| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:56 PM
What began as a common theme in a Corona del Mar student's college application essays in 2012 became fodder for a just-published book about the U.S. government and Constitution.
"Vigilance: The Price of Liberty" was released nationally in late...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Now and again a book comes along that offers not only an engaging story but one that actually makes its readers think.
"A Southern Girl," a novel by John Warley is one of those books. On the surface, the story centers on the experiences of one family as...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 10:41 AM
If a night trick-or-treating at the Magic Kingdom won't satisfy your appetite for sugary fun, Disney has a little something extra to sell you.
After paying $62 for Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, which takes place on select nights through...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 11:45 AM
A University of Miami sophomore who created a website to connect college students with prospective employers was one of four winners in an East Coast regional student entrepreneurial contest.
Connor Masterson will advance next month to the Global Student...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Students seeking a spot in FSU's or UF's freshman class have to type in their grades for all their high-school courses into a special website, reporting their own academic record rather than relying on their high schools to send in transcripts.
| Oct 1, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Others can worry about Ebola. I'm worried about the office cold.
My boss is sniffling today. I've kept my distance and told him I hope he feels better soon. Whether he's touched or not, my concern is truly touching, trust me. I don't want to spend the...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Gary Poliakoff has died. Here's the announcement from the firm Becker & Poliakoff. The funeral is Monday.:
Becker & Poliakoff Announces the Passing of firm co-founder Gary A. Poliakoff
We are deeply saddened to announce the untimely passing of...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:36 PM
TALLAHASSEE — The search for the next president of Florida State University, widely believed to be lined up in favor of influential state Sen. John Thrasher, drew applications this week from several academics with extensive resumes.
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Wounded by controversy over keeping killer whales in captivity, SeaWorld Entertainment is embarking on a pricey project designed to give its orcas more room to roam.
The company said Friday it will nearly double the orca habitat at its three SeaWorld...
| Sep 21, 2014
U.S. Rep. James E. Clyburn will discuss his new book, "Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black" (University of South Carolina Press, $34.95) on Sunday, Sept. 21, at 5 p.m. at the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, 77 Forest St., Hartford. U.S....
| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Screening women for breast cancer using traditional digital mammography plus a technique that yields a three-dimensional picture of the breast improves detection of cancer and reduces the number of women called back unnecessarily for further tests and...