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  • Genetic testing debate: A DIY do or don't?

     
    Genetic testing has always provoked debate. Among the arguments is whether people should know that they're predisposed to diseases there's no cure for. The controversy has been kicked up a notch now that genetic testing has hit the consumer market......
  • R. Kelly to give fans 'love letter' on summer tour

     
    R. Kelly, the self-proclaimed king of R&B, is set to hit the road this summer in support of his acclaimed 11th album, “Love Letter,” he announced Tuesday. The three-time Grammy winner kicks off the month-long trek June 2 in Southaven,......
  • So, did growth management stop sprawl or not?

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida House┬ávoted Thursday to repeal┬áthe state's 25-year-old growth-management law, a move critics have said would lead to rampant sprawl and even fuel a culture of pay-offs between developers and unscrupulous county officials....
  • 2011 James Beard Award winners announced

     
    Winners were announced last night, Monday, May 9, 2011, at the annual 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards, the nation’s most prestigious recognition program honoring professionals in the food and beverage industries. During a ceremony hosted by Tom...
  • Simplified mortgage disclosure forms proposed by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

     
    The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Wednesday released two proposed prototypes for simplified mortgage disclosure forms and will start seeking feedback from the industry and people around the country. The agency is trying to design a new two-...
  • VIDEO: Breaking down Florida State’s regional

     
    Good Thursday afternoon, one and all. A quick note before we get too far into this posting. Florida State learned earlier this morning that Seminoles lefty ace Sean Gilmartin was named a first-team All-American for his dominating efforts this season....
  • Dwight Howard officially puts Magic on clock

     
    Magic star Dwight Howard put an end to the contract-extension saga on Thursday, thankfully, saying he won't be signing one before the July 1 deadline, contradicting a previous report. Local WKMG sports anchor David Pingalore reported last Sunday that...
  • FAU makes it onto a short list of "NCAA innocents"

     
    Last month FAU got on a bad list ??? the APR report card that cost the football team more scholarships due to continued academic problems. But this week FAU got onto a much better list. A disappointingly short list......
  • Study: College Students Use Mobile Apps While Driving

     
    A recent study ??? albeit a small one ??? by a student at the University of Alabama at Birmingham found that one-third of her fellow students use smartphone applications while driving. The small set of 93 UAB students isn???t enough......
  • Hambone Award voting closes Aug. 16

     
    It's Hambone Award time again. If you aren't familiar with it, the Hambone Award is given out by the Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. for the most unusual claim submitted to the pet health insuror. This year, a Labrador retriever from Santee, Calif., a West...
  • Fake Nick Saban photo emerges in Alabama political ad

     
    Fake Nick Saban photo emerges in Alabama political ad he Bessemer (Ala.) Councilwoman, who is running for mayor, claims she has the endorsement of Alabama football coach Nick Saban. She even has the photo to prove it....
  • FAU season opener just two weeks away

     
    Two weeks from today is Game 1 of the 2010 season. Owls at Alabama-Birmingham, where they will be double-digit underdogs. - Yeah, UAB fans thanking God they get a patsy for the home opener... - Looks like UAB???s depth......