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  • Reubin Askew services set for this week

    News Service of Florida has filed this report: Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, who died Thursday at age 85, will be remembered in a series of services this week in Tallahassee and in his hometown of Pensacola. Askew's body will lie in state in a flag-...
  • Teenagers, sleep and school start times (and a Fl bill introduced and withdrawn)

    Teenagers, sleep and school start times (and a Fl bill introduced and withdrawn)
    Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach, confessed on Facebook that while in high school he was a "zombie at 7:15 a.m." and would have appreciated if school started later. Citing research on teenagers and sleep -- information that has prompted some schools...
  • Orlando in the top 50 best cities to start a new business

    Orlando in the top 50 best cities to start a new business
    Orlando ranks in the top 50 in a new ranking of the best cities to start a new business, while Jacksonville holds the top spot on the list.  In the recent study from WalletHub.com, Orlando ranks 37th out of the 150 most populated U.S. cities. The...
  • South Florida leaders mourn death of former Gov. Reubin Askew

    South Florida leaders mourn death of former Gov. Reubin Askew
    Comments from South Florida political leaders on the death Thursday of former Gov. Reubin Askew. U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee (full statement below). Via Twitter: "My thoughts are with...
  • Let school districts handle textbook purchases, lawmakers say (No thanks, districts respond)

    Let school districts handle textbook purchases, lawmakers say (No thanks, districts respond)
    A push to "maximize local control" would mean local school districts would decide which textbooks to buy for every class taught in its schools. That's a time-consuming and expensive task that Florida's school systems say they don't want -- but the Florida...
  • Obituary for Gov. Reubin Askew

    Obituary for Gov. Reubin Askew
    TALLAHASSEE -- Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, who led a growing mega-state through a period of modernization and public corruption, died Thursday morning. He was 85. A family spokesman said he had been admitted to the hospital last Saturday with ...
  • Hagerty is No. 1 in the Class 8A state softball poll

    Hagerty is No. 1 in the Class 8A state softball poll
    Listed below is the Miracle Sports softball poll for this week. A quick summary of Central Florida teams: Harmony is No. 2 in the All-Classification and Hagerty is No. 4. The poll was released Tuesday afternoon. Hagerty has taken over the No. 1 spot...
  • Reaction: FDLE suspects agency chemist is a lab rat

    Reaction: FDLE suspects agency chemist is a lab rat
    Tallahassee, we have a problem. You can bet there's a lot of good chemistry going on between many Florida defense lawyers and their clients after learning the state's top law enforcement agency is in a bind. Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE)...
  • Floridians could soon have a cheaper in-state flight option

    Floridians could soon have a cheaper in-state flight option
    Florida travelers will soon have another option for travel throughout the Sunshine State.  Florida Express Jet, a new start-up airline, plans to start offering affordable intra-Florida flights in less than 40 days.  Florida Express Jet announced...
  • Kevin Hunt: Should you buy an extended warranty?

     Kevin Hunt: Should you buy an extended warranty?
    So you've done the research, and now you're walking into a local retail store to buy the best big-screen HDTV at the best price. Yet you walk out with an HDTV and something you never imagined you'd buy with it — an extended warranty that adds more...
  • Cheryl Hines's Dreams of Stardom Couldn't be Curbed

    Growing up, Cheryl Hines always felt like she belonged somewhere else. "I have a journal I wrote in, in high school," she says. "Our teacher told us to write down what we wanted to be in ten years and I wrote that my goal was to make a living as an...