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  1. Teachers union, school board association to challenge school voucher programRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | St. Petersburg Times

    The statewide teachers union, school boards association and PTA will file a lawsuit Thursday challenging the constitutionality of Florida's school voucher program.


  2. Tuesday's letters: Voters key to change in FloridaRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Interesting as it is to Tampa Bay voters that another Florida legislator was found hiding under a rock of the King Ranch, only the voters of Merritt Island can deal with Rep. Steve Crisafulli as he ought be dealt with: vote him out of office.


  3. With close ties to sugar, Florida's next House speaker admits taking King Ranch tripRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Crisafulli, who becomes the most powerful man in the Florida House of Representatives this fall, has been a major beneficiary of the state's sugar industry.


  4. Editorial: Scott, Putnam, Weatherford should explain Texas tripsRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    When prominent Florida politicians repeatedly gather in Texas for secret hunting weekends as guests of a special interest, the public has an interest in who attended, who paid and who said what.


  5. Why won't Florida GOP leaders talk about hunting trips to King Ranch in Texas?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    On a Friday in February 2013, Gov. Rick Scott stepped aboard a Texas-bound plane to take part in a secret ritual for Florida's power elite.


  6. Springs' aid 'doomed from the start' by House decision, advocate saysRead the original story

    May 5, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Two months ago, when Florida's annual legislative session began, the effort to fix the state's ailing springs seemed to have a lot going for it.


  7. State track: Bay area boasts bevy of vaunted vaultersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    This track and field season has been one of defying gravity and shattering personal records in the pole vault for Osceola High School's Carson Waters.


  8. State track: Torn ACL won't stop Osceola's KistemakerRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Osceola's Jen Kistemaker was sprinting around the track, navigating the hurdles with ease until she stumbled over one and crumbled into a heap.


  9. Springs bill advances in Senate, though stripped of fundingRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    A bill to help restore Florida's ailing springs passed its last committee stop in the Senate, but wound up stripped of millions in projected funding.


  10. Editorial: Quit stalling on springs restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    The next two weeks will show whether Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida House genuinely care about the health of the state's natural springs.


  11. State tennis: Bogie's Dan Stefan repeats as singles champRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Boca Ciega junior Dan Stefan needed a furious rally in his first trip to the state tournament to come away with a championship.


  12. State tennis: Boca Ciega's Stefan, East Lake's Deng make finalsRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Stefan will play for his second straight Class 2A individual state title after winning two matches at the state tournament Monday at Sylvan Lake Park in Sanford.


  13. Hometown Hernando for April 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Hometown Hernando is devoted to everyday life in our county, whether it's snapshots from your family reunion or a few lines thanking someone for a job well done.


  14. Thursday letters: Treat Florida's environment as a treasureRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    A Senate bill proposes to spend millions of taxpayer dollars to clean up our neglected springs and water sources.


  15. Top Florida regulator of ALFs gets new job a " working for ALF lobbyRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    As state lawmakers consider legislation to tighten the rules for assisted living facilities in Florida, the top state official in charge of enforcing the law on elder-care homes announced Thursday that he's found a new job: working for the same industry he regulated.


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