| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:40 AM
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida House agreed to go along with plans to merge Orlando’s scandal-plagued roadway authority in exchange for exempting Osceola County from much of the immediate cost-sharing.
The House amended a Senate bill, SB 230,...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:50 PM
More than half a million young immigrants who were granted temporary deportation waivers can apply for a two-year extension, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Thursday, in what may be a template for more sweeping White House action before the...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 7:38 PM
More than a dozen California counties have stopped honoring requests from immigration agents to hold potentially deportable inmates beyond the length of their jail terms, saying the practice may expose local sheriffs to liability.
In recent weeks,...
| May 9, 2014
| 1:17 PM
The 500-room Seminole Hard Rock Hotel runs at 98 percent capacity. On Fridays and Saturdays, more than 40,000 people shuffle through the Hollywood casino complex.
So the Seminoles are making some upgrades and renovations, CEO of Seminole Gaming Jim...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 4:00 AM
With a convulsive rumble, followed by billowing flames and exhaust, a sleek 60-foot rocket emerged from its silo at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base.
It was a test of the backbone of the nation's missile defense system. If North Korea or Iran ever...
| May 7, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Republican governor challenger Bruce Rauner today said he’s “very comfortable” that a federal bankruptcy judge is letting a case proceed in which it is alleged the candidate’s longtime equity investment firm improperly handled...
| May 14, 2014
| 5:58 AM
During its spring session, Florida's Legislature passed HB 7023, a bill that would take away some of the requirements that critics say were onerous for residents filing for unemployment benefits.
If signed by Gov. Rick Scott, the legislation would...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Lauren Weissman, 26, has been busy since starting as campus coordinator for Boca Raton-based StandWithUs-Southeast on June 2.
StandWithUs is a 13-year-old, nonprofit Israel education group based in Los Angeles with offices in the United States, Canada,...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 11:38 AM
When you're a Libertarian candidate in Maryland, garnering more than 1 percent of the vote on Election Day counts as a win. But for Shawn Quinn, candidate for governor, nothing short of toppling both the major-party candidates will feel like victory....
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:32 AM
The student government at Florida Atlantic University tabled a resolution indefinitely last Friday, which included a call for the university to divest from Israel. The head of student government said their meeting was not the forum for this kind of...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 4:52 AM
Any day now, Rick Scott is expected to sign the legislation to put our scandal-plagued expressway authority out of its misery.
Out will go the current board – where the majority of members are appointed by the governor. And in will come a new,...