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  • 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 andĀ  legal analyst Luis CalderonĀ 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...
  • Scott Maxwell and Mike Thomas: We agree on one thing: Legislative session is going to get ugly

    Scott Maxwell and Mike Thomas: We agree on one thing: Legislative session is going to get ugly
    Mike: Legislative sessions usually get as much attention as PBS documentaries. But that was before Rick Scott became the skinniest 800-pound gorilla ever to hit Tallahassee. We've never seen anything like this. No allegiances. No loyalties. No friends....
  • The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida: Familiar name at top of list

    The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida: Familiar name at top of list
    Collectively, they control tens of thousands of jobs, billions of dollars in tax money, a sports franchise — and one very famous mouse. They are the region's power players. And today we unveil the Top 10 in our rundown of "The 25 Most Powerful...
  • 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....
  • How to draw minority seats is crux of redistricting controversy

    How to draw minority seats is crux of redistricting controversy
    TALLAHASSEE – Democratic U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown was being facetious when she described her meandering congressional district stretching from Jacksonville to Gainesville, Sanford and the outskirts of Orlando as the "most popular" in America. But...
  • Residents take to streets; Dorworth took to Facebook

    Residents take to streets; Dorworth took to Facebook
    It's alive! Citizen activism and public interest, that is. When Florida legislators swung through town this week, hundreds of Central Floridians poured into the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre to demand that politicians treat them, their money and...
  • Plakon v Castor Dentel is a marquee House race

    Plakon v Castor Dentel is a marquee House race
    TALLAHASSEE – One of the highest-profile Florida House races this year pits a two-term Republican with the advantages of incumbency against a Democrat school teacher with a prime political pedigree. For the newly drawn House District 30, Rep. Scott...
  • Tourism is a big winner in final state budget

     
    Florida’s tourism industry is one of the big winners in the final state budget. Though it cuts funding for everything from hospitals to universities, the Florida Legislature’s roughly $70 billion spending plan includes a huge boost for...
  • All politics are local

     
    I recently attended a local high school debate between the Young Democrats and the Teenage Republicans. The debate itself was somewhat painful for me to watch—not only was the high school located in a very conservative area, but the debaters on both...
  • Speaker Dean Cannon bids adieu, tells House to fear not

     
    TALLAHASSEE — House Speaker Dean Cannon gave his farewell remarks to the chamber Thursday, referencing the turbulence the Legislature has experienced during his eight years in office and imploring them to continue resisting compromise. The Winter...