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Clearwater (Pinellas, Florida)

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  • Senate unanimously passes high-speed ethics reform

     
    TALLAHASSEE – Trying to clamp down on rampant perceived excesses of power, a Florida Senate committee on Tuesday began fast-tracking the most sweeping ethics reform proposal the state has witnessed in decades. If passed by the full Legislature...
  • Florida Beach Guide: Clearwater Beach

    Florida Beach Guide: Clearwater Beach
    Clearwater Beach is a barrier island off a peninsula, so it takes some bridge-hopping to reach it. But three miles of powdery white beach and abundant family attractions await in this reawakening old shore town. Mom 'n' pop hotels, shops, restaurants and...
  • Romance Package available at Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa

     
    It's almost Valentine's Day, so it's time to check out some vacation packages such as the romantic getaway offered by the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa.  The AAA Four Diamond resort on Florida’s Gulf coast has put together a ...
  • Another Phillie comes off the disabled list

     
    Little by little, the Phillies are getting their regulars back. A day after pitcher John Lannan was activated, catcher Carlos Ruiz was activated from the disabled list. Ruiz has been on the DL since May 20 with a right hamstring......
  • Scott team goes to bat defending its economic-incentives

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott's jobs team is going before House and Senate economic-development budget committees Wednesday to defend how it's spent tax-dollars, arguing its use of hundreds of millions of dollars  in tax-incentives has helped lead...
  • Orlando’s Cloer in line to become president of Florida Baptists

     
    The Florida Baptist Witnessnewspaper reports that Clayton Cloer, pastor of First Baptist Church of Central Florida in Orlando, is expected to be nominated for president of the Florida Baptists State Convention in November. If elected, Cloer would...
  • As campaign-finance reform heats up, debunking Integrity Florida’s figures

     
    TALLAHASSEE – Florida lawmakers are about to embark on a political journey to reform Florida’s campaign-finance system, so it’s important to know where we are before policymakers set a course for where to go next. Florida’s...
  • Lincoln MKX's Maddening Volume Sliders

     
    I spent the past several days traversing Florida with my family for a long weekend retreat in Clearwater Beach. We happened to be driving the Lincoln MKX, which worked beautifully for our family in all ways but one: The touch-sensitive......
  • The early culprits in Florida’s elections debacle: 11 amendments, too few voting sites

     
    TALLAHASSEE — With lawmakers turning their attention to another national embarrassment, you could call it the low-hanging fruit of causal explanations for the long-lines and slow tallying of votes in last month's presidential election. While too-few...
  • ‘Under-performing’ county election chiefs will get summoned to Tally

     
    TALLAHASSEE — In the wake of national backlash, Secretary of State Ken Detzner told lawmakers Tuesday that much of the fault for Florida's apparent snail's pace in counting ballots last month belonged with five “under-performing”...
  • Paul Hagen, finally headed to the Hall of Fame, is as good a mentor as he is reporter

     
    I couldn’t send out the congratulatory text fast enough after I checked my email earlier this week. Paul Hagen had finally been won the Spink Award and will be inducted in the Baseball Hall of Fame on July 27. I’m......