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Sport and Society for Arete-Catching Up

Richard Crepeau | Posted 05.31.2015 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

As I mentioned previously it seems as if there are always some bizarre or hilarious developments in the world of sport while I am out of touch. A few days ago I reported on my experiences watching hockey in Russia. Now I want to revisit what many of you will consider old news.

Palm Beach County: Strong Schools, Strong Community

Rita M. Solnet | Posted 11.30.2014 | Education
Rita M. Solnet

The Palm Beach County school district is known for educational excellence -- a reputation that didn't happen by chance!

'Dewey Defeats Truman'

Jerry Waxman | Posted 07.21.2013 | Media
Jerry Waxman

Florida Watch Action head Amy Ritter is quite upset about the possibility of a Koch takeover of the Orlando Sentinel and organized a protest Thursday, May 15, at the newspaper's offices. Approximately 30 sign-waving protesters showed up.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz: The Next Nancy Pelosi and Threat to Conservatives Everywhere

Grant Cardone | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Grant Cardone

Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Florida congresswoman, is feared by business people in Florida, conservatives everywhere, and appears to want to make hersel...

Battleground State Newspaper Dumps Obama For Romney

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

Four years after throwing its support behind then-presidential candidate Barack Obama, the Orlando Sentinel is saying it's time to change course. I...

This Is Not Your Mother's Medicare: Part 1

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

We agree with Paul Ryan that we need a debate to determine how Medicare can be improved. What we do not need, however, is much of what passes for debate these days -- diatribes, finger-pointing, ad hominem attacks, and systematic presentations of misinformation.

Army Veteran Mistakenly Declared Dead Four Times

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.13.2012 | Business

Being falsely declared dead once could provide enough existential uncertainty and financial hardship to last a lifetime. But how about four times? ...

Orlando Sentinel Files For Sealed Casey Anthony Documents

AP | Posted 10.02.2011 | Crime

ORLANDO, Fla. — A newspaper is asking a Florida judge to make public most of the sealed documents from the trial of Casey Anthony, who left jail...

Journalist Stuffed In A Closet By Joe Biden's Staff Gets Apology

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.28.2011 | Media

UPDATE: The reporter who was kept in a closet during a fundraiser by Joe Biden's staff wrote a blog post on Monday, explaining what happened to him. ...

Should Grant Hill Have Stayed Silent?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

A college basketball war of words saw another day when Grant Hill responded yesterday in an op-ed to Jalen Rose's comments referring to Hill as an "Uncle Tom."

Critics Can't Resist The Green Hornet's "Sting"

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

It's the headline that critics couldn't stay away from. Seth Rogen's new film, The Green Hornet, lends itself so well to an easy and effective pun tha...

Kosmas Gaining Support in FL 24: It's About Space

Richard Hebert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Richard Hebert

Rep. Suzanne Kosmas, one of three Florida Democrats in Congress that the Republicans would dearly like to defeat, has now picked up endorsements from two of the district's three largest-circulation daily newspapers. And the third daily doesn't count.

'Taliban Dan' Ad: Grayson's 'Bridge Too Far'?

Richard Hebert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Richard Hebert

Has Rep. Alan Grayson gone a bridge too far in his campaign to keep his Orlando-based congressional seat? The media ruckus over his "Taliban Dan" att...

Disney World Employee Arrested On Child Porn Charges

Orlando Sentinel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Detectives from the Lake County Sheriff's Cyber Crimes Unit arrested a Clermont man on 200 counts of possessing child pornography....

Orlando Sentinel: Did Alan Grayson Rip Off "Die quickly'' Schtick From Huffinington Post?

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The Orlando Sentinel published a story on its blog today accusing Representative Alan Grayson of plagiarizing HuffPost Comedy blogger Andy Borowitz. ...

Jason Linkins

Orlando Sentinel Tells Bill Posey To "Withdraw Ridiculous" Birther Bill | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Florida Representative Bill Posey, the original author of the so-called "Birther bill" that has earned the crackpot fringe its only thin shard of legi...

Eaten Into Extinction

Michael Markarian | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Markarian

One principle of modern wildlife management is that wild animals, such as Florida's softshell turtles, are a public resource, and should not be killed for private commercial gain.

Obama Campaign Big Winner in Media Revolution

Steve Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Steve Miller

Now on the precipice of possibly winning the presidency, Barack Obama can rightfully say that newer technologies catapulted him into the White House.