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  • Thousands turn out for Little Leaguers: 'They are America's team'

    Thousands turn out for Little Leaguers: 'They are America's team'
    Chicago crowned its newest kings Wednesday, as thousands turned out to celebrate Jackie Robinson West's improbable run in the Little League World Series. ┬áThe players — most of whom had just started preschool the last time the city hoisted a...
  • Our takeaways from Florida's primary election

      Our takeaways from Florida's primary election
    The surprises in Tuesday's primary election didn't happen near the top of the ballot. Everyone knew former Gov. Charlie Crist would defeat former state Sen. Nan Rich and emerge as the Democratic nominee for governor. Though Crist grew up a Republican,...
  • Too many voters missed their chance for change: Editorial

    Too many voters missed their chance for change: Editorial
    This year's ballot for Florida's primary election — with local, judicial, state and federal races — offered voters the opportunity to begin transforming government and politics in the Sunshine State. It's a shame so few of them accepted that...
  • Dozier, hindsight, and patriotism: Letters

    'I wished I would [die]' When I was 5 years old, I stood on the corner of Orange Avenue and Church Street and sold the Orlando Evening Star newspaper. It was a nickel back then. I graduated to a paper route in Azalea Park. That was 68 years ago. I...
  • Congress should vote on new Mideast war

    Congress should vote on new Mideast war
    Last year, as he prepared to carry out a bombing campaign against Syrian government forces, President Barack Obama decided to first ask for approval from Congress. A deal with President Bashar Assad to destroy his chemical weapons made the issue moot. But...
  • Democrats Trying To Squeeze Out Pelto

    When Jonathan Pelto went on WNPR for a pre-campaign interview this spring, call-in reactions were hostile in the extreme, from people who are clearly Democratic party loyalists. This degree of hostility has continued on social media and in print as...
  • Hogan jumps out to lead in cash on hand

    Hogan jumps out to lead in cash on hand
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan jumped out to a massive — but almost certainly temporary — lead in cash in hand over Democratic rival Anthony G. Brown, the Hogan campaign reported Tuesday night. Hogan's better than 3-1...
  • Factbox: Brazil presidential candidates' policy proposals

    With Brazil on the brink of a recession, President Dilma Rousseff's two main challengers in the October election are promising a return to orthodox economic policies and greater transparency to restore business confidence and investment. Following are...
  • Brazil's Silva winning over investors in presidential race

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Investors are warming up to a possible victory by Marina Silva in Brazil's presidential election as the popular environmentalist emerges as their best shot at avoiding four more years of a government they strongly dislike....
  • Rick Scott supporters plan to show up at Fort Lauderdale hotel where Charlie Crist holding primary night party

    Rick Scott supporters plan to show up at Fort Lauderdale hotel where Charlie Crist holding primary night party
    Original post | 2:33 p.m. Updated | 2:59 p.m. Republican Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign is continuing its pattern of in-your-face events to counter Democratic candidate Charlie Crist. Tuesday night the Scott camp is taking it right to Crist with...
  • Primary decides nearly half of legislative seats

    Primary decides nearly half of legislative seats
    TALLAHASSEE — The winners of almost half of the 120 Florida House seats have already been decided — or are all but decided. After Tuesday's primary elections, 46 seats have been won, either by candidates running unopposed or by candidates...