| Jan 4, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Last year, Orlando lost an iconic figure when former Sentinel columnist Charley Reese passed away.
One of Charley's New Year's traditions was a disclosure column — revealing what he believed, how he made a living and to whom he was...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Florida Atlantic University is ready to name a new president next week — and two big names in Florida politics are among the 10 finalists chosen Monday.
Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and former U.S. Sen. George LeMieux, both Republicans,...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - “Here's a tentacle. Do you want it?” my friend asked as she speared a piece of steamed octopus with her fork.
I never have been asked to ponder that invitation at a dinner table, zoo or any other place.
As she lifted up the leafy...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:11 PM
During their marriage, Sam and Jenny Mitchell always shared the parenting duties. But they knew a time would come when Sam would manage their 7-year-old daughter on his own.
Just days before Jenny died of breast cancer in April, "She told me she knew...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Jim Hile has signed his own marching orders.
The popular leader of the Highland Park High School marching band has chosen to leave his position and the school at the end of the academic year.
His last high school football game appearance was Oct. 25....
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Warning: Driving a truck for a living can be hazardous to your health — if you are diagnosed with prostate cancer, researchers said Tuesday.
Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in men, and in most cases it’s basically...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Our annual rankings of the best values in private colleges and universities (kiplinger.com/links/privatecolleges) highlight some interesting trends -- one of which is that private four-year schools are pumping the brakes on tuition increases. This year,...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:24 AM
When Sobrio's co-founders gave their business pitch at Connecticut's Innovation Summit a year ago, they were a bit intimidated.
After all, Tom Bachant and Nadav Ullman were both undergraduates at the University of Connecticut. Sobrio, which uses a...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Ever wonder why some people, even under adverse circumstances, set goals and achieve them effortlessly? Some of them, undoubtedly, are hard-wired to succeed. They just set themselves in a direction and their mind handles the rest.
But that ability is...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 7:32 AM
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...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:11 PM
WASHINGTON — Like baby birds with yawning beaks, college football fans clamor to be fed. So fasten the chin strap on your helmet — ignore the warning label on it (“No helmet system can protect you from serious brain and/or neck injuries...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:00 PM
NEWTOWN — On those nights when Amy DeLoughy's children can't sleep, haunted by memories of the massacre at their elementary school, or on those mornings when they can't face the daily routine, she calls in the ducks.
Doctor ducks, military ducks,...