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  • Rich is better Democrat, but Crist has better chance

    Former state Sen. Nan Rich, a true blue Democrat, expresses in just a few words the reason she and not Charlie Crist should be her party's choice to face Gov. Rick Scott in November: "We need to make sure we don't have two Republicans running in the...
  • The art of avoiding questions in a gubernatorial race

    The art of avoiding questions in a gubernatorial race
    TALLAHASSEE — News flash: Gov. Rick Scott doesn't answer questions. Yes, it's media-driven sound and fury, but when a governor can turn an oxymoron into a national cable-news debacle with CNN's Anderson Cooper claiming he "insults everyone's...
  • Joshua Johnson and Rick Scott: Champ & Chump

    Joshua Johnson: This Orlando businessman is the leading advocate behind a local campaign to change hearts and minds about the homeless. A series of YouTube videos for the Rethink Homelessness campaign has been watched hundreds of thousands of times....
  • Backers of medical marijuana in Florida seek to assuage concerns

    ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - Backers of a ballot initiative that would legalize wider use of medical marijuana in Florida are working to assuage some voters' concerns before the November election about how the drug would be regulated. A newly formed group...
  • State unemployment rate ticks down to 6.2 percent

    State unemployment rate ticks down to 6.2 percent
    Florida's labor market continued its convalescence in June, as the unemployment rate dipped slightly to 6.2 percent — down from May's reading of 6.3 percent — and the state added 37,400 jobs, officials said Friday. Job-creation numbers in the...
  • Scott announces details about 'Coast to Coast' trail funding

    Scott announces details about 'Coast to Coast' trail funding
    TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott signed the state's $77 billion budget nearly two months ago. But Monday, his office announced how $15.9 million of it would be spent on 11 sections of the bike-trail known as the "Coast to Coast Connector" in Central...
  • Should police agencies relax their bans on officers' tattoos?

  • Delray developer fights fraud charges, Subway co-founder

    Delray developer fights fraud charges, Subway co-founder
    Destiny is the name of a once-planned green community south of Orlando that more than five years ago brandished the trademark: "America's First Eco-Sustainable City." But instead of an environmentally-friendly development on 41,000 acres, the...
  • Scott, Crist duke it out over education records

    Scott, Crist duke it out over education records
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida's two leading candidates for governor are administering a high-stakes test of their own to voters this summer: Call it a pop quiz on who cut more classroom dollars. In a bombardment of television ads, Republican Gov. Rick...
  • Scott enacted single term high of 12 pro-gun laws

    Gov. Rick Scott appears nearly bulletproof right now in the eyes of the National Rifle Association. That assessment of Scott comes as the NRA notes that more pro-gun bills have been signed into law in the past four years than during any other recent...
  • Law a lifesaver for allergy emergencies: My Word

    Law a lifesaver for allergy emergencies: My Word
    Within the past decade, the incidence of food allergies has skyrocketed. Food allergy cases have gone up 18 percent from 1997-2007, according to the Centers for Disease Control. With this increase in food allergy cases, there is an increase in the need...
  • 07/15: Progressions

    Jacobs, the Orlando Global Buildings Design Office, appointed Xin Tong electrical engineering designer and Kyle Sheppard architectural designer. Attorney Robert L. Dietz was appointed as a judge of compensation claims by Gov. Rick Scott. He is assigned...