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  • Dr. Frank Jobe, best known for Tommy John surgery, dies at 88

    Dr. Frank Jobe, best known for Tommy John surgery, dies at 88
    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...
  • Lady Fitness of America founder sells Fort Lauderdale home for $6.5M

    Lady Fitness of America founder sells Fort Lauderdale home for $6.5M
    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)...
  • One of five LAFD recruits in training class are related to department firefighters

    One of five LAFD recruits in training class are related to department firefighters
    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...
  • Gov. Rick Scott doesn't have opinion on latest gambling expansion proposal

    Gov. Rick Scott doesn't have opinion on latest gambling expansion proposal
    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...
  • Travel gear: Lenovo's versatile laptop

    Travel gear: Lenovo's versatile laptop
    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...
  • Religion run amok? Hobby Lobby's case comes to the Supreme Court

    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...
  • Lululemon founder: 'Some women's bodies...don't work' in the pants

    Lululemon founder: 'Some women's bodies...don't work' in the pants
    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...
  • Options and the conservative investor: Proceed with caution

    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...
  • Read House Speaker Will Weatherford's entire speech. Please.

    Read House Speaker Will Weatherford's entire speech. Please.
    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...
  • Pool pumps to cement mixers: the House goes gaga for tinkering tax tweaks

    Pool pumps to cement mixers: the House goes gaga for tinkering tax tweaks
    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. Florida...
  • House advances super-sized sales-tax holidays, shuts down Democratic amendments

    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...