| Oct 15, 2014
| 6:38 AM
Southwest Airlines is offering up cheap one-way fares during a three-day sale on many of its routes. Most flights involving Florida will cost you $99 each way.
So from Orlando International Airport, for instance, you could book flights to Baltimore,...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 12:39 PM
JetBlue Airways launched a one-day sale Tuesday with fares starting from $54-$264 one way from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
The special Web fares must be purchased before 11:59 p.m. Wednesday and are valid for travel Nov. 10-Dec. 18,...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Orlando can remember this September as having the most rainy days on record, topping a mark set a century ago.
With a brief sprinkle long before dawn today, the month has had 23 days of rain.
That's 23 days of "measurable" rain. Throw in the three...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 6:31 AM
The first debate between Gov. Rick Scott and challenger Charlie Crist is Friday in Miami and will be televised at 7 p.m. by Telemundo statewide, including Orlando.
Even though the debate is in South Florida, people in Central Florida can get into the...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 4:41 PM
A Jet Blue plane headed from JFK Airport in New York to Orlando International Airport had to return to JFK after it hit a bird on Saturday morning, a spokeswoman said.
The plane landed safely and the 144 passengers were put on another plane. That plane...
| Aug 24, 2014
Louise and Michael Garvey were soaking wet and covered with mud, and they wouldn't have had it any other way.
The Orange County couple were among hundreds of volleyball enthusiasts who got dirty for charity Saturday at the 22nd annual March of Dimes...
| Sep 28, 2014
Bridge closures on the Loxahatchee River in Jupiter would quadruple under All Aboard Florida's proposed passenger service. But the length of each closure would be shorter.
It's a similar story on the New River in Fort Lauderdale, where bridge closures...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The case for recess
How sad that some elementary-school principals find no value in recess for young students. For centuries, the notion that a healthy body is necessary for a healthy mind has been accepted by most educated people.
| Sep 26, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Long before Orlando International Airport was lauded as one of the sleekest, most traveler-friendly places in the airline world, it existed almost solely in the mind of John Wyckoff.
Along with architect Justus Hellmuth, Wyckoff traveled all over the...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:49 PM
If there's one decision the Florida Department of Transportation should backtrack on, it's the refusal to use state funds to build a needed link that will bring commuter rail service to downtown Miami.
At issue is the $44 million needed to build a...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:05 AM
Big corporations and startup companies alike are planning to mix it up this week at a unique business event at the Hyatt Regency near Orlando International Airport. The event is called the ICSE, or Innovation Concourse of the Southeast.