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  • David Siegel, Joie Chitwood, Deirdre Macnab: weekend guests

    David Siegel, Joie Chitwood, Deirdre Macnab: weekend guests
    In local public-affairs programming this weekened: Westgate Resorts CEO David Siegel talks to Mike Holfeld on "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Siegel will talk about his purchase of the Orlando Predators, the recovery of his business and...
  • Joie Chitwood discusses Evel Knievel

    Joie Chitwood discusses Evel Knievel
    In local public-affairs programming this weekend: Joie Chitwood, president of Daytona International Speedway, is Mike Holfeld's guest on "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. They discuss the $400 Million "Daytona Rising" project and the Coke...
  • Scott arrives at Daytona, but Crist shadow lingers

    Scott arrives at Daytona, but Crist shadow lingers
    DAYTONA BEACH _ NASCAR welcomed Gov. Rick Scott as an honorary race official for the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway on a drizzly Saturday night. You could say that in World Cup terms, it was 1-nil, Mr. Scott over Florida gubernatorial...
  • Charlie Crist campaign push wrecks at Daytona

    Charlie Crist campaign push wrecks at Daytona
    DAYTONA BEACH _ Charlie Crist and NASCAR never seemed to be a good match. The mostly-conservative fan base wasn’t his target audience. And his co-pilot, driver Josh Wise, didn’t have the type of ride that seemed likely to win the Coke Zero...
  • Brian France is trying to keep NASCAR relevant

    NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski remembers slamming into a rival's car in Phoenix a few years ago, only to be summoned after the race by officials who scolded him for being too aggressive on the track. Then NASCAR Chairman Brian France, the third...
  • Florida travel calendar for July

    Florida travel calendar for July
    Check out festivals and events in July across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) July 3: Red Hot and Boom, Altamonte...
  • After football title, FSU Seminoles will try to win NASCAR race

    After football title, FSU Seminoles will try to win NASCAR race
    The FSU Seminoles have conquered the college football world. Now, can they win a NASCAR race? The Seminoles will be racing with NASCAR driver Brian Vickers, whose No. 55 Aaron’s Toyota will carry a special paint scheme honoring FSU’s 2013...
  • Relief for taxpayers now includes Daytona Speedway

    Relief for taxpayers now includes Daytona Speedway
    TALLAHASSEE – In the quest to provide “broad tax relief” to Floridians, one particular taxpayer has cut to the head of the line: the birthplace of NASCAR. A Senate plan to help Gov. Rick Scott to his election-year goal of $500...
  • Scott signs stadium bill that helps Orlando MLS, Daytona Speedway

    Scott signs stadium bill that helps Orlando MLS, Daytona Speedway
    TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Friday that could provide an taxpayer infusion for Orlando's planned soccer stadium and other sports stadium projects statewide. The bill, HB 7095, passed the Florida Legislature on the last day of...
  • Sports stadium package for MLS, Daytona nears House vote

    Sports stadium package for MLS, Daytona nears House vote
    TALLAHASSEE -- With time running out on Florida's lawmaking session, another professional sports tax-break package is headed for a photo finish. The Legislature is poised to pass a plan that could open the door for Orlando and Miami Major League...
  • Beer, bud and budgets: Florida Legislature taking most of its thorny issues into the final innings

    Beer, bud and budgets: Florida Legislature taking most of its thorny issues into the final innings
    TALLAHASSEE -- Good times or bad, the Florida Legislature has historically made a habit of slow-rolling its most cantankerous issues. Although passing a budget is all they're constitutionally required to accomplish by May 2 -- and they had a $1.3...
  • House passes stadium-subsidy bill which would aid Orlando, Miami MLS dreams

    House passes stadium-subsidy bill which would aid Orlando, Miami MLS dreams
    TALLAHASSEE – The Florida House on Friday passed a plan to force future sports stadium projects to jockey against each other when they come to the Legislature seeking taxpayer subsidies. The bill, HB 7095, has immediate ramifications for $600...