled in the past five years — a development that watchdogs inside and outside of government say is positive.
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Ashley Haws and Orest Sopka were friends who played together on a soccer team in Chicago. They both loved the water.
Saturday morning, Sopka invited Haws and other friends for a day trip to New Buffalo, Mich. on his sleek motor boat. They were on...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Several law firms are objecting to the proposed settlement of a class-action suit seeking damages for the inflated fuel economy claims of South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia.
The attorneys said the settlement is designed to discourage owners of...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Harry Hughes, who worked longer as a lobbyist for big business than as Maryland's governor, has endorsed Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in this year's gubernatorial primary.
That is probably honest, since Mr. Brown seems to be strongly pro-business. But it does...