What you need to know about Florida today
› Maintaining Ringling's Cà d'Zan mansion
You think you have a lot to do to keep up your home? Walk an hour with Ron McCarty. That's how long he spends each morning looking for the slightest crack or stain or bubble that could indicate trouble for perhaps the most ornate and historic house in the entire state.
› Magic want more time to study development deal
The Orlando Magic have asked city officials for more time to figure out whether the team's plan to develop a downtown $100 million sports and entertainment complex is feasible.
› Nuclear advance fee case in front of Florida Supreme Court has big implications
Should you be forced to pay in advance for a product you may never get? And if you don't get what you paid for, should you get a refund? The Florida Supreme Court will address those questions at a hearing Thursday.
› Pain patients decry oxycodone shortage; DEA says there isn't one
Throughout Florida, some chronic pain patients have complained that it is difficult — if not impossible — to get prescriptions for oxycodone filled at their local pharmacies. Many of these patients are told the pharmacy is out of the painkiller. They think there is a massive oxycodone shortage, and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is to blame.
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