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  • Charter schools will have to pass tougher test in Lauderhill

    Charter schools will have to pass tougher test in Lauderhill
    Charter schools seeking to do business in the city won't be able to wait until the last minute to find a site to hold classes and will have to show they have the money needed to last a full school year. City commissioners gave final approval to new rules...
  • Tyrone Sapp takes over at Oak Ridge with spring practice

    Tyrone Sapp takes over at Oak Ridge with spring practice
    There was a common theme on the first day of spring practice at Orlando Oak Ridge High. It was also the first day as interim head coach for Tyrone Sapp, and he reiterated one thing quite often. "We aren't going to reinvent the wheel," said Sapp, who has...
  • Officials investigate hazing rumor in student's drowning

    Officials investigate hazing rumor in student's drowning
    Bethune-Cookman University is investigating the death of a student to determine whether hazing could have been involved. University spokeswoman Keisha Boyd told the Daytona Beach News-Journal that officials have heard "rumors" that hazing could have...
  • Five things for Thursday, April 23, 2015

    Five things for Thursday, April 23, 2015
    Here are your stories for Thursday in Central Florida: marking Earth Day; metal detectors on roller coasters at Universal; money for soccer stadium in limbo; bill to force women to wait for abortions; and McDonald's new ordering kiosks come to town. 1....
  • B-CU mourns after student's body is found on Daytona Beach

    B-CU mourns after student's body is found on Daytona Beach
    Officials say a body thought to be of 22-year-old Damian Parks was found on Daytona Beach early this morning. The Bethune-Cookman University student was last seen swimming with friends about 3 a.m. Sunday morning when he started struggling and yelled for...
  • Hyde5: Five thoughts on Dolphins schedule

    Hyde5: Five thoughts on Dolphins schedule
    The Dolphins need to get off to a fast start. They should, too. Let’s say 4-1. And 5-0 should be on the table of possibility. Four of the first five opponents (Washington, Jacksonville, the Jets and Tennessee) had four or fewer wins last year. Put...
  • Mary McLeod Bethune dress heads to Smithsonian

    Mary McLeod Bethune dress heads to Smithsonian
    Ashley Robertson wears white gloves as she takes the dress out of a wardrobe case and slides it on a mannequin. "It will damage easily," she says, standing inside what was once Mary McLeod Bethune's home on the Bethune-Cookman University campus. "We...
  • Players who make it through the juco ranks are survivors

    Players who make it through the juco ranks are survivors
    Jamarcus Federick was one of the best high-school-football running backs in the state of Florida in 2013. The Goat, as everyone calls him, was a battering ram for Winter Garden West Orange head coach Bob Head. He wasn’t the biggest of backs at 5-...
  • Jury selection begins in fatal hazing trial for three ex-FAMU band members

    Jury selection begins in fatal hazing trial for three ex-FAMU band members
    Jury selection is underway in the trial of three ex-FAMU band members accused of hazing drum major Robert Champion to death in 2011. Aaron Golson, Benjamin McNamee and Darryl Cearnel will stand trial together. Each face manslaughter and felony...
  • Five things for Monday, April 20, 2015

    Five things for Monday, April 20, 2015
    Here are your stories for Monday in Central Florida: war over health-care spending for the poor; Tim Tebow to sign deal with Philadelphia Eagles; Bumby Avenue in Orlando closed today for nearly two years; summer travel tips; and Cold Case Project...
  • 3 more FAMU ex-band members face trial in fatal hazing

    3 more FAMU ex-band members face trial in fatal hazing
    The second trial in the hazing death of FAMU drum major Robert Champion is set to begin today , and this time three ex-band members will face a jury together. One initially told investigators he tried to save Champion after the 26-year-old collapsed....