| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:49 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Hoping to avoid a chaotic election delay, lawmakers released a re-drawn congressional map Thursday that would shift the borders of seven U.S. House districts throughout Central Florida.
On the first day of a court-ordered special...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Three Democrats are battling in the August 26 primary for the chance to face Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Dan Webster this fall, and another Democrat is taking on Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson in the primary.
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:29 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's re-drawn congressional map intentionally favors Republicans in violation of the anti-gerrymandering standards voters approved in 2010 and will have to be re-drawn, according to a ruling late Thursday from a Tallahassee judge....
| Jul 11, 2014
| 1:16 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Central Florida's political geography could be scrambled thanks to a court's ruling that the Legislature's congressional maps tilted too far to help elect Republicans.
The fallout could be felt for years as a precedent-setter for future...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:46 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Legislature's Republican leaders said Tuesday they would re-draw two unconstitutional Orlando-area congressional districts provided the courts allowed the new map to take effect in 2016 instead of in this year's midterm...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:32 AM
John Hitt, president of the University of Central Florida, looks back at the school's past year and the coming semester in an interview on "Orlando Matters." John Brown hosts the program 7 a.m. Saturday on WRBW-Channel 65. Hitt discusses how the...
| May 5, 2014
| 10:24 AM
In 21 states and the District of Columbia, private doctors can recommend medical marijuana, and Florida voters will be asked to consider having the Sunshine State join that group in a November ballot initiative, Amendment 2. But it would not apply to...
| May 15, 2014
| 7:00 AM
CHICAGO - U.S. fast food workers seeking higher wages are planning a strike on Thursday that could affect thousands of restaurants across the country the workers say make huge profits from paying them workers a pittance.
Between five to 10 Orlando-...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:26 AM
Lolita Grayson, wife of U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, filed for divorce Monday in Orange County Family Court.
In her divorce petition, filed by her attorney Terry C. Young of Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed of Orlando, Mrs. Grayson...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:16 PM
The Alan Grayson spin machine had been running full speed.
The storyline — promoted by Grayson's handlers and the media — was that Central Florida's firebrand liberal congressman was no longer a bomb-thrower.
No more calling female...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
My husband from a second marriage and I signed a prenup whereby we would each keep our separate personal property and real estate property in our own names, bank accounts included, even if the marriage was to end. I have kept a bank...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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