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  • Florida firms helped versus foreign rivals: Front Burner

    Florida is a global hub for trade. It took decades of innovative efforts, resourcefulness and entrepreneurship from the private sector, strategic investments from the public sector and capitalizing on opportunities like free-trade agreements and the...
  • FSU to tackle several unresolved issues when preseason camp starts Monday

    TALLAHASSEE — Expectations are high in Tallahassee as Florida State prepares to build off its 2013 championship season. The Seminoles return a slew of key players on both sides of the ball, including Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston, making...
  • Tweaking soil could help rhododendrons thrive

    Tweaking soil could help rhododendrons thrive
    Q: All summer, my rhododendrons lose leaves. New leaves form, but others turn brown and fall off. Is there anything that I can do? — Jeff Schmidt, Chicago A: Evergreen rhododendrons drop leaves periodically, though not typically all summer long....
  • Tom Wolf TV ad slammed by PA manufacturing trade group

    Tom Wolf TV ad slammed by PA manufacturing trade group
    Tom Wolf, the Democratic candidate for governor, released a television ad touting Pennsylvania’s manufacturing industry as a gateway to middle-class jobs. In the ad, Wolf walks through a plant, heaping praise on the company and its employees. If...
  • Wheaton looks for fixes after bridge worsens flooding

    Wheaton looks for fixes after bridge worsens flooding
    A consultant will be looking for ways to fix drainage issues near a recently built bridge in Wheaton after staff discovered the project led to increased flooding in the area. The Wesley Street bridge, a $12 million project largely paid for by federal...
  • Family of LAPD officer killed in Beverly Hills crash files lawsuit

    Family of LAPD officer killed in Beverly Hills crash files lawsuit
    The family of a 27-year LAPD officer has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the cities of Los Angeles and Beverly Hills and the company that owns the truck that hit his vehicle and killed him. Det. Ernest L. Allen Sr. was killed May 9 when an out-...
  • Deforestation contributed to India's deadly mudslide, experts say

    A massive landslide that swallowed 44 houses in an Indian village might have been averted, or at least minimized, if basic environmental standards had been employed, environmentalists and geologists said as the death toll climbed to 134 on Tuesday. More...
  • Three-day truce between Israel, Hamas takes effect

    Three-day truce between Israel, Hamas takes effect
    A three-day cease-fire between Israel and Hamas meant to end a 4-week-old war in the Gaza Strip took effect Tuesday morning, as Israel declared it had rooted out all infiltration tunnels its troops had found. Fire continued right up to the 8 a.m....
  • A Better Berth For UConn Campus?

    The unfortunate but seemingly imminent demise of the once-proud Phoenix Cos. should cause a pause in the planned move of UConn's Hartford campus downtown. Perhaps the Courant can redirect Dan Haar back from rural Route 44 to downtown Hartford, prepared...
  • Rosie sign on Kennedy Expressway gives family hope

    Rosie sign on Kennedy Expressway gives family hope
    Over a bleak stretch of the Kennedy Expressway that is often jammed with soul-crushing traffic, the enormous holiday light displays burst through the rush-hour malaise. At Easter, a 12-foot pink bunny, flanked by eggs and flowers, waves cheerily at...
  • Commentary: The taxpayers didn't vote for a toll road

    It's simply highway robbery. Caltrans is trying to hijack traffic lanes that would have already been paid for by our local tax dollars on the San Diego Freeway and turn them into toll lanes. For several years now, Orange County cities along the 405...