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Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsUh-oh. A bunch of hurricane experts have predicted a lighter-than-usual storm season, my colleague Ken Kaye reports. Which probably means this is the year we'll get hit by The Big One. Not to be a cynic or a pessimist, but......
Mayo on the Side: Broward news columnist Michael Mayo | Sun-Sentinel BlogsAfter writing about red-light cameras a few times, figured it's time for some raw data: The locations of current and planned red-light intersections across South Florida. The list is comprehensive for Broward and Palm Beach counties, but only partially...
My Pet WorldORLANDO, FLA. -- These reader questions were answered by veterinarians attending the North American Veterinary Conference Jan. 19-23, in Orlando, FL. Q: I rescued a cat who needs a bath. How do you bathe a cat? -- G.C., Las Vegas, NV. A: "Carefully,"...
Q: If Florida's Turnpike is gradually phasing out toll booths and will stop accepting cash, how will drivers who don't have SunPass be able to use the turnpike? Will they have to get a SunPass? Packard Larsen, Boca Raton You will not have to buy a...
One of my most treasured memories from many years of reporting was the chance to ride with the Blue Angels in the early 1990s. An excursion in a fighter jet — even my truncated media flight — trumps any roller coaster ride on the planet. I'...
Sentinel Staff WriterFolks "seeking health and wealth" couldn't find a better home than Maitland, Florida, an enterprising copywriter wrote about 1890. Among the small city's lakes and pines, it seemed, one could find the Italy of America -- "truly a picturesque and...
Some private schools can give FCAT next year, but, so far, they’ve shown little interest in FL’s standardized testsSentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelUPDATE: An earlier version incorrectly said the school in Homestead had been approved by DOE. It has sent in a complete application but not yet been approved. Thanks to a new state law, private schools that take part in the Florida Tax Credit...
Groller's CornerOnce football season begins, only NASCAR diehards stay on top of the Sprint Cup Series chase. Even as the series champion is decided in these closing weeks, NASCAR only usually merits a brief highlight or two on SportsCenter and most general sports fans...
Hispanosphere - Orlando SentinelThe U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will administer the Oath of Allegiance to America’s newest citizens during a special naturalization ceremony Wednesday at Kissimmee’s Lakefront Park. The naturalization ceremony is part...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelU.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV has announced a seven-member “conservative coalition” that's backing his Republican U.S. Senate candidacy, a group of mostly fundamentalist Christian activists whose function will apparently be to assail rival George...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelFrom the News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — After being rebuffed by a judge for its effort to privatize several prisons because of the way lawmakers went about it, the Legislature will try again to shed several prisons, this time doing it in...
Knights Notepad - Orlando SentinelFormer walk-on J.J. Worton develops into UCF's go-to receiver...
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