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  • 7 ways to celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day

    7 ways to celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day
    Talk Like a Pirate Day is Thursday, so brush up on your "Ahoy, Mateys!" and bust out the bandanas and eye patches. Yes, landlubbers, Talk Like A Pirate Day is a real holiday with a backstory, according to TalkLikeAPirate.com. Legend has it that Talk...
  • Common Core: hearing draws critical crowd in Broward, final meeting tonight in Tallahassee tonight, more than 6,600 leave online comments

    Common Core: hearing draws critical crowd in Broward, final meeting tonight in Tallahassee tonight,  more than 6,600 leave online comments
    The state's second public hearing on Common Core lasted more than five hours last night, dominated by critics "calling the standards an unwelcome federal intrusion into education and warning the untested standards would negatively affect learning," the...
  • More women taking their husband's name after marriage

    Now that I'm on the wedding circuit, attending the nuptials of friends' and relatives' children, I've noticed that more and more women are forsaking their maiden name and taking their husband's instead. In an era of growing marriage and gender equality,...
  • Reggae singer 'Bunny Rugs' of Third World dies in Orlando

    Reggae singer 'Bunny Rugs' of Third World dies in Orlando
    Reggae singer William 'Bunny Rugs' Clarke has died in Orlando, according to news reports. Clarke, who was the lead singer of the seminal Jamaican reggae band Third World for more than 30 years, died Sunday. He had been receiving treatment in Orlando for...
  • Tony Pipitone departing WKMG for Miami

    Tony Pipitone departing WKMG for Miami
    Tony Pipitone, one of the finest reporters in Orlando TV history, is leaving WKMG-Channel 6. He will become an investigative reporter next month at WTVJ, the NBC-owned station in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale market. Pipitone, 53, is moving to South Florida...
  • Ex-cop suing city of Miami for time it took to put on uniform

    Ex-cop suing city of Miami for time it took to put on uniform
    A former sergeant is suing the city of Miami for unpaid overtime wages for the time to put on his uniform, maintain his vehicle and maintain his weapon, the Miami Herald is reporting. Michael Weissberg, who retired in March after 8 years with the ...
  • An onion or a ticket: The Grinch lets Florida drivers decide

    An onion or a ticket: The Grinch lets Florida drivers decide
    An onion or a traffic citation. That's the choice some South Florida drivers are getting this holiday season. The Grinch is giving drivers in the Florida Keys the choice of the vegetable or a ticket in a police effort to enforce safe driving in school...
  • Florida couple forced to uproot 17-year-old garden

    Florida couple forced to uproot 17-year-old garden
    A Florida couple was forced to uproot a garden they've had for nearly two decades thanks to a new city ordinance that prohibits vegetables in front yards. Husband and wife Hermine Ricketts and Tom Carroll grew a variety of vegetables in front of their...
  • When worried about hackers, cash is king

    Back in the day, a hack was not an act but a person -- a writer who elevated the use of cliches to an art form or an artist too lazy to stray from a tried-and-true formula. Hack now means something altogether different. The mere mention of the word spurs...
  • Swimsuit shopping is depressing, humiliating, humbling

    Though the weather is stuck on scorch, end-of-summer sales are already sprouting in earnest. In search of a bathing suit, I'm game. When you live in Miami and spend time in chlorine-saturated pools, you're always looking for a suit to replace your faded,...
  • A callous app from NRA

    The callousness, the sheer idiocy, of some organizations never ceases to amaze me. A month after the slaughter of 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, the National Rifle Association has released a new game that...
  • Thanksgiving is for family and friends, not shopping

    I won't. Never will, either, and you have my word printed here in black and white. I don't care how enticing a discount, how wonderful the product. I will not shop on Thanksgiving. Ever. Enough is enough. Leave Turkey Day alone. Keep it free of the...