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  • Autism bill amendments receive mixed reviews

    Gov. Bob McDonnell has added four amendments to a bill approved by the General Assembly that would require many insurance companies to pay for a treatment for children with autism. Supporters of the bill decried the amendments, saying they made the...
  • The Find: La Cocina del Camaguey

    The Find: La Cocina del Camaguey
    At La Cocina del Camaguey, Ilonka Garcia's Dominican, Puerto Rican and Cuban takeout window tucked in the back of El Camaguey Meat Market in the Palms area of Los Angeles, regulars line up for affordable, soulful Caribbean dishes such as arroz con pollo...
  • Branson sponsors trip to the ocean's depths

    Branson sponsors trip to the ocean's depths
    NEWPORT BEACH — They are a pair of wealthy risk-takers from opposite sides of the Pond coming together for the first time to embark on a deep sea adventure. But some rich men have more money than other rich men. And so Sir Richard Branson, the...
  • Algunas evadas de Evo Morales

    El presidente de Bolivia, Evo Morales, es uno de los fenómenos políticos más interesantes de los últimos años. Sobre todo en su país, donde ganó dos elecciones con 52 y 64 por ciento de los votos (en 2005 y 2009). Eso hace suponer que la mayoría de los...
  • Disturbance might bring rain to South Florida

    Disturbance might bring rain to South Florida
    Expect another breezy warm, bordering on hot day. The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies, highs in the mid 80s, lows in the low 70s. Friday’s forecast is similar. Although it has a low chance of developing, the disturbance near Puerto...
  • Don't trash historic Puerto Rican regiment

     Don't trash historic Puerto Rican regiment
    Despite the sultry temperature, Jacqueline Centeno refused to yield. She knew her grandpa never would. Or her father. So, Centeno — joined by about 100 others who turned out Thursday afternoon at the 65th Infantry Veterans Park in Osceola County...
  • Don't let the size fool you … Warwick's Ben Delgado is definitely a catcher

    Don't let the size fool you … Warwick's Ben Delgado is definitely a catcher
    At first glance, there's little about Ben Delgado that screams "catcher." He stands 5-foot-8 and weighs 170 pounds, size usually reserved for a middle infielder … or a place-kicker. Then you see him on the field. He throws out 71 percent of would-...
  • Apodaca: Adventurer has calm to face ocean depths

    Chris Welsh is the kind of man little boys dream of becoming, a rare, boundary-pushing breed whose life is full of exploration, derring-do and far-off places. He's a nerves-of-steel guy who flies planes and helicopters, races boats, goes on off-road...
  • Rx for peace: First return America's own occupied territories

    Perhaps you are right that peace negotiations based on Israel's pre-1967 boundaries, though perhaps arbitrary, are basically "what has to happen" to end the Israel-Palestine conflict ("Obama and the Arab Spring," May 19). But you should firmly tell our...
  • Telephone kidnapping scam now includes Orange County

    Telephone kidnapping scam now includes Orange County
    A telephone kidnapping scam run by inmates calling Puerto Rican residents of Central Florida has spread to Orange County where "an obscene number of calls" have been received in recent weeks, according to the sheriff's office. First reported in Osceola...
  • Puerto Rican community seeks prisoner's release

    With prayer, song and calls for freedom, dozens of Puerto Rican community members and human rights activists gathered today to mark the 30th year in prison for Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera and called for his release. Lopez Rivera, now 68,...