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  • Jazz clarinet great Buddy DeFranco dead at 91

    Jazz clarinet great Buddy DeFranco dead at 91
    Buddy DeFranco, one of the most virtuosic and musically accomplished clarinetists in the history of jazz, died Wednesday night in Panama City, Fla., said his wife of 44 years, Joyce DeFranco. He was 91. DeFranco, more than anyone, brought the clarinet...
  • Nautical Ventures Group expands overseas

    Nautical Ventures Group expands overseas
    When the Great Recession pummeled the yachting industry in the U.S., South Florida's Nautical Ventures Group got creative and began exporting repossessed boats, capitalizing on a manager's knowledge of the marine scene in French-speaking nations. Now...
  • Oceans of Hope leaves Fort Lauderdale for next leg of trip around the world

    Oceans of Hope leaves Fort Lauderdale for next leg of trip around the world
    The 67-foot-long, steel Oceans of Hope looked like just another sailboat with an ordinary crew in matching grey T-shirts as it launched from Dock F at Bahia Mar on Monday morning. What wasn't ordinary about it, though, was that most of the crew...
  • Florida man gets year in prison for stealing golf carts

    Florida man gets year in prison for stealing golf carts
    A Panama City Beach man has been sentenced to more than a year in prison after stealing golf carts from his neighbors, the Panama City News Herald reports.  Nathan Michael Huston, 38, was charged with three counts of grand theft auto, dealing in...
  • A look at the World Cup roster for the U.S. men's soccer team

    A look at the World Cup roster for the U.S. men's soccer team
    Here are the prospective U.S. starters for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil: TIM HOWARD Goalkeeper Age: 35. Club team: Everton (England). Caps: 100. Goals: 0. On his second World Cup team ... Tied for second in national team history with 100 caps...
  • Five questions

    Five questions
    A few years ago, Richard Larison was leading efforts for Johns Hopkins Medicine International to expand health care access at a local hospital in Panama City, Panama, when a thought popped into his head. "You know, there are still people in my own...
  • Spirit tops in profitability, leads in complaints

    Spirit Airlines ranked among the world's most profitable airlines in 2013, according to an Airline Weekly profitability ranking released Monday. The Miramar-based low-cost carrier was No. 2 with a 17 percent operating profit margin, following Panama's...
  • Chile's Alejandro Fernandez Almendras, Jirafa Films Ink Two-Pic Production Alliance (EXCLUSIVE)

    PANAMA CITY - Fresh off a Sundance World Cinema Grand Jury Prize for "To Kill a Man," Chilean writer-director Alejandro Fernandez Almendras has signed a two-pic deal with top Chilean production house Jirafa Films. Jirafa's Augusto Matte will produce both...
  • Outsider Pictures Takes 'Living Is Easy' for the U.S. (EXCLUSIVE)

    PANAMA CITY - One of the U.S.'s major specialists in Spanish-language film distribution, Paul Hudson's Outsider Pictures will release David Trueba's Goya winner "Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed" in the U.S.. Deal was closed between 6 Sales CEO Marina...
  • Panama: Tour highlights the country beyond the canal

    Panama: Tour highlights the country beyond the canal
    The Panama Canal will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its opening on Aug. 15, but there’s much more to see in this often overlooked country than the impressive waterway. Travelers on Collette’s nine-day Discover Panama tour will begin...
  • Man posed as cop to buy meth-making chemical, real cops say

    Man posed as cop to buy meth-making chemical, real cops say
    Here's a recipe for disaster: Posing as a cop to get stuff to cook meth. John Travis Clark, of Santa Rosa Beach, posed as a fake undercover cop to make it easier to buy a chemical used in making meth, according to real Walton County law enforcement...