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  • Aric Almirola wins rain-shortened Coke Zero 400

    Aric Almirola wins rain-shortened Coke Zero 400
    DAYTONA BEACH -The Coke Zero 400 ended after 280 miles, which was just fine with Aric Almirola. He was leading when the rain returned Sunday and forced the race to be called after 112 laps. It was his first Sprint Cup win in 118 races, and put a...
  • Uber rival Lyft seeks drivers in Orlando

    Uber rival Lyft seeks drivers in Orlando
    So-called ride-sharing company Lyft is advertising for drivers in Orlando. The ads appeared in the last few days on the Orlando Sentinel website and a few other places. Lyft is similar to Uber, which launched its service in Orlando on June 4. Both...
  • Eschewing lobbyists, states advocate for themselves

    WASHINGTON The 15 major Florida commercial ports usually compete with each other for business. What drew them together was a shared mission to force a gridlocked and polarized Congress to shake loose about $2 billion in federal money. Florida...
  • Student goes to Philippines with Youth Futures Organization

    Recent Atlantic Community High School graduate Taylor Brea Marten, 18, has found her life's calling at an early age. After volunteering in physical therapy at the Delray Medical Center, the former valedictorian of her junior high school, Trinity...
  • Pitch for natural playscapes finds support

    With children over scheduled and glued to their screens, the concept of including natural play areas in planned park renovations was well received. "The idea is for children to have unstructured play," Jennifer Ligeti, board president of Sunflower...
  • Almirola wins rain-shortened Coke Zero 400

    The Sports Xchange By Amanda Vincent, The Sports Xchange Almirola wins rain-shortened Coke Zero 400 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Aric Almirola was the beneficiary of a rain shower that made him the winner of the Coke Zero 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on...
  • Howard Barrett: Artist's designs helped Martin's bids stand out

    Howard Barrett: Artist's designs helped Martin's bids stand out
    Howard "Howie" Grant Barrett wasn't your typical technology-oriented Martin Marietta employee. The former Marine graduated from a watchmaker college and an art school before working as an art director for the defense contractor from 1969 until he...
  • Almirola nabs first career win

    The Sports Xchange Almirola nabs first career win By Seth Livingstone NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The rain and the wrecks kept on coming at Daytona International Speedway in Sunday's 56th running of...
  • Everest University to sell its Pompano Beach school

    Everest University to sell its Pompano Beach school
    The parent company of for-profit Everest University is selling its Pompano Beach school as part of a settlement with the federal government. Everest will continue to hold classes, both in Pompano Beach and online, while its owner, Corinthian Colleges...
  • Entrepreneurs flock to learn about medical marijuana

    They came Friday for an anticipated high — of medical marijuana creating a new industry in South Florida with opportunities for jobs and investment. Some 200 people crowded into CannaEd Day Boca Raton, most taking notes on how they could grow...
  • Florida teen injured in Jerusalem riots

    Florida teen injured in Jerusalem riots
    A 15-year-old American of Palestinian descent who appears to have been beaten by Israeli paramilitary police during riots in East Jerusalem is a Baltimore, Md. native who lives in Tampa, according to a family member reached Saturday in Florida. A man...