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  • Jurors in Goodman case begin 'hotel arrest'

    Jurors in Goodman case begin 'hotel arrest'
    For 10 Hillsborough County residents, Friday marked the start of a free, three- to four-week stay at a West Palm Beach hotel. The six women and four men will pay nothing for their meals, have access to a pool and golf course, and be taken to movies and...
  • UCF ranks 12th in awarding degrees to minorities, report says

    UCF ranks 12th in awarding degrees to minorities, report says
     A nationally known magazine released a study today saying the University of Central Florida ranks 12th nationally in awarding degrees to minority students. "Diverse: Issues in Higher Education" magazine released the ranking as part of a special...
  • Harris Rosen, John Hitt, Geraldo Rivera: weekend guests

    Harris Rosen, John Hitt, Geraldo Rivera: weekend guests
    A look at local public-affairs programs this weekend: News 13's "Political Connections" starts 30-minute conversations with the three major candidates for governor. First up: Libertarian Adrian Wyllie talks to Ybeth Bruzual at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday....
  • Sunday Assembly is like church for atheists

    Sunday Assembly is like church for atheists
    Sunday, the atheists went to church. They sang to lyrics on a video screen showing the sun rising and fast-moving clouds over the mountains. They had news and announcements. They consumed cookies and coffee. They took 60 seconds for silent reflection,...
  • Incubator boasts 3,600 jobs in 15 years

    Incubator boasts 3,600 jobs in 15 years
    The University of Central Florida's startup business incubator rolled out its latest economic impact estimates last week. And the numbers were impressive for a network that was founded 15 years ago. According to the study, here's the scorecard from 1999...
  • Nancy 'Nan' Roberts: Beach lover always had a sunny outlook

    Nancy Roberts lived life with a cheerful disposition — and she didn't let a sudden diagnosis of pancreatic cancer change that. "She was positive to the end," said her son, Jep Roberts of Chuluota. "She wouldn't wallow in the negative." Nancy...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do this week

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do this week
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight PHANTASMAGORIA props, costumes, puppets and more give an inside  look into the "Phantasmagoria" theatrical production. 8:30 a.m.-5  p.m. today, Monday-Oct. 10 (reception 4-5 p....
  • Lake Howell to play autistic football player

    Lake Howell to play autistic football player
    WINTER PARK — Thursday night's high-school football game between Lake Howell and Clermont East Ridge may not qualify as the game of the week, but it is the game of a lifetime for Christopher Joey Williams. In a matchup of winless teams, the...
  • Edsall Donation Pushes Jasper Howard Memorial Fund Over Top

    Edsall Donation Pushes Jasper Howard Memorial Fund Over Top
    UConn officials said Tuesday that fundraising has been completed for the Jasper Howard Memorial, with former coach Randy Edsall making a donation that helped organizers reach the goal. The memorial will be dedicated at halftime of UConn's homecoming...
  • UCF's Hitt touts new projects, scholarship push

    UCF's Hitt touts new projects, scholarship push
    The University of Central Florida, the state's largest university, is in "excellent" shape, "aggressively moving forward" with plans to expand facilities, faculty rosters and scholarships for needy students, President John Hitt said Wednesday. It is...
  • Orlando tech companies aim for smart-sensor breakthroughs

    Orlando tech companies aim for smart-sensor breakthroughs
    An optical-sensor camera captures a 3-D image of Blair Barbour's face, scanning every line and crease. It instantly cross-matches the image with a huge database and determines whether he is anxious or calm; happy or angry; a possible terrorist or a...