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  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry slams abuse of power charge at court hearing

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry slams abuse of power charge at court hearing
    Texas Governor Rick Perry made his first court appearance on Thursday to answer felony abuse of power charges and afterward criticized a special prosecution that has cast a shadow over his possible Republican presidential run in 2016. Lawyers for Perry ...
  • 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....
  • Grandstanding politicians behind Ebola fear-mongering

    Grandstanding politicians behind Ebola fear-mongering
    Who would have thought Doctors Without Borders would need a public relations boost? The organization's medical personnel traverse the world, often at great personal risk, to maintain hospitals and clinics in the midst of wars, famines and epidemics....
  • More polls: Florida governor's race too close to call

    More polls: Florida governor's race too close to call
    TALLAHASSEE -- It wouldn't be a photo-finish gubernatorial contest without a rush of pollsters proclaiming at T-minus One Day that the race between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist was too close to call. Thus, “...
  • Do Democrats run the economy better than Republicans? Of course not

    Do Democrats run the economy better than Republicans? Of course not
    I read John Hanger's commentary "Democrats run the economy better" (Oct. 30) and it should have been titled "Democrats run the economy into the ground." Talk about the same old socialist boilerplate nonsense. I'll sum up what the Democrats have done...
  • Five things for Monday, Nov. 3

    Five things for Monday, Nov. 3
    Five things for today in Orlando: Election day tomorrow; Governor's race very close; parents demand recess; and more. 1. It's Election Day tomorrow and the Florida governor's race is still way too close to call. Three polls today have the candidates...
  • Tom Corbett: Pennsylvania stronger today than it was four years ago

    Tom Corbett: Pennsylvania stronger today than it was four years ago
    Looking back on where Pennsylvania was four years ago, it would have been hard to foresee where we are today and the bright future we have ahead. Four years ago, we were faced with many challenges. We were spending more than we had and paying for it...