| Sep 8, 2013
| 8:58 PM
Lake City Columbia defensive back and Florida State commit Trey Marshall is recovering after undergoing emergency surgery on a ruptured stomach he sustained during a contest against Tallahassee Lincoln.
The Gainesville Sun reports that Marshall (5-11,...
| 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...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley visited New Jersey's capital city Friday to campaign for a candidate for governor who is so far behind in the polls that many in the national Democratic Party have all but abandoned her.
It's unclear how much he helped state Sen....
| Oct 14, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Updated | 4:27 p.m.
Original post | 9:44 a.m.
Commissioners from two Broward cities are facing off in a political contest that’s likely to end up with one going to Tallahassee and the other out of office.
Fort Lauderdale Commissioner Bobby...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Check out festivals and events in November across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
Nov. 1-3: Melbourne Air and Space...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Visit Orlando and other marketing agencies financed by local hotel taxes are coming to the defense of Florida counties in their war with online-travel companies.
The Florida Supreme Court, which is preparing to rule in the long-running tax battle, on...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:12 AM
Walt Disney World dropped another quarter-million dollars on to Florida’s political parties this summer, as the giant resort continues trying to quash plans for Las Vegas-style casinos in South Florida.
New state records show Disney contributed...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 5:31 PM
It was McCay Vernon, a former Baltimore-area psychology professor, who put to rest a myth that caused incalculable damage to deaf people over the centuries.
Dr. Vernon, who was known as "Mac," proved that intelligence is distributed as equitably among...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 7:02 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Allie Braswell, the head of the Central Florida Urban League who declared his candidacy for state chief financial officer last week, has called it quits and is withdrawing from the race.
Shortly after he declared his candidacy, the...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:38 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Worried they could be sued by gay couples, some churches are changing their bylaws to reflect their view that the Bible allows only marriage between one man and one woman.
Although there have been lawsuits against wedding...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 12:50 PM
The Associated Press Top 10 Florida high school preseason football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, rating points and previous rankings. First-place votes are in parentheses:
1. Apopka (13), 137; 2. Bradenton Manatee (1),...