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  • Florida Republicans vote down ‘Obamacare’

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Florida Republicans voted with the House majority on Wednesday to repeal “Obamacare,” taking the political risk that voters in November will reward their on-going attempts to undo...
  • Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce straw poll favors Rs

     
    The Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce Hob Nob and straw poll resulted in resounding preferences for Republicans with only a couple of exceptions. And where Republicans meet first in primaries, U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV also wins over a Republican...
  • South Florida counties stop non-citizen voter purge

    South Florida counties stop non-citizen voter purge
    The federal Department of Justice ordered a halt to Florida's systematic purge of suspected non-citizens from voter rolls, saying the effort breaks two federal laws. And concerns about the accuracy of the state's list of suspected non-citizens led all...
  • Redistricting: The secrets, lies and shenanigans

    Redistricting: The secrets, lies and shenanigans
    First of two parts Feeling overwhelmed by all this talk of redistricting? Well, the topic may sound complex, even boring. But you have a lot at stake. That's why I've produced: "Lies, secrets and shenanigans: The top 10 ways redistricting affects...
  • Follow the money: Pols try to undermine your vote

    Follow the money: Pols try to undermine your vote
    My question seemed simple enough: Whose money was it? Sure, I knew the names of the politicians who opposed the fair-districting amendments, which we overwhelmingly approved at the polls earlier this month. I knew that Dean Cannon and Mike Haridopolos...
  • SunRail back on track after Amtrak backs down

    SunRail back on track after Amtrak backs down
    Amtrak backed off its demands Wednesday for an ironclad insurance deal with SunRail, clearing the tracks for the Central Florida commuter train to roll again toward a startup in 2013. The national carrier dropped its opposition to the $1.2 billion...
  • Brown calls for federal probe in barbering operations

    Brown calls for federal probe in barbering operations
    In a letter distributed by a civil-rights group, U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown has asked the U.S. Justice department to investigate a series of unorthodox licensing inspections of Orange County barbershops carried out by deputies and state licensing...
  • Attacking democracy, underpants & Pam Bondi strikes back

    Attacking democracy, underpants & Pam Bondi strikes back
    In today's Friday Files, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi strikes back against the former investigators who say Bondi's office ousted them for too aggressively going after fraudulent — and deep-pocketed — foreclosure firms in this state....
  • Federal bill introduced Monday would target pill mills

    Federal bill introduced Monday would target pill mills
    A bill aimed at combating Florida's pill-mill industry and the nation's prescription drug abuse problems was introduced in the House by a Sarasota congressman on Monday. "The Pill Mill Crackdown Act of 2011" has a host of provisions, including toughening...
  • Woman Gets 20 Years for Firing Warning Shot at Abusive Husband

    Woman Gets 20 Years for Firing Warning Shot at Abusive Husband
    JACKSONVILLE, Florida -- Saying he had no discretion under state law, a judge sentenced a Jacksonville, Florida, woman to 20 years in prison Friday for firing a warning shot in an effort to scare off her abusive husband. Marissa Alexander...
  • Florida woman sentenced to 20 years in controversial warning shot case

    Florida woman sentenced to 20 years in controversial warning shot case
    Saying he had no discretion under state law, a judge sentenced a Jacksonville, Fla., woman to 20 years in prison Friday for firing a warning shot in an effort to scare off her abusive husband. Marissa Alexander unsuccessfully tried to use Florida's...