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  • Big Sugar building proposal raises Everglades restoration concerns

    Big Sugar building proposal raises Everglades restoration concerns
    Everglades restoration could get torpedoed by a sugar industry push to allow new neighborhoods and shopping centers on 43,000 acres of farmland south of Lake Okeechobee, according to environmental activists. Dozens of environmental advocacy...
  • Politics is a dirty game

    It's going to be a long two months with the same TV ads running every 15 minutes. The Rick Scott campaign is running one that says Charlie Crist was for sale since he was the Republican governor during the Scott Rothstein era. Since he was a Republican at...
  • Ready for Florida's gubernatorial debate, election

    All rights come with responsibilities. However, when we speak about our rights as Americans, sometimes we forget that a major part of honoring our privilege is through participation and choosing which candidates will represent us. There is no better...
  • Christie stumps with Scott in conservative North Florida

    Christie stumps with Scott in conservative North Florida
    CRAWFORDVILLE – Florida’s campaign for governor is already a race to the base.   Republican Gov. Rick Scott brought some star power alongside New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to tell a conservative crowd battling sweltering heat in an Old...
  • Drones: Spur technology, protect privacy: Editorial

    Drones: Spur technology, protect privacy: Editorial
    Imagine a quiet Sunday afternoon at the beach interrupted by a hovering drone armed with a camera. Sound far-fetched? In Florida, Delray Beach Mayor Cary Glickstein is one of a growing number of local officials who don't think so. They wonder if laws...
  • No todos los 'dreamers' califican para matrícula reducida

    El 15 de junio de 2012 el Presidente Obama otorgó acción diferida para los que llegaron a Estados Unidos siendo niños pequeños (DACA) (los "dreamers"). La aprobación da a los solicitantes estadía legal y permiso de trabajo por 2 años, renovable. Para...
  • Gubernatorial race close, but does anybody care?

    Charlie Crist and Rick Scott are nose-to-nose in Florida's gubernatorial race because voters can't get excited about their choices. Six of one, half dozen of the other, as my grandmother would say. More than half of likely voters, 53 percent, said in...
  • Contenders for governor keep making big promises

    Contenders for governor keep making big promises
    TALLAHASSEE – Nothing screams political disconnect like campaign promises that cannot sync with economic or fiscal realities. But how unplugged are this year's candidates for governor? Two separate data sources remind us this picture is complex: a...
  • Sick-time supporters rally against Rick Scott

    Sick-time supporters rally against Rick Scott
    Supporters of paid sick time gathered Thursday to call for a repeal of a state law that bans local sick-time measures. Activists also took aim at Gov. Rick Scott, who signed the bill into law last year. "Right now in Orange County 255,000 workers...
  • FSU Faculty Senate votes against Thrasher as presidential finalist

    FSU Faculty Senate votes against Thrasher as presidential finalist
    The Florida State University Faculty Senate, wanting the school's next president to be a distinguished scholar with higher-education leadership experience, voted 39-23 on Wednesday to oppose the inclusion of influential state Sen. John Thrasher as a...
  • Lawmakers OK $25 million for springs clean-up

    Lawmakers OK $25 million for springs clean-up
    TALLAHASSEE – About two-dozen Florida springs clean-up projects got a $25 million taxpayer infusion Wednesday when a budget-writing panel signed off on plans to clean up leaky septic tanks and polluted waters, feeding both springs and development....
  • PPP Poll: Crist, med pot barely lead

    PPP Poll: Crist, med pot barely lead
    Yet another poll, this one from PPP, finds the governor's race close, showing Democrat Charlie Crist holding a 3 point lead over Republican Gov. Rick Scott, and the medical marijuana initiative floating just above the 60 percent level needed for...