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  • Creek High reinventing school for ninth-grade class

    Coconut Creek High School is reinventing itself. No longer will it be a typical ninth through 12th grade public school. Instead, two new programs are starting this year that are designed to take the school to the next level in education; the Creek...
  • Florida's campus cops solve few crimes

    Florida's campus cops solve few crimes
    As more than 335,000 students head to Florida's 12 state universities for fall semester in the coming days, they should know this: If they become the victim of a crime — whether a cellphone theft or an assault — the perpetrator is not likely...
  • Sylvia Redditt: Pianist, teacher shared her love of music

    Sylvia Redditt: Pianist, teacher shared her love of music
    Sylvia Redditt launched her musical career when she was barely a teenager, performing her first piano recital at Boston's Faneuil Hall when she was just 13, family members said. She would go on to inspire countless musical young people as a teacher....
  • UCF optics whiz turns lab work into marketable products

    UCF optics whiz turns lab work into marketable products
    Like a kindly uncle, physicist Shin-Tson Wu banters with his students as they work in an optics lab at the University of Central Florida. They become respectfully silent, however, when he sits down at a microscope to peer at the pixels of an iPhone...
  • Dr. Gregory Roth: Sanford-Burnham research scientist

    Dr. Gregory Roth: Sanford-Burnham research scientist
    Dr. Gregory Roth, one of the first scientists recruited to the Sanford-Burnham Research Institute at Lake Nona, died unexpectedly of natural causes on Aug. 2. He was 56. An associate professor at Sanford-Burnham, Roth planned and oversaw the opening...
  • Painkiller reduces hypersensitivity to pain in patients with fibromyalgia

    Patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia complain of chronic pain throughout their bodies, but often doctors have difficulty detecting what causes the pain, and therefore, how to treat it. These patients also complain of hyperalgesia, or increased...
  • Pearson, Miller compete in District 47 Republican primary

    Pearson, Miller compete in District 47 Republican primary
    Two political newcomers are competing in the Republican primary on Aug. 26 for state representative in District 47. The district includes Winter Park, Orlando and Belle Isle. Local business owner Maurice Pearson and Rollins College marketing director...
  • Troy Kishbaugh: Examining new legal issues in medical marijuana

    Troy Kishbaugh: Examining new legal issues in medical marijuana
    Troy Kishbaugh is chair of GrayRobinson's Health Care Practice Group and a member of the firm's new Regulated Products Group, which will advise clients on medical marijuana. The Legislature has authorized the production, sale and use of low-THC so-...
  • Crayola to open interactive attraction at Florida Mall in Orlando

    Crayola to open interactive attraction at Florida Mall in Orlando
    The Florida Mall will be coloring outside the lines next year when a new tenant moves into part of the space now occupied by Nordstrom. The Crayola Experience, a combination retail store and hands-on attraction designed to spur creativity in kids,...
  • Girls Lacrosse: South River's Farrell steps down

    South River girls lacrosse coach Sam Farrell has stepped down after just one year, South River athletic director Dave Klingel announced on Thursday. Farrell, who returned to Anne Arundel County following her graduation from the University of Florida in...
  • Seminole judge makes Facebook post criticizing candidate running against her husband

    Seminole judge makes Facebook post criticizing candidate running against her husband
    Facebook has already gotten one Seminole County judge in hot water. Now it's at the center of another dispute, this time with a different Sanford judge, one just fined $25,000 for unethical behavior. Seminole County Judge Debra Krause last week urged...
  • Fletcher WR Kalif Jackson finally gets Florida offer, commits to Gators

    Fletcher WR Kalif Jackson finally gets Florida offer, commits to Gators
    When Kalif Jackson walked away from a conversation with Will Muschamp following a 7on7 tournament at the University of Florida last month, the look of disappointment was etched on his face. He wanted a scholarship offer. He had been to several UF camps....