| May 30, 2013
| 8:35 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott signed a total of 36 bills today. Among them are measures setting new standards for cyberbullying; banning the use of electronic funds transfer cards in adult entertainment or gambling facilities; and codifying an...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:18 AM
The Seminole County school district -- and neighboring Brevard County's -- are "academically high performing," based on Florida's annual designation.
Both have earned the title in previous years. Seminole, in fact, has been so-named for six...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 5:51 PM
When students in River Hill High School's Advanced Computer Science classes entered a worldwide high school robotics competition last year that involved programming International Space Station satellites, they figured their chances of winning were...
| May 12, 2013
| 11:03 AM
Florida's elected officials can be generous to a fault – at least with your money.
They're particularly gracious handing out incentives and tax breaks to companies and organizations dangling the prospect of jobs. Even if the company plans to add...
| May 15, 2013
| 6:57 AM
Goggles on, boys and girls. The test kitchen food processor is wobbling like a Tilt-A-Whirl at the county fair. Before the tidbits go wild, let's dish:
Think before you eat. Friday's Food Revolution Day is part of celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's...
| May 4, 2013
| 5:30 AM
After Cedrick Royce Swinson, a 37-year-old North Carolina man, his girlfriend and her two kids, ages 6 and 11, had driven overnight to take a Disney cruise leaving Brevard County, he discovered the cash for his final payment on the tickets was not...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 11:03 AM
You're feeling a little better about the state's housing market, aren't you?
Don't worry. You won't jinx it by admitting that.
In Metro Orlando, the median home price has risen 22 percent in the past year. Statewide, the median sale price for single-...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:48 AM
The Osceola County Grown Farm to Picnic will be a chef-inspired celebration of seasonal dishes from 3-6 p.m. on May 4 at the Diamond P Ranch, 5700 E. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway in St. Cloud. The event will feature a local growers market and hayrides....
| Apr 25, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Five Central Florida students who've already won top awards at county and state science fairs will compete this weekend in the Dr. Nelson Ying Science Competition.
The five competing for the "Ying Prize" will explain their research to a panel of judges ...
| Apr 26, 2013
Illinois homeowners at odds with their community association have little recourse. They can try to resolve the matter with the board, or they can pay an attorney to do it for them.
Another option recently was introduced to the General Assembly: HB1293,...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 6:24 AM
Now it can be said: The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is for the birds. Make that the Angry Birds.
The attraction has just opened Angry Birds Space Encounter, which brings the fowl characters from the digital-gaming world to real life in hopes of...