WORLD & NATION
Times photos- MIKE PEASE
The garage Mike Calvino designed for Jack and Cindy Smolka provided a place to park their cars, created storage space and added space for entertaining at poolside. "They live by their pool, so I wanted to make the garage part of their pool deck and living space," Calvino said.
Mack will not seek re-election
NO SPECIFIC REASON: The 58-year-old Republican now in his second term is in good health.
70 die on state's busy waterways
Florida still leads the nation in boating deaths, but the injury rate has declined. South Florida waters are the worst.
'Not the way you want to start'
Three errors, three times caught stealing and only one run add up to an unlucky seven-run loss for Rays.
Bush's Medicaid plan resisted
Even Republicans are wary of the governor's plan to cut costs by limiting prescription drugs.
Bennett shows the
best is not behind him
Somewhere, possibly in your hometown, there may be a pimply teenage boy inhabited by Tony Bennett, while the body of Bennett is basking in a glorious renaissance of his music.
Payday lenders seek protection in Tallahassee
A proposed bill would label the lenders' triple-digit interest rates as "service fees," helping the companies overcome state laws intended to prohibit outlandish interest rates.
HSN serves up a golden opportunity
Lost some spoons in the trash can? Bent a few forks in the garbage disposal? You probably won't find what you need in the flatware that Home Shopping Network will be featuring for its call-in customers at 8 p.m. Wednesday.