| 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 –...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 9:00 PM
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...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:08 AM
The fire in one man's belly may have been more intense than this real Panhandle fire.
As firefighters in Alford tried to douse the flames of a reported barn or shed fire, a man, identified as Juan-Luis Cervantes, got himself in some hot trouble: he kept...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:16 AM
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...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Buoyed by a record performance in 2013, Broward County is poised to welcome 14 million tourists this year, the region's tourism czar predicted Thursday.
And for 2015, the goal is to reach 15 million.
"We're on the brink of 14 million visitors in 2014,...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:30 PM
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...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:29 AM
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...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 8:15 AM
I don't know where commentator Gene E. Bigler got the idea that Panama is handling eight million containers "mostly to U.S. consumers this year" ("Panama Canal expansion critical to the U.S.," March 18).
The canal expansion project will have only a...
| 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 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...