| Oct 10, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Voters in Florida House District 49 will be deciding between two education-oriented candidates.
State Democratic Rep. Joe Saunders has a record of supporting public schools and higher education;Republican Rene Plasencia is a Colonial High School teacher...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Kevin Diatezua wasn't sure what he wanted to study when he transferred to the University of Central Florida.
"I wanted to take a little taste of everything before I made a definite decision," said Diatezua, 24. "I was under the impression that college...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 5:42 PM
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...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 8:20 AM
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...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 10:11 AM
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....
| Oct 3, 2014
| 6:44 AM
Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.
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....
| Sep 14, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Walt Disney World has scaled back one of its newest events, Epcot Food and Wine Late Nights Live.
The $79 three-hour party during the Food & Wine Festival that starts this week was originally scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays. Disney has cut it...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 9:14 PM
Did you get a raise last year? No? How about the year before that? Or the year before that?
Didn't think so.
Don't feel lonely. Few of us are seeing our incomes increase, even after five years of recovery from the Great Recession, according to...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Backed by money from two major tech companies, the University of Central Florida on Tuesday will launch a new $1 million complex of laboratories, creating an informal co-working setting for science, art and imagination to morph into new technologies....
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Orlando businessman Nikesh A. Patel has been arrested by federal authorities on fraud charges.
Authorities say Patel fraudulently sold $150 million in loans to an unidentified Milwaukee company. The FBI alleges he sold the loans as being guaranteed by...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 3:28 PM
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,...