| May 12, 2014
| 4:31 PM
James T. Blake, the U.S. Army's top high-tech training executive in Orlando, is retiring after nearly a decade as head of the Army's largest training and simulation contracting agency.
Blake, 65, announced his retirement late last week, effective May...
| May 22, 2014
| 9:00 PM
| May 18, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Now that the dust has settled after Northrop Grumman Corp.'s announcement of yet another big expansion on the Space Coast, it might be time for a reality check.
Although it's possible the company might build the next-generation B-2 stealth bomber in...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 8:06 AM
In the midst of third-quarter shenanigans – whether it be tracking down teachers for that last-minute grade or stressing over the March SAT, Spring Break is a much-needed break from the harsh reality that is high school. Not all breaks are created...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Sarah Spann heard the steps behind her and quickened her pace. The man pursuing her on the University of Florida's campus sped up too. She ducked into an apartment-complex parking lot, but he lurked across the street.
Spann quickly tapped an emergency...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:06 PM
I'm still recuperating from a busy arts weekend in Central Florida. There was a lot of ballet to see — "Carmen" on Friday night, then Orlando Ballet's charming "Beauty and the Beast" on Saturday. It was heartening to see so many parents...
| May 23, 2014
| 11:08 AM
| May 1, 2014
| 2:23 PM
WASHINGTON — When NASA launched a space-weather probe called ISEE-3 in 1978, Jimmy Carter was president, the Commodores' "Three Times a Lady" topped the charts and sci-fi fans had seen only one "Star Wars" movie: the original.
Thirty-six years and...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 4:58 AM
With the outcome of the governor's race hanging in the balance, Democrats and Republicans are aggressively competing for the support of Florida's Hispanic voters.
Both sides have dramatically turned up the volume in recent days, with each side vying for...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Advocates of a new $60 million complex for the Central Florida Research Park say the region's delegation in Tallahassee has been receptive to their pitch for state tax dollars to fund the project.
Construction of the proposed facility — which...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:48 AM
The teams invited to March Madness might be celebrating, but researchers who monitor academic performance among college athletes are not so thrilled.
A study released Monday by the University of Central Florida suggests that, even though the NCAA...