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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A year of struggle teaches valuable lessons

    A year ago, I sat in a dark place, one of those deep and narrow crevices that appears all sharp angles and steep cliffs. If you've lived a few years, offered your heart in sacrifice, it's likely you've plunged headlong into one of these spots. You may...
  • The other battle of the bulge - trying to pack on pounds

    The Hubby claims I'm obsessed with scales. Digital scales and mechanical ones. Scales you find at Publix and the fancy physician scales with the height rod. He's got a point. I can't pass by a scale, whether it's in the gym or at the mall, without...
  • Who's winning the battle of the bugs?

    The Hubby complains that I'm waging an unwinnable war. Every time I sally forth in armor, he grumbles, "Give it up, already." I can't. I won't. If I don't take a stand against the bugs, who else will? What will happen to our way of life? To my plants? To...
  • Being bilingual doubles the pleasure of language

    A parent's work is never done, and my latest mission is a true crusade of the heart. I want my granddaughters, the blondes and the brunettes, the kindergarteners and the crawlers, to learn Spanish. A second language will serve them well in life. In...
  • After the Boston marathon bombing, focus on the heroes

    Amid the bedlam, terror and despair, we must focus on this. We must never forget this: Goodness still abounds. Courage is plentiful. People can be, and often are, heroes. As the surreal video of the Boston Marathon bombing looped over and over on TV, I,...
  • Books: The gift that keeps on giving

    I give books. For birthdays. For Christmas. For baby showers and retirement parties. Even for those you-need-a-little-cheer days that pop up randomly. I give them because they are one of life's great treasures. More than a gift of paper, ink and binding,...