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  • Senators voice frustration at Gov. Scott at rally, “it’s not working”

     
    Senators and organizations rallied at the old capitol today to tell Gov. Rick Scott that elections and the education system are not working, despite his State of the State address implying otherwise. Senate Ethics and Elections committee member Sen....
  • Senate Democratic leader files stand your ground revamp

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Senate Democratic Leader Chris Smith filed legislation Wednesday that would revamp the state's stand your ground law as a response to the death of Miami Gardens teen Trayvon Martin. “The tragic shooting in Sanford, Florida,...
  • Teenlink's Florida college guide

    Sponsored Listings   Barry University Miami Shores www.barry.edu Acceptance rate: 58.9 percent Undergraduate enrollment: 4,940 Top majors: Biology, Elementary Education, Nursing, Sports Management Tuition & fees: $28,160 Specific...
  • Kiss Country Chili Cookoff

    Kiss Country Chili Cookoff
    He was just here, but now he's back: Luke Bryan, who performed in South Florida earlier this month, will headline the 28th annual 99.9 Kiss Country Chili Cookoff Sunday at C.B. Smith Park in Pembroke Pines. Bryan highlighted the Bud Light Championship...
  • Kentucky Derby Day action at pari-mutuels

    Kentucky Derby Day action at pari-mutuels
    Horseracing’s biggest day means festivities at South Florida pari-mutuels Saturday. Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino in Hallandale Beach, Calder Casino and Race Course in Miami Gardens and the Palm Beach Kennel Club will be offering mint juleps...
  • Some sectors of Florida economy boom -- but others still languish

    Some sectors of Florida economy boom -- but others still languish
    TALLAHASSEE -- It was a simple campaign mantra and the yardstick by which Gov. Rick Scott will be judged when he goes back before voters: 700,000 jobs in seven years. At the midpoint of his first term, the Republican political neophyte hasn't shied...
  • Senate president says no Stand Your Ground changes, but maybe yes to Sobel school security tax

    Senate president says no Stand Your Ground changes, but maybe yes to Sobel school security tax
    A year after the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, proposals to change the controversial Stand Your Ground law are dead in the state Legislature. “Repeal of Stand Your Ground or major modifications of Stand Your Ground I don’t think get past...
  • Trayvon Martin's father recalls moments with his son, 'my best friend'

    Trayvon Martin's father recalls moments with his son, 'my best friend'
    Tracy Martin drives a truck for a living, but his son preferred something with two wheels. "Trayvon loved riding on the motorcycle with me," Martin recalls. He had been teaching his son to ride, but while returning home to Miami Gardens, Trayvon asked to...
  • Sermons carry message of solidarity for Trayvon Martin

    Sermons carry message of solidarity for Trayvon Martin
    Pastor D.H. Dawkins stood at his pulpit and pulled the hood of his sweat shirt onto his head — much like the garb worn by teenager Trayvon Martin when he was shot dead. "If you're wearing a hoodie, stand up and put it on — we're making a...
  • Local colleges weigh in on governor’s budget proposal

     
    Officials at Seminole State College say they are “watchful and concerned” about the cuts to education that Gov. Rick Scott made in the state budget proposal he unveiled earlier this week. The school stands to lose $4.5 million next school year...
  • Destination bill revival advances in Senate; chances still nil in House

     
    A last ditch attempt to revive plans for destination casino gaming in Florida survived a committee hearing Tuesday morning, winning a vote to proceed, but with caution. A measure by Sen. Oscar Braynon, D-Miami Gardens, would attempt to bring Las Vegas-...