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  • President Obama, America's Nero

    President Theodore Roosevelt said, "Speak softly, and carry a big stick." More than a century later, President Barack Obama speaks loudly (and incessantly) and carries a twig. Like Nero of ancient Rome, Obama fiddles, takes selfies and does Internet...
  • Hospital offers heart-healthy events

    To recognize American Heart Month Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares is hosting a series of heart healthy events throughout February. Dr. Sule Salami, a cardiologist, will speak about "Diabetes and Heart Disease" at 1 p.m. Wednesday and Dr. Miguel...
  • 'Kid Presidents' shares surprising tales from presidential childhoods

     'Kid Presidents' shares surprising tales from presidential childhoods
    Know about the president and the pears? Few people do. The anecdote can be traced to Herbert Hoover's childhood, and you'll find it in the new book, "Kid Presidents: True Tales of Childhood From America's Presidents" (Quirk). Its author is David...
  • Maps provide another view of South Florida history

    Maps provide another view of South Florida history
    In 1854, six years before the Civil War, the U.S. government first mapped the South Florida coastline, primarily to mark the depth of shoreline waters and prevent ships from breaking up on rocks. The map didn't show much other than obscure landmarks...
  • Iconic educator Bethune stood at helm of struggle for justice

    In a life that lasted from the aftermath of the Civil War to the dawn of the Space Age, Mary McLeod Bethune left her mark on the nation. More than any other black leader between Booker T. Washington and Martin Luther King Jr., the woman who founded...
  • On this Presidents Day, where does Obama rank

     On this Presidents Day, where does Obama rank
    Where does President Barack Obama rank on your list of U.S. presidents? Near the top? At the very bottom? Somewhere in the middle? Today, Presidents Day, is the perfect opportunity to reassess your opinion of our nation's embattled leader. Or, if you...
  • Larger-than-life leader needed in White House

    I grew up in Washington, D.C., during World War II and remember the fear and anxiety of that time. The threat was real because we knew what was happening at home and overseas. The difference between then and now is leadership. Then we had bigger-than-...
  • Historic Ford Tri-Motor lumbering into South Florida

    Historic Ford Tri-Motor lumbering into South Florida
    It was loud and awkward and often referred to as the "Tin Goose" or the "Flying Washboard." But the Ford Tri-Motor, built between 1926 and 1933, played a vital role in advancing commercial aviation after World War I. Now the few remaining planes have...
  • The Week in Pictures | Feb. 2-8, 2015

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual communication. This week, incredible images out of Taiwan, where a TransAsia plane clipped a taxi and an elevated motorway before crashing into the Keelung river outside the capital of Taipei....
  • PA Gov. Tom Wolf says he'll push for passage of state minimum wage hike to $10.10 over two years

    PA Gov. Tom Wolf says he'll push for passage of state minimum wage hike to $10.10 over two years
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday that passage of a higher minimum wage in Pennsylvania is one of his priorities in the current legislative session. Wolf said he backs a bill sponsored by Rep. Patty Kim, a Dauphin County Democrat, to boost...
  • Pictures in the News | February 5, 2015

     
    Thursday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast with a view of Manhattan pictured from the Observatory of the Empire State Building. Start spreading the news....