Looking to help Florida slingshot out of this recession, State University System Chancellor Frank Brogan announced Monday the project winners from all 11 of Floridas public universities. Universities competed for a share of $10 million in the final phase of the New Florida Initiative.
This Weeks Hero: Sen. Don Gaetz
Too many headaches, too few early nights and glory? Dont even
By appointing Mike Bennett his president pro tempore a mostly ceremonial jester of a job with a puffed-up title our incoming Senate president showed me hes one smart dude.
This Weeks Hero: Kendrick Meek
Kendrick Meeks bid to become the next senator from Florida might have crashed on the rocks of a shrinking Democratic base, but wow didnt the Miami congressman show a lot of Floridians that political candidacy and human decency need not be mutually exclusive.
As the last voters make their way to voting booths Tuesday, a Sunshine State News Poll of the previously tick-tight gubernatorial race shows Rick Scott leading Alex Sink in pull-away fashion, 49-45 among likely voters, and 50-44 among those with an excellent chance of voting.
There are some conclusions about women men have no right to draw. But invariably, they draw them anyway. How women should feel about abortion is one. What its like to be a victim of rape is another.
Nice to see a reporter asking Alex Sink a challenging question, even if that reporter is ours.
Alex Sink might just as well have doused her campaign with kerosene and put a match to it.
This Weeks Heroes: Maurice Ferre and Buddy Dyer
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and former Miami Mayor Maurice Ferre, both Democrats, showed rare courage among today's career politicians, breaking ranks with their party last week to support Republicans they believe will be better for Florida than the Democratic nominees.
Heading into Sunday morning's CNN debate, Gov. Charlie Crist was already having a bad day.