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  • Officials not sure about source of Cocoa Beach tar balls

     
    I'm on a family trip but thankfully, my colleagues are keeping track of the beach news — including the finding of tar balls in Cocoa Beach. As with other tar balls found in Florida, these are being tested, to determine the source. You may remember...
  • Beach cleanup planned for Daytona Beach on Saturday

     
    A beach cleanup is scheduled for 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Sun Splash Park in Daytona Beach, sponsored by Barefoot Wine. As a thanks to volunteers, anybody joining the cleanup who is of legal drinking age can enjoy some free appetizers and Barefoot Wine at...
  • Sink: Alternative energy is good – but mandates need study

     
    By Keith Laing     The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Likely Democratic gubernatorial nominee Alex Sink on Tuesday released her plans to tackle energy issues if she is elected governor, and promised a study of mandatory ben...
  • Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project comes to Cocoa

     
    Here's a cool combination: Beach clean-up, with the potential for a wine celebration afterward. The event, in Cocoa Beach, is part of the Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project, a national project to keep lakes and beaches “barefoot-friendly.” ...
  • ‘American Idol’: Longwood woman wins WOFL contest

     
    WOFL-Ch. 35 this morning named the winner of its “American Idol” audition contest: Brittany Butcher, 17, of Longwood. She gets a front-of-the-line pass to “Idol” auditions next Thursday in San Francisco and a guaranteed audi...
  • More rain, wind forecast for today in South Florida

    More rain, wind forecast for today in South Florida
    Heavy rains, howling winds and overcast skies settled over South Florida on Tuesday like a case of the blues. The lousy weather snarled traffic, caused minor flight delays and made going outside miserable. Then things really got gloomy, at least for...
  • Indies find success at the Nebula awards

     
    From the independently produced, Oscar-nominated movie "District 9" to Catherynne M. Valente's self-published young adult novel "The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making," independent works were well rewarded at the 2009 Nebula...
  • Who are the soliders of the 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment of the Florida National Guard?

    Who are the soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment of the Florida National Guard? In civilian life, they are police officers and firefighters, accountants and roofers, limousine drivers and small business owners, computer specialists...
  • 10/5: Patents

    Utility Patents A utility patent protects how something works and what it does. Central Florida inventors who have recently received utility patents include: Paul E. Sidwell, Sanford. A balloon assembly. Assigned to Maximum Visibility Solutions LLC.,...
  • Air Force Jets To Conduct Flyovers Over Manhattan

    Air Force Jets To Conduct Flyovers Over Manhattan
    New Yorkers should not panic if they see fighter jets zipping through the Manhattan sky Monday, says the NYPD. The United States Air Force is conducting multiple flyovers as part of New York City's Air Force Week from Monday to Wednesday. All the...
  • 8/26: Deaths in Central Florida

    Brevard MARY LOU BELLI, 84, Merritt Island, died Monday. Beckman-Williamson Funeral Home, Cocoa Beach. DELORES SCHMIDT FOWLER, 86, Melbourne, died Wednesday. Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home, Melbourne. ANN ARNOLD OLSON, 82, Cape Canaveral, died Tuesday....
  • Not again! Jeanne aims at Florida

    -------------------- UPDATE FROM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS: Hurricane Jeanne trekked westward today on a path that could lead to Florida's east coast by Sunday, setting off another round of storm preparations in a state still reeling from three earlier...