| Oct 20, 2014
| 3:53 AM
The governor's race has top billing, but pay attention to the legislative contests as well. The Legislature, even more than the governor, has the power to shape the future of Florida.
Much of that power will remain with incumbents, who are hard to beat....
| Oct 17, 2014
| 12:20 PM
As one of the three panelists asking questions at Wednesday's gubernatorial debate, the only rule I knew was that each candidate had one minute to answer each question, with a 30-second rebuttal. That was it. Oh, except if we thought they didn't really...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 10:52 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Despite an electorate split down the middle that voted for Barack Obama for president twice, half of Florida's All-Republican state Cabinet is cruising toward re-election with only token Democratic resistance.
Chief Financial Officer...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Ojai, a scenic little agricultural city, has for the better part of a century lured individuals pursuing spiritual enlightenment and artists seeking inspiration and calm. Now a new crop of makers and merchants is traveling the 90 miles north of Los...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 6:45 PM
It's no secret that symphony orchestras across the country are struggling. Just a few years ago, the venerable Philadelphia Orchestra declared bankruptcy, followed shortly by the Syracuse Symphony and the orchestras of Louisville and Honolulu. Some have...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 8:02 PM
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Lauren Lake's Paternity Court This new...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Underpinning much of Mel Brooks's comedy is the assumption that people constantly yearn to break into tightly choreographed, vaudeville-style song-and-dance routines.
Some conceal this impulse better than others, but not even the starchiest Brooks...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Exports from Florida supported more than 275,000 jobs in 2013, according to a recent report from the U.S. Department of Commerce. That sure sounds like good news.
But Florida was far behind the top states — Texas, with 1.1 million jobs, and...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Like a shot of adrenaline to the heart, "Pulp Fiction" changed the movie landscape when it opened on October 14, 1994. Quentin Tarantino's ode to crime and pop-culture was a bold new cinematic vision in a decade that badly needed one. Before "Pulp...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
More than 20 years ago, Ken Lowe was compiling a folder of ideas he thought might make interesting home-improvement shows. Those ideas became the foundation of HGTV.
Even with the network in 96 million homes and solidly among the top 10 cable networks...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 7:10 AM
A video game inspired by the influence of the Vietnam War in our culture, the photographs of Werner Herzog, the drawings of a witchy woman and a German documentary about a convicted art forger. Not to mention Kara Walker and Ava DuVernay in conversation,...