September 11, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Balloons pop as St. Francis Xavier School celebrates 75 years

Arnold Sarlo graduated from middle school in 1942, among the second class ever to receive diplomas from St. Francis Xavier Catholic School. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Just for laughs

Comedy clubs are serious business in Southwest Florida

SOUTHWEST FLORIDIANS EVIDENTLY enjoy a good laugh, judging by the multiple venues where standup comedy has proven successful over the years. More...

Coming soon: Film critic Dan Hudak looks ahead

After a so-so summer of mostly unremarkable releases, Oscar season is upon us — and it looks promising. More...

‘Loyalty: The Vexing Virtue’

BEACH READING

By Eric Felten ( Simon & Schuster, $25)   More...

POLITICS AND WATER POLICY INTERSECT

TO CLEAN UP AND BETTER MANAGE WATER COMING INTO and flowing out of Lake Okeechobee, a great deal more will have to be stored outside the lake, experts say — both in reservoirs, and on southern lands where it once flowed naturally. More...

THE MOST DANGEROUS TIME: FLOOD RISK HIGH FOR LAKE OKEECHOBEE

PHILLIP ROLAND SLEPT LITTLE ON THE LAST NIGHT OF at his home in Clewiston, a town hunkered beneath Lake Okeechobee’s Herbert Hoover dike. More...

Business News

Running on cash

MICHAEL POLLY HAS NOTICED THE RESURgence of a real estate trend that he has not seen in years: People are able to sell the house they live in to buy a new one. The vice president of real estate operations for Royal Shell Real Estate, Mr. More...

Fundamental analysis cannot help bond investors

MONEY & INVESTING

Bonds and the direction of interest rates are excellent examples of how the investment future is not fundamentally knowable and, further, that fundamental analysis, at a minimum, should be accompanied by technical analysis and technical trading rules More...

Construction spending hits four-year high in July

Increases in private residential and nonresidential activity pushed total national construction spending to a four-year high in July while public spending declined, according to an analysis of new Census Bureau data by the Associated General Contract More...

Real Estate News

What $875,000 will buy in SWFL

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House Hunting:

1891 Mitchell Ave., Alva

The homeowner can keep his or her boat in the backyard of this direct deep water-access canal home. This remodeled three-bedroom, two-bath, two-car garage home is ready for move in. More...

Robb & Stucky to design new Fiddler’s Creek model

Robb & Stucky International has been awarded a contract to provide total furnishings and interior details for a Mediterranean-style village of coach homes within Fiddler’s Creek, a luxury, master-planned community.  More...