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Sunday, Feb 07, 2016

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Miami’s Mid-Beach draws a global crowd

Miami’s Mid-Beach draws a global crowd

At Circa 39’s breakfast buffet, the languages spoken by diners outnumber the menu items. And there are a lot of menu items.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Scene & Heard

Scene & Heard

YMKG Captain’s Ball
Updated: 11 hours ago

Wartime records may offer insights into Southern ancestors’ lives

Do you suspect one of your ancestors might have been a Confederate spy? Perhaps family lore conjures up visions of the petite Southern belle defying those nasty ol’ Yankees, or images of Rhett Butler drinking bourbon, smoking a cigar and playi...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Try Mexican-spiced brownies

Try Mexican-spiced brownies

Mexican hot chocolate is a beloved beverage made from chocolate (no surprise there) combined with cinnamon and another spice or two to bring up the heat. The combination of spicy and chocolate just plain works, and I wanted to see how it would transl...
Updated: 8 hours ago
After career building racing engines, Tampa pioneer pulls out of fast lane

After career building racing engines, Tampa pioneer pulls out of fast lane

TAMPA ­— Drag racing roared to popularity after World War II in rural areas like those around Tampa, where young men toiled under hoods, then turned dark, isolated roads into car-lit speed tracks.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Woody Harrelson applies for Hawaii marijuana dispensary

Woody Harrelson applies for Hawaii marijuana dispensary

HONOLULU – Actor and marijuana advocate Woody Harrelson was one of nearly 60 applicants to apply to open one of Hawaii’s first medical marijuana dispensaries.
Published: 02/05/16
82-year-old woman tracks down, meets 96-year-old birth mother

82-year-old woman tracks down, meets 96-year-old birth mother

After 50 years of searching, and with a lot of help from her granddaughter, Betty Morrell has finally met her 96-year-old birth mother.
Published: 02/05/16
Florida readies for a fight with mosquito-borne Zika virus

Florida readies for a fight with mosquito-borne Zika virus

Florida’s history of fighting off mosquito-borne outbreaks puts the state in perhaps better position than most when it comes to the Zika virus.
Published: 02/05/16
From furniture to clothing, pieces of Santo Trafficante’s past for sale

From furniture to clothing, pieces of Santo Trafficante’s past for sale

Unlike the unopened bottle of 1975 Dom Pérignon, much of the furniture inside Joseph’s Auction House has long gone out of style.
Published: 02/04/16
Updated: 02/05/16
Scott asks CDC for Zika assistance; 3 now affected in Hillsborough

Scott asks CDC for Zika assistance; 3 now affected in Hillsborough

Florida Gov. Rick Scott today called on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to assist in efforts to combat the Zika virus.
Published: 02/04/16