| Jul 16, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Quick! How many states comprise the good ole USA?
Answer: 50 States and one district, the District of Columbia, our nation's capital. Think monuments, White House, the Pentagon, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, The West Wing or The Real Housewives of D.C....
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Here's the column I wrote for today's Palm Beach edition, about my recent sitdown with All Aboard Florida officials who are fighting growing organized opposition, along with what they say are unfounded fears and misconceptions:
The folks from All Aboard...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:22 PM
SunRail leaders agreed Monday to consider expanding the hours of the commuter train to weekends and later at night, but they want to know how expensive the new and improved version might be before making any promises.
"There are more costs. The question...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:16 PM
When Bryan Jefferson returned from his unofficial visit to Boise State on Tuesday morning, he went directly from the Orlando International Airport to the campus at UCF and head coach George O'Leary's office.
The Leesburg wide receiver had a great...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 10:12 AM
The developer of a futuristic mall, hotel and entertainment complex proposed for north International Drive has promised a project that will look unlike anything else in Orlando – a "22nd Century" design.
But until recently, parts of it looked an...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Steven Wayne Angle, who authorities say may know about a rash of 28 arson fires in Orlando, Sanford and Daytona Beach, is no stranger to handcuffs and a jail cell.
Since 1992, the 40-year-old unemployed Sanford man has been arrested 24 times in Central...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida.
1. Deseret Ranch and Osceola County are planning for enormous growth in the next decades. Including large chunks of nature and pasture, a planned metropolis of tomorrow would span 133,000 acres in...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:49 PM
BeachLine Expressway drivers are set to get a break of more than $1 when the toll plaza near Orlando International Airport is torn down.
But they will have to wait about 18 months for demolition, officials at the Central Florida Expressway Authority...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Bright yellow cars with mouse ears are being seen in more countries than ever. Orlando-based Truly Nolen, which uses the colorful cars as a marketing tool, is growing overseas. It is now in 58 countries, including Mexico, Saudi Arabia, China, Turkey and...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Cheddar’s Casual Cafe has opened its second Central Florida restaurant at 6650 S. Semoran Blvd., near Orlando International Airport. The menu offers a variety of selections including steaks, ribs, seafood, salads, pastas, burgers and chicken....
| Aug 2, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Over the past few weeks, there's been a lot of discussion about All Aboard Florida, the high-speed passenger-rail service designed to link Miami and Orlando.
While most of the conversation centers on how the proposed train might affect communities to...