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  • RPOF’s Bitner to resign

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Republican Party of Florida Chairman David Bitner is set to resign his post as he continues to battle Lou Gehrig's disease. The RPOF released a letter from Bitner saying he was resigning as of Sept. 23, and even before that press...
  • Politicos remember RPOF Chair Bitner

     
    TALLAHASSEE– Elected officials from around the state are releasing statements on the passing of state GOP Chair David Bitner, who lost his battle with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, this morning. Here are some of the statements we've collected so...
  • Friday Morning Reads: Farewell Chairman Bitner

     
    TALLAHASSEE — We hope you all have had a good week and are ready for the weekend. Here's your Friday morning reads. * State GOP Chairman David Bitner passed away Thursday morning, losing his battle with Lou Gehrig's disease. The 62-year-old Bitner...
  • Bill Plaschke: Mariano Rivera is great, but let's not overdo it

     
    Mariano Rivera, the New York Yankees legendary reliever, recorded his 602nd career save Monday afternoon against the Minnesota Twins to set baseball’s new career record. But let's not get carried away with the comparisons to some of baseball's all-...
  • Help Steve Smith in the fight against ALS

     
    More than 60 members of Penn State's 1986 national-championship team will hold a reunion in State College this weekend, when Penn State plays host to Iowa. Three of the team's four captains (John Shaffer, Shane Conlan and Bob White) are......
  • Fundraising walk will help provide care for ALS patients like Sarah

     
    Sarah Bengle, 38, of Pennsburg learned she had ALS in May 2009. The mother of three and assistant director at a child care center has found remarkable help and care from the ALS Center at Pennsylvania Hospital and the ALS Association. The Lehigh Valley...
  • UCF coach George O’Leary talks about Godfrey’s success against Memphis, preparing to play Tulsa and more

     
    UCF coach George O'Leary talks about Godfrey's success against Memphis, preparing to play Tulsa and more...
  • 20 years after Magic & HIV

     
    Twenty years ago, I remember dad picking me up from school while the car radio told us that NBA star Magic Johnson had something called HIV. Today I listened to Magic two decades later sounding healthy, telling us how he had to pop 15 pills, three times a...
  • Slamdance announces films for 2012 festival

     
    Slamdance film festival announces lineup for 2012...
  • Sunday: Pico Iyer's long sentences and Stephen Hawking's birthday

     
    In an essay for the Times, Pico Iyer writes that he's composing longer sentences to save us from "the bombardment of the moment." Sunday is also Stephen Hawking's 70th birthday and Sara Lippincott reviews a new book on Hawking by Kitty Ferguson....
  • Discovery Channel’s “All Star Dealers” on deck

     
    [There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.] It's one of the most American of American dreams — finding a home run ball hit by a Lou Gehrig, a Mickey Mantle or a Hank Aaron and buying it for a...