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Praised as a "dynamo" of a public servant who took on adversity with an ever-present smile, Orange County Clerk of Courts Lydia Gardner excelled during a period of great change for clerks in Florida, her peers and family said Thursday. Gardner, 68,...
Turf protectors Former Orange County Mayor Linda Chapin was spot on in 2005 when she said elected officials "pay good lip service" to the idea of regional cooperation, but find it hard to follow through. Just look at what happened at this week's...
With her cheerful spirit and bright smile, Nancye Brinker Kobrin had that rare ability to walk into a room full of strangers and quickly make friends with everyone there, friends and family members said. "She genuinely cared about people and being...
Central Floridian of the Year Deirdre Macnab: League's leader, inspired by history, fights for votersWinter Park's Deirdre Macnab regularly travels across Florida to talk to groups about her organization's mission. Sometimes she dresses as Susan B. Anthony, the fearless leader of America's women's suffrage movement. The costume is a good fit for...
Taking Names the Blog - Orlando SentinelLong before I started writing a column , I used to cover the Orange County commission. I started back in the late 90s with Linda Chapin, covering Mel Martinez and Rich Crotty as well. As such, I sat through multitudes of county commission meetings. Yet...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelSupporters behind a sick pay ballot measure released a statement today by former Orange County Mayor Linda Chapin that has her asking commissioners and current Mayor Teresa Jacobs not to “derail” the political process by offering a last-...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelThe workers' advocate group behind an Orange County sick-time ballot measure held a fund raiser last night that drew notable national and local Democrats, including former. U.S. Rep. Pat Schroeder, and past Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend....
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelWASHINGTON — It’s no secret that one tactic from the Democratic playbook this cycle has been an emphasis on women voters and issues such as birth control. The strategy has been a pillar of President Barack Obama’s campaign and it...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelWASHINGTON — In most congressional races, it’s rare if a challenger raises more money than the incumbent. But in Florida’s 10th Congressional District, that role reversal has become the norm, as Democrat Val Demings repeatedly has beaten...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelVal Demings has rallied veteran women leaders for help in her congressional campaign to replace U.S. Rep. Dan Webster. Former Rollins College president Rita Bornstein will host a fund-raiser at her home for Demings on Nov. 16. Also hosting the event...
The TV Guy - Orlando Sentinel"The lobby at Hospice of the Comforter looked like an extension of the newsroom," said public-relations executive Roger Pynn, who saw Harris on Saturday. "The love they showed Scott and his family was a tribute to a really kind guy who treated everyone...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelTwo public-affairs programs this weekend will offer more analyses about Tuesday's election results. WFTV-Ch. 9's “Central Florida Spotlight” will look at the Teresa Jacobs-Bill Segal matchup for Orange County mayor, offer Eric Rasmussen's full...
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