| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Flush with cash in state coffers, Florida lawmakers are pouring money into cleaning the mucky, polluted waters surrounding the Everglades.
But the Legislature is poised to adjourn May 2 without addressing some of the most persistent polluters of...
| 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...
| May 9, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Rare craft beers don't last long in South Florida. Often, when a new beer is released, people run to liquor stores and buy it in bulk.
Julian Siegiel, co-owner of Riverside Market and Cafe, often orders those beers. But he doesn't sell them right away....
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:37 PM
When younger comedians ask him for advice, Greg Fitzsimmons, 48, often promotes the fight-or-flight approach. "Either you're eaten by the lion, or you're going to run. I think that if you're [a good comedian], you will succeed," Fitzsimmons says during...
| May 21, 2014
| 4:35 PM
In Congress, seniority still matters.
Although lawmakers can no longer earmark funds for home-state projects, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) has written into a massive water bill a measure that promises to bring more money to the ports of Los Angeles and...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:30 AM
AirTran Airways is set to fly into the history books Dec. 28 when it makes a final flight from Atlanta to Tampa, Fla. AirTran Flight 1 will retrace a route that's a nod to the airline's first flight in October 1993.
The carrier, now owned by Southwest...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 3:15 PM
With the girls’ flag football district tournaments going on this week and the FHSAA first-round play-in games set for Saturday, Joe Pinkos has released his latest Florida Flag Football Power 25.
Four of the top nine teams are from Broward and Palm...
| May 23, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Wildfire season is starting to sizzle, as firefighters battled a 2,630-acre Everglades blaze in western Palm Beach County on Friday.
Fueled by dry conditions and steady winds, the fire was burning near high-voltage power lines that run west toward...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 7:15 PM
We hear a lot about Central Florida's paved bike trails but less about the even more abundant unpaved hiking trails. Here are seven gems all within an hour's drive of downtown Orlando: Florida Trail, Flagler Trail, Shingle Creek Trail, Wekiva River Buffer...