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  • Under Armour All-America: Monsignor Pace safety Jabari Gorman picks Florida over Ohio State, Miami

    Under Armour All-America: Monsignor Pace safety Jabari Gorman picks Florida over Ohio State, Miami
    Monsignor Pace four-star safety Jabari Gorman verbally committed to Florida on Wednesday night during the first quarter of the 2011 Under Armour All-America Game at Tropicana Field. Gorman was one of eight high school football stars from across the...
  • 36 Miami cops to be punished for speeding; officer who led state trooper on chase suspended

    36 Miami cops to be punished for speeding; officer who led state trooper on chase suspended
    In the most sweeping crackdown on police speeding yet, Miami's top cop announced on Monday that he is taking action against 36 of his officers for driving off duty at speeds sometimes exceeding 100 mph. The first wave of disciplinary action includes...
  • Flexible work hours can be tough sell

    Flexible work hours can be tough sell
    One of the questions I most often hear from readers seeking work/life balance is "How do I get my manager to give me flexibility?" Sometimes it comes from a mother who is struggling to take care of an infant and keep her job. Other times, the question...
  • Wellness and work

    Wellness and work
    A friend of mine is overweight, probably about 100 pounds more than what would be considered healthy. She works long hours, eats when she is stressed and says she has no time to exercise. Her employer is much less cavalier than she about the situation....
  • The Frugal Traveler: Thrifty ways to travel green

    The Frugal Traveler: Thrifty ways to travel green
    Ecologically-minded travelers hoping to keep it green on the road are often concerned about a potentially out-of-control price tag. Fortunately, it's getting more affordable than ever to maintain your environmental priorities while on vacation. Here are a...
  • Check out budget options to explore Jacksonville

    Check out budget options to explore Jacksonville
    Money is tight, so the time is always right for budget-conscious travel tips. Here are some low-dough options for a Jacksonville road trip, courtesy of the folks at VisitJacksonville.com: •Jacksonville Beach Fishing Pier: It's not just for...
  • Palm Beach County's 5 hottest political races

     
    Democrats and Republicans, political operatives and elected officials, Broward and Palm Beach county residents all agree: In the South Florida battleground of white-hot 2012 election contests, none is hotter than the showdown between two incumbent state...
  • Amelia Island resorts offer summer buy one, get one deal

     
    Six Amelia Island resorts have created a Buy One, Get One offer available through August. Guests who book a Sunday night stay at any of the six participating properties will receive a Monday night stay for free. Guests can spend the extra day and night...
  • Allen West endorses fellow freshman Sandy Adams in primary fight

     
    U.S. Rep. Allen West, R-Plantation, this morning endorsed fellow freshman Rep. Sandy Adams, R-Orlando, in her bid to oust their veteran colleague from Florida's congressional delegation: U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park. Adams and West were both elected...
  • In Mica-Adams, it’s Huckabee, Barbour and Jacobs vs. Palin, Rice and West

     
    With U.S. Rep. John Mica rushing out endorsements¬† on the eve of the primary – and rival U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams reminding voters about some of hers — here’s where some high profile Republicans are lining up in the closely watched race...
  • What do you think of FPL's proposed rate hike?

     
    Florida utility regulators are in town for public hearings on FPL's proposed $690 million increase in annual base rates, starting in 2013. For my print column today, I gave my two cents. If the rate hike goes through, monthly bills......
  • Rubio (R) splits with Nelson (D) over student-loan bill

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans, including Marco Rubio of Florida, blocked a Democratic-sponsored bill on Tuesday that would freeze low interest rates on federal college loans at 3.4 percent. The vote left a...