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  • For Muschamp, Georgia game will be "World's Largest Outdoor Going-Away Party"

    For Muschamp, Georgia game will be "World's Largest Outdoor Going-Away Party"
    Running off at the typewriter … I have this sneaking suspicion that Will Muschamp might be coaching his final game today for the Gators  if Florida loses as expected to the Georgia Bulldogs.  In all actuality, his fate was all but sealed during...
  • ACC intrigue in lower half of College Football Playoff rankings

    The College Football Playoff selection committee's consensus is either Mensa-caliber genius or more troubling than fourth-and-40. Since both of the panel's rankings have virtually mirrored my ballot for the Football Writers Association of America...
  • John Doar dies at 92; key Justice Department civil rights lawyer

    John Doar dies at 92; key Justice Department civil rights lawyer
    John Doar, a top Justice Department lawyer during the 1960s who was the face of the federal government during some of the most sensitive conflicts of the civil rights era, escorting the first black student into the University of Mississippi and...
  • Ryan Boatright: Guided By Aurora's Light

    Ryan Boatright: Guided By Aurora's Light
    AURORA, Ill. — Like steel emerging from the mill, Ryan Boatright had always come through the fire. Even as a kid, he had carried hopes and dreams — his own, others. He had carried burdens and expectations — his own, others. He had...
  • First order of business for Gov. Rick Scott: Investigate Tallahassee Police Department

    First order of business for Gov. Rick Scott: Investigate Tallahassee Police Department
    Running off at the typewriter … So who exactly is the Chief of Police at the Tallahassee Police Department — Chief Osceola, Gene Deckerhoff or Jimbo Fisher? Everybody, including Leon County state attorney Willie Meggs, knows how the TPD...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...