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  1. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    11 min ago | The Advocate

    The good news for Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is that, if he decides to run for president, his seat as the state's leader could aid him, according to a new U.S. News and World Report analysis.


  2. FWC: 50% fishing and hunting license saleRead the original story

    47 min ago | KeysNews.com

    For the first time, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials are offering a 50 percent sale this holiday season on what they are calling the gift that keeps giving. Gov. Rick Scott just authorized the FWC to offer the sale of "Lifetime Sportsman's Licenses" for Florida children and young adults at the greatly reduced cost.


  3. Policy Makers Paid to Hold Consumers Hostage on EnergyRead the original story

    55 min ago | The Bradenton Times

    Who doesn't want to reduce the amount of their electric bill, increase the value of their home, protect themselves against rising energy costs and remove billions of metric tons of global warming pollution from ever being produced? The answer is: your elected officials. The jury is in on solar power, but our elected representatives won't tell you that because they have neither the will nor the skill to stand up to the power brokers who decide when and what source of energy will be used to power our future.


  4. Manatee County TimesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., Sept. 10, 2011 -- As most of the nation got ready Saturday to mark the solemn anniversary of Sept.


  5. Native American Heritage DayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Miami New Times

    When it comes to Florida's history, folks like Julia Tuttle and Henry Flagler are the recent past compared to our indigenous ancestors. Native Americans were inhabiting the Sunshine State 12,000 years before the first Europeans barged in.


  6. International Speedway Boulevard road project in Daytona set to start in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    One of the most heavily traveled sections of International Speedway Boulevard is about to get $3.16 million in improvements ranging from new paving to new streetlights. Plans are being solidified for a 14-month road project on a half-mile section of International Speedway Boulevard between Nova Road and Lincoln Street that will include new sidewalks, crosswalks, curbs and ramps compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.


  7. Highlands EnviroFuels Wants Gevo's Isobutanol Tech For Florida PlantRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Alternative Energy Stocks

    From Colorado, Gevo announced that Highlands EnviroFuels has signed a letter of intent to become a Gevo licensee to produce renewable isobutanol. Highlands will build a commercial-scale "Brazilian-style" syrup mill in Highlands County, Florida, which would have a production capacity of approximately 200,000 metric tons of fermentable sugar per year.


  8. Thrasher 'never received' contributions from Koch bros.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Long before John Thrasher became president of Florida State University on Nov. 10, students were expressing opposition to his appointment, many of them charging that Thrasher had ties to "special interests." As the Republican former state senator begins his presidency, we decided to look back at a comment Thrasher made during a forum with FSU students and faculty Sept.


  9. NFL Consultants Send Newsletter on Ebola to All TeamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Daily Beast

    The NFL's infectious disease consultants, in a newsletter sent to team doctors and trainers outlining the primary facts of the Ebola virus, said they do not currently recommend screening for possible contact with infected patients. The newsletter, to be shared with players and staff, was written by the Duke Infection Control Outreach Network and sent to all 32 National Football League teams earlier this week, the league said on Thursday.


  10. Brasch WordsTHE Late Great Commonwealth: Catching Up to the Gop PrimaryRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2012 | American Reporter

    You don't need a permit to carry a handgun, there are no laws against the concealed carrying of firearms, and firearm ownership per capita is high. A paradox? Not really.


  11. HappytownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2012 | Orlando Weekly

    It's been a while since we got re- motely excited about a 2-year-old's birthday party - yes we love unicorns, but there is such a thing as too many unicorns - so the fact that we're decking out Happytown HQ in catheters and stethoscopes and colostomy bags like it's some kind of sicko party drunk on anesthetics is something of a welcome novelty . Anyway, this not-so-terrible 2-year-old we're celebrating isn't as cute as it is necessary: March 23 marks the second anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, y'all, and not surprisingly the Democrats want you to know that, even though everybody's all atwitter about tampons and the pill right now, the ACA has already quietly been saving lives in Florida.


  12. On Native GroundSWISS Build Tunnels; Americans Make ExcusesRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2010 | American Reporter

    Voters who want to do what's best for their country - and not necessarily best for their political party - can watch debates in local, statewide and federal races, read their local and national newspapers, and talk to their neighbors and friends about the candidates, yet still feel uncertain they are making the best choices. The American Reporter has no monopoly on political wisdom, but we do read an awful lot - and write a lot, too - about politics, and at least one of us is an elected party official.


  13. The prison problemRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    The problems at Florida's Department of Corrections are so enduring, so ingrained in its deeply flawed culture that solutions are beyond the capability of just one leader. Whoever replaces DOC chief Michael Crews should know that from the get-go.


  14. Nelson, Demings lead job of reviving state DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Stung by the Nov. 4 election, Florida Democrats are turning to two Central Florida leaders, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and former Orlando police Chief Val Demings, to try to figure out what went wrong. The duo will lead a task force examining the machinery and heart of the party that once boasted dominant political figures such as former Govs. Bob Graham, Lawton Chiles and Reubin Askew.


  15. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Advocate

    The good news for Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is that, if he decides to run for president, his seat as the state's leader could aid him, according to a new U.S. News and World Report analysis.


  16. Cana t see the billboard for the trees? Relocate them, Florida agency saysRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    The trees, about $200,000 worth of them, were planted weeks ago along the towering mouth of the PortMiami Tunnel, lining the gray concrete with dashes of tropical green. Royal palms, gumbo limbos, even a royal poinciana.


  17. Prepare for Gators-Seminoles Game-Day Traffic with Florida's 511Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WCTV Tallahassee

    Navigating traffic congestion around Doak Campbell Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 29, when the Florida Gators visit the Florida State Seminoles is easy with the Florida Department of Transportation's 511 Traveler Information System. The 511 system provides up-to-date traffic information - crashes, congestion, construction and more - on all of Florida's interstates, most toll roads, and other major metropolitan roadways, including I-95, I-75 and I-10.


  18. Stung by low turnout, Democrats eye shifting Florida's statewide election scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    After yet another defeat blamed on low voter turnout, some Florida Democrats want to change the rules and elect the governor in the same year voters pick the president - when turnout is always much higher. In the aftermath of Charlie Crist's narrow loss to Gov. Rick Scott, strategists are plotting how to put an initiative on the 2016 ballot that would shift statewide races back to presidential years as they were in Florida until 1964.


  19. Vermont clergy seek moral economy, higher wagesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    The Rev. Debbie Ingram says the state's progressive religious activists have been quiet for too long, focusing their energies on running soup kitchens and food pantries for those in need - a reaction to the conditions the poor see every day.


  20. Why do the Conservatives treat veterans so poorly?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    Bruce Anderson is the chairman of polling firm Abacus Data, a regular member of CBC The National's "At Issue" panel and a founding partner of i2 Ideas and Issues Advertising. He has done polls for Liberal and Conservative politicians in the past, but no longer does any partisan work.