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  • Racing champ Hunter-Reay honors mom who died of cancer

    After his mother died of colon cancer in 2009, South Florida's race car driver Ryan Hunter-Reay dreamed of helping to find a cure and one day dedicating a cancer facility in his mother's honor. On Friday, the Indianapolis 500 champion announced a $2.5...
  • Hebrew school OK'd to expand

    Burbank resident Victoria Sabonjohn was nine months pregnant when she and her husband moved into a home near Jefferson Elementary School, about a mile from Burbank Temple Emanu El, which has a preschool. “We took time driving around the...
  • State rep sentenced to probation for misdemeanor tax conviction

    State rep sentenced to probation for misdemeanor tax conviction
    Two years after being hit with fraud charges that carried the potential of years in prison, Illinois state Rep. LaShawn Ford was sentenced Friday to six months of probation on a misdemeanor tax count as a result of an extraordinary plea deal with...
  • Apopka's Anderson signs with Tallahassee lobbying firm

    Apopka's Anderson signs with Tallahassee lobbying firm
    Former Apopka Chief Administrative Officer Richard Anderson, who retired in September and was awarded a $132,000-a-year lobbying position with Orange County's second-largest city, has signed on with Ballard Partners, a lobbying firm with an office in Lake...
  • 21 states hope to overturn Maryland's gun control law

    21 states hope to overturn Maryland's gun control law
    Led by West Virginia's attorney general, 21 states have joined a legal effort seeking to overturn Maryland's tough new gun control law. The Maryland statute has no effect on gun laws in their states, but the attorneys general argue in an amicus brief...
  • Dr. Phillips Center hosts open house, free Sheryl Crow concert

    Dr. Phillips Center hosts open house, free Sheryl Crow concert
    More than 1,500 spectators turned out Saturday to watch Grammy-winning singer Sheryl Crow perform the first concert in the Seneff Arts Plaza at the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Orlando. "What a great night to be in Orlando,...
  • Scene: Zoellner Gala2014 a Motown-inspired success

    There was definitely a theme going on Oct. 25 at the Zoellner Arts Center Gala2014 featuring Grammy-winning singer Smokey Robinson. The decor was distinctly Motown, from the dramatic hanging mobiles to the table chargers made from 45 rpm records. Glossy...
  • Prop. 46 foes spent $60 million to maintain 1975 malpractice award cap

    Prop. 46 foes spent $60 million to maintain 1975 malpractice award cap
    The election day drubbing of Proposition 46, an initiative that would have increased limits on certain medical malpractice damages, marks a stinging defeat for the state's trial attorneys, who championed the measure. The defeat caps years of declining...
  • Tyrone Power had it all, but he wanted more

    Tyrone Power had it all, but he wanted more
    Tyrone Power was just 22 when he became the toast of Hollywood after his breakout performance in the 1936 historical epic "Lloyd's of London." Power possessed preternaturally good looks and charm to spare; women wanted to marry him, and men wanted to be...
  • What if you held a pigeon-shoot and no one came except protesters?

    What if you held a pigeon-shoot and no one came except protesters?
    In minutes the opening salvo in the latest skirmish of the Pennsylvania pigeon wars was due to begin. And there, a half-mile away across the Delaware River, lay ground zero. Shrouded behind a long, 30-foot-tall wall of pale fabric, the Philadelphia...
  • In 'Birdman,' Broadway's St. James Theatre plays itself

    In 'Birdman,' Broadway's St. James Theatre plays itself
    "Birdman," the latest movie from director Alejandro González Iñárritu, is generating significant awards buzz for its comeback leading man, Michael Keaton,  and a supporting cast that includes Edward Norton, Emma Stone, Amy Ryan and Naomi Watts. One of...