| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:45 PM
The Florida Gators did themselves, their fans and embattled football coach Will Muschamp a true disservice earlier this week, and the shame of it all is this:
All they had to do was tell the truth.
Of course in today's clandestine, covert, top-...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Shands Health Care System has agreed to pay $3.25 million to settle the second part of a whistle-blower case that claimed that six of Shands Florida hospitals over billed the government, which resulted in overpayments from Medicaid, Medicare and TriCare,...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:20 AM
UCF ranks tops in the state in one area of financial efficiency -- the university spends the least on instructional costs.
Florida's largest public university spent, on average, $21,060 on instructional costs per bachelor's degree in recent years,...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 9:54 AM
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...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:49 AM
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...
| May 2, 2014
| 7:53 AM
Three technology business leaders in the Orlando area have been honored by the Florida High Tech Corridor with this year’s Faces of Technology program.
The program is like a hall of fame for the region’s tech industry. Since it began in...
| May 2, 2014
| 8:12 AM
TALLAHASSEE – In a dramatic shift of policy, the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature passed a measure Friday granting discounted tuition rates to the children of illegal immigrants.
The bill would grant in-state tuition rates to thousands of...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Sarah Spann heard the steps behind her and quickened her pace. The man pursuing her on the University of Florida's campus sped up too. She ducked into an apartment-complex parking lot, but he lurked across the street.
Spann quickly tapped an emergency...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 1:44 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Senate's budget chairman announced Thursday he was blocking a proposal to give in-state tuition to undocumented college students whose parents immigrated to the country illegally.
The bill, SB 1400, sponsored by Sen. Jack...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Growing up in Naperville, Jeff Depew got his start swimming at the age of 5.
"We lived about two blocks from a Naperville Park District pool," he said. "My parents swam, my brother swam, so it was something that has always been a part of my life."...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:35 PM
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...
| May 5, 2014
| 6:51 AM
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....