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  • Rx for Danger: Pain clinic owners made millions, hired 10 doctors to write illegal scripts, feds say

    Rx for Danger: Pain clinic owners made millions, hired 10 doctors to write illegal scripts, feds say
    While "patients" lined up outside Professional Pain Center, dropped their used needles in nearby parking lots and sold their prescription pills across the street, federal agents were watching and quietly building a case against the Longwood pain clinic....
  • Scott signs 36 bills

    Scott signs 36 bills
    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...
  • Seminole, Brevard named "high performing" school districts, again

    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...
  • Incentives arms race isn't good business

    Incentives arms race isn't good business
    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...
  • Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution Day

    Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution Day
    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...
  • Man traveled to Florida, robbed bank to pay for Disney cruise, cops say

    Man traveled to Florida, robbed bank to pay for Disney cruise, cops say
    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...
  • Local bake sale helps hunger-relief efforts

    Local bake sale helps hunger-relief efforts
    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....
  • Five science whiz kids compete for top prize this weekend

    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 ...
  • State considers ombudsman for condo disputes

    State considers ombudsman for condo disputes
    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,...
  • Students vie for top science prize

     
    Five of the top science students in Central Florida high schools will be going head to head this weekend in the 14th annual Dr. Nelson Ying Science Competition. During the event which runs from Friday through Sunday  the five will complete for a $5,000...
  • Obama carved a “V” for victory in Orange County

     
    President Barack Obama easily carried Orange County, the key to the I-4 corridor, which was key the swing state of Florida, by carving a powerful “V” for victory out of the county's middle. A Political Pulse look at voting patterns on a map of...