| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Florida's school grading system, a first-in-the-nation plan in place since 1999, would get overhauled, if Gov. Rick Scott signs into law a bill, SB 1642, passed by the Florida House today. The bill, already approved by the Senate, simplifies and, in...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
When word leaked out in February about a plan to let prosperous state-owned universities leave the State System of Higher Education, officials at West Chester University -- arguably the most robust -- chose their words carefully.
| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:22 PM
(Reuters) - A team of Boeing Co and Sikorsky Aircraft Corp and Textron Inc's Bell Helicopter have been selected to build prototypes of a multi-role vertical-lift aircraft as part of the U.S. Army's plan to replace thousands of helicopters.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Bills requiring state licenses for medical marijuana shops, speeding confiscation of guns from criminals and requiring campaign mailers to be posted on a state website were among the dozens of measures shelved for the year Thursday by a state Assembly...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:08 PM
Lawmakers on Thursday shelved plans to require state licenses for medical marijuana shops and condom use by adult film actors, among dozens of other measures.
They also halted a plan that would have closed a loophole in Proposition 13, the state's...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Back-to-school season usually doesn't deserve a celebration, except by some parents, but it coincides with two other seasons — football and tailgating — with almost universal appeal.
So let's celebrate in Parking Lot C with some equipment...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
California, like the rest of the nation, is slowly rousing itself after a generation-long binge of harsh and unthinking criminal sentences, especially for nonviolent crimes such as drug possession and sale. Our morning-after realizations include the...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Street League Skateboarding is gaining speed thanks to its TV deal.
The four-year-old org is trying to bring respectability to the sport on a global scale, and Fox Sports 1 helped pave the path with coverage Sunday of SLS's Nike SB World Tour at...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:12 PM
NEWPORT, R.I. — Lorenzo Doss spent his childhood in New Orleans as a wide receiver and was recruited to Tulane for his pure athletic ability. Before the 2012 season, news that coach Curtis Johnson planned to use Doss on defense did not go over well....
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:33 AM
The Florida Education Association will announce Wednesday legal action it plans over passage of a multi-pronged bill that expanded the state's largest school voucher program. A spokesman for the teachers union would not provide more specifics today except...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Florida Legislature has sent Gov. Rick Scott the controversial bill that expands the state's largest school voucher program. Scott has 15 days to decide what to do with the bill (SB 850). A number of education advocacy groups, including the Florida...