Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014
Six months after fire, boat manufacturer up and running
Larry Ziegler, left, and Alejandro Sandoval sand the hull of a boat being built at Seahawk Boats in Sebring on Monday morning. The company custom builds boats for fishing, diving or as tour ferries.

— Six months ago, Pat Kent was welding at a local boat manufacturing plant when he looked at a nearby building and saw that “smoke was just...

A bear cub, one of two, cries out in its den hidden in a big thorn thicket in the Ocala National Forest.
Resident feedback sought for local bear management plan
FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, job seekers join a line of hundreds of people at a job fair in New York. Tough economic conditions, including the Great Recession, are blamed for a five-year drop in the number of babies born in the U.S., starting in 2007. A new study presented in a paper released Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science suggests that for some U.S. women, living through a recession can mean they will never have children. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Study: Recessions can thwart motherhood
In this 2010 photo, Rose Josue uses an eyedropper and a graduated cylinder for a measuring exercise in a chemistry class.  She was in the Career Academy’s allied health program. The academy now has a new name --Highlands Career Institute at South Florida State College.
Career Academy is now the Highlands Career Institute at SFSC

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