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  • Rebranding beef: Industry markets more affordable cuts of steak

     Rebranding beef: Industry markets more affordable cuts of steak
    For generations, beef shoulder was a blue-collar cut of cow, fit for the meat grinder or crockpot but not much else. But where others saw pot roast, Tony Mata saw potential. Mata is a Dallas meat scientist whose mission is to find hidden gems in rough...
  • Tips for taking college tours: Just do it!

    Tips for taking college tours: Just do it!
    Last week, my high school junior and I ventured onto two campuses for his very first college tours.  It was eye-opening on many levels. For my son, it took college from some theoretical idea to reality. That is a good thing. So my main tip for touring...
  • Losing to Vanderbilt has turned up heat on Muschamp

    Losing to Vanderbilt has turned up heat on Muschamp
    GAINESVILLE — This was absolutely Zookian in nature. Actually, this was worse than any loss Ron Zook ever endured. Much, much worse. It was homecoming, but it may well have been a coach going. Can Florida Gators coach Will Muschamp survive...
  • Charles Nelson receives offer from University of Florida

    Charles Nelson receives offer from University of Florida
    Charles Nelson, the No. 1-ranked player in the Sentinel's 2014 Central Florida Super 60, picked up another big-time scholarship offer Friday afternoon and this one is a little closer to home. Nelson was offered by the University of Florida coaching...
  • Distractions an effective ploy to help curb barking

    Q: What do you suggest I do to stop my 2-year-old Labrador mix from barking when there's someone at the door? I also have three other mixed-breed dogs, all of whom get along well. -- K.B., Granby, CT A: "Do you really want to completely eliminate the...
  • For Twitter, it's an ideal IPO market

    If the initial public offering of Twitter Inc. had to be summed up in one of the company's famously pithy tweets, this would be it: The timing couldn't be better. Twitter is expected to make its public debut Thursday in one of the hottest IPO markets in...
  • Kiplinger's ranks UCF 42nd nationally for best value

    Kiplinger's ranks UCF 42nd nationally for best value
    UCF ranks 42nd in the nation on a new list of Best Values in Public Colleges released by Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine. Several public universities in Florida made the annual Top 100 ranking, which based on such things as the total cost of...
  • Top Gators recruit Chris Walker's coursework complete, admissions process ongoing

    Top Gators recruit Chris Walker's coursework complete, admissions process ongoing
    Top hoops recruit Chris Walker has completed his coursework and could be admitted to the University of Florida as early as this week, coach Billy Donovan said Monday. Donovan said UF's admissions department and the NCAA Clearinghouse will review Walker'...
  • Lake School Board must change priorities, spend more on students

    First of two parts The news stories about an extraordinary process going on in the Lake County school district have been easy to miss. After all, they are about a grant, and though there may be a more boring topic for a news story, it is hard to imagine...
  • 'America's Favorite Veterinarian' achieved his dream against the odds

    Dr. Carlos Campos, of Spring Hill, FL, was named America's Favorite Veterinarian on July 21 during the 150th Convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association, held in Chicago. The announcement was made by Michael Cathey, executive director of the...
  • Parents condone high school athletes' use of performance-enhancing drugs

    Parents condone high school athletes' use of performance-enhancing drugs
    As sports officials fight to end the use of performance-enhancing drugs by big-name athletes, they face a new foe in South Florida: Parents seeking the dangerous chemicals to help their teens fulfill athletic dreams, a Sun Sentinel investigation has...
  • Spurrier, SEC should know a college education is enough of a reward for football players

    Spurrier, SEC should know a college education is enough of a reward for football players
    Not this again. Not Steve Spurrier and his fellow fat-cat coaches in the Southeastern Conference whining about how their poor, pitiful players need to be given a stipend just for playing college football. "We as coaches believe they're entitled to a...