| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:42 AM
This is not a funny story. A person gets hurt. An animal gets killed. And lots of people get spattered with blood.
Except that it is funny, just on the sheer improbability of the details.
We revisit the story of Fabio, the goose and the Busch...
| Oct 3, 2014
AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190.
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| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Love it, or hate it?
Halloween, of course.
The good news is that you aren't limited to one crazy day of last-minute costume fixes (weren't you sure you bought that witch wig?) and runs to the market for more candy. (How many more trick-or-treaters can...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:44 PM
Scott Gasparich, vice president of entertainment at Busch Gardens, sums up the park's annual Christmas Town attraction in two words: "Absolute joy."
Of course, given the opportunity, he expands and uses more than two words.
"We feel a great sense of...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 2:38 PM
YORK — York County has budgeted $82,000 to cover off-duty pay for 98 of its 104 sworn deputies this year.
Six sworn deputies are not eligible for off-duty pay because they are salaried. Off-duty pay is additional pay for deputies who are hired by...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Each year, in some cases beginning as early as in September, Florida can be frightfully fun -- during a variety of Halloween fests taking place at various popular destinations throughout the state. Some festivities are family-friendly; others for mature...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 7:38 AM
As the home to Universal Orlando, SeaWorld and nearby Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando has long been known as a top travel destination.
According to a new survey from Travel + Leisure Magazine, the City Beautiful is the top U.S. travel destination for...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Something about these chilly almost-autumn days makes us want to sip wine outdoors, watch a parade, browse a manicured garden, or, you know, get scared out of our wits. Fortunately, there are plenty of opportunities in the region for all of the above....
| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Gifts have taken Virginia legislators far afield in recent years — to the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club, to Paris and even to Rabbit Lake, Saskatchewan.
The last two were courtesy of Virginia Uranium, which has been working...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 6:00 PM
While J.C. Penney prepares to open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, and Kohl's and Macy's plan to open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving for the Black Friday rush, small retailers are making plans of their own.
During the 2013 holiday season, 45 million people...
| Nov 17, 2014
The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions kicks off its annual conference and expo in Orlando on Monday.
About 1,000 exhibitors from approximately 40 countries will showcase their products and services for 17,000 attraction...