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  • Florida travel calendar for September

    Florida travel calendar for September
    Check out festivals and events in September 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 Aug. 30-Sept. 1: Central Florida...
  • Jack Seiler, mayor, Fort Lauderdale

    Jack Seiler, mayor, Fort Lauderdale
    Last week: The death of former Mayor and Congressman E. Clay Shaw, Jr. is a tremendous loss. In a long and distinguished career, he personified a more civil style of public service. Clay Shaw was collegial, dignified, and honorable, and always did what he...
  • Men drifted at sea for 8 days

    Men drifted at sea for 8 days
    Two Bahamian citizens were stranded for eight days on their capsized boat in the Atlantic Ocean before they were rescued Saturday by the U.S. Coast Guard off the Florida coast, officials said. The Coast Guard, which located the boat east of Riviera...
  • National Hurricane Center Forecasts 'Active To Extremely Active' Season This Year

    National Hurricane Center Forecasts 'Active To Extremely Active' Season This Year
    The Atlantic Ocean hurricane season this year is expected to be "active or extremely active," federal forecasters said Thursday. The season, which runs from June 1 to Nov. 30, will bring 13 to 20 named storms, of which seven to 11 will be hurricanes,...
  • Seabreeze receiver sidelined by shark bite, but may play soon

    Seabreeze receiver sidelined by shark bite, but may play soon
    Raushod Floyd, a leading wide receiver for Daytona Beach Seabreeze, is recovering from a shark bite and catching some grief from teammates this week. “He’s such a great kid,” Sandcrabs coach Marc Beach said on Thursday. “But I...
  • Florida closer to regulating parasailing after latest accident

    Florida closer to regulating parasailing after latest accident
    Visitors and residents love the quiet and the spectacular view that comes from parasailing over the Atlantic Ocean off the Broward and Palm Beach county coasts. But the experience can also turn deadly. "I thought the worst thing that could happen is you...
  • Pictures in the News | Sept. 3, 2013

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, swimmer Diana Nyad emerges from the Atlantic Ocean after completing a 110-mile swim from Cuba to Key West, Fla. Nyad, 64, is the first swimmer to cross the Florida Strait without the security of a shark cage. Koshigaya,...
  • Humberto is a hurricane; Gabrielle brushes Bermuda

    Humberto is a hurricane; Gabrielle brushes Bermuda
    Tropical Storm Humberto, 5 a.m. Wednesday OUTLOOK: Humberto has become this season's first hurricane.  The storm remains over the open water of the far eastern Atlantic Ocean. Humberto reached hurricane strength one day after the peak of hurricane...
  • 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...
  • Lessons from a cross-country biking trip at 71

     
    Peter Karch is a scientist. He identifies a concept by its definition and is puzzled when he can’t seem to find the right category. This is what happens when he tries to define life. He can’t. The Lehigh Carbon Community College biology...
  • Exploring the life aquatic at Peninsula Fine Arts Center

    Exploring the life aquatic at Peninsula Fine Arts Center
    Just how long curator Michael Preble has been thinking about water can be seen in the impressive scale and diversity of the works collected for his latest series of exhibits at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center. Sparked by Hampton Roads' defining links...
  • Hilton beach hotel to power up wind energy soon

    Hilton beach hotel to power up wind energy soon
    A new rooftop attraction is turning heads at one South Florida hotel. The Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort has installed six wind turbines to plug into the natural breeze blowing from the Atlantic Ocean and help power its facilities. It's the first...