November 19, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

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Good fishing—tough work

Local fishers compete with imports, regulations

Every-crab-loving-body who’s any-crab-loving-body knows: This is a great year for stone crabs. More...

Five traits every entrepreneur needs

Entrepreneurship remains alive and well, but the success of those businesses is another matter. About half will fail in their first five years, according to Gallup. More...

Vietnam Wall Memorial groundbreaking at Laishley Park

WEEKLY FLORIDA / ARATARI ALEX   More...

Arts & Entertainment News

The post-apocalyptic Simpsons

Dark comedy unmasks the ritual of storytelling

THE HEADS ARRIVE IN A BOX ON A WEDNESDAY night. Bill Taylor, artistic director of Theatre Conspiracy, walks into the rehearsal room wearing a bronze-colored Homer Simpson mask, cradling the box in his arms. More...

ARTISTS AMONG US

Bill Welsch, author

Just a few weeks ago, I finished my first novel, “Ascent.” Set in St. More...

As if another reason to despise air travel were needed …

THE DIVA DIARIES

Hurling through the air at 40,000 feet in an airless, claustrophobic metal tube is no picnic for your diva. More...

By the numbers: The cost of cybercrime in Florida

For cybercriminals, the increased use of social media as a goldmine of personal data and the emerging popularity of virtual currency (such as Bitcoin) are trends the FBI notes in an annual report that tracks cybercrime for the FBI Internet Crime Comp More...

Reading service brings the printed word to those who can’t see

Jack Flaherty coordinates WGCU Radio Reading Service and knows what his dozens of volunteers do reading newspapers, magazines and other content is more than an empty exercise. Far more. More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

29052 Pelican Drive, Punta Gorda

This spacious pool home sits on 1¼ acres loaded with palm trees and has more than 2,100 square feet of living space.  You’ll find plenty of room for family and friends with a great room, eat-in kitchen, long snack bar, family room and spac More...

First-time homebuyers fall again in buyer, seller survey

The share of first–time buyers declined for the third consecutive year and remained at its lowest point in nearly three decades as the overall strengthening pace of home sales over the past year was driven more by repeat buyers with dual income More...

Florida still leads nation in mortgage fraud

South Florida — Palm Beach, Miami- Dade and Broward counties — has the highest risk of mortgage fraud in the country, according to a report by property analytics firm CoreLogic. More...