| Jul 3, 2014
| 12:11 PM
Gov. Rick Scott and his surrogates love to stir up trouble among Democrats with calls for Charlie Crist, frontrunner for the Democratic nomination for governor, to debate primary opponent Nan Rich.
But that doesn’t mean Scott has an intention of...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 5:48 AM
Allison Tant, chairwoman of the Florida Democratic Party, doesn't have an easy job.
Even though most of the state's registered voters are Democrats, Tant's party doesn't control any of the statewide elected offices, the congressional delegation or...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 5:04 PM
A Miami-Dade judge on Friday overturned Florida's gay marriage ban, the second judge in as many weeks to make that historic ruling.
In a 36-page ruling filled with soaring language, Circuit Judge Sarah Zabel concluded that the ban, added to Florida's...
| Jul 29, 2014
Megabus.com, the bus company known for its $1 one-way fares, plans its first stop in Greater Fort Lauderdale.
Megabus will offer daily service from Hollywood to Orlando and Tampa beginning Aug. 7 — about four hours to Orlando and about five...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 10:34 AM
It's not often lately that Florida is held up as a role model in the world of education.
So learning that Florida is the first state to adopt the Council for Economic Education's National Standards for Financial Literacy sounds like rare and welcome...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Another day, another opposition group to the All Aboard Florida rail project?
I've been writing about some of the organized groups that have formed to thwart the Miami-to-Orlando train service planned for the FEC rail tracks that runs along the dense...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 2:44 PM
TALLAHASSEE — A judge on Friday gave the Legislature two weeks to redraw illegally gerrymandered congressional maps, throwing into question when Floridians will vote for their U.S. representatives.
Leon Circuit Judge Terry Lewis also ordered state...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:33 AM
The Florida Education Association will announce Wednesday legal action it plans over passage of a multi-pronged bill that expanded the state's largest school voucher program. A spokesman for the teachers union would not provide more specifics today except...
| Mar 29, 2014
In reporting hundreds of these travel columns, I've had the chance to drive many of Florida's scenic roads.
West of Tallahassee on State Road 12, the rural path through tiny destinations unpublicized in guidebooks — Greensboro, Bristol,...
| May 15, 2014
| 6:46 PM
FORT MYERS — Lost opportunity proved costly.
Orangewood Christian's bid to win the school's first state baseball championship will have to wait at least another year.
Tallahassee North Florida Christian rallied form a three-run deficit and...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:31 PM
at JetBlue Park, Fort Myers
Ocala Trinity Catholic 3, Pensacola Catholic 1
Tallahassee North Florida Christian 6,
Orangewood Christian 3...