| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Two new principals have been chosen to lead Wescott and Willowbrook schools in Northbrook/Glenview School District 30.
The school board approved Chris Brown, assistant principal at Maple school, to be the next principal at Wescott, a first through fifth...
| 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."...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:50 AM
The 2014-15 college football season has yet to start and UCF offensive lineman Joey Grant already made history.
Grant, a redshirt junior, became the first active football player to be accepted into the DeVos Sports Business Management program in the...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Almost every high school senior has to deal with the conflicting emotions, daunting dread and impending anxiety of college decision dates.
One school in particular, the University of Florida, issues its decisions on a day that many consider less than...
| 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...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 11:56 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- With Florida’s gubernatorial candidates jostling over the state of the economy, a new report suggests the Great Recession rebound isn’t so stunning or complete.
The non-partisan Pew Charitable Trusts’ new analysis...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:42 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida House passed a bill Thursday that would allow some undocumented students in public schools to receive in-state tuition.
The House has married the top priority of Speaker Will Weatherford to offer in-state tuition to...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 6:10 AM
Florida's much-maligned elections are likely to run much better in 2014, but critics see problems for 2016 that could bring a repeat of the frustrating failures that marked the last two presidential elections.
"We might not see the same type of problems...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:00 PM
If trial lawyers and out-of-state billionaires have their way, Florida will join states like California and Colorado by creating a massive industry selling things like marijuana cookies, lollipops and candies — all in the name of "medicine." In...