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  • Slain US journalist held Israeli citizenship, wrote for Israeli magazine

    JERUSALEM Steven Sotloff, the American journalist beheaded by the Islamic State, held Israeli citizenship and had strong connections to the country, an Israeli official and acquaintances said Wednesday. Sotloff studied at an Israeli college, wrote for an...
  • Outrage builds after ISIS video claims to show beheading of Steven Sotloff

    Outrage builds after ISIS video claims to show beheading of Steven Sotloff
    A video released Tuesday purporting to show the beheading of journalist and former UCF student Steven Sotloff by Islamic militants is sparking outrage and calls for more action against the group. The video shows an Islamic State militant killing a...
  • Universities try to teach students how to drink, stay safe

    Universities try to teach students how to drink, stay safe
    My laptop screen shows a bar scene. A rainbow of liquor bottles lines a shelf in the background — green, blue, pink and white. In the foreground is a glass on a wooden bar. I'm being asked to use my mouse to virtually pour beer from the tap. I...
  • Season Preview: Your guide to Orlando-area theater

    Season Preview: Your guide to Orlando-area theater
    THE ABBEY The Orlando nightspot, at 100 S. Eola Drive, hosts plays, concerts and a fall cabaret series. The cabaret performances are at 8 p.m. and cost $10 each. Details: abbeyorlando.com. Monday Night Cabaret Series REBECCA FISHER: Sept. 8...
  • Peabody Auditorium

    Peabody Auditorium
    The auditorium, at 600 Auditorium Blvd., Daytona Beach, programs theater, dance, classical and other music, comedy and more. Details: 386-671-3460 or PeabodyDaytona.com. See other listings for programming in non-theater genres. MAMMA MIA!: Nov. 6....
  • Season Preview 2014: Museums and Learning in Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: Museums and Learning in Orlando
    Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens: The museum is at 633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 adults, $4 seniors,...
  • Calls to local crisis hotlines spike after death of Robin Williams

    Calls to local crisis hotlines spike after death of Robin Williams
    In the wake of the high-profile suicide of comedian Robin Williams, Central Florida's main crisis hotline reports a surge in callers who feel depressed, lost and isolated. "Suicide is a very taboo subject. We don't usually talk about it," said Josette...
  • Journalist from So. Florida threatened after colleague's apparent beheading by militants

    Journalist from So. Florida threatened after colleague's apparent beheading by militants
    The mother of American journalist James Foley, who was beheaded by Islamic militants, said on Tuesday her son gave his life to expose the suffering of the Syrian people and she asked his kidnappers to release their other captives. "He was an...
  • Orlando Museum of Art 2014-15 season

     Orlando Museum of Art 2014-15 season
    The Orlando Museum of Art continues celebrating its 90 years by looking forward and back. A substantial new collection and contemporary-art shows have an eye on the future, while a special exhibit pays tribute to the museum's Acquisition Trust. Favorite...
  • Lockheed's exoskeleton 'Iron Man suit' may fit commercial world

    Lockheed's exoskeleton 'Iron Man suit' may fit commercial world
    Lockheed Martin Corp.'s Orlando missiles group unveiled its latest version of exoskeleton wear last week, a sign that the defense contractor may once again have its eye on the commercial world. Well known for aptly named military weapons such as...
  • Library without books debuts at Florida’s newest college

    TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - The library opening with the first day of classes on Monday at Florida's newest college features a sunlit arched roof and cozy reading chairs - but not a single book. A fully digital library is among the futuristic features of...