| Dec 3, 2013
| 10:12 AM
As the dwindling community of Holocaust survivors continue to age or pass away, there is much discussion over who will carry the torch of passing on the lessons learned from the historic tragedy of the Holocaust.
One organization whose mission is to...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Gov. Rick Scott today urged Florida's school districts to "immediately" finalize plans to give teachers pay hikes. In a letter to school superintendents, Scott said 43 of the state's 67 school districts have at least tentatively approved plans to raise ...
| Dec 2, 2013
Florida is a state where the open road beckons motorists to put the pedal to metal. Yet, our speed limits were set during a bygone era. The state hasn't reviewed them since 1996. It's time to raise outdated speed limits on highways that can safely...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Daryl T. Logullo, a bereaved father who persuaded the Florida Legislature to pass a law requiring birth certificates for stillborn children, died Nov. 18 after suffering a massive heart attack. The Casselberry resident was 47.
Logullo's wife, Beth,...
| Nov 30, 2013
Florida taxpayers spend more than $2 billion a year on information technology, and according to a 2007 Florida Senate study, a good chunk is wasted. That's a powerful argument for a proposal in Tallahassee to create a new state agency that would...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Alex Martins, CEO of the Orlando Magic, has been appointed to serve on UCF's board of trustees.
The Board of Governors of the State University System picked Martins to replace former University of Central Florida trustee Meg Crofton, who resigned...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Florida spends more than $2 billion a year on information technology, and according to a 2007 Florida Senate study, a good chunk is wasted.
So an idea is floating around Tallahassee to create a new state agency that would consolidate the acquisition and...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 6:41 AM
Seminole County teachers are "very, very happy" about the pay hikes they'll get this school year but wish the back pay they're due would come before the winter holidays, a union official told the Seminole County School Board on Tuesday.
The School Board...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 1:13 PM
The largest opponents of President Obama's signature health-program have no idea what they are objecting to. Why would the vast majority of Americans have any real insight about health insurance anyway? Most of us have always had the peace of mind...
| Nov 27, 2013
Rep. Irv Slosberg lists walking Soldier in the dog park as a recreational activity on his member page for the Florida House of Representatives.
He's been taking his schnauzer to the city's dog park for five years, he told commissioners at the Greater...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:42 AM
President Barack Obama has appointed Andrew Weinstein of Coral Springs to the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities.
He’ll join an eclectic group including cellist Yo-Yo Ma, actresses Sarah Jessica Parker and Kerry Washington,...