| Feb 25, 2014
| 3:19 PM
It looks like the Republican-led Legislature will miss a golden opportunity once again.
Last year, they missed a $50 billion dollar infusion of federal funds to expand access to healthcare for nearly 1 million uninsured Floridians. This year, it is a...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 9:05 AM
Given the national nature of travel basketball, elite prospects get to know each other on the spring and summer circuits long before they jump to the college ranks and start thinking seriously about March Madness.
Adonys Henriquez took it a step further...
| Mar 15, 2014
Songs from any particular culture often concern traditions, and that's especially the case for the Seminole Tribe of Florida.
Comprehensive documentation of the Seminoles' music is the basis for "To Sing as a Group: Multiple Voices of Seminole Music."...
| Jan 25, 2014
He's a country boy, and he's headed out to the country: Alan Jackson headlines the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation's 118th anniversary concert on Saturday.
The celebration will begin Friday at the reservation, midway between Fort Lauderdale...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 1:04 PM
The Dania Jai-Alai fronton is hopping again. Electricians are wiring up slot machines, cooks and servers are polishing the bar, and everyone is walking around very, very quickly.
The 60-year-old building is about a month away from a rebirth, this time...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Florida's dalliance with Las Vegas-style casinos is back on, with a state leader saying he'll propose a bill next week.
Garrett Richter, chairman of the Senate Committee on Gaming, said Monday that he favors destination resorts in Broward and Miami-Dade...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 7:44 AM
It's kind of not in my best interest to admit this -- after all, I'm paid to write stories -- but this whole gambling discussion is kind of being over-played and overwritten.
The first big reach came last week, after Senate President Don Gaetz, R-...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:43 AM
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino's big promotion for February involves free play on Mondays.
The casino give away $500 in free play every 10 minutes from 2-10 p.m. Players must be actively playing slots with Player’s Club card to be...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Following the fourth or fifth FSU touchdown of the game (I’d lost track at that point), I felt the earth tremble and a rush of wind as I was nudged a few feet to my right by a handler while Renegade the Appaloosa horse came thundering by me about...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:14 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's telecommunication, gaming, and sugar industries continued to lead the way in spending on lobbyists in Tallahassee over the summer, new reports show.
U.S. Sugar Corp., the South Florida agricultural giant, poured approximately...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 10:36 AM
Some people fill up on turkey and head to the mall. Others head to the casino. The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, 866-502-7529, SeminoleHardRockHollywood.com) caters to the latter, giving away $5,000 in free play every...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 11:33 AM
A new science-focused charter school could open in Seminole County next year. The Seminole County School Board this week gave the go ahead for the Seminole Science Charter School to open in the fall, serving students in kindergarten to eighth grade.