| Mar 7, 2014
In the summer of 1974, Dodger pitcher Tommy John heard his arm snap like a guitar string after delivering a pitch. The torn ligament was the type of injury that commonly ended athletic careers, but John, then a 31-year-old star, pushed team doctors "to...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Roger Wittenberns, founder of the Lady Fitness of America health club chain, has sold his Fort Lauderdale mansion for $6.5 million.
The four-story home at 10 Harborage Isle Drive has seven bedrooms, eight full bathrooms, an eight-car garage (with lifts)...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:20 PM
One in five recruits in a new Los Angeles Fire Department training class are related to firefighters working at the agency, according to figures released Thursday evening.
Of the 70 recruits hired for the class now in training, 13 are sons of...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 8:17 AM
The latest proposal to expand gambling in South Florida involves a complicated move to locate a slot machine-only operation in downtown Miami.
It stems from a deal, announced Monday, between Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino and international gambling...
| Dec 5, 2013
Name: Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S
What it is: a laptop computer with a flip-and-fold hinge that allows the 11.6-inch HD touch-screen display to flex 360 degrees away from its keyboard for use as a tablet or video monitor. Yoga 11S features a speedy Intel...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 1:46 PM
On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court is slated to hear 90 minutes of oral arguments in a case that will determine whether bosses who have religious objections to birth control can deny their female employees the contraceptive coverage to which they are...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Lululemon founder Dennis “Chip” Wilson, whose yoga wear company is dealing with another round of consumer complaints over its pants, doesn’t think the quality concerns are the retailer’s fault.
Instead, he told a Bloomberg...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Are options a type of security conservative investors should consider out of their league? It depends on how they're used -- and they're typically used for speculation.
An option is a contract that grants the buyer the right to transact a specified asset...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:14 AM
TALLAHASSEE --Because you asked for it (not really), here's the entire text of House Speaker Will Weatherford's session-opening speech:
Opening Day Speech - 2014
House Speaker Will Weatherford
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Remarks As Prepared
Welcome back to...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:46 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Although Florida's tax code is littered with hundreds of exemptions for select industries and specific businesses, lawmakers are using the rebounding economy to go bigger -- exempting everything from pool pumps to toilet seats.
| Mar 26, 2014
| 1:05 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida shoppers could get sales-tax "holidays" on computers, hurricane supplies, dryers, toilets, gym memberships and a raft of other goods under a plan advanced in the state House Wednesday.
Lawmakers are using the state's budget...