| Apr 4, 2014
| 3:58 AM
Groveland South Lake offensive lineman Donovan Welch has been quite busy lately, attending numerous offseason camps, taking unofficial visits and bringing in a few new scholarship offers.
Syracuse is the latest to offer the 6-foot-5, 275-pound tackle,...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 1:00 PM
More than 80 people turned out for the first 1 Million Cups Orlando event at Rollins College’s Bush Auditorium.
The entrepreneur networking event hosted two startup companies, Skookoo and Party Tutor, the brainchild of 24-year-old UCF grad Brent...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 5:56 AM
Florida's Tax-Credit Scholarship Program should get a "massive expansion" this year, House Speaker Will Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel, said just before the current legislative session began. Now bills to expand that voucher program for low-income kids ...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:34 AM
State Sen. John Thrasher, R-St. Augustine, will be interviewed first for the top job at Florida State University, the university's presidential search committee decided today. By a 15 to 9 vote, the panel followed the recommendation of its search...
| May 20, 2014
| 2:00 PM
A former FSU president thinks the university's next president should be state Sen. John Thrasher, the Tallahasse Democrat is reporting. The paper said former president Sandy D'Alemberte has written a letter nominating Thrasher -- a powerful Republican...
| May 27, 2014
| 9:54 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- The coalition of groups trying to prove Florida's congressional map was intentionally gerrymandered to help Republicans turned to experts Tuesday who testified it was "virtually impossible" to have drawn the maps without political bias....
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:39 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, who led a growing mega-state through a period of modernization and public corruption, died Thursday morning. He was 85.
A family spokesman said he had been admitted to the hospital last Saturday with ...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:47 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- With just days left before calling it quits, the Florida Senate is reviving debate over whether to allow the state's main school-voucher program to grow its enrollment base in exchange for stronger accountability of students and...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:08 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Here's Gov. Rick Scott's State of the State speech to lawmakers:
Good morning, Chief Justice Polston and distinguished members of the Supreme Court.
Welcome Attorney General Pam Bondi,
Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater,...
| May 2, 2014
| 8:12 AM
TALLAHASSEE – In a dramatic shift of policy, the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature passed a measure Friday granting discounted tuition rates to the children of illegal immigrants.
The bill would grant in-state tuition rates to thousands of...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:26 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- A Florida House deeply divided on ideological grounds voted Thursday to open the door to allow some illegal immigrants who have lived in the country long enough to obtain law licenses from the Florida Bar.
House Speaker Will Weatherford,...