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  • One voter's guide to proposed Florida amendments

    One voter's guide to proposed Florida amendments
    The question I used to hear the most was, "Do you miss sports?" But it's been nearly 13 years since I've covered a Dolphins game (thank goodness), so the question I hear most now is, "What the heck do these amendments mean?" This time, we should...
  • People who vote before Election Day could decide outcome of governor's race

    People who vote before Election Day could decide outcome of governor's race
    With the race for governor in a dead heat and more than half of Florida's voters likely to cast their ballots before Election Day, the contest could be won or lost by the time the polls open on Nov. 4 — prompting intense efforts by Charlie Crist and...
  • Voters face big decisions on 3 amendments

    Voters face big decisions on 3 amendments
    Florida voters have three far-reaching constitutional amendments to consider on the Nov. 4 ballot this year. One would earmark billions of dollars for land and water conservation. Another would decide which governor would appoint replacements for...
  • McAuliffe to urge Canon to bring global facility to Newport News

    McAuliffe to urge Canon to bring global facility to Newport News
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe plans to meet with Canon officials to urge the company to bring its global research and development facility to Newport News, he told the Daily Press after a ribbon-cutting ceremony at NASA Langley Research Center Friday morning....
  • Bruce Rauner, 'business guy' or politician?

    Bruce Rauner, 'business guy' or politician?
    Bruce Rauner's voice boomed across the beer garden at Schooner's, a blue-collar Bloomington watering hole known for its king-size pork tenderloin sandwiches that could feed a family of four. "Look, I'm not a politician, I'm a business guy," declared...
  • Gov. Pat Quinn says he's seeking final term

    Gov. Pat Quinn says he's seeking final term
    Gov. Pat Quinn marched down Cermak Road where Cicero meets Berwyn, a white sash designating him grand marshal of a mushroom festival parade perched across his shoulder, but it was his celebrity sidekick who captured the crowd's attention. "I love you,...
  • NASA Langley helps build robot to fetch an asteroid

    NASA Langley helps build robot to fetch an asteroid
    Before American astronauts go to Mars, they first have to grapple with an asteroid. Literally. NASA plans to launch a robotic mission in a few years to capture a small asteroid, haul it home and redirect it into a stable orbit around the moon. Then...
  • Stewart and Colbert find comedy winds blow their way in 'Fangate'

    Stewart and Colbert find comedy winds blow their way in 'Fangate'
    Sometimes a news story is so ridiculous that Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert can't help but lead off with it on "The Daily Show" and "The Colbert Report." Thursday night, they had such a story thanks to Rick Scott, Charlie Crist and a small personal fan....
  • Middle class value claims are a 'joke' [Commentary]

    Middle class value claims are a 'joke' [Commentary]
    It's the political season, which explains another column of "Things That Bug Me." Herewith my latest list for your consideration: Unemployment news that fails to note our declining labor force. Labor force participation is at a low last reached in...
  • CT Vaults To No. 1 Ranking — For Mudslinging

    CT Vaults To No. 1 Ranking — For Mudslinging
    The race for governor has brought Connecticut a notable distinction. Wesleyan University's Media Project reported last week that the state's contest for governor features a higher percentage of negative ads than any other contest for governor in the...
  • Wolf-Corbett race may be state's most expensive

    Wolf-Corbett race may be state's most expensive
    Less than a month before the election, Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and his challenger, Democrat Tom Wolf, have raised and spent enough money to put the governor's race on track to be the most expensive in Pennsylvania history. During this election...