| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:19 PM
If you get your water from Sunrise, it might taste and smell a tad different from Feb. 24 through March 17.
Residents in Sunrise, Weston, Southwest Ranches and parts of Davie might notice a slight change in the taste, odor or color of the water, but it's...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Education needs savior
This week I got a phone call and was asked to take a survey. I usually decline such requests, but the caller said the topics were related to Central Florida, so I decided to participate.
The focus of the survey was Common Core...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida; data collected by Market Force Corp. of Newtown Square, Pa.
EBK Property Maintenance & Management, maintenance, 15715 Markham Drive, Clermont, 34714....
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:22 AM
Larry Rafes had to listen to the voicemail three times to process the news. He had spent 25 days on dialysis after been told that he would need a second kidney transplant, only three years after the first. The Allentown salesman had since become an...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 5:04 AM
Baxter International Inc. on Monday reported better-than-expected income and revenue for the fourth quarter as demand for its hemophilia and dialysis products boosted sales.
The Deerfield-based medical products company said net income fell 34 percent to...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 4:49 PM
A gently used dress in the back of a closet could make a young woman’s evening special later this month as the Renal Support Network prepares for its 15th annual Renal Teen Prom for young kidney-disease survivors and their guests.
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:22 PM
This year, I have covered the survival stories of several transplant recipients. While making it to the transplant list and receiving the organ is certainly monumental, is not end of all worries for the recipients. On Monday, I spoke with two kidney...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Brad Meltzer is known for many things: He writes bestselling thriller, comic books and children's books; he's even been a TV host. Now, unexpectedly, he's jumped into an effort to find a kidney for an old mentor.
Meltzer published "History Decoded:...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:21 PM
An Ohio man slated to die this week for the rape and murder of a 3-year-old won a stay of execution Wednesday with a last-minute offer to donate his heart and other organs.
An attorney for Ronald Phillips, 40, has said that the bid is not a stalling...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:09 PM
MINERSVILLE, Pa. — He hobbled down the dark tiled hallway, leaning heavily on his black wooden cane. His feet shuffled, his hands shook, and finally 85-year-old Benjamin Share nearly collapsed into a chair in the prison visitation room....
| Nov 9, 2013
Most of the mail that crosses my desk deals with politics, policy and other largely impersonal subjects. Occasionally, readers will tell their own deeply personal stories as a way to inform a discussion. Several did just that in response to Steve Lopez'...
| Nov 10, 2013
Veteran's Day will be celebrated Monday, and it has always been a special holiday for Mike and Nancy Carder.
Each has family connections to the military. Her brother was a Marine; her father was in the National Guard. His dad was a World War II pilot,...