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  • Peninsula moms manage homes and their own businesses

    Peninsula moms manage homes and their own businesses
    Editor's note: This story originally appeared in the Daily Press on Sunday, May 19. If you would like to be a part of this year's feature on women-owned businesses, contact npaitsel@dailypress.com.  From tutu parties to mobile eyeglasses, women in...
  • Calling girls 'fat' may result in weight gain

    Calling girls 'fat' may result in weight gain
    Young girls who have been called "€œtoo fat"€ are more likely to be obese as young adults, according to a new research letter. The early stigma of being labeled that way may worsen the problem rather than encouraging girls to become healthier, but more...
  • If you go: Class 3A, 4A state track and field meet

    If you go: Class 3A, 4A state track and field meet
    When: Saturday Where: Hodges Stadium, University of North Florida, Jacksonville Schedule: Field events and running prelims, 9 a.m.; running finals, 4 p.m. Admission: $9 Parking: $8 3A Buzz: Kissimmee Liberty, led by senior Marion "Markel'' Brown...
  • Florida lawmaker accused of DUI after Taco Bell run

    Florida lawmaker accused of DUI after Taco Bell run
    TALLAHASSEE — A Southwest Florida lawmaker who advocated for a new state law to drug test all elected officials was arrested early Monday and accused of drunken driving, Tallahassee Police Department officials say. State Rep. Dane Eagle, 30, R-...
  • OCP moves quickly, naming Matt Ruta to lead elite boys basketball program

    OCP moves quickly, naming Matt Ruta to lead elite boys basketball program
    Orlando Christian Prep has the only boys basketball program in Florida that has racked up five state championships in the past seven seasons. On Tuesday, OCP sent the message that it has no intention of seeing the success story end with the departure of...
  • Aquinas softball ranked No. 9 in nation; continues to sit atop state rankings

    St. Thomas Aquinas' is ranked No. 9 in this week's MaxPreps Xcellent 25 national high school softball rankings. And as you might expect, the defending Class 7A state champion Raiders remain atop the Miracle Sports all classifications poll, which also...
  • Aquinas, Jupiter and Trinity Christian ranked top 10 in state softball all classifications rankings

    St. Thomas Aquinas is joined this week in Miracle Sports’ all classifications state softball rankings by a pair of Palm Beach County schools – Jupiter and Trinity Christian.  The two are No. 9 and 10, respectively, in this week’s...
  • Best growlers in South Florida

    Best growlers in South Florida
    If you don't know what a growler is, you probably don't spend much time drinking beer in local breweries. That's also why growlers are probably for you. Growlers are refillable glass jugs — currently sold in 1 quart and 1 gallon sizes — that...
  • Updated: Lottery: South Florida on a hot streak

    Updated: Lottery: South Florida on a hot streak
     Well, maybe this is the year for a slew of lottery wins in South Florida. We're off to quite a hot streak.  Sonya Ramsey, 45, of Lauderhill, claimed a $500,000 prize in the $5 Monopoly Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee,...
  • Charlotte, N.C., policeman indicted in shooting of ex-football player

    DURHAM, N.C. — In a racially charged case that has focused outrage at police behavior, a Charlotte, N.C., police officer has been indicted on a charge of voluntary manslaughter in the killing of an unarmed former university football player who had...
  • Roads are inviting in Hobe Sound

    Roads are inviting in Hobe Sound
    In reporting hundreds of these travel columns, I've had the chance to drive many of Florida's scenic roads. West of Tallahassee on State Road 12, the rural path through tiny destinations unpublicized in guidebooks — Greensboro, Bristol,...
  • Cheryl Hines's Dreams of Stardom Couldn't be Curbed

    Growing up, Cheryl Hines always felt like she belonged somewhere else. "I have a journal I wrote in, in high school," she says. "Our teacher told us to write down what we wanted to be in ten years and I wrote that my goal was to make a living as an...