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  • The search for probable cause in Trayvon Martin case

    The search for probable cause in Trayvon Martin case
    In order to arrest George Zimmerman for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, the special prosecutor heading the investigation must show a judge that she has found probable cause. Sanford police faced public outrage when they announced they found no...
  • A Florida treat: Take a short walk on a long pier

    A Florida treat: Take a short walk on a long pier
    When Jimmy Buffett was singing about a cheeseburger in paradise, his vision likely didn't revolve around the cold and rainy afternoon that was the backdrop for my road trip to the Venice pier, 26 miles south of Sarasota on Florida's Gulf Coast. A...
  • New Bahamas trip departs from Melbourne

    New Bahamas trip departs from Melbourne
    I don't know much about Melbourne International Airport. Heck, I can't say that I've ever taken a flight out of there, although the airport's three runways currently serve Delta Air Lines, Direct Air, US Airways, Baer Air and Airgate Aviation. What...
  • NASA is only one of the attractions on Florida's Space Coast

    NASA is only one of the attractions on Florida's Space Coast
    With the future of manned NASA missions uncertain, diversions along the Space Coast of Central Florida are becoming less about space and more about the coast. Not to worry. Towns such as Melbourne, Cocoa Beach and Titusville offer plenty of coast to...
  • Sand becomes art at this fall festival in Brevard

    Sand becomes art at this fall festival in Brevard
    My experiences with sand castles are inauspicious. On the beach, I'm more likely to have sand kicked in my face than to employ it in the creation of some miniature architectural gem. My lumpy, cup-shaped mounds of mud are quickly washed away and, trust...
  • Thousands watch 'awesome' Discovery launch

    TITUSVILLE -- Tears welled in Luann DeJoseph's eyes as she watched Space Shuttle Discovery soar into the sky Thursday afternoon. The woman – she said she was "in her 50's" and grew up watching NASA launch moon rockets -- whispered a prayer to...
  • Senate bids farewell to Senate Prez Haridopolos

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Senate said goodbye to Senate President Mike Haridopolos , who is finishing his last regular session as a member of the Senate. Following a video with tributes from Gov. Rick Scott, former Gov. Jeb Bush, Chief Financial...
  • This time it’s Dave Weldon considering the GOP U.S. Senate race

     
    Jeb Bush? Nope. Vern Buchanan? Nope. Mike Haridopolos? Yes, no, no.George LeMieux? Yes. Yes. Yes. Adam Hasner? Yes, no, no. Craig Miller? Yes, no. Allen West? Nope. Connie Mack? No. No. Yes. Adam Putnam? Nope. Any other Republicans available to run for...
  • Workforce CEO candidates will be interviewed this week

     
    Board members of Workforce Central Florida — at least some of them — have a busy few days ahead of them. They begin today interviewing finalists for the agency's CEO position. The selection committee last week identified 10 candidates it...
  • New Senate map doesn’t impact leadership contest, slightly erodes GOP advantage

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Interest groups anxious to make decisions about where to play in legislative elections have been expecting multiple head-to-head match-ups when the Senate unveiled new districts Saturday. They're bound to be disappointed/relieved...
  • Tampa Trib: LeMieux strongarmed Senate seat; Mack team: “Investigation!”

     
    An article in the Tampa Tribune reports that George LeMieux pressured then-Gov. Charlie Crist into appointing him to fill out the vacant U.S. Senate term in 2009 rather than appoint then-Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp, leading the campaign of LeMieux's current U....
  • Event listings: Find road races in Central Florida

     
    So we've tried to make it easier for you by listing all the road races that we've found coming up in the Central Florida region....