| Jun 20, 2013
To the right of the counter at Brother Tim's Vegetarian Fast Food, a photo of a lean African-American man, at work in a kitchen, grinning, leaps out from the faded page of a decades-old news clipping. The story opens, "Tim Thompson is a one man crusade...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:39 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, who led a growing mega-state through a period of modernization and public corruption, died Thursday morning. He was 85.
A family spokesman said he had been admitted to the hospital last Saturday with ...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 12:34 PM
By News Service of Florida
TALLAHASSEE -- Excavation of long-buried human remains from unmarked graves at the former Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in Marianna will begin Saturday.
The weekend work outside the Boot Hill section of the closed...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 8:34 PM
Agent Roger Richman had a ton of celebrity clients — James Cagney, Mae West, Maria Callas, Albert Einstein, the Marx brothers, Sigmund Freud, Gypsy Rose Lee and W.C. Fields, to name a few. Contrary to expectations, none of them were overly...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Shari LePage has accepted that the "mini boxer" she purchased for $1,300 eight years ago from a local puppy store that specializes in teacup and toy puppies now weighs 61 pounds — not the 12 to 15 pounds she was told it would.
The Davie resident...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 7:39 PM
The ability to disguise is valued in football, as it is essential to fooling an opponent.
In a sense, offensive lineman Roy Simmons was better at concealing than most.
Simmons hid his homosexuality from his New York Giants and Washington Redskins...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:03 PM
The start of fall practice is still a few days away and longtime Miami Hurricanes baseball coach Jim Morris is practically counting the minutes until he gets his team back on the field.
There’s no doubt he’s got plenty of reasons to be...
| May 27, 2013
| 2:33 PM
For Miami, going to the NCAA Tournament is an annual tradition. The Hurricanes made the NCAA Tournament for a Division I all-sport record 41st consecutive year Monday, but the team's celebration was significantly dampened, as head coach Jim Morris wasn'...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Palm Beach Lakes girls basketball coach Cassandra Rahming said Saturday two of her players suffered concussions in the team's Class 7A state semifinal game against Apopka Wekiva.
Guard Nicalyah Sligh was taken to a Lakeland hospital Thursday after...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:11 PM
Champion golfer with unusual swing
Miller Barber, 82, a golfer with a unique swing who made the most combined starts on the PGA and Champions tours, died Tuesday. The PGA Tour announced his death but did not provide details.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:31 PM
John S. "Bud" Linz, a retired engineer and World War II veteran, died Wednesday of pneumonia at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 90.
The son of a grocer and a homemaker, John Sebastian Linz was born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown.