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  • Scientist's vine research could illuminate climate change

    MILWAUKEE Stefan Schnitzer wields an unusual instrument for a scientist a machete. Schnitzer, of the School of Freshwater Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, studies woody vines in the...
  • Financing still a mystery as Nicaragua unveils details of giant canal

    MEXICO CITY The Chinese tycoon behind a plan to build a mammoth inter-oceanic waterway to compete with the Panama Canal whisked into Nicaragua this week and, in several appearances, including one with President Daniel Ortega, affirmed that "the biggest...
  • FloriDUH: Please don't shoot the messenger -- or his company

    FloriDUH: Please don't shoot the messenger -- or his company
    57 Channels and nothin' on? Then check out the real behind-the-scenes drama at a cable TV company. After a cable guy in the Panhandle responded to a service call to a resident, identified as Richard Acton St. John, of Lynn Haven, began cursing the...
  • Walters' 8 points not enough for Bayhawks in 16-14 loss to Machine

    Walters' 8 points not enough for Bayhawks in 16-14 loss to Machine
    Lacrosse Walters' 8 points not enough for Bayhawks Midfielder Joe Walters (Maryland) had four goals and four assists for the second straight game, but the Chesapeake Bayhawks lost, 16-14, to the host Ohio Machine on Friday. Midfielder Ben Hunt...
  • Copa Airlines kicks off Fort Lauderdale-to-Panama route

    Copa Airlines kicks off Fort Lauderdale-to-Panama route
    Copa Airlines opened up another gateway to Latin America on Friday with the launch of nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Panama City, Panama. The Panamanian carrier inaugurated the new route from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International...
  • Howard Baker, the last of the Republican moderates [Commentary]

    Howard Baker, the last of the Republican moderates [Commentary]
    At a time when the Republican Party needs a heavy dose of compromise to bring functionality back to government, one of its most admirable models of goodwill and working across the aisle has departed with the death at 88 last week of Howard Henry Baker Jr....
  • Protecting coral reefs more important than extra $$$

    To dredge, or not to dredge. That is the question facing port cities in the US and beyond trying to stay on the manifest for the next big shipment. But in Florida there's some extra delicate cargo under the sea that we must protect. Our irreplaceable...
  • Wide Management Sells Karlovy Vary Title 'Barbarians' to Japan (EXCLUSIVE)

    PARIS - Tapping into a new and often more audience-friendly generation of directors and producers from Eastern Europe, Paris-based sales-production house Wide Management has made first major deal on Karlovy Vary player "Barbarians," pre-selling Japan to...
  • Stray bullet kills man the day he brought son home from hospital

    Stray bullet kills man the day he brought son home from hospital
    A Panama City man was killed by a stray bullet the day he brought his newborn son home, the Panama City News Herald reports.  Steven Justin Ayers, 33, was killed instantly Tuesday night when a stray bullet entered his home and struck him in the back...
  • Cops: Dad tried to deal pot to uniformed officers - with baby in tow

    Cops: Dad tried to deal pot to uniformed officers - with baby in tow
    Baby, let's take a stroll because daddy's on a roll ... to apparently deal a little weed. A Panhandle dad, identified as Terandell Curlee Coleman, 28, allegedly asked two uniformed cops in an unmarked car if they wanted to score some pot, reports WMBB...
  • Howard H. Baker Jr. dies at 88; respected Washington insider

    Howard H. Baker Jr., the Republican senator from Tennessee who framed the question that cut to the heart of the official inquiry into the Watergate scandal, died Thursday, four days after a stroke. He was 88. His death at his home in Huntsville, Tenn.,...