News archive from 3 August 2015

Wolff: Why journalists hype digital media

Wolff: Why journalists hype digital media

The search for a successful digital publishing model is almost invariably coupled with an effort to get publicity for a not-yet-successful model. The latter can go a long way to compensating for the former — though likely not all the way. A particular...

 
Next Round: Craft beer continues its rise

Next Round: Craft beer continues its rise

The odds that your next round will be a craft beer continues to increase. That's because craft breweries across the U.S. produced 16% more beer during the first six months of 2015, according to data released last week by the Brewers Association, the...

 
Boating starts early for many South Florida water kids

Boating starts early for many South Florida water kids

For many South Florida families, handing the keys of their vessel to their kids to navigate alone is a rite of passage. Like many South Florida kids, Nichole Pacella ventured out alone as a child on her family's 13-foot boat to meet up with friends....

 
Trump: Jeb has weak tone

Trump: Jeb has weak tone

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump ripped Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama on the Sunday morning programs. And Trump didn't rule out a third-party run. Trump went after the former Florida governor on ABC's "This Week."...

 
Sunday morning explosions at 2 N.M. churches stun congregants

Sunday morning explosions at 2 N.M. churches stun congregants

LAS CRUCES, N. M. -- Explosions about a half hour apart shattered the serenity of morning services at two Las Cruces churches Sunday, but caused no injuries and only minor damage, police said. Las Cruces police spokesman Dan Trujillo said they are...

 
Thunderstorms kill one, wreak havoc around Chicago

Thunderstorms kill one, wreak havoc around Chicago

An unusual cluster of thunderstorms around Chicago killed one person and injured several others Sunday afternoon. The freak weather pattern also forced the temporary evacuation of a downtown music festival. The lone fatality happened in suburban Wood...

 
Ronda Rousey brings pain reminiscent of Mike Tyson

Ronda Rousey brings pain reminiscent of Mike Tyson

Let's all get rowdy. Ronda Rousey Rowdy. Wow. Amazing. Simply the most exhilarating athlete in the world. All you male chauvinists better calm down. This lady can put the hurt on you. Her last three fights in the Octagon have lasted an average of...

 
Matt Kenseth keeps his fuel and survives a crazy day to post his first Pocono victory

Matt Kenseth keeps his fuel and survives a crazy day to post his first Pocono victory

Matt Kenseth said he thought he'd never win at Pocono and he'd never win a fuel-mileage race. As it turned out, he was wrong on both counts. Kenseth survived one of the craziest races in Pocono's 42 years of hosting NASCAR Sprint Cup events, winning...

 
Soccer stadium kick-starts new restaurants, shops on West Church Street

Soccer stadium kick-starts new restaurants, shops on West Church Street

Jeanna Malines thinks she and her partners at Broken Cauldron Brewery have found the perfect spot for a downtown business, just blocks from some of the biggest entertainment venues. A handful of ambitious restaurateurs and entrepreneurs are planting...

 

Central Florida businesses eye STEM education for future employees

Angela Alban stood beside what appeared to be disembodied limbs on a table as she spoke to a middle school class about her Winter Park-based tech company. She explained through a live online feed that mathematics and chemistry help her firm, SIMETRI,...

 
Matt Kenseth finally finds fuel-mile magic with Pocono win

Matt Kenseth finally finds fuel-mile magic with Pocono win

LONG POND, Pa. — Matt Kenseth led only two laps Sunday, but one of them was the one leading to the checkered flag. To say his win in the Windows 10 400 was surprising is to dramatically understate the case. Kenseth had not won in 31 previous Cup races...

Usa Today, 20:03 in Sport
 

Disabled Oviedo man files suit against officers who pushed him down in 2012

It started as dog-barking complaint. It ended with a disabled Oviedo man getting pushed down by a police officer. Now what happened three years ago is the focus of a recent lawsuit the dog's owner, Armando Fuentes, filed against two Oviedo police...

 
Central Florida businesses eye STEM education for future employees

Central Florida businesses eye STEM education for future employees

Angela Alban stood beside what appeared to be disembodied limbs on a table as she spoke to a middle school class about her Winter Park-based tech company. She explained through a live online feed that mathematics and chemistry help her firm, SIMETRI,...

 

Orlando City star Kaká's wife announces couple is separating

Orlando City star Kaká's wife announced in a message posted on her Instagram that the couple is separating. Kaká, whose full name is Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite, has been married to Caroline Celico for 10 years and the couple has two children....

 
Jack Del Rio says Raiders' turnaround starts now with positive thinking

Jack Del Rio says Raiders' turnaround starts now with positive thinking

NAPA, Calif. — Jack Del Rio believes the first step to turning around the Oakland Raiders is to get everyone to stop talking about the fact the Raiders need to be turned around. That goes for team executives, coaches, players — even Raiders alumni who...

Usa Today, 20:25 in Sport
 

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