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  • Mango: A perfect tree for South Florida

    Mango: A perfect tree for South Florida
    Growing, blooming and fruiting in the heat of summer, enduring the cold of winter and the fury of hurricanes, mangoes have made this land their home — the warm, southern extreme of South Florida between the ocean and the great expanse of the...
  • White House sounds another climate change warning, gives shout out to Broward's Kristin Jacobs

    White House sounds another climate change warning, gives shout out to Broward's Kristin Jacobs
    The Obama administration's issue of the day Tuesday is climate change. Efforts include bringing in selected weathercasters from around the country, including John Morales from Miami's WTVJ-Ch. 6, to broadcast about the issue. And the administration...
  • Defending champion Froome abandons Tour after crash

    Defending champion Froome abandons Tour after crash
    ARENBERG PORTE DU HAINAUT, France - Chris Froome's attempt to win a second successive Tour de France ended in bitter disappointment after less than a week of the race Wednesday when he crashed out on stage five. On a miserable, rain-sodden day in...
  • Delray high schoolers build a house from top to bottom

    Delray high schoolers build a house from top to bottom
    It is a high school class project that will be part of Delray Beach for a long time to come. A group of hard-hat wearing students from Atlantic Community High now are touching up a three-bedroom, two-bath home that they took from permits to plaster....
  • Arena profit-sharing a sticking point in Panthers deal

    County officials say they won't support a bailout of the Florida Panthers hockey team without a better financial return for taxpayers. But the Panthers appear to have something else in mind. In the depths of the 59-page contract proposed by the team...
  • Police seek woman who allegedly stole identity to buy items worth thousands of dollars

    Police seek woman who allegedly stole identity to buy items worth thousands of dollars
    Police are looking for a woman who allegedly stole someone’s identity to open credit card accounts to buy $6,000 in fragrances and electronic equipment throughout Glendale and Burbank. The woman used the stolen identity on Feb. 12 and 13 to open...
  • Costs for Red, Purple lines increase, even as major funding is proposed

    Costs for Red, Purple lines increase, even as major funding is proposed
    The estimated costs for the Red and Purple transit lines in Baltimore and suburban Washington increased in recent years, an analysis released Wednesday by the Federal Transit Administration showed. The Red Line, which would cut west-to-east across and at...
  • Billionaire Musk makes push to launch military satellites

    Los Angeles billionaire Elon Musk, chief executive of Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX, testified before Congress that the U.S. Air Force and other agencies are paying too high a price to launch its most valuable satellites into orbit. The government...
  • David Layman on situating Field Museum's Sue

    David Layman on situating Field Museum's Sue
    David Layman describes his approach, as Field Museum's lead exhibit designer, to situating Sue, the world's most famous and expensive T. rex skeleton, in the museum for her 2000 debut: "Sue was to become an institutional icon. "It needed to generate a...
  • Wanna be a drought-buster? Heed the lessons of the slop jar.

    Wanna be a drought-buster? Heed the lessons of the slop jar.
    If you're a city person, you might only have read of chamber pots, an inconvenient though useful contraption from an earlier time. In the part of Texas where I grew up, the term "chamber pot" was a tad too genteel. We called these essentials "slop jars"...
  • Baseball Preview: La Caņada, Flintridge Prep baseball hope to maintain sudden success in 2014

    Baseball Preview: La Cañada, Flintridge Prep baseball hope to maintain sudden success in 2014
    Success was as sudden as it was historic for the Flintridge Prep baseball team in 2013. In just his first season as the Rebels’ coach, Guillermo Gonzalez navigated Flintridge Prep all the way to the CIF Southern Section Division VI semifinals....