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  • Hayao Miyazaki isn't making features but is at work on manga

    Hayao Miyazaki isn't making features but is at work on manga
    Japanese animation master Hayao Miyazaki will accept an honorary Oscar on Saturday at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Governors Awards. Miyazaki, 73, who won a competitive Oscar for his 2002 animated fantasy "Spirited Away," announced his...
  • Who will challenge Hogan in 2018?

    Who will challenge Hogan in 2018?
    The Democrats begin 2015 with a political problem: no predominant standard bearer to step up and challenge the incumbent GOP governor in four years. While they have many credentialed candidates, unlike Martin O'Malley in 2006 none stands out above the...
  • Gov. Scott offers Lifetime Sportsman's License discount for young people

    Gov. Scott offers Lifetime Sportsman's License discount for young people
      Gov. Rick Scott signed an executive order Thursday to offer Lifetime Sportsman’s Licenses for Florida residents 21 and younger for $500 – half the current cost of $1,000 – from Nov. 24-Dec. 31.   The license covers saltwater...
  • Keystone oil pipeline bill expected to pass U.S. House, but Senate in doubt

    Keystone oil pipeline bill expected to pass U.S. House, but Senate in doubt
    The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives prepared to vote on Friday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline that will help transport oil from Canada to the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, but a companion bill in the Senate may lack votes to pass next week....
  • State of emergency declared in Missouri ahead of grand jury decision

    State of emergency declared in Missouri ahead of grand jury decision
     Missouri's governor declared a state of emergency on Monday and authorized the state's National Guard to support police in case of violence after a grand jury decides whether to indict a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager....
  • Busy day at the polls: Missing judges, ballot confusion, steady lines of voters

    Busy day at the polls: Missing judges, ballot confusion, steady lines of voters
    Illinois voters headed to the polls Tuesday to settle a close, contentious race for governor and decide an unusually large number of ballot questions as well as races for U.S. Senate and House, the General Assembly and the County Board. Missing election...
  • Late poll reveals opinion of Scott's tenure

    Late poll reveals opinion of Scott's tenure
    "A Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday showed Christ has 43 percent of the vote to Scott's 40 percent" When you take into consideration that Scott is the incumbent governor, 40 percent is equal to an "F" for performance. If he had been a good...
  • Voting in Palm Beach County ran smoothly, officials say

    Voting in Palm Beach County ran smoothly, officials say
    Voting in Palm Beach County Tuesday was relatively smooth, according to officials, except for one incident that caused a polling location to open a half hour late. Supervisor of Elections Susan Bucher said an equipment issue caused the polling location...
  • Republican Gov. Rick Scott defeats Charlie Crist in Florida

     Republican Gov. Rick Scott defeats Charlie Crist in Florida
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a Republican, brushed aside a formidable challenge from former Gov. Charlie Crist to capture a second term in the populous and politically important state. Crist’s campaign marked a remarkable effort at resurrection; he...
  • Updates from the Rick Scott camp

    Updates from the Rick Scott camp
      Gov. Rick Scott’s election night party is at the Hyatt Regency in Bonita Springs. 11:45 p.m. | Scott claims victory Scott elicited cheers from the crowd when he said he’s received a “very gracious” concession call from...
  • Californians OK Proposition 2, on rainy day fund

    Californians OK Proposition 2, on rainy day fund
    Proposition 2, to strengthen California's rainy day fund, has passed, AP reports. A constitutional amendment with bipartisan support, the measure was placed on the ballot by the Legislature and Gov. Jerry Brown. Under the measure, state officials will...