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Astronaut Kelly: Giffords ‘Re-energized’ by proposed Bill

By DONNA BALANCIA — APRIL 14, 2013 — Gabrielle Giffords, the former congresswoman critically wounded by a gunman while making a speech in a Tucson-area shopping center, is making progress … Continue reading

April 14, 2013

NYT: Florida Relies on Economic Development

By LIZETTE ALVAREZ Published: March 29, 2013 The day after the shuttle Atlantis landed for the last time at the Kennedy Space Center on July 21, 2011, Angel Telles, a man … Continue reading

April 7, 2013

Blessings in a Backpack

Here is a great story of charity:

March 22, 2013

UF Expert: Tourists can track Whale Shark Patterns

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Whale sharks may be the world’s largest fish, but the body of scientific knowledge surrounding them is surprisingly small. Now, a University of Florida expert says tourists … Continue reading

February 21, 2013

Throwback Thursday: When Spielberg considered ‘Bridges’

Director Visited  ‘Madison County’ Prior to Eastwood ‘s Arrival By DONNA PARKER — Steven Spielberg is in talks to direct the screen version of the best-seller “The Bridges of Madison County” for … Continue reading

February 21, 2013

Business Booming at Second-Hand Stores

By DONNA BALANCIA CENTRAL FLORIDA — The high cost of gas and a slumping economy have been a boost to one sector of the retail industry. The resale business — … Continue reading

February 20, 2013

Thousands attend PGA Show at OTown Convention Center

New products, cool ideas on hand at 60th annual event By DONNA BALANCIA — ORLANDO — Thousands were on hand for the PGA Merchandise Show at the Orange County Convention … Continue reading

January 25, 2013

David Bowie need not ask ‘Where Are We Now?’

By DONNA BALANCIA I had to get out the high school yearbook to remember something, prompted by a glimpse of a face from my youth. Turning the pages to a … Continue reading

January 9, 2013

‘El Mariachi’ helmer Rodriguez to Donna: ‘I’m not Lying’

Donna enjoyed meeting Robert and he was kind enough to include her in his book ‘Rebel Without a Crew’ By Robert Rodriguez SUNDANCE, Utah — I went to the Z … Continue reading

December 26, 2012

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