| Sep 28, 2013
| 2:34 PM
No. 1 Apopka 49, Freedom 0 - F
Merritt Island 21, No. 2 Oviedo 3 - F
No. 3 Dr. Phillips 51, No. 13 Orlando University 14 - F
No. 4 West Orange 43, Jones 0 - F
Plantation American Heritage 6, No. 5 Daytona Beach Mainland 0 -...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 5:49 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Friday.
Here's what we're reading this morning.
* Sun Sentinel reports that Florida's unemployment claim system will be shut down next week for an overhaul.
* Orlando Sentinel writes about the...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Orlando ranks in the top 50 in a new ranking of the best cities to start a new business, while Jacksonville holds the top spot on the list.
In the recent study from WalletHub.com, Orlando ranks 37th out of the 150 most populated U.S. cities. The...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:40 AM
John Rivers' life has been fueled by family, faith and food.
For years the Jacksonville native and former health-care executive dreamed of opening a Texas-style barbecue restaurant. And in 2004, with a plan built on prayer, Rivers took the leap and...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:25 AM
"Florida's just being a jerk now." At least that's one social media statement making the Internet rounds accompanied with a temperature map showing one giant frigid, blue country, except of course for the balmy yellow- and orange-colored Sunshine State....
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:52 AM
It's not Pi Day, but it's 11-12-13. That's got to count for something.
We only get one more of these, people. That would be 12-13-14 next year. After that, it's all downhill.
And in some ways, we've already crested since last year on Dec. 12, 2012...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 7:43 AM
Andrew Flaherty spent five months with a state-issued Florida ID that labeled him as a sex offender, even though he had never been accused or convicted of such a crime.
Originally from Louisiana, Flaherty received the ID in Jacksonville after becoming a...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:45 AM
A female snowy owl strayed from its usual territory in the Arctic to visit Florida, making it the third bird of its kind to ever be spotted in the Sunshine State, The Florida Times-Union reports.
Visitors have been flocking to Little Talbot Island...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:53 AM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb 3 (Reuters) - A Florida murder trial, stemming from an argument over loud music at a gas station that ended in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager, opens on Monday, reviving a debate over the state's gun control and...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Add this to the ever-expanding list of ludicrous decisions, ridiculous incidents and moments that defy the most basic elements of common sense.
Marissa Alexander, a 33-year-old Florida woman accused of firing what she called a warning shot at her...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 7:44 PM
Two years after Trayvon Martin's death, Florida's "stand your ground" law remains a flash point in a still unsettled national debate over the limits of self-defense.
After a Jacksonville jury this month failed to decide whether Michael Dunn murdered 17-...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Jeremy Pruitt might have a black mark beside his name for some Florida State fans after the defensive coordinator left the Seminoles on Tuesday for a similar position at Georgia.
That's not the case for 2014 FSU commit Blake McClain, a defensive end...