| Apr 11, 2014
| 7:30 AM
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...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:40 PM
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...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 2:59 PM
"You are in for a treat," said Ed Pany, 77, as we prepared to enter the Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum in Northampton. "I could tell you stories, I could tell you stories, I could tell you stories."
Then we walked inside. It was a treat. And he...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:08 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Here's Gov. Rick Scott's State of the State speech to lawmakers:
Good morning, Chief Justice Polston and distinguished members of the Supreme Court.
Welcome Attorney General Pam Bondi,
Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater,...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 4:15 PM
South Floridians could soon have a new option for flying to Brazil to visit loved ones, for vacation or to do business.
Brazilian airline Azul has plans to expand to the U.S. in early 2015 and will begin flights to Fort Lauderdale or Miami, as well as...
| Apr 19, 2014
How many roads must a travel columnist go down?
More than enough to compile a list of favorite scenic highways from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic Ocean, from South Florida to the Georgia border. While the view often includes postcard-worthy...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 7:14 AM
TALLAHASSEE – In Florida budget politics, it pays to be a night owl.
Long after House and Senate budget negotiators have cinched deals on the biggest brick-and-mortar components of their $75 billion spending plan for next fiscal year –...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 9:19 AM
A 62-year-old Texas man who was chaperoning his 18-year-old daughter on Spring Break died Wednesday after falling from a 12th floor balcony at a Panama City Beach hotel.
Thomas H. Saunders, 62, of Southlake, Texas, was chaperoning his daughter and a...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Upcoming high school spring break tournaments include:
Central Florida Spring Break Slam
At Dr. Phillips, West Orange and Apopka Stuart Martin County vs. Wekiva, 10 a.m., at Dr. Phillips; Jacksonville Bolles vs. Panama City Beach Arnold,...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:08 PM
SAN DIEGO — Amid a series of financial and management problems, a nonprofit organization formed to organize a yearlong celebration of Balboa Park, the city's "crown jewel," is calling it quits.
Balboa Park Celebration Inc. is disbanding and...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 6:10 PM
CARACAS, Venezuela — President Nicolas Maduro said Wednesday that he is breaking diplomatic relations with Panama, a decision he announced amid commemorations of the first anniversary of predecessor Hugo Chavez's death and continuing protests...