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  • Varsity scores: May 15

    Varsity scores: May 15
    Baseball   State tournament   at JetBlue Park, Fort Myers     Finals     Class 4A   Ocala Trinity Catholic 3, Pensacola Catholic 1     Class 3A     Tallahassee North Florida Christian 6,   Orangewood Christian 3...
  • FSU pitcher Gage Smith anchors bullpen after being cut twice

    FSU pitcher Gage Smith anchors bullpen after being cut twice
    TALLAHASSEE – The phone call came on the eve of the season opener. Gage Smith had been telling friends and family that he was going to finally see action as a pitcher for Florida State. Growing up in Tallahassee, it was all he ever wanted. The...
  • Teens and young adults confronted by more TV ads for e-cigarettes

    Teens and young adults confronted by more TV ads for e-cigarettes
    Commercials for electronic cigarettes have become so ubiquitous that millions of American teens have seen them since 2012, a new study says. About 4 out of 5 of the TV ads seen by these young viewers were for blu eCigs, a brand that was purchased by...
  • Olympia's Nick Gordon named Florida Dairy Farmers 8A Player of the Year

    Olympia's Nick Gordon named Florida Dairy Farmers 8A Player of the Year
    Nick Gordon, who just finished his senior season at Olympia, was picked as the Florida Dairy Farmers Class 8A Player of the Year, it was announced Tuesday. He was the only player or coach from the Sentinel area selected by a statewide panel of high...
  • Despite all eyes on Crist, Broward's Nan Rich qualifies for Democratic gubernatorial primary

    Despite all eyes on Crist, Broward's Nan Rich qualifies for Democratic gubernatorial primary
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's gubernatorial showdown is already a two-horse race in the eyes of many. But Democratic former state Sen. Nan Rich of Weston made it clear Tuesday she isn't giving Charlie Crist a free pass to her party's nomination. Rich filed...
  • Boca man claims $500K prize

    Boca man claims $500K prize
    Gordon Stein, 60, of Boca Raton, claimed a $500,000 prize in the Gold Rush Tripler Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.  Stein purchased his winning ticket at Cumberland, located at 23077 State Road 7 in Boca Raton. Stein...
  • Orlando rated 'bike-friendly' -- Florida not so much

    Orlando rated 'bike-friendly' -- Florida not so much
    Central Florida often ranks as the nation's riskiest area for pedestrians, but at least one group says Orlando does better when it comes to bicyclists. This year, Orlando made a list of 11 bike-friendly communities in Florida, which moved to 28th from...
  • Pompano man hits $1.5M Mega Money win

    Pompano man hits $1.5M Mega Money win
     Alvin Forrester, 64, of Pompano Beach, claimed the May 2 Mega Money jackpot of $1.5 million at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.  He chose the one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,157,521.02.  Forrester purchased his ticket at Food Plus Food...
  • Charlotte J. 'Jean' Vieta, lawyer

    Charlotte J. 'Jean' Vieta, lawyer
    Charlotte J. "Jean" Vieta, a former laboratory assistant who later earned a law degree, died May 5 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at her Monkton home. She was 66. The daughter of William Purdum, an...
  • Vana criticizes Florida lawmakers who 'wet themselves' over NRA

    Vana criticizes Florida lawmakers who 'wet themselves' over NRA
    Frustration over continued mass shootings prompted Palm Beach County Commissioner Shelley Vana Tuesday to take aim at the National Rifle Association and its opposition to Florida gun control measures. She criticized Florida lawmakers for this year...
  • FSU search panel backs away from interviewing Thrasher first for presidency

    FSU search panel backs away from interviewing Thrasher first for presidency
    TALLAHASSEE  --  A committee looking for a new president for Florida State University will now cast a net that extends beyond powerful state Sen. John Thrasher. Ed Burr, chairman of the FSU Presidential Search Advisory Committee, said an outpouring of...