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  • Coast to coast on State Road 40

    Coast to coast on State Road 40
    It stretches from the Atlantic Ocean almost to the Gulf of Mexico, a route that encompasses sandy beaches, springs, secluded forests and history from John D. Rockefeller to Elvis Presley. There are a lot of diversions along State Road 40, a scenic east-...
  • Reuben Pannor dies at 90; trailblazer for open adoptions

    Reuben Pannor dies at 90; trailblazer for open adoptions
    People have an intrinsic right to know their ancestry — at least Reuben Pannor thought so. A Los Angeles social worker and trailblazer for the open-adoption movement, Pannor co-wrote "The Adoption Triangle," a 1978 book that served as the...
  • Space monkeys: The humanizing of Able and Baker

    Space monkeys: The humanizing of Able and Baker
    Before they were sedated and loaded into the nose cone of a stubby Jupiter missile, the monkeys Able and Baker were just the latest in a growing number of rocket-test animals who, more often than not, met a violent end. But on May 25, 1959, after...
  • History in the air in Lakeland

    History in the air in Lakeland
    In the era of the International Space Station, there's still something humbling about looking at news reports of Charles Lindbergh's solo, nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean from New York to Paris in 1927. Lindbergh is among the legendary aviation...
  • Florida travel calendar for May

    Florida travel calendar for May
    Check out festivals and events in May across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) May 2: Jazz Friday at Foosaner Museum...
  • GALEX ends 10-year search of deep space

    GALEX ends 10-year search of deep space
    The Galaxy Evolution Explorer spacecraft, or GALEX, was decommissioned by NASA last month. It had been launched into space aboard an air-launched Pegasus rocket, over the Atlantic Ocean off of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station 10 years ago. The...
  • Jamaica Kincaid talks about 'See Now Then'

    Jamaica Kincaid talks about 'See Now Then'
    On the surface of her first new novel in a decade, the vaguely autobiographical, startlingly ambitious "See Now Then," author Jamaica Kincaid seems to tell a simple story about a New England family that is falling apart. Mr. Sweet, a musician and...
  • A plan for a St. Augustine weekend vacation

    A plan for a St. Augustine weekend vacation
    With most of its diversions clustered within walking distance, smart planning and a pair of practical shoes are enough to start a weekend getaway on the right foot. It's possible to visit several of the area's signature stops before even checking in to...
  • Dave Barry has snakes on the brain

    Dave Barry has snakes on the brain
    As is widely stipulated, Dave Barry is a very funny guy. He was hysterical when he wrote his nationally syndicated column for the Miami Herald, for which he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1988, and is arguably even more droll in his madcap novels set in South...
  • For FSU target Matthew Thomas and his mom, her 1st game was 'The Bomb'

    For FSU target Matthew Thomas and his mom, her 1st game was 'The Bomb'
    Miami Booker T. Washington star Matthew Thomas realized a special first on Saturday night at the Florida Citrus Bowl. Sure, the standout linebacker and the Tornadoes won the Florida Class 4A state title with a 35-7 rout of Jacksonville Bolles,...
  • Have road will travel: Top 10 drives along the coast

    Have road will travel: Top 10 drives along the coast
    Few things celebrate the end of winter like a great drive and enjoying the beach. Whether you can put the top down or not, members and editors of travel website VirtualTourist.com are sure you'll enjoy any of our "Top 10 Coastal Drives." 1. Pacific...
  • Opting for a storybook life instead of a cautionary tale

    Opting for a storybook life instead of a cautionary tale
    "I don't want my girls to grow up scared." It was this realization that sent Patty Chang Anker finally, cautiously, at age 39, up the steps of a high dive at her local pool, onto the wobbly wheels of a bicycle and into the waves of the Atlantic Ocean on...