| Feb 13, 2015
| 12:46 PM
Because "feels-like" temperatures are forecast to drop into the mid-40s Friday and Saturday nights, Broward County will open its cold weather shelters.
The shelters will be open as of 6:30 p.m. both nights. Homeless persons are asked to report to the...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 4:00 AM
As a handsome period miniseries, "The Book of Negroes," which premieres Monday on BET and continues through Wednesday, is a first for a network whose original offerings have often seemed something less than ambitious. That the miniseries is Canadian-made,...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 7:58 PM
The Hampton Roads Horticulture Society has two speakers scheduled for February and March that focus on the renovation and care of gardens and trees.
First is "Garden Renovation," on Thursday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. Dr. Laurie Fox "will encourage us to think...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 10:23 AM
We doubt Gov. Larry Hogan intended to make Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller's head explode with his State of the State speech last week, but it might wind up working out for him politically, if not for the people of the state substantively. The...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 10:18 AM
The Sunday morning guest list:
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, discusses the GOP agenda, Obamacare and the Department of Homeland Security on "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. Other guests are Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 11:14 AM
In 1789, Alexander Hamilton, the first U.S. Treasury secretary, faced a dilemma still challenging Congress today. The new nation was deeply in debt, and there was a lack of consensus in Congress about how to pay for it.
Of the $75 million total debt,...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 10:39 AM
The following is the text of Larry Hogan's inaugural address, as written for delivery Wednesday at the State House in Annapolis:
GOVERNOR LAWRENCE J. HOGAN, JR: "Governor Christie, thank you for being here, thanks for your tremendous support, and for...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 6:05 PM
Huntington Ingalls Industries received additional funds Wednesday for the refueling and modernization of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington, a project once on the Navy's endangered list.
The company announced it had been awarded a $224 million...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 2:46 PM
Instead of simply reading about the American Revolution, fifth-grade students at Top of the World Elementary School got the opportunity Monday to act out what they have learned.
Students in teacher Brian Kull's class came dressed in clothes reflective...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 8:13 PM
Observations of the stuff that aired in between commercials Sunday:
* The big number for NBC is 111.5 million: The number of viewers who watched last year's Super Bowl, the largest TV audience of all time. So the network wasn't upset that a huge...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 2:49 PM
One recent contributor to Speak Out said she finds the criticism of President Obama offensive. Presidential criticism goes all the way back to the presidency of George Washington and every president since has received bad press, negative comments and some...