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Longwood (Seminole, Florida)

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  • Barely 3 months in office, Castor Dentel has an opponent

     
    By Martin Comas, Staff Writer Barely three months after the November elections, Longwood city commissioner and Republican Bob Cortes announced today that he will challenge newly-elected Democrat Karen Castor Dentel for the state House District 30 seat...
  • Clelland plans to break with House Dem caucus on budget vote

     
    Freshman Rep. Mike Clelland, the Lake Mary Democrat who upset former Speaker-to-be Chris Dorworth last fall in a district drawn to favor Republican candidates, plans to break with his caucus and vote for the Republican-controlled chamber's proposed...
  • AT&T, Genting, Internet cafes and Big Sugar pay the most to lobby

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Companies, interest-groups and local governments paid $123 million to lobby the Florida Legislature last year, led by phone giant AT&T, Malaysian casino giant Genting, U.S. Sugar Corp., and an Oklahoma-based Internet sweepstakes cafe...
  • Episcopal Presiding Bishop Visits Orlando March 3-5

     
    The Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, the Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, is scheduled to visit the Central Florida Episcopal diocese Sunday, March 3 through Tuesday, March 5. Schori will preach at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection,...
  • Food, wine tasting, music: Event will help support SpayNSave pet clinic

     
    Spay and neuter — it's so  imperative to do this to stop pet overpopulation and save animals from helpless, hopeless lives of abuse, neglect and tragedy. And Central Florida is fortunate to have the SpayNSave affordable spay/neuter clinic in...
  • 5 more things I think about the George Zimmerman case

     
    A companion/addendum to my post from the other day, 20 things I think about the George Zimmernan case 21. I think Trayvon Martin's past -- his "character" if you will -- is quite relevant to the key questions at the......
  • RPOF continues to hammer Castor Dentel over school emails

     
    In its bid to save Longwood Republican Rep. Scott Plakon's seat in the Florida House, the Republican Party of Florida is continuing to flog away at Democrat Karen Castor Dentel — and emails that the GOP claims show the Maitland elementary-school...
  • U.N. observers? No. They’re party poll watchers

     
    Some Longwood voters got nervous this morning when they saw poll watchers inside the First Baptist Church, Sweetwater, watching the vote with signs indicating they might ask people about the process. With all the talk about United Nations observers coming...
  • He expected to be speaker, but now Dorworth is in danger of losing his seat altogether

     
    In what would be one of the most shocking upsets in Florida legislative history, Rep. Chris Dorworth, the Lake Mary Republican in line to become speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, is in danger of losing his seat in the state House...
  • Across Florida, legislative candidates sidestep fundraising caps

     
    It may be the least effective law in Florida. For two decades, Florida has barred candidates for local or state office from accepting more than $500 from a single donor per election. And yet, more than ever this election cycle, candidates for the...
  • Group financed by incoming Speaker Will Weatherford tries to link Castor Dentel with convicted molestor Jerry Sandusky

     
    A group supporting Republican state Rep. Scott Plakon’s re-election bid is sending last-minute advertisements that attempt to link Plakon’s opponent, Democrat Karen Castor Dentel, to convicted child sex predator Jerry Sandusky. Mailers began...