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Brevard County

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  • Orlando Science Center: Storm chaser leads Saturday sessions

     
    Florida-based storm chaser / writer / photographer Chris Kridler will share her experiences in the field during two sessions at Orlando Science Center on Saturday. Kridler, who lives in Brevard County, has worked as a reporter and editor at Florida Today,...
  • State axes plan for Lake Jesup bridge cyclists

     
    Citing public concern and cost, the Florida Department of Transportation has pulled back on a plan to let bicyclists ride on the State Road 417 bridge from Oviedo to Sanford over Lake Jesup. But the Pineda Causeway bike lanes in Brevard County are still a...
  • John Mica, Sandy Adams on ‘Central Florida Spotlight’

     
    On the public-affairs front this weekend: U.S. Reps. John Mica and Sandy Adams, who are running for the same congressional seat in the Aug. 14 Republican primary, are guests this weekend on WFTV-Channel 9's “Central Florida Spotlight.” ...
  • 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....
  • ‘60 Minutes’ returns to look at Central Florida jobless

     
    Scott Pelley caused a sensation with two “60 Minutes” reports on the homeless in Central Florida.   The CBS anchor returns for a third time, but this weekend he will look at unemployed space workers in Brevard County. Pelley visited Brevard in...
  • Central Florida congressional, legislative races taking shape

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The week of qualifying for federal and state posts isn't halfway over, but a handful of Central Florida's more interesting contests are becoming official. So far, Democratic former congressman Alan Grayson and Osceola County...
  • Thursday Morning Reads: Tuition, contracts and campaigns

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and welcome to the morning reads. Here are the top five stories we're reading this morning. * A key schools' group is urging the state to place less emphasis on standardized testing, the Orlando Sentinel reports. *...