| Oct 4, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Lobbying costs in Central Florida cities*
Altamonte Springs: population 41,761; federal and state lobbyist Louis Rotundo, $62,000
Apopka: population 41,908; federal and state lobbyist Richard Anderson, $132,000
Casselberry: population 26,292;...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 5:12 PM
I am truly concerned about the apparent lax attitude CNU has taken on sexual attacks on female students at the school. Do these reports to CNU police get copied to the Newport News Police Department?
Now we hear that the person who is being charged...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Two established candidates, and one not-so-well-known, are squaring off in a Nov. 4 race for Osceola County Commission.
Incumbent Republican Frank Attkisson is seeking a second term representing District 4, which includes downtown Kissimmee. He faces...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 3:09 AM
Home owners and renters looking to redesign or renovate can turn to new apps to help simplify the process and get the job done sooner and more efficiently.
Last year Americans spent approximately $130 billion on home remodeling projects, the highest...
| Sep 19, 2014
ST. LUKE'S UNIVERSITY HEALTH NETWORK will host a "Night of Heroes," 6 p.m. to midnight at ArtsQuest Center, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. Live music by Lucky Seven, UUU and the Craig Thatcher Band, dinner, dancing and more. Cost: $15-$50....
| Sep 16, 2014
| 11:03 AM
New figures released by the federal government Tuesday indicate that the number of people without health insurance dropped in early 2014, the first year the major provisions of the federal health law took effect.
But as with other data released so far...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Los Angeles is drawing new residents from big cities in the Northeast and Midwest and losing people to less expensive cities in parts of the Sun Belt. But, as always, most of the people who move are moving around Southern California.
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Metro Chicago saw a 10.7 percent rise in the value of goods exported last year, to $44.9 billion, inching up one slot to place No. 6 nationwide, according to a U.S. Department of Commerce report released Tuesday.
The top five metros areas: Houston, New...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Police cars, lights blazing, cruised onto Washington Street in Easton, interrupting Lynne Holden's bull session with a resident of one of the blocks she's trying to rescue.
"Oh no," she murmured.
Officers wandered through knots of children at play...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Editor's note: This guest post was submitted by the bloggers from crazytowndeals.com.
A recent Time Magazine article described the Back To School shopping season among retailers as "brutally competitive." According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the amount...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:52 PM
The U.S. Census Bureau released a report the other day on Americans' wealth that seemed full of bad news. Middle-class wealth was down, and inequality — the gap between the top and everyone else — was up. Stereotypes seem confirmed. But wait....