| May 17, 2014
| 4:15 AM
Steven Brandt's road to owning a Triple Crown racehorse is built on relationships.
It is about his late mother, Shirley Brandt, who told her son shortly before she died that he finally had a horse who would qualify for a classic race.
It is about...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:29 PM
LEESBURG — Spending time at mom and dad's house during her summer break from UF is the most perfect setting for Elizabeth Fechtel as she prepares for the next year in the spotlight and all that comes with being Miss Florida.
| May 19, 2014
| 2:24 AM
Nan Rich says she’s in the race to the end.
The end, to Rich and more than 100 supporters who gathered Friday evening for the official opening of her campaign office in Weston, is winning the governor’s race in November.
| May 24, 2014
Are South Florida motorists racist?
I didn't want to believe skin color plays a significant role in driving, particularly at a time when many are starting to believe our nation has somehow moved beyond race and racism. But, now I'm not so sure. There may...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Claude L. Callegary, a retired Baltimore lawyer and World War II veteran who advised five U.S. presidents on veterans' affairs, died June 3 of respiratory failure at the Loch Raven Veterans Administration Living and Rehabilitation Center. He was 92....
| May 15, 2014
Chicago Park District board President Dr. Bryan Traubert is stepping down as chairman of Chicago Run, the school-based running program he founded with his wife, U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, in late 2007.
Traubert, an ophthalmologist and...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 3:01 PM
The biggest statewide primary contest features Charlie Crist, the former Republican governor who wants to return to his old office as a Democrat. He faces Nan Rich of Weston, a former Democratic Party leader in the Florida Senate.
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:03 AM
When Nichole Hickey became the executive director of the Columbia Festival of the Arts in 2004, she says she imagined she would stick around for three years, just until the annual summer festival celebrated its 20th anniversary.
She stayed on 10 years,...
| May 22, 2014
| 9:14 AM
The Sentinel readership area had no state softball champions this year and also had no players or coaches selected as the individual class finalists for the annual Florida Dairy Farmers Miss Softball and Softball coach of the year honors released...
| May 6, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:33 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Southwest Ranches describes itself glowingly as a rural, Old Florida time-warp of a town near Fort Lauderdale, complete with “donkeys braying, roosters crowing, and no sidewalks.”
But the farming community of 7,000 on the...