CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Celebrating her 100th birthday with a parachute jump is not enough for South African Georgina Harwood. She plans to make her centenary even more exciting by doing a shark cage dive on Monday.
SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. — A husband and wife thought to be one of the oldest married couples in New York have celebrated their birthdays — and their combined ages will be 212.
Editor's note: Warren Elly, who retired from WTVT-Ch. 13 in 2011, was diagnosed with cancer late last year and has spent every day since then chronicling his life in his blog, "The Way Forward." Elly granted the Tampa Bay Times permission to publish excerpts from his blog, and wrote this introduction: …
When the phone rang at my kitchen table, I had to follow the rumor wherever it led. I could never have imagined what would unfold next: That the star quarterback at Florida State University would wind up under investigation for rape. That Jameis Winston's accuser would be driven out of school. That a stream of national …
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The examined life
Mari Ebert worries.
She worries that, despite all their hard work, her sixth-graders won't do well on Florida's new annual exams, which start Monday.
LITTLE ROCK — On a hot Friday in July, a parolee was mowing a lawn in a small cul-de-sac on the west side of the city when he stopped to ask for a glass of water.
Valentine's Day is a $14 billion business in the United States, and one of the biggest contributors to that is roses. According to a survey by the National Retail Federation, 37.8 percent of Americans will buy flowers for Valentine's Day, spending a total of $2.1 billion. The Census Bureau says the United States …
For decades, the two white houses had been dying.
PLANT CITY — Samantha Sun, a junior at Plant City High School, was crowned queen of the 2015 Florida Strawberry Festival on Saturday night.
3: Florida's national rank by population, having just passed New York