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  • Spill panel report impressive for detail, Graham gives overview

     
    Say what you will about the presidential commission on BP spill. You may agree the industry suffers from what the panel called “systemic” flaws. Yoy may be disappointed with the panel for not calling for a lifting of the spill liability cap....
  • Systemic failures lead to BP spill, says presidential commission

     
    The presidential panel investigating the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico last year reported the accident that killed 11 rig workers and smeared fives states with crude was avoidable. But findings released by the National Commission on the BP...
  • Graham says Scott’s short-term cuts will have long-term costs

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Bob Graham, a former Florida senator and governor, thinks the severe budget cuts proposed by current Gov. Rick Scott may jeopardize the state’s economic future. Graham, a Democrat from Miami...
  • Coast Guard planning for potential Cuba oil spill

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON –  The Coast Guard has formed contingency plans to protect U.S. waters and beaches in case of a major oil spill from drilling operations off the north coast of Cuba. Cuba has contracted with a...
  • Sen. Graham to discuss oil spill, homeland security at Embry-Riddle

     
    U.S. Senator Bob Graham will be at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University later this month to talk about the findings of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling. Graham, who was recently co-chairman of the ...
  • UCF Book Festival hosts Zora Neale Hurston book’s authors

     
    Tanya Simon read works by Zora Neale Hurston in college and liked what she read. Victoria Bond had the same experience. The two women later wished they had been introduced earlier to the writings of Eatonville’s most famous author. So they did...
  • Judges, lawyers slam Cannon court reforms

     
    Judges from around the state, former Gov. Bob Graham and several former supreme court justices slammed House Speaker Dean Cannon’s proposed court reforms Thursday, saying the Legislature’s argument that the Supreme Court was inefficient was...
  • Florida can't tax itself into prosperity.

    California is a long way from Florida, but Golden State voters have sent a message that politicians in the Sunshine State should heed. By defeating referenda aimed at bailing California out of its budget crisis, citizens are telling lawmakers they're...
  • Senator Crist? 'People's governor' pulls a fast one

    You can just imagine the campaign zingers coming soon from Charlie Crist's opponents: "When the going got tough, our governor got going." "In the middle of his first term and he wants to go to D.C.? This guy gives new meaning to the term 'federal...
  • Obama To Address Bioterrorism Concerns, U.S. Unpreparedness Claims

    Obama To Address Bioterrorism Concerns, U.S. Unpreparedness Claims
    President Barack Obama will use his State of the Union address to unveil a new plan for a better and quicker response to bioterrorism threats and attacks, the White House said Tuesday. The announcement came just hours after the release of a report...
  • Bank on it: Sink can't escape past

    It is time for Alex Sink to stand before the people of Florida, hold her head high and admit: "I was a b-b-ba-banker. "And I'd do it again." She wasn't just any banker. She was a bank president in charge of Bank of America's entire Florida operation....