| 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....
| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:19 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s sudden rush to legalize marijuana for the sick or dying is heading toward a potentially important speed bump: Gov. Rick Scott.
While Republican and Democratic lawmakers are rushing to advance bills legalizing some...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:08 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Monday.
Lawmakers are back in town this week for some legislative meetings and a slew of fundraisers. Here's what we're reading this morning.
* SaintPetersblog has a mini roundup of some of the fundraisers...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 6:08 PM
In the aftermath of the most serious bear attack in Florida history, a top state wildlife officer admitted Wednesday that "we could've done better."
That assessment from Thomas Eason of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission came amid...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Last week, my high school junior and I ventured onto two campuses for his very first college tours.
It was eye-opening on many levels. For my son, it took college from some theoretical idea to reality. That is a good thing.
So my main tip for touring...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 6:12 AM
Campus leaders at Florida State University are responding to a racist comment posted to the mobile video-sharing app Vine.
The six-second video came from the Vine account of FSU student Mandy Thurston and showed a group of students outside the Oglesby...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Florida travelers will soon have another option for travel throughout the Sunshine State.
Florida Express Jet, a new start-up airline, plans to start offering affordable intra-Florida flights in less than 40 days.
Florida Express Jet announced...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:03 AM
Four members of Florida State University's chapter of Sigma Chi were arrested and face hazing charges after police say pledges had bottles of liquor taped to their hands and were encouraged to drink as much as possible, according to the Tallahassee...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:46 PM
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible.
Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262 or...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:02 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids and teens with asthma and type 1 diabetes often don't take their medication as prescribed, and those that skip doses are more likely to end up in the emergency room, according to a new review.
More than half of children...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 10:18 AM
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is visiting South Florida to help the Republican Party raise money — and at the same time audition for donors and activists who could prove valuable if he runs for president.
More coverage over in the righthand column...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 4:39 AM
Tallahassee, we have a problem.
You can bet there's a lot of good chemistry going on between many Florida defense lawyers and their clients after learning the state's top law enforcement agency is in a bind.
Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE)...