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  • Lakeland only bidder for FHSAA state basketball; negotiations on

    Lakeland only bidder for FHSAA state basketball; negotiations on
    Four months after all signs pointed to a divorce between the Florida High School Athletic Association and longtime state basketball tournament host Lakeland the two sides will be back at the negotiating table on Monday. Lakeland, which has hosted...
  • OS happening today for July 18, 2014

    Friday, July 18 in Central Florida news. Stories we're working on: The city of Orlando is planning to replace the current parking meters with smart meters. The new meters would take credit cards and offer an app to warn when your time is expiring....
  • Judge declares Florida's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional

    Judge declares Florida's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional
    Florida's ban on gay marriage was overturned Thursday by a judge in the Keys, the first ruling on a series of lawsuits aiming to legalize same-sex marriage. Circuit Judge Luis Garcia in Monroe County ruled that a 6-year-old provision in the Florida...
  • Monroe court strikes down gay marriage ban

    Monroe court strikes down gay marriage ban
    It took state Attorney General Pam Bondi just two hours Thursday to appeal a Monroe County judge's ruling that the state's ban on gay marriage was unconstitutional. For now the judge's decision — which would be binding only in the Florida Keys...
  • Democrat Crist picks running mate for Florida governor race

    MIAMI (Reuters) - Democrat Charlie Crist picked Annette Taddeo-Goldstein, a South Florida Hispanic, as his running mate for the Florida gubernatorial race in November. Born in Colombia to an American father and Colombian mother, Taddeo-Goldstein, 47,...
  • Davie student wins statewide essay contest

    Mia Guarnaccia of Parkway Christian School recently won the Florida Missing Children's Day Statewide Essay Contest. It's the third time in a row a student from the Davie school won the competition for fifth-graders. The topic was "Think Before you Click:...
  • Redistricting sides jostle over whether to redraw congressional lines now

    Redistricting sides jostle over whether to redraw congressional lines now
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's fight over "fair" congressional lines has left policymakers and the court in a paradox: should they require voters throughout Central Florida to cast ballots on illegal maps, or invalidate some votes already cast? Lawyers for...
  • Report: Significant drop in teen births in last five years

    According to a report put out by the Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County, teen births in the county have dropped more than 42 percent in the last five years, and the county's teen birth rate is lower than the state's average. "This is the...
  • Florida teachers union to announce legal action on voucher bill

    Florida teachers union to announce legal action on voucher bill
    The Florida Education Association will announce Wednesday legal action it plans over passage of a multi-pronged bill that expanded the state's largest school voucher program. A spokesman for the teachers union would not provide more specifics today except...
  • Mayo: All Aboard, Florida? Not really; train gets more foes

    Another day, another opposition group to the All Aboard Florida rail project? I've been writing about some of the organized groups that have formed to thwart the Miami-to-Orlando train service planned for the FEC rail tracks that runs along the dense...
  • 5 seek to replace Rep. Nelson in Florida House

    5 seek to replace Rep. Nelson in Florida House
    Five Republicans, all first-time office-seekers, are vying to succeed Bryan Nelson in Florida House District 31. The five include the son of a former state legislator; the former president of the Lake County teachers union; an Apopka businesswoman; a...
  • PRESS BOX: DEA probing prescription drugs in NFL

    The Sports Xchange PRESS BOX: DEA probing prescription drugs in NFL The DEA is investigating the abuse of prescriptions drugs in NFL locker rooms, according to the New York Daily News. The federal agency began its probe after a group of retired players...