| Feb 4, 2015
| 2:53 PM
JACKSONVILLE — It looks as if the great Florida bear hunt is on. All that's left are the details.
Florida wildlife officials Wednesday decided to move ahead with a proposal to allow sportsmen to hunt bears for the first time in more than 20 years....
| Apr 6, 2015
| 12:02 PM
Activists opposed to a Florida bear hunt hung a banner Monday on the Interstate 4 overpass at Conroy Road, hoping to mobilize like-minded motorists as the state nears a critical vote on the controversial plan.
"TELL FWC — NO BEAR HUNT," it read....
| Apr 4, 2015
| 5:45 PM
Frost on the ground didn't keep kids from hunting for Easter eggs Saturday in Burr Ridge.
The annual Burr Ridge Park District even included a breakfast with the Easter Bunny, and was the culmination of several days of hunting for eggs.
| Apr 2, 2015
| 7:13 AM
Black bears on the western fringes of the Everglades may soon face a new adversary: Humans armed with rifles.
A recent series of attacks on people in central and north Florida has spurred the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Friday the 13th used to be just another day for me. However, I will never forget this past Friday the 13th.
It started out with an ambulance ride to Dr. P. Phillips Hospital. The emergency medical technicians who arrived with...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 7:37 PM
Give students control
Safety within our college campuses is something very important to me. As a college student, I see news articles about school shootings or instances similar to the Nov. 20 Florida State University library shooting.
| Mar 24, 2015
| 8:30 PM
As spring arrives, yard sale season can't be far behind. It's time for some people to clear out their unwanted "stuff" and others to go searching for bargains.
Several years ago, I wrote about my son-in-law finding a classic old fan made by Diehl at a...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 4:42 PM
Florida hunters could start taking aim at bears in Rock Springs Run and Seminole State Forest in October under a state wildlife plan.
The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission's bear-management program has proposed a seven-day bear hunting...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 3:48 PM
A new door to employment in Baltimore is opening wider.
The gateway is the latest variation in finding and applying for jobs online. Called Apploi, it's an application for computers, smartphones and tablets that allows users to fill out an application...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 2:08 PM
As Florida considers a bear hunt, the state's wildlife agency is inviting people to pose questions to its bear and hunting experts.
The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission will host this week two online seminars during which participants...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 3:59 PM
Those who want to hunt in South Florida and other states have a choice of hunter safety classes this weekend.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has a hunter safety Internet-completion course March 21 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the...