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  • Timeline: The Trayvon Martin shooting

    <b>Timeline: </b>The Trayvon Martin shooting
    Feb. 26 Police are called to 1231 Twin Trees Lane, Sanford, after a report of shots fired. They arrive to find Trayvon Martin, 17, shot dead. A press release that night says that "there was an altercation between the two males and shots were fired."...
  • League of Women Voters, Democratic Party, draw new redistricting maps — then withdraw them

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Groups that backed the Fair Districts anti-gerrymandering reforms passed last year — the League of Women Voters, Democracia, Common Cause and the Florida Democratic Party — have crafted new congressional and state Senate...
  • VA chief to visit troubled Orlando hospital, lawmaker says

     
    WASHINGTON — VA Secretary Eric Shinseki told U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown today that he soon would visit Orlando’s incoming VA Medical Center, which is expected to miss its planned October opening because of design and construction problems. Brown,...
  • Florida Legislature’s redistricting work moves to the courtroom

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers ended months of debate Thursday by passing new boundaries for congressional and legislative districts – the first step in a legal shootout that could determine congressional and state government control for...
  • The best districting maps around: See gerrymandering for yourself

     
    Many people are confused about redistricting — and understandably so. Nothing simplifies the story more than the maps themselves. And I am here to tell you that I haven't seen a better set of maps anywhere in Florida than the ones that the Sentinel'...
  • Mapping the tiny tweaks that drew Sandy Adams into her favored seat

     
    TALLAHASSEE — We wrote a story today about the changes House lawmakers made to their proposed congressional maps that quietly drew U.S .Rep. Sandy Adams into the district she wanted to run in. The map above shows where the House Redistricting...
  • Brown, Wilson condemn ‘murder” of Trayvon Martin

     
    By Mark K. Matthews, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Sanford city leaders met for an hour on Tuesday with Justice Department officials and they promised to fully cooperate with a newly-launched federal investigation into the death of Trayvon Martin,...
  • Taxmaggedon’s toll, by district

     
    Just how much more will Americans pay, by congressional district, if Congress allows the current tax cuts on individuals and businesses to expire at the end of the year, and new tax hikes associated with health care reform to kick in? This worst-case...
  • 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...
  • Long dissed by Ryan, says Grayson who was dissed by Clinton

     
    GOP District 9 congressional nominee Todd Long put out an advisory last week announcing that he was selected to speak at a rally Saturday featuring vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan. But Long didn't speak — and wasn't even acknowledged by name ...