July 1, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Edison’s dual enrollment program can jumpstart careers

Between spiraling college costs and competition for seats in a freshman university class at an all time high, the road to college is often a stressful journey for both students and parents.   More...

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Business News

Boat dealers coming up from bottom

As any financial expert or anyone who ever struggled financially will attest, luxury items are one of the first things to get cut from budgets in tough times. More...

BP will pay catastrophe-related lost income

SHOP TALK

BP will pay. It will pay you for any lost income that has resulted because of the mess in the gulf and the subsequent media whirlpool. More...

Companies gain when employees volunteer

Employees who leave the office to volunteer in the community may actually boost the company’s bottom line by performing better on the job, a new University of Florida study finds.   More...

Trop the night symphonic

The music world is full of unusual combinations — heavy metal and rap, hip-hop and bhangra. More...

Teachers invited to FPL solar curriculum workshops

As part of its continuing commitment to clean energy, teachers in areas served by Florida Power & Light can now apply to attend one of four free energy education workshops the company will sponsor later this year. More...

World Cup Craze

For at least a generation of American men, soccer was almost as lost in translation as cricket or driving on the left side of the road. More...

Real Estate News

Sunloft spaces still sit empty

Mixed-use buildings have worked well in places such as Naples and Sarasota.   In Punta Gorda, they’re a work in progress. More...

Landowners raise concerns about Smart Charlotte 2050

Charlotte County residents have until Tuesday, July 6, to express displeasure with the Smart Charlotte 2050 Comprehensive Plan.   More...

Arts & Entertainment News

The 4th of July

FOR THE EPHEMERAL and the spectacular in art, not to mention the noisy, you can’t beat painting the night sky with fireworks. More...

Florida Weekly named best in state

Newspaper wins 19 Florida Press Association awards

Florida Weekly swept the annual Florida Press Association’s Better Weekly Newspaper Contest award ceremony last week with 18 individual awards culminating in being named the best weekly newspaper in Florida. More...

‘Twilight at the World of Tomorrow: Genius, Madness, Murder, and the 1939 World’s Fair on the Brink of War’

BEACH READING

By James Mauro (Ballantine, $28) More...