| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Windermere Prep’s girls tennis team tied for second in the Class 1A state tournament Thursday at Red Bug Lake Park in Casselberry.
The Lakers tied American Heritage-Delray with nine points. Miami Ransom Everglades won with 19.
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:14 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- The next Senate president said Wednesday his chamber had backed off a plan to devote at least $378 million a year to cleaning up pollution-choked springs because Florida voters this fall could make the decision for them.
| Apr 23, 2014
| 3:21 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Inking a $75 billion spending plan for Florida government will require some last-minute trading over wetlands, springs, Everglades, lakes and other water-related hometown projects.
With legislative budget negotiators closing in on...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 1:13 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Florida lawmakers completed their wrench-work on a $75 billion budget which boosts spending on classrooms and steers $171 million into trying to clean up pollution-wrecked waterways.
House and Senate budget-writers had been wrangling...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 1:14 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Lawmakers trying to divide $1.3 billion in surplus cash haggled through the weekend over hometown water and education projects, health-care needs and hundreds of other dueling spending priorities.
| Apr 6, 2014
| 8:50 PM
In interviews, Peter Matthiessen always had to answer, in his correct, patrician tones, a question seldom put to other writers: Just what kind of writer, exactly, are you?
The confusion was understandable. Matthiessen, the only writer to win the...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:04 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- House Speaker Will Weatherford used his opening-day speech to urge his membership to focus on "policy, not politics" over the two-month session.
Two hours later, Gov. Rick Scott gave what amounts to a campaign-speech on the House floor,...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:47 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that politicians in Florida and elsewhere can continue to pray during public meetings. And frankly, I'm concerned.
Not because I'm worried about how atheists will react.
I'm worried about how God will....
| May 9, 2014
| 4:58 PM
As a big fan of nature myself, I can appreciate how Ranier Munns fell in love with Cypress Lake.
A feature story on the front page of the Sentinel this Sunday explains how Munns, founder of Orlando law firm Bogin Munns & Munns, started a new tourist...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 9:47 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Despite impassioned critics from both parties, the Florida Legislature passed a plan Wednesday to green-light higher speed limits on some interstates.
The controversial bill passed in the House by a one-vote, 58-56 margin, and now...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:08 AM
A volunteer at a South Florida animal estuary got some captivating footage when a 13.5-foot crocodile named Big Boy decided to take a big bite out of his GoPro camera.
Chris Madden bought the camera so he could get some underwater video of the...