| Aug 5, 2011
It's the old chicken-or-the-egg situation, says Ed Ferree, a retired Delta Airlines pilot who is now co-owner of WattsNext, a Eustis-based company that installs electric car charging stations across Florida.
Do we need a lot of commercial, public...
| Apr 29, 2011
With the Florida economy down and gasoline prices up, L.J. Ford, a part-time resident of Pompano Beach, is looking for ways to trim his transportation costs.
"We have several vehicles, including our large RV," he says, "and insurance costs are becoming...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 6:57 PM
Official numbers released by the Secretary of the State Friday evening show that Democrat Dannel Malloy will be Connecticut's next governor. But Republican Tom Foley still wouldn't concede defeat in the state's closest gubernatorial election in half a...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 1:15 PM
German media mogul
Leo Kirch, 84, who turned his one-man film distribution company into Germany's second-biggest media business before losing control of it after a gamble on pay television, died Thursday in Munich. His family did not give...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 4:42 PM
Republican Tom Foley conceded the gubernatorial election Monday to Democrat Dannel Malloy, saying that various problems with voting in Bridgeport were not enough to overturn the outcome of the race.
The official results show that Foley lost by more...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 6:40 PM
Support of the death penalty is almost a prerequisite to holding statewide office in Florida.
Kill more. Kill them faster.
But this political agenda is clashing ever more often with the constitutional requirement of due process.
And so we are...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 12:14 PM
Now aboard the Disney Dream, I’ve been busy the last few days, visiting the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal’s Islands of Adventure in Orlando, Fla., on Tuesday and all four theme parks at Walt Disney World’s resort on...
| Apr 20, 2011
| 12:10 PM
President Obama plans to attend the April 29 launch of space shuttle Endeavour, adding even more star power to NASA's second-to-last shuttle launch, according to a White House official.
The president will bring his wife, Michelle, and two daughters,...
| Jun 7, 2011
When he auditioned for a starring role in Disneyland's Golden Horseshoe Revue before the Anaheim theme park opened in 1955, comedian Wally Boag thought he was trying out for just another two-week booking.
It was anything but.
By the time he retired from...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 12:35 PM
When Mitt Romney announced his presidential exploratory committee this week, he did so from New Hampshire, and he mentioned Nevada. On Friday, he was in Florida. All three are scheduled to be among the first states holding presidential nominating contests...
| Jan 31, 2011
Gretchen Clarke, who with her husband, Waltah, built what was once the nation's largest retailer of aloha wear, has died. She was 78.
Clarke died Jan. 22 of kidney failure at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, her son Cameron said.