| Apr 12, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Antibiotics, pesticides and hormones are not on anyone's grocery list, yet they are standard fare in the foods we eat.
But that is changing in Central Florida and across the state, as buying organic becomes easier, and grocers such as Publix, Whole...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 6:16 AM
Orlando City SC is preparing to play the latter half of its inaugural Major League Soccer season in a new stadium, team officials said.
Details released in a project construction agreement approved by Orlando leaders last week projected the stadium...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 1:21 PM
What makes a downtown cool?
Last week, Orlando city leaders announced plans to launch a yearlong initiative to make downtown Orlando a cool place to live, work and play. Certain cities across the country - Austin, Portland and Seattle - seem to have...
| Apr 15, 2014
Thomas Hinrichs' anniversary plans are derailed by a medical emergency. Can he change the name on his wife's ticket and take his son to Paris and London, instead?
Q: Earlier this year, I booked flights with Expedia on Icelandair for a trip to Paris and...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 8:19 AM
Slowed by arthritis and worsening foot and ankle problems, Gary Blankenburg, 73, is becoming less mobile as he ages.
As stairs grew more difficult, he and his wife Jo, 55, considered selling their two-story Sparks house built in 1922. But years of...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 8:36 AM
An 80-year-old shopper at a CVS in Winter Haven avoided being seriously hurt after a car came crashing through the store Wednesday.
According to the Lakeland Ledger, Adrienne Watkins, 80, was shopping Wednesday afternoon when a 2008 Chevrolet Impala...
| Apr 8, 2014
What airlines look on fondly as "ancillary revenue" hits you in the form of pesky -- and often outrageous -- fees and charges. A new report from the meticulous folks at IdeaWorks tells airline industry professionals what they need to know about...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 6:34 PM
The endless hum of whirling slot machines washes over the food court at the Sands casino in Bethlehem, as Yuli Cui of Flushing, N.Y., reads a Chinese newspaper.
Huddled at a table with her friends, Cui, 50, plucks a tangerine from the bagged lunch she...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:47 PM
It's 7 a.m. at the Sands casino bus center in south Bethlehem, and Malik Tahir is slumped across a chair when a security guard nudges him awake. There's no sleeping in the bus center, the guard tells him.
Then, Tahir says, the guard matter-of-factly...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has made dramatic changes that position his two sons to ultimately take over the global media empire that Murdoch has spent most of his life building.
Murdoch's eldest son, Lachlan, has been given an influential role as non-...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 6:33 AM
A Northern Californian invoked the "luck of the Jedi" on Tuesday when he came forward to claim the $425.3-million Powerball jackpot he won after playing the lottery for 20 years.
Wearing a shirt featuring the "Star Wars" character Yoda with the words...