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  • Redistricting trial wraps up with no decision for weeks

    Redistricting trial wraps up with no decision for weeks
    TALLAHASSEE – The two-week trial over Florida's new rules of the road for drawing political boundaries concluded Wednesday with the fate of the first-of-their-kind “non-political” congressional maps in the hands of a Tallahassee judge....
  • Ethics bills languishing in Florida Legislature

    Ethics bills languishing in Florida Legislature
    TALLAHASSEE -- A year after passing sweeping reforms on political lobbying and conflicts-of-interests, proposals to impose even stronger ethical requirements on politicians are languishing in the Florida Legislature. An eclectic group of organizations,...
  • Review: 'The Longest Road' by Philip Caputo

    Review: 'The Longest Road' by Philip Caputo
    He had me at the itinerary. Even though Philip Caputo sets up a far-reaching, serious justification for his new book, "The Longest Road," you can't help but get as excited as he seems to be by the basic premise. -------------------- This piece...
  • Claims bill would compensate FAMU drum major's family in hazing death

    Claims bill would compensate FAMU drum major's family in hazing death
    Proposed legislation was filed Thursday in the Florida Senate that would compensate the parents of FAMU drum major Robert Champion for pain and suffering they endured in the hazing death of their son. The proposed measure, known as a "claims" bill,...
  • UCF plans to graduate almost 5,000 students Friday and Saturday

     
    More than 4,700 University of Central Florida students are expected to graduate on Friday and Saturday during commencement ceremonies featuring speakers such as former Speaker of the House Dean Cannon and Valencia College President Sandy Shugart. All...
  • The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida

     
    Over two days, we revealed this year's list of “The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida” — as chosen by a panel of leaders from the business, nonprofit and political communities. Below is the full list of 25 - with nutshell...
  • WKMG, Tony Pipitone look at George Zimmerman case; News 13 previews Jim Greer trial

     
    In local public-affairs programming this weekend: WKMG-Channel 6's Tony Pipitone and  legal analyst Luis Calderon discuss the latest in the George Zimmerman case on “Flashpoint.” The program, moderated by Lauren Rowe, airs at 8 a.m. Sunday...
  • Inexperience rules: New analysis shows Florida’s youngest legislators often end up leading

     
    If you’ve ever thought that Florida’s legislature looked more like a fraternity than a collection of serious statesmen, there’s a reason for that … and not just the immaturity of the ideas we see hatched. No, legislative leaders...
  • House Republicans underwrite Osceola election petition drive

     
    Top Republican lawmakers in the Florida House of Representatives – and some of the interest groups trying to influence them – have pumped more than $20,000 into a petition drive in Osceola County to make county commission elections non-...
  • Lamar wins endorsement of two Republican legislators

     
    Veteran State Attorney Lawson Lamar runs as a Democrat, but that hasn't stopped two of the region's more-influential Republicans — outgoing House Speaker Dean Cannon of Winter Park and state Rep. Scott Plakon of Longwood — from endorsing him...
  • Republicans to Val Demings: Stop attacking Dan Webster

     
    Nine Republican leaders have come to U.S. Rep. Dan Webster's defense with a letter asking his opponent to stop attacking him in the race for Florida's 10th Congressional District. The letter accuses Democrat Val Demings of putting out campaign mailers and...