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  • 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...
  • Kevin Sherrington: SEC wrong to promote false rivalries

    DALLAS Nothing beats a rivalry, which is why Teddy Roosevelt welcomed Oklahoma as the 46th state in 1907, so Texas could have a date when the State Fair finally rolled around. And no sport appreciates a good feud quite like college football. Michigan-...
  • Literary events in July

    Literary events in July
    Brad Meltzer's thrillers have made him a best-selling author and brought him visibility as the host of the The History Channel's "Decoded." He's also the president of the Mystery Writers of America. But lately his series of children's books subtitled...
  • Box: Graduation rates

    Box: Graduation rates
    Here is the percentage of students who started their studies at each university and earned a bachelor's degree from the same school within six years. These graduation rates are for 2012-13. Florida 86% Florida State 77% Central Florida 67% New...
  • Students train with top faculty at CNU's Torggler Institute

    Students train with top faculty at CNU's Torggler Institute
    The Torggler Summer Vocal Institute at Christopher Newport University has lined up some impressive artists — opera baritone Nathan Gunn, Broadway dynamo Patti Lupone, jazz singer Spider Saloff and the male a cappella group Straight No Chaser —...
  • Losing Two Friends I Meant To See Again

    You know how it goes. You lose track of friends and then one day, someone gets in touch to say the friend has left us to our mortal pursuits. Two such messages came recently within the span of a few days. The first was an email from a stranger who...
  • VHSL's latest realignment proposal well-intended but flawed

    VHSL's latest realignment proposal well-intended but flawed
    My inbox overfloweth, courtesy of college sports' annual July 1 conference realignment celebrations. Louisville to the ACC; Elon to the Colonial Athletic Association; Davidson to the Atlantic 10; East Carolina, Tulane and Tulsa to the American Athletic;...
  • INSIDE SLANT

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Baltimore Ravens - INSIDE SLANT Ravens expect rough and tumble training camp After sliding to a woeful 8-8 record in 2013 as a shameful follow-up to winning the Super Bowl, the Baltimore Ravens will unveil a...
  • Sand volleyball players compete in high school showcase

    Looking to get a jump on the possibility that sand volleyball could soon become a high school club sport, 11 girls' and four boys' doubles teams from Broward and Palm Beach counties competed in the inaugural High School Sands Challenge at the D-Plex in...
  • Education, semantics, and beauty pageant: Letters

    Scared into an education As a current student and borrower, I am writing to express my concern for the growing burden of student loans. As costs of college rise and proceeding incomes fall, it provides a sense of relief that there is a cap on the...
  • Sunshine not the problem in FSU search

    Sunshine not the problem in FSU search
    If it weren't for Florida's "Sunshine" laws, chances are John Thrasher, the powerful state senator who wants to be president of Florida State University, might have been the only person interviewed for the job. That almost happened last month even...
  • Louisville's arrival likely to bring welcome stability to ACC

     Louisville's arrival likely to bring welcome stability to ACC
    The ACC has expanded from nine to 15 members in the last decade, but if you want to see a growth spurt that would make Yao Ming blush, check out the University of Louisville. "When I took the job 17 years ago, I think our budget was $14.9 million,"...