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  • Goldberg: Courting Joe the Puppeteer

    Earlier this month, the left-wing magazine the Nation highlighted Joe Therrien as a symbol of the Occupy Wall Street movement. A New York City public school drama teacher, Therrien was frustrated with the shortcomings of the school system. So he quit...
  • Class 4A state final: Miami Washington 7, Jacksonville Bolles 3, 1st quarter

     
    Bolles got on the scoreboard first, scoring on a 35-yard field goal by Brooks Abbott with 5:09 to go in the first quarter. The Bulldogs put together a 12-play drive. That drive came after Miami Booker T. Washington failed to pick up a first down on its...
  • Mainland’s Scott Wilson is voted 6A football Coach of the Year

     
    Scott Wilson, who led Daytona Beach Mainland to a 12-2 season and state semifinal berth in his first full season as the Buccaneers’ head coach, was named Florida Dairy Farmers 6A Coach of the Year on Monday. He is one of eight finalists for the...
  • Newsletters reflect Ron Paul’s inability to lead the nation

     
    With the Iowa caucuses†happening today, Ron Paul seems to be the main topic of discussion. Much has been said about whether or not he wrote, or knew of, the content of recently discovered racially charged newsletters published in the 1980s. He has...
  • 2A state track meet: Lake Nona wins first title in school history

     
    Lake Nona's 4◊800-meter relay team of George Velez, Angelo Peralta, Joey Loyack and Manny Gonzalez made history Saturday afternoon, winning the first state championship in Lions history. That quartet posted a time of 7 minutes, 56.79 seconds, their best...
  • Struggling high school still struggle with FCAT (will new grading system help them?)

     
    When the state released school grades on Aug. 6,¬†the high school marks were all listed as “pending.” That was expected. A 2008 law changed the grading system for high schools, making FCAT count for only 50 percent of their grades instead of...
  • FAU recruiting update: Wide Receiver

     
    We???ll take a break from hoops since signing day is fast approaching. FAU has collected 21 oral commitments, though that number is subject to change at any moment. Until Feb. 2, this is fantasy football, so I don???t want......
  • FAU closes door on 2010; 2011 season starts today

     
    So, if you finish 4-8 and 3-5 in the Sun Belt (same record as North Texas and Louisiana-Lafayette and one better than basement dweller Western Kentucky), do the awards you hand out at the football banquet mean anything? Let???s......
  • FAU completes class of 2011

     
    "We are delighted with this class," Howard Schnellenberger says. He also explains giving the green light for offering scholarship to Kicker. The class is officially complete... 13 on offense (5 OL, 3 WR, 1 TE, 3 RB, 1 QB)......
  • FAU crawls toward finish line -- Update #365

     
    Heading over to The Oxley for the 4 p.m. press conference. Maybe by then FAU will have come up with its official final list. I really thought today would be different, but alas, same old, same old. Looks like......
  • Tyler Perry to Spike Lee: You can go straight to hell!

     
    Spike Lee has really been taking it on the chin this week. First off, his beloved New York Knicks have lost two straight games to the Boston Celtics, blowing big leads both times, seeing a lot of awful defense from......
  • What President Obama is telling high school graduates this year: 'Being president is a great job'

     
    Democrat Obama tells Memphis' Booker T. Washington grads he's proud of them....