| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:04 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- In a $75 billion budget stuffed with hometown goodies, lawmakers Tuesday agreed to fund the expansion of a bike trail through Central Florida, a gun range in Brevard County, and a raft of other pet projects.
Those two projects demonstrate...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:30 AM
If you're looking for dreamy beaches this summer, TripAdvisor travelers suggest Sancho Bay on a remote Brazilian island in the Atlantic Ocean as the 2014 best beach in the world. The website's fans also give high marks to beaches in Hawaii, ranking...
| May 12, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Millions of people around the world have tweeted in recent weeks using the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls. That's an important sentiment, and not just as it relates to the kidnapping of 276 female students by Boko Haram in northern Nigeria.
The region in...
| May 24, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It was finally starting to feel a little bit like summer, and Crystal de Jesus wanted to spend her day off relaxing at the beach. But after a long bus ride to the Rockaways, she was dismayed to find bulldozers noisily pushing sand on the beach, the...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 12:11 PM
When a shark tagged off the Eastern Shore as part of a marine-life tracking project took off on an unprecedented monthlong journey, researchers quite literally watched its every move.
Thanks to cutting-edge satellite tags, scientists at the Guy Harvey...
| May 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"THE ONLY perfect body I have ever seen was Lana Turner's ... she had it for two weeks in 1947," said Gayelord Hauser, nutritionist and self-help author, of the MGM star.
I AM getting a big kick out of my readers who remember lines and situations and...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:47 AM
The 2014 hurricane season is upon us.
After a very quiet 2013 hurricane season with 14 named storms and only two hurricanes, it looks like we may keep a slow pace for 2014.
However, we have to remember it does not matter how many tropical storms or...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Enough crazy weather already: You can expect an average or below-average hurricane season starting in June, national forecasters said Thursday.
In a radical year of weather -- from severe drought in California to brutal, will-it-ever-end winter across...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:51 AM
With its many waterways, Hampton Roads is a dream for fishing enthusiasts. Fishing can be done from piers, shorelines and by boat, with plenty of saltwater and freshwater options.
It is important to know the licensing rules and fishing regulations...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:49 AM
Thanks to the ocean, the Chesapeake Bay and multiple rivers, beaches are plentiful in Hampton Roads. So, weather permitting, break out your blanket and sunscreen and head for a beach near you.
Gloucester Point Beach Park. 1255 Greate Road,...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 10:00 PM
This is part two of a five-part series: Top 55 places to go in Southeast Florida.
Did someone say “Let’s eat”? Dining out in South Florida offers an array of limitless options, but who has limitless time to go through all of them?...