Blackburn grabs discus victory in Florida

...reaching the summer Olympics in 2016 with a discus victory at the Florida Relays.Blackburn, competing unattached, unleashed a throw...gold over 13 other competitors last Saturday in Gainsville, Florida. The discus landed nine inches clear of the throw from runner-up...


...for points in a rout of Calgary.PANTHERS 3, DEVILS 2SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - Jaromir Jagr had a goal and an assist, and Florida beat New Jersey in the season finale for each team.Jagr's 17th goal of the season put him in a tie with Wayne Gretzky for...


...will have Tommy John surgery on his right elbow.The Red Sox said Dr. James Andrews will operate Thursday in Gulf Breeze, Florida.Vazquez had been expected to do much of the catching for the Red Sox this season. He was placed on the 60-day disabled...


...since the statement. There have been second- and third-hand reports that Woods has been practicing near his home in south Florida.Woods could make an announcement about his Masters plans this week, though it is not necessary. Unlike a regular PGA Tour...

The Bookworm Sez: A few curve balls in 'Cuba Straits'

...they'd recently managed to forge a shaky sort of friendship. Ford knew that Rivera had taken a risk in coming from Cuba to Florida, so whatever he wanted had to be big.But the General only wanted a favor from an old friend.Rivera had figured out a way...

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Voices of the Peninsula: An open letter to the Legislature on school funding

...to be, too." They nod. Of course. You're the teacher, why wouldn't you?Then I tell them, "I could be in South Florida. Enjoying the beaches and the sunsets after school. Or I could be in Hawaii surfing on the weekends. I could be in Southern...

Stability, extra grip make fat-tire biking a hit

...rides are the fastest-growing segment of the bicycle industry and can be found from the deserts of Arizona to the beaches of Florida."It's the ultimate adventure bike," said Billy Koitzsch of Arctic Cycles in Anchorage, Alaska. "It's just a lot...


...the postseason for a 24th consecutive season despite the defeat. Detroit qualified by earning a point while Boston lost to Florida.Eller scored on a shot from the left side that dribbled through goalie Jimmy Howard.SENATORS 3, RANGERS 0NEW YORK (AP...

Timothy J. Wilson

...J. "Tim" Wilson died in Edgewater, Florida, on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. He was...Cruisers car club in New Smyrna Beach, Florida and he was much loved by his many friends...donations of pet supplies and money to the Florida German Shepherd Rescue. Tim's ashes...

Harold Alvin Allen

...services will be at 4 p.m. Friday, April 3, at Brown's Lake down Funny River Road.Al was born Aug. 23, 1953 in Miami, Florida. He moved to Alaska in October 1976 and had lived in Fairbanks, Anchorage, Homer, Kenai and Soldotna. He owned and ran...



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