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  • Palmetto Elementary wins $20,000 for security cameras

     
    Palmetto Elementary, one of Orange County's largest elementary schools with about 1,120 students, has won $20,000 to install more security cameras. School staff applied for the grant from ASIS International, an organization of security management...
  • CPAC-Florida conference schedule released for 9/23 conservativefest

     
    Ten presidential candidates, four U.S. Senate candidates in Florida, several governors and enough conservative talkers to fill a convention center — almost all Republicans or further right — pack the schedule released today for the...
  • Gov. Scott, Lt. Gov. Carroll to address CPAC-Florida next week

     
    The American Conservative Union today announced Gov. Rick Scott and Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll will address the Conservative Political Action Conference-Florida taking place a week from Friday at the Orange County Convention Center. Scott and Carroll...
  • Valencia culinary students win state competition

     
    For the 10 Valencia culinary students cooking in the statewide culinary competition on Sept. 8, the stress was just part of the high-pitched atmosphere. In the end it was all worth it:  One of Valencia’s teams won the gold medal and will advance...
  • P5 Debate warmup: Faith & Freedom’s Ralph Reed blasts Obama’s Israel support

     
    Firebrand activist Ralph Reed warmed up the Republican Presidency 5 conference in Orlando by attacking President Barack Obama's handling of relations with Israel and the Middle East. At a packed rally for the Faith & Freedom Coalition that also will...
  • Thaddeus McCotter drops out of GOP presidential field

     
    Thaddeus, we hardly knew you. The Detroit News is reporting that the Michigan congressman has dropped out of the Republican presidential race, the afternoon of the Orlando Presidency 5 debate that he was denied access to and the day before he was to speak...
  • Presidency 5 fest: delegates mill booths for causes, candidates, trinkets

     
    The 3,500 delegates and others are beginning to trickle or stream into the Orange County Convention Center in advance of tonight's 9 p.m. Republican Party of Florida/Fox News Presidency 5 debate tonight withnot much to do but mingle and wander a political...
  • Johnson’s 4 minutes: dog joke, balance budget now, and recognition

     
    Former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson got, by his estimate, four minutes of debate time in tonight's Presidency 5 Republican debate on Fox News but he won't likely be forgotten for it. Appearing in the post-debate spin room, the question Johnson was...
  • Presidency 5 Debate Press Room: plusher than a closet

     
    If you know me, you know I'll work out of a closet if I have to. So like everyone else walking into the press room set up at the Orange County Convention Center for tonight's Presidency 5 GOP debate and related activities, I was taken aback. Sponsored...
  • Orlando GOP debate, ‘Hannity’ to fill Fox News Thursday night

     
    "Hannity" will follow at 11 ET. Host Sean Hannity will talk to five Republican presidential candidates: Gov. Mitt Romney, Rep. Michele Bachmann, Newt Gingrich, Rep. Ron Paul and Herman Cain....
  • Photos: Scenes from the debate

     
    The nine 2012 presidential contenders –including Texas Gov. Rick Perry, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney,  Rep. Michele Bachmann, Rep. Ron Paul, former House speaker Newt Gingrich, former Sen. Rick Santorum, Jon Huntsman, Gary Johnson, and...
  • Adam Hasner wins CPAC U.S. Senate straw poll for Florida

     
      After characterizing himself as an uncompromising, values-driven conservative, former Florida House majority leader Adam Hasner convinced Conservative Political Action Conference visitors to pick him in a Republican U.S. Senate Straw Poll. Hasner topped...