| May 8, 2014
| 12:53 PM
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...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 1:06 PM
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 email@example.com.
From tutu parties to mobile eyeglasses, women in...
| May 1, 2014
| 7:15 AM
“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...
| May 10, 2014
| 8:41 PM
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...
| May 13, 2014
| 6:42 AM
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.
| Apr 23, 2014
| 1:26 PM
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,...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:44 AM
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...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:46 AM
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...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Young girls who have been called "€śtoo fat"€ť 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...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:36 AM
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...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 9:57 AM
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...