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  • Democrats feign outrage over Rick Scott using governor's office to advance his re-election

    Democrats feign outrage over Rick Scott using governor's office to advance his re-election
    Original post | 11:46 a.m. March 27 Updated | 10:54 a.m. March 28 With Gov. Rick Scott using official events for campaign purposes, Democrats are acting like Claude Raines, in perhaps the best scene in "Casablanca." (That’s when Raines, the...
  • SunRail, FCAT: Weekend talk topics

    SunRail, FCAT: Weekend talk topics
    SunRail, FCAT testing and Tallahassee politics will be topics for local public-affairs programs this weekend. SunRail is explored by Greg Warmoth on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Saturday on WFTV-Channel 9. His guests are Noranne Downs,...
  • In CNN's 'Chicagoland,' violence continues to dominate

    In CNN's 'Chicagoland,' violence continues to dominate
    It may be comforting to someone somewhere — though I'm hard-pressed to figure out who or where — to know that Riccardo Muti, the esteemed music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since 2010, believes that Chicago is "the most elegant...
  • Two fatal shootings in two weeks bring questions for Palm Beach Sheriff's Office

    Two fatal shootings in two weeks bring questions for Palm Beach Sheriff's Office
    In a previous encounter with police, the first thing Tinoris Williams told a responding Palm Beach Sheriff's deputy was that he was "a Martian of the United States," acting on full authority of the constitution. He had just thrown three bricks through the...
  • The Politics of Beer

    The Politics of Beer
    TALLAHASSEE – For his Blondes, Reds, or Brown Ales to make it to a pub near you, John Cheek has to pay a middle man to tap into Florida’s growing thirst for craft beer. The founder of Orlando Brewing Co. pays a distributor to pick up his...
  • 4 FSU students arrested on hazing charges

    4 FSU students arrested on hazing charges
    Four members of Florida State University's chapter of Sigma Chi were arrested and face hazing charges after police say pledges had bottles of liquor taped to their hands and were encouraged to drink as much as possible, according to the Tallahassee...
  • Lobbying: connections, appearances & results

    Lobbying: connections, appearances & results
    Ask one thing about lobbying in Florida, and several more questions come up. At issue now – click on the link in the right hand column – is proposed legislation in Tallahassee. It would ban county elected officials and municipal officials...
  • Chan Lowe: GOP re-election poster girl

    Chan Lowe: GOP re-election poster girl
    There are two words to explain some of the bizarre and irresponsible legislation flowing like a toxic sludge out of Tallahassee this session: voter turnout.   The Republican Party of Florida, which controls the executive and legislative branches of...
  • Aquinas, Jupiter and Trinity Christian ranked top 10 in state softball all classifications rankings

    St. Thomas Aquinas is joined this week in Miracle Sports’ all classifications state softball rankings by a pair of Palm Beach County schools – Jupiter and Trinity Christian.  The two are No. 9 and 10, respectively, in this week’s...
  • Andrew Mike talks about his commitment flip from Vandy to Gators

    Andrew Mike talks about his commitment flip from Vandy to Gators
    Andrew Mike said Tuesday night as much as he hated to decommit from his commitment to Vanderbilt, it was Florida that held his interest all along. Barely 24 hours after Andrew Mike committed to Vanderbilt, the 6-foot-7, 285-pound offensive tackle from...
  • Reaction: FDLE suspects agency chemist is a lab rat

    Reaction: FDLE suspects agency chemist is a lab rat
    Tallahassee, we have a problem. You can bet there's a lot of good chemistry going on between many Florida defense lawyers and their clients after learning the state's top law enforcement agency is in a bind. Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE)...
  • Florida senator pushes back casino bill proposal a week

    Florida senator pushes back casino bill proposal a week
    There has been more than two years of casino hotel talk in Tallahassee, so what’s one more week? Sen. Garrett Richter, head of the Senate committee on gaming, had planned to release a draft of a comprehensive gambling bill on Monday. But he...