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  • Angel Flight Southeast golf tournament helps charity continue to serve sick people in need of transportation

    Angel Flight Southeast golf tournament helps charity continue to serve sick people in need of transportation
    LEESBURG — When he was a year old, Alex Zabukovec was hanging on for his life. Now 13, Alex needed to undergo surgery out of state for a serious heart condition that made his heart rate double and was getting worse. Only two physicians in the U.S....
  • Smart tax tips for the end of year

    Smart tax tips for the end of year
    Halloween has just passed so should you be getting ready to serve Thanksgiving dinner, shop for Christmas or Hanukkah, or plan for April? The right answer, since it's about saving significant money, should be: Plan for April. That, of course, is when...
  • Catholics and gays, Hitt and Ebola: Letters

    Catholics and gays, Hitt and Ebola: Letters
    Catholics welcome gays I am happy to hear the Catholic Church is facing reality and acknowledging the existence, within society — and, presumably, within the clergy itself — of halfway-decent gay people ("Vatican moves to welcome gays,"...
  • Ebola scams spreading as fears mount

    Ebola scams spreading as fears mount
    I can't tell you whether to believe assurances from those in power that the deadly Ebola virus will be kept in check, but there's no doubt that panicking can expose you to harm. Scams related to the Ebola outbreak are spreading and you aren't immune....
  • AutoNation to sponsor college football bowl game

    AutoNation to sponsor college football bowl game
    There's the Rose Bowl, the Orange Bowl and now, the AutoNation Cure Bowl. AutoNation, the auto retailer based in Fort Lauderdale, will sponsor a college football bowl game starting next year, with a portion of proceeds going to the Breast Cancer...
  • Volunteers needed for Seminole homeless families event -- and much more

    Volunteers needed for Seminole homeless families event -- and much more
    If you're one of those well-intentioned souls who thinks about volunteering for a worthy charity each holiday season -- only to have your noble ideals fall victim to a mad marathon of shopping, cooking, wrapping and decorating -- here's a thought:...
  • Bruce Rauner, 'business guy' or politician?

    Bruce Rauner, 'business guy' or politician?
    Bruce Rauner's voice boomed across the beer garden at Schooner's, a blue-collar Bloomington watering hole known for its king-size pork tenderloin sandwiches that could feed a family of four. "Look, I'm not a politician, I'm a business guy," declared...
  • Winn-Dixie's charity arm donates to nonprofits

    Winn-Dixie's charity arm donates to nonprofits
    Bi-Lo Holdings Foundation, the charitable arm of Winn-Dixie's parent company, is donating more than $250,000 to 26 nonprofits throughout South Florida. The foundation said it's awarding grants to nonprofits with missions related to hunger relief,...
  • $12 million is pledged to supportive housing for homeless people

    $12 million is pledged to supportive housing for homeless people
    A major philanthropic funder has pledged $12 million to develop supportive housing for Los Angeles County's homeless population. The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation announced Tuesday that its donation, split evenly between a grant and a loan, would go to...
  • Donors increased gifts to big Maryland charities

    Donors increased gifts to big Maryland charities
    The University of Maryland, Baltimore saw the biggest jump in private donations in 2013 among some of the state's largest charities while the University of Maryland at College Park experienced the largest decline in gifts raised last year, according to...
  • Prop. 47 puts state at center of a national push for sentencing reform

    Prop. 47 puts state at center of a national push for sentencing reform
    The statewide initiative on Tuesday's ballot to reduce penalties for illicit drug use and petty theft is part of a multimillion-dollar campaign to revise sentencing laws in California and across the nation. Five major foundations, headlined by a...