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  • Pompano man hits $1.5M Mega Money win

    Pompano man hits $1.5M Mega Money win
     Alvin Forrester, 64, of Pompano Beach, claimed the May 2 Mega Money jackpot of $1.5 million at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.  He chose the one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,157,521.02.  Forrester purchased his ticket at Food Plus Food...
  • 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...
  • Black, white and redneck: The ballad of Ashmore's Store

    Black, white and redneck: The ballad of Ashmore's Store
    “Ashmore’s Store,” an album of uncommon ambition, is named for a small pharmacy, opened in 1946, that served folks in the black area of Tallahassee called Frenchtown, where a teenage Michael Koppy developed his music and the courage to...
  • Florida aims to be 'most military-friendly state'

    Florida aims to be 'most military-friendly state'
    Florida is determined to be on the front lines when it comes to recruiting more veterans to the state. This year the Legislature passed the "Florida G.I. Bill," which "makes Florida the most military-friendly state in the nation and supports the brave...
  • In Winston's case, father doesn't know best

    In Winston's case, father doesn't know best
    Normally I don’t care what happens at Florida State University, even when it becomes Free Seafood University. But when I read this from Jameis Winston’s father, I got angry about the family’s cache of weapons-grade stupid. Antonor...
  • SunRail, FCAT: Weekend talk topics

    SunRail, FCAT: Weekend talk topics
    SunRail, FCAT testing and Tallahassee politics will be topics for local public-affairs programs this weekend. SunRail is explored by Greg Warmoth on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Saturday on WFTV-Channel 9. His guests are Noranne Downs,...
  • House passes stadium-subsidy bill which would aid Orlando, Miami MLS dreams

    House passes stadium-subsidy bill which would aid Orlando, Miami MLS dreams
    TALLAHASSEE – The Florida House on Friday passed a plan to force future sports stadium projects to jockey against each other when they come to the Legislature seeking taxpayer subsidies. The bill, HB 7095, has immediate ramifications for $600...
  • Quick update: Compact potential hits quicksand

    Quick update: Compact potential hits quicksand
     You may have never been in public service, but you likely can remember what finals week felt like in college. That's what's going on in Tallahassee, with budget talks No. 1 and gambling talks, oh, maybe No. 15?  But here's a quick update of what's...
  • Entertainment Education: America's Film School Programs

    American Film Institute, Los Angeles Graduate students in AFI's production-based program make 4-10 films in two years under the guidance of master filmmakers led by artistic director James L. Brooks. AFI alumni number 4,500, with an impressive 81% of them...
  • 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...
  • Lobbying: connections, appearances & results

    Lobbying: connections, appearances & results
    Ask one thing about lobbying in Florida, and several more questions come up. At issue now – click on the link in the right hand column – is proposed legislation in Tallahassee. It would ban county elected officials and municipal officials...
  • Chan Lowe: GOP re-election poster girl

    Chan Lowe: GOP re-election poster girl
    There are two words to explain some of the bizarre and irresponsible legislation flowing like a toxic sludge out of Tallahassee this session: voter turnout.   The Republican Party of Florida, which controls the executive and legislative branches of...