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  • Gators' women win Capital One Cup

    Gators' women win Capital One Cup
    National championships in gymnastics and softball paved the way for the Florida Gators to win their first Capital One Cup in women's sports. The season-long competition awarded points for top-10 finishes in NCAA tournaments and national coaches polls...
  • New Scott ad continues sniping over tuition hikes

    TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott's ad-buying fund has released a new ad taking more shots at Democratic candidate Charlie Crist over higher education costs which were allowed to increase under his watch. The line of attack centers on Crist's decision in...
  • Illinois anticipates return of black bears

    Illinois anticipates return of black bears
    Illinois is gearing up for a re-emergence of black bears, but wildlife experts say it's unlikely the animals will roam Chicago-area streets any time soon. The number of black bears nationwide is slowly increasing and a male cub recently appeared in...
  • Delray high schoolers build a house from top to bottom

    Delray high schoolers build a house from top to bottom
    It is a high school class project that will be part of Delray Beach for a long time to come. A group of hard-hat wearing students from Atlantic Community High now are touching up a three-bedroom, two-bath home that they took from permits to plaster....
  • Let thirst be your guide when it comes to hydration, sports drinks

    Let thirst be your guide when it comes to hydration, sports drinks
    There was a time when people drank because they were thirsty. People in desk jobs didn't give hydration much thought beyond refilling their coffee mugs. Throughout most of the 20th century, marathon runners were discouraged from drinking during exercise...
  • Gary Stein: The key to success is in the pander

    Thank you for inviting me today, graduates. I know your time is valuable as you try to decide where you will be partying and getting ill tonight, so let's get to the two top issues on your mind. First, of course, are selfies. Seems like the University of...
  • C. Randal Mills to head California's stem cell agency

    C. Randal Mills to head California's stem cell agency
    The governing board of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine announced Wednesday that it was appointing C. Randal Mills as the stem cell agency's new president and chief executive officer. Mills, the former chief executive of Columbia, Md.-...
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  • Medical City still laying groundwork for spinoff businesses

    Medical City still laying groundwork for spinoff businesses
    It may take only seconds for cancer researchers at Lake Nona's Medical City to identify a tumor and pinpoint the best drug to treat it. It could take a decade, however, to spin off that kind of biomedical advance and create a profitable business...
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  • Study: Diet soda drinkers lost more weight than water drinkers

    People taking part in a weight loss program did better over 12 weeks if they drank diet soda than if they drank only water, researchers reported Tuesday. Among the 303 dieters, the people who drank only water lost 8.4 pounds; those who drank diet soda...
  • The smell of crop disaster: UF research on citrus greening

    The smell of crop disaster: UF research on citrus greening
    Insects that carry the devastating citrus greening disease are attracted by an odor that sick trees give off, researchers at University of Florida found. The research advances understanding of the costly disease, which is damaging Florida’s $9...