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  • Education Commissioner search: Some more tidbits

     
    Education Commissioner Eric Smith leaves his job today. He declined our, and all, requests for interviews, said Tom Butler, spokesman for the Florida Department of Education. His departure — seen by many as Gov. Rick Scott's doing – ...
  • Miami-Dade, Duval schools threatened with closure, look likely to get reprieve

     
    Four schools in Duval County and two in Miami-Dade County faced closure or new management because their students this year once again did poorly on the FCAT. But Education Commissioner John Winn announced Friday that he would recommend a reprieve —...
  • Cain supporters set up debate-watching parties

     
    The Friends of Herman Cain has set up 13 debate-watching parties tonight for people to gather to watch the Republican presidential candidates have at it on CNN at 8 p.m. It's an indication that Cain's statewide organization — which he announced...
  • Biden to visit Neptune Beach

     
    From the White House: WASHINGTON, DC – On Thursday, December 8, Vice President Biden and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Neptune Beach, Florida to discuss college affordability. The Vice President’s remarks at Duncan U....
  • Gingrich campaign announces Florida leaders, steering committee

     
    The campaign of Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich officially announced that former Orange County Mayor Rich Crotty and former Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum, plus former state health care administrator Alan Levine, would lead his...
  • LeMieux names Jacksonville team, including sheriff

     
    GOP U.S. Senate candidate George LeMieux has named his Jacksonville “victory team” including former Republican Party of Florida chair Tom Slade, former St. John Co. President Peter Rummell and Duval County Sheriff John Rutherford.   “I...
  • Miller hires two professional fundraisers for CD 6 run

     
    Craig Miller announced his congressional campaign has hired two professional fundraisers as the former Ruth's Chris CEO tries to establish himself as the leading candidate in CD 6, a new coastal district running from Volusia County to the Duval County...
  • Bev Slough joins crowded GOP field for new CD 6

     
    The crowded Republican primary of the 6th congressional district — a new coastal district that runs from Daytona Beach north to the Duval County line — has picked up yet another candidate. And unlike the other three who've already announced &#...
  • NAACP objects to court-ordered ‘dismantling’ of minority Senate seats

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Much as it has since the beginning, the legal mandate to preserve minority political districts is going to play a central role in the court fight over the Florida Legislature's once-a-decade redistricting process. The Florida Supreme...
  • 35 years after massacre, Tommy Zeigler touts DNA results in fight for freedom

    35 years after massacre, Tommy Zeigler touts DNA results in fight for freedom
    Death row at Union Correctional Institution is as stolid and serious as a heartbeat — that has halted. Lives are not taken here so much as put on hold. Years, even decades, are spent on appeals and post-conviction motions, drilling down into any...
  • FloriDUH: ‘Cheez-It Bandit’ is no Cheez-Whiz

    Kristopher Marlowe, also known as the 'Cheez-It Bandit,' was sentenced to eight years in prison last Tuesday in Duval County, reports First Coast News in Jacksonville. Marlowe, 27, was arrested last October after an alert homeowner got suspicious when he...