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  • RPOF says Democratic Cocoa mayor illegally qualified for House race

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Republican Party of Florida is demanding that Democratic Cocoa Mayor Mike Blake drop out of a Brevard-based House race after he failed to submit paperwork last week resigning from his mayoral job. Blake qualified for the House...
  • Mack pushes “Nelson’s a liberal” message at Orlando DQ

     
    The final campaign stop of Day 3 of U.S. Rep. Connie Mack's Florida U.S. Senate bus tour had him greeting 60 or 70 eager supporters at an Orlando Dairy Queen last night with the message that Democratic incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson is far more liberal than...
  • Central Florida congressional, legislative races taking shape

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The week of qualifying for federal and state posts isn't halfway over, but a handful of Central Florida's more interesting contests are becoming official. So far, Democratic former congressman Alan Grayson and Osceola County...
  • Thursday Morning Reads: Tuition, contracts and campaigns

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and welcome to the morning reads. Here are the top five stories we're reading this morning. * A key schools' group is urging the state to place less emphasis on standardized testing, the Orlando Sentinel reports. *...
  • School boards, FCAT, Pearson — and a little irony

     
    As we've been reporting, School Board members across Florida are none too happy with FCAT and how the state uses standardized test scores to make high-stakes decisions. The FCAT is administered by Pearson, the private testing company. At yesterday's...
  • Event listings: Find road races in Central Florida

     
    So we've tried to make it easier for you by listing all the road races that we've found coming up in the Central Florida region....
  • Tampa Trib: LeMieux strongarmed Senate seat; Mack team: “Investigation!”

     
    An article in the Tampa Tribune reports that George LeMieux pressured then-Gov. Charlie Crist into appointing him to fill out the vacant U.S. Senate term in 2009 rather than appoint then-Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp, leading the campaign of LeMieux's current U....
  • Was Death a Coincidence for Two Young Black Men?

     
    On December 2, 2012, a grieving family and friends came together at Trinity Chapel in Powder Springs, Georgia, for a home going service for 17 year old Jordon Davis. The circumstances surrounding his death starts with Michael Dunn, a white man came over...
  • Workforce CEO candidates will be interviewed this week

     
    Board members of Workforce Central Florida — at least some of them — have a busy few days ahead of them. They begin today interviewing finalists for the agency's CEO position. The selection committee last week identified 10 candidates it...
  • This time it’s Dave Weldon considering the GOP U.S. Senate race

     
    Jeb Bush? Nope. Vern Buchanan? Nope. Mike Haridopolos? Yes, no, no.George LeMieux? Yes. Yes. Yes. Adam Hasner? Yes, no, no. Craig Miller? Yes, no. Allen West? Nope. Connie Mack? No. No. Yes. Adam Putnam? Nope. Any other Republicans available to run for...
  • Students vie for top science prize

     
    Five of the top science students in Central Florida high schools will be going head to head this weekend in the 14th annual Dr. Nelson Ying Science Competition. During the event which runs from Friday through Sunday  the five will complete for a $5,000...