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  • Washington QB Griffin back at practice

    Washington QB Griffin back at practice
    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III returned to the practice field for the first time since dislocating his left ankle in Week 2 and looked "fine" while handling a limited workload, coach Jay Gruden said. The coach said that once the third-...
  • FSU, UF, UCF and UM wild cards halfway through college football season

    FSU, UF, UCF and UM wild cards halfway through college football season
    It's hard to imagine, but we've reached the half-way point of the college football season. It seems like it was just yesterday when we were pondering questions like: How dominant will Florida State be this season? How will Florida's new up-tempo, high-...
  • After the party, beware the college football hangover

     After the party, beware the college football hangover
    You never see it after a regular-season NFL game — not even in the South. If San Francisco loses at Atlanta in October, no merry mob of celebrators rips the goal posts down and parades them past City Hall. The governor does not issue a...
  • Mississippi, home to federal government's official stash of marijuana

    Mississippi, home to federal government's official stash of marijuana
    Walk along the narrow, brightly lit beige hallway, along the washed-out linoleum floor, around the corner to the imposing steel vault. As a scientist swings open the door, a familiar, overpowering scent wafts out. Inside, marijuana buds are packed...
  • (Book)ing your summer vacation

    (Book)ing your summer vacation
    Summer lends itself to reading and vacations, so why not combine the two into a literary trip? The homes and studies where many great writers toiled over their prose have been preserved. See original manuscripts, often in the author's own handwriting....
  • UCF alumna returns to judge 'Spelling Bee'

     UCF alumna returns to judge 'Spelling Bee'
    Theatre UCF welcomes back a familiar face for its production of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee", taking place on the UCF Main Stage from July 10-20, and again Aug. 21-24. The musical centers around six middle-school spelling champions and...
  • Girl who was declared 'functionally cured' of HIV now has active virus

    Girl who was declared 'functionally cured' of HIV now has active virus
    A girl who was seemingly cured of HIV following aggressive drug therapy just hours after her birth was recently discovered to be infected with the virus that causes AIDS after all, doctors announced Thursday. The so-called Mississippi baby, now nearly 4...
  • Startup offering 'sunlight in a box' to grow plants

    Startup offering 'sunlight in a box' to grow plants
    Horticulturists say you need three things to grow good plants: the right soil, the right water and the right sunlight. The first two can be controlled and enhanced. Now what if someone built a better sun? Ocoee entrepreneur Chris Pieser says he and...
  • Spotlight On QBs Whitmer, Boyle As UConn Hosts Boise State

    Spotlight On QBs Whitmer, Boyle As UConn Hosts Boise State
    EAST HARTFORD — UConn quarterback Chandler Whitmer had an interesting perspective of recent circumstances. "I can't imagine what I'd be like at home working a day job and seeing a situation where I could have played the game I love again,"...
  • U.S. government to grow 30 times more marijuana this year

    U.S. government to grow 30 times more marijuana this year
    The U.S. government has upped the quantity of marijuana it’s growing this year, to more than 1,400 pounds from the originally planned 46. The federal government classifies marijuana as a substance that has no medical use and is more dangerous than...
  • Hopkins medical school criticized for using pigs as part of training

    Hopkins medical school criticized for using pigs as part of training
    Using live pigs to train future doctors in surgery is unethical and unnecessary, members of a health and animal rights group said Thursday during a protest of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The Physicians Committee for Responsible...