| Dec 7, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Following Friday's Class 2A state championship game at the Florida Citrus Bowl, after his Lakeland Victory Christian team fell short 14-7 against Hialeah Champagnat Catholic, Chris Nelson talked about his future.
The 6-foot-2, 295-pound defensive...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 8:51 AM
There hasn't been much question about Travonte Valentine's ability on the football field.
The question, however, has been whether the Hialeah Champagnat Catholic defensive tackle, who committed to Miami in July, can actually qualify academically to gain...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Nedal Ahmad has no culinary training. His only restaurant experience prior to opening his own place was a short-lived partnership in a fried fish and chicken store.
But at age 29, Ahmad is gathering accolades for his burgers, fries and hot dogs. His...
| Dec 21, 2013
The constant "ding, ding, ding" of slot machines will get some auditory competition Saturday night at three Miami-Dade casinos, where former Journey frontman Steve Augeri, country singer Jo Dee Messina and "Feliz Navidad" author Jose Feliciano will...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Broward and Palm Beach counties rule the state rankings in Class 7A and 5A in boys basketball.
The latest Florida Association of Basketball Coaches-Source Hoops boys state polls were released Tuesday, and Broward and Palm boast four of the top six teams...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:21 PM
En las últimas tres décadas, la población hispana de Estados Unidos se ha diversificado cada vez más en sus orígenes nacionales. Ciudades dominadas antiguamente por un solo grupo hispano –tales como puertorriqueños en Nueva York, mexicanos en Los...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Last week: While most national and international media attention has focused on possible U.S. military actions in Syria, U.S. immigration reform has fallen to a secondary place in public debates. Last week, a small group of Latino activists organized a...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Last week: Organized librarians and Miami-Dade citizens convinced the County Commission to stop the ill-advised plan to gut the library system by cutting hours and librarians. Budget crisis averted, but [only] postponed. The fact is libraries are not just...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Look for an increase in electronic table games at Calder Casino and Race Course, notes Paul Pippen, senior director of slot operations.
Pippen, who worked in Las Vegas and elsewhere, joined Calder in July, and is evaluating the casino's next step.
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:46 PM
The Hialeah Park poker room was flush with customers in its first full month, with pretty much a full house.
The new poker room outearned its south Broward and Miami-Dade competitors, with $692,417 in September revenue. That’s well ahead of nearby...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:48 AM
The Martin Luther King Day holiday on Monday makes it a three-day weekend for some, and Seminole Casino Coconut Creek knows you have a dream. There’s a giveaway of up to $2,500 every two hours from 1 p.m. through 9 p.m. Saturday and Monday. On...