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Rick Scott Letter: Exclude Cuba from the Summit of the Americas

March 23, 2018 - 2:00pm
Rick Scott

Gov. Rick Scott on Friday called for the exclusion of "the Cuban dictatorship" from the upcoming Summit of the Americas April 13 and 14 in Lima, Peru.

Carlos Trujillo Confirmed as OAS Ambassador

March 23, 2018 - 11:15am
Carlos Trujillo

State Rep. Carlos Trujillo of Miami was confirmed by the United States Senate Thursday night and now is officially the U.S. ambassador to the Organization of American States. As such, he will serve as one of four deputies to former South Carolina Gov. and current U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley.

Beyond Incompetence: Broward Sheriff Scott Israel Shouldn't Get a Second Chance

March 22, 2018 - 4:30pm
Scott Israel

A long discovery process lies ahead in the anatomy of the Parkland massacre. But one conclusion is indisputable. Or, should be.

St. Mary's County Shows Broward County How It's Done

March 20, 2018 - 3:00pm

A school resource officer -- identified on network news around the nation as "a good guy with a gun" -- engaged an 18-year-old shooter after he opened fire at approximately 7:55 a.m. Tuesday at Great Mills High School in St. Mary's County, Md. The shooter, identified as Austin Wyatt Rollins, was confirmed dead after being taken to a hospital.

'Mystery' Democrat Seeking Harrell's HD 83 Seat Swears Jensen Beach, not Jax, Is Home

March 20, 2018 - 6:00am
Democrat Tiffany Parisi and Republican Toby Overdorf

Tiffany Parisi, a Democrat perhaps better known in Jacksonville than on the Treasure Coast, filed papers Feb. 26 to run for the House District 83 seat Gayle Harrell is vacating, and in the process challenges a Republican businessman who has been in the race for the past year.

Rep. Randy Fine, Champion for the Indian River Lagoon

March 17, 2018 - 11:00am
Indian River Lagoon at Brevard County

Floridians owe a debt to Randy Fine. During the last six months, the South Brevard County Republican quietly made himself an environmental hero, a champion for the Indian River Lagoon.

Death Toll Now at 6 in FIU Bridge Collapse

March 16, 2018 - 1:00pm

Police now say the death toll has risen to six with another 10 people injured, some critically, in a pedestrian bridge collapse Thursday over a busy Miami highway adjacent to the Florida International University campus.

'Been-Around' Bill Nelson: Senator Lost in Space

March 15, 2018 - 6:00am
Bill Nelson

Bill Nelson, the senator whose name fewer than 50 percent of Floridians know but who's been in or hanging around elected office since Richard Nixon was president, tells us he can still be fresh and new.

White Supremacist Teacher Mustn't Be Returned to the Classroom

March 10, 2018 - 6:00am

What will Citrus County school authorities do about white supremacist teacher Dayanna Volitich? I hope, the right thing.

'Women and Families,' My Foot

March 8, 2018 - 8:00am

The group's name sounds innocuous enough -- Organize Florida. Could mean anything, right? 



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