| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Seminole County Schools has named Bridget Dycus, a math teacher at Rock Lake Middle, as its 2015 Teacher of the Year.
Dycus has taught for 27 years, including 25 years at Rock Lake Middle School in Longwood. She teaches 6th grade math but has taught...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:34 PM
In the 1970s, architecture faced an identity crisis.
A lacerating critique of modern architecture's overreach, especially in remaking wide swaths of cities, had left the profession's 20th-century heroes — Le Corbusier, Mies Van der Rohe, even...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Those who slept through the rare "blood moon" Monday night missed more than just the rare red hue, as a packed Griffith Observatory erupted into whistles, cheers and howls during the much-anticipated lunar eclipse.
The crowds descended upon the...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 11:30 AM
For a theme park that is one of the biggest and most-visited tourist destinations in the world, it’s not very often something small attracts a whole lot of attention at Walt Disney World.
Sure, everyone loves to talk up the Small World...
| Apr 29, 2014
You arrive at your airport, claim your baggage, go home and start to unpack, only to find that the heirloom silver cup your grandmother passed on to you is missing. Who was responsible? And what should you do now? Although I've never had anything lifted...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Twenty Central Florida students won awards at the 16th-annual Science Challenge in Orlando last weekend, with Catherine Li, a Lake Highland Preparatory student, winning the "best in fair" prize.
The Science Challenge features county science fair winners...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Florida's school grading system, a first-in-the-nation plan in place since 1999, would get overhauled, if Gov. Rick Scott signs into law a bill, SB 1642, passed by the Florida House today. The bill, already approved by the Senate, simplifies and, in...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Most people won't disagree that serving in military or being a lumberjack are far more dangerous jobs than being a newspaper reporter.
But that didn't stop the career of newspaper reporting ranking in the bottom three of the 200 best and worst jobs...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:14 PM
State senators on Thursday accelerated toward increasing speed limits up to 75 mph on some Florida interstates.
Sixteen other states have raised speed limits beyond 70 mph, but Florida would join Maine as the only state east of the Mississippi River...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 1:13 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Florida lawmakers completed their wrench-work on a $75 billion budget which boosts spending on classrooms and steers $171 million into trying to clean up pollution-wrecked waterways.
House and Senate budget-writers had been wrangling...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:50 AM
The 2014-15 college football season has yet to start and UCF offensive lineman Joey Grant already made history.
Grant, a redshirt junior, became the first active football player to be accepted into the DeVos Sports Business Management program in the...