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  • Medicaid sides trade letters, hypocrisy barbs

    House Republicans held a press call this morning to decry the "just blinding" hypocrisy they've seen from Gov. Terry McAuliffe and U.S. Sen. Mark Warner. McAuliffe and Warner both complained last year of the tactics Republicans in the U.S. Congress used...
  • Wednesday: Should warning shots be legal?

    Wednesday: Should warning shots be legal?
            What I really love about the Florida Legislature is they are always looking to add another gun-lovers’  bill to soothe the National Rifle Association, even when the bill is ridiculous or unneeded.   Case in point – the...
  • Bob Jarvis: Local option still best hope for true gambling reform

    So where do we go from here? That's the question after the Florida Legislature's recent announcement it was again punting on bringing order to the state's chaotic gambling laws. It was apparent from the start that this year's legislative session would...
  • Chamber's forum takes a look at economic growth

    Professionals from Central Palm Beach County came together to network, enjoy breakfast and learn about what this year has in store economically during the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce's Economic Forum at the Kravis Center in West Palm...
  • An update on the charter school assault

    An update on the charter school assault
    It took a fight to create Southland College Prep Charter High School. In 2010, the Richton Park charter school opened its doors as an alternative to Rich Township High School District 227. School district officials rejected the charter's application...
  • GOP chair Oliver apologizes at length for Puerto Rico comments

    GOP chair Oliver apologizes at length for Puerto Rico comments
    updated 5:10 p.m. 04/15/14  with full story on the issue. The full text of Lew Oliver's apology follows at the bottom. Orange County’s Republican chairman Lew Oliver issued an apology for comments he made about Puerto Rico last week, yet many...
  • Weiner Sculpture Garden dedicated at B'nai Torah

    To all who knew her, the late Eleanor Weiner was certainly a "Woman of Valor." Her husband, Paul, says that his wife, who passed away in November of 2012, showed unconditional love for her family and her community through her actions, not just her words....
  • April is car care month in Virginia

    April is car care month in Virginia
    Evidently we are halfway through Car Care Month in the commonwealth. Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed a proclamation on April 1 (and it was not an April Fool’s Day prank), declaring the focus on car care for drivers in the state. The proclamation notes...
  • Concerned for stability, Saudi Arabia tightens curbs on dissent

    DUBAI/RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia, rattled by regional turmoil that has destabilized the Middle East, is intensifying a crackdown on domestic dissent, raising fears that a more open space for public debate that emerged in recent years is under threat....
  • Gov. Corbett protects Pennsylvania's children

    Thank you, Gov. Corbett, for stepping up and protecting Pennsylvania's children. There is more work to be done. Child custody cases are being mishandled by child custody judges. Mandatory domestic violence and sexual abuse training needs to be implemented...
  • Tea party plans protest at Charlie Crist campaign office grand opening

    Tea party plans protest at Charlie Crist campaign office grand opening
    Tea Party Fort Lauderdale is organizing a protest outside the grand opening of Charlie Crist’s South Florida headquarters grand opening. Members got an alert Tuesday morning about the protest, planned for 11:30 a.m. Saturday outside the new office...