| Oct 29, 2014
| 2:45 PM
CLERMONT — The top female college triathletes in the nation will make history Sunday as they compete in the first-ever Women's Collegiate Triathlon National Championships at Lake Louisa State Park.
Fifteen universities from all parts of the nation...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:24 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
It's time for another fantastic freebie free-for-all! Just in time for Thanksgiving shopping, I have a coupon to save $5 on deli, bakery and produce, good at Target and Publix. Also, I have another coupon to save $10 at Kohl's...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 10:48 AM
A 4-year-old boy was rescued Monday after falling 230 feet off a seaside cliff in Northern California and landing on a rocky beach below.
Incredibly, the boy survived. Using the standard 10 feet between floors, the distance was similar to falling off...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:46 AM
Everyone can enjoy free entry at national and Florida state parks to celebrate Veterans Day, observed Tuesday, Nov. 11.
Florida state parks: Fees are waived on Tuesday for everyone. Find a South Florida state park along with addresses and hours.
| Oct 27, 2014
| 5:20 AM
A sliver of light peeked between the drapes of my hotel room and woke me. The sun was not yet above the horizon, and I watched a shrimp boat move slowly across the water, the arms holding its trawl nets spread wide. I squinted, looking for the halo of...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 11:22 AM
I scrambled up the side of Black Rock, my hiking boots kicking away small rocks that scattered down the trail. Pulling myself up on narrow rock ledges as pine needles and leaves fell around me, I looked at the large rock that loomed above me. As I...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 7:52 PM
Several upcoming races have holiday themes, but two in particular -- the Santa Speedo Run and Cupid's Undie Run -- spice up the usual "wear a turkey costume" or "wear jingle bells and a Santa hat" recommendations.
Hunter's Creek Turkey Trot 5K: This...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 10:24 AM
GRANBY – The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection identified the man who was injured in a fall at Enders Falls State Park Saturday.
Michael Happel, 51, of New York City is recovering from non-life threatening injuries at Hartford...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 6:52 PM
A fire that has destroyed about half a million dollars worth of hay continued to burn late Saturday night at a state park in Elkton, officials said.
Firefighters were called to the blaze at the Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area at 12:40 p.m....
| Oct 15, 2014
| 4:24 PM
A Corona del Mar woman and her daughter said a coyote pursued them and their dogs for a quarter-mile on a Crystal Cove State Park trail Tuesday evening.
"It was crazy," said Lisa Goon. "It would not leave us alone. It was surreal."
| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:34 PM
For much of the year, West Virginia lives up to its "almost heaven" moniker, serving up its beauty on meandering country roads, through rocky rivers and over high mountain peaks. But it's never closer to heaven than in the fall, when its sugar maples...