| Jul 24, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Republican voters in Florida House District 30 will choose between two conservative businessmen who say they want to create jobs and cut government regulation.
Longwood Mayor Bob Cortes and Seminole County businessman Scott Sturgill face off in the...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:17 PM
The Debutante, a Jessica Rabbit look-alike in a tight pink dress, bounds through a mansion trying to stop a missile launch, all while dodging bullets and knife blades.
"This guy keeps trying to kill me, and I don't have a weapon," said Britt Clifford,...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:02 PM
It's time for back-to-school shopping, and Florida families will get a break on sales tax this weekend when they buy clothing, supplies and computers.
The three-day "tax holiday" falls just before the start of school, which is Aug. 11 in Seminole County...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:24 AM
Alex Pring was born without an arm, which takes a lot of the fun out of being a 6-year-old boy.
"I still try real hard to do things like other kids using what I've got," said the Groveland first-grader, who is missing his arm from just above the elbow....
| Jul 26, 2014
| 8:31 PM
Police at the University of Central Florida are investigating an armed home invasion at Knight's Circle, a university-affiliated, off-campus student housing apartment complex.
Police were called about 9:40 p.m. after a gunman walked into an open...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:14 AM
Several Florida universities -- including UCF, UF and FSU -- rate among the nation's best values in higher education, according to the first-ever college rankings released this week by Money magazine.
The University of Florida, located in Gainesville,...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 9:00 PM
I have been using SunRail train services since its first day of operation on May 1. My morning routine is to leave for the Orlando Health/Amtrak station at 6 a.m. in time to board the 6:22 train, which arrives at the Sanford station at 7:10. Since I...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Downtown Orlando’s newest coworking space, Canvs, is set to open in early August with Rollins College and University of Central Florida as formal partners.
The partnership, announced today, includes a formal internship program where local students...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:06 PM
United Arts has announced its second batch of mini-grants for 2014. More than $4,450 was distributed among three organizations in regular mini-grants. Nine organizations were awarded a total of $20,000 for grants specifically designated for arts...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:06 PM
What a difference a piano makes.
A University of Central Florida research project combining music and medicine will be examined this week on "Artisodes." The program explains how patients have been helped when a donated piano was placed in the lobby...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 9:54 AM
If all the dollars and cents, bricks and mortar eventually fall into place, the University of Central Florida will make a national showcase out of its proposed smart-sensor research and manufacturing center in Osceola County.
One thing has become clear,...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 10:45 AM
The World Cup will continue to generate the most discussion this week, but programmers hope to spark interest in new prime-time series.
FX's dramatic "Tyrant" focuses on a California pediatrician who just happens to be the son of a Mideast dictator. The...