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  • Romney planning three-city sweep Wednesday – but Orlando is not on the list

     
    Mitt Romney will attend three “Victory Rallies” rallies in Florida tomorrow, starting with an 11:10 a.m. appearance at Landmark Aviation in Tampa,. He'll then move on to the BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, and the Metropolitan Park in...
  • Randolph says he won’t run for FDP chair

     
    As expected, Scott Randolph has withdrawn his bid to become chair of the Florida Democratic Party in the wake of his election Nov. 6 as Orange County tax collector. Randolph, who is chairman of the Orange County Democratic Party, relinquished his Orlando-...
  • Teacher evaluation report has problems, DOE says

     
    Hours after releasing its first report on Florida's new teacher evaluation system, the Florida Department of Education pulled it from its website, citing errors, as you can read in our latest version of today's story. State officials said the problems,...
  • High school A-to-F grades coming soon or not quite so soon

     
    High school folks eager to see this year's A-to-F grades could get that report card very soon — before schools go on winter break — or they might have to wait until early 2013, said Education Commissioner Pam Stewart. Stewart, speaking at this...
  • I-4 attractions: History takes flight at Polk County's Fantasy of Flight

    I-4 attractions: History takes flight at Polk County's Fantasy of Flight
    If there's a ground zero for kitschy roadside art in Central Florida, it's a stretch of Interstate 4 between exits 9 and 44 on the way from Orlando to Tampa. Within that 35 miles, the scenery ranges from vintage aircraft to monstrous fake dinosaurs and...
  • 16 strippers, ages 18 to 61, busted on prostitution charges in Tampa before upcoming RNC

    Tampa cops conducted a two-day sweep, dubbed "Keep it Clean," to deter prostitution and human trafficking during the upcoming Republican National Convention, according to a news release from the Tampa Police Department. Undercover officers conducted...
  • Report: Duo busted after shooting and chase --- in police parking lot

    Report: Duo busted after shooting and chase --- in police parking lot
    It's the old Wild West - the Wild West Coast of Florida, that is. Where else in the world would a drug deal end up with shooting in a police parking lot? Milton Beris Coley, 24, and Louis Xavier Ruiz-Machado, 19, arranged to meet at a corner in Tampa...
  • Former corrections officer charged with faking "rat" illness, claimed $2.7M

    Former corrections officer charged with faking "rat" illness, claimed $2.7M
    A former officer at Glades Correctional Institute was charged with fraudulently claiming $2.7 million in workers' compensation after he said he became ill from being exposed to rats and rat feces, Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater announced...
  • Deputies: Gun malfunctioned 3 times as hubby, 44, attacked estranged wife, 23

    Deputies: Gun malfunctioned 3 times as hubby, 44, attacked estranged wife, 23
    Who's the luckiest person in Florida? Even luckier than Lotto ticket holder of the $590-million jackpot purchased at a Publix in Zephyrhills on Saturday? Maybe this woman -- the estranged wife of Julio Villanueva-Vasque. Julio Villanueva-Vasquez...
  • Deputies: Boy, 2, left strapped in car seat in vehicle for 8 hours

    Around noon on Wednesday, 911 dispatchers got a call from one of Jadiel Rosario's parents after mom and dad realized they had left the toddler buckled in his car seat inside a car for eight-hours, according to a news release from the Hillsborough County...
  • Woman arrested in Chicago on Florida charges

    Woman arrested in Chicago on Florida charges
    A Florida woman suspected of armed robbery and attempted murder was arrested Friday night at Chicago's Greyhound bus station downtown. Nicole Marie Thomas, 30, of the 14000 block of Choctaw Village Drive in Tampa, was arrested about 9:55 p.m. in the 600...