| Feb 16, 2015
| 8:14 AM
TALLAHASSEE - After passing a glut of sales tax holidays last year, lawmakers are preparing for another this year, this one targeting small businesses.
Bills from Sen. Rene Garcia, R-Miami, and Rep. Jay Fant, R-Jacksonville, would eliminate the sales...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 5:43 PM
RICHMOND – Legislation that would require statewide norms for school seclusion and restraint policies is headed to the governor for his signature.
Senate Bill 782 passed the House unanimously Friday. It had already cleared the Senate.
| Jan 13, 2015
| 2:42 PM
Do New Year's resolutions lead to changes in consumers' buying decisions? Do consumers spend more or less to reach their goals?
Those are a couple of questions Boston-based consulting firm Influence Central posed to more than 400 women this month to...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 10:36 AM
State legislators are working on a massive overhaul of Virginia's Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, saying they want it to run more like a business.
The ABC would still be a state-run liquor monopoly under Senate Bill 1032 and a companion bill in the...
| Sep 8, 2014
The Pesticide Education folks at Penn State have posted their “back to School” issue. This year they’re sharing pest management and pesticide safety resources. This is really great stuff. There are insect morphology and metamorphosis...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:13 AM
Words that make many children frown — "back to school" — are the heartbeat of the promotion schedule this month at Mardi Gras Casino (831 N. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-924-3200, MardiGrasCasinoFL.com). Mondays bring the "Back to...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Mardi Gras Casino has a back-to-school theme in August and awards cash, bonus play and prizes, including a Teacher's Pet promotion. Mondays
Back to School Electronics Giveaway. Drawing at 9:30 p.m. Entry earning period 2 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. Earn 20...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 8:40 AM
This month more than 50 million American children will report to our public and elementary school systems to begin another school year, bringing with them not only new books, laptops, smartphones and iPads, but also their parents' hopes and dreams for a...
| Aug 3, 2014
Back to School Drive, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Children's Home Society of Florida, 401 NE Fourth St., Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-453-5400.
Classical Music Appreciation, 6 p.m. at Dania Beach Paul DeMaio Branch Library, One Park Ave. East, Dania...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 1:57 PM
EUSTIS — During the holiday break, kids who attended winter camp sponsored by the Eustis Park and Recreation Department kept busy making gingerbread houses, playing basketball and kickball and more.
"We always keep them busy," program...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 2:25 PM
The scene is set for the flu season, already deadly, to take a dramatic turn for the worst in the Lehigh Valley.
Circulating is a particularly nasty strain of the flu against which the vaccine offers little protection. And now, just as students are...