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The "parent trigger" bill was hotly debated this afternoon by the Florida House, which then passed the measure 68 to 51. The bill aims to give parents more say in the fate of a failing school. But critics fear it will be a mechanism for turning public...
POLITICO: Dem pollster survey: Scott, Crist tied now; other Dem maybes include Val Demings; Dyer says noCentral Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelThe political news website POLITICO is reporting that Hamilton Communications of Washington has run a Florida governor's race poll that finds Republican Gov. Rick Scott and his most likely Democratic challenger in a 2014 election, former Republican...
Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelA bill that would require school boards to approve district-mandated tests and then publicize them on their website got a first, favorable vote in a House education subcommittee today. Rep. Manny Diaz, R-Hialeah, proposed the bill, which passed with...
Get the latest results for today's federal, state and county races. President 5852 of 6088 precincts reporting Barack Obama 49.9% 3,977,167 Mitt Romney 49.2% 3,924,092 Gary Johnson 0.5% 42,123 Jill Stein 0.1% 8,382 Roseanne Barr 0.1% 7,708...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — The Florida Chamber of Commerce, the most well-heeled business lobby in the Capitol, has issued its legislative endorsements, and the roster includes a few head-turners in Central Florida. The Chamber is endorsing Victoria Siplin,...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — The influential business lobbying group Associated Industries of Florida has released its first batch of endorsements for the 2012 elections, and avoided taking a side in virtually every high-profile Orlando-area contest. The group's...
Top of the TicketTim Pawlenty uses Twitter to tweak rival Mitt Romney and participate in a jobs forum; other GOP candidates Tweet their way through a debate....
FAU Sports | Sun-Sentinel BlogsThere are a lot of interesting examples from that class of 2006 about players not making an impact by becoming starters, or even showing up on campus. But most folks have zeroed in on Michael Lockley, so let???s explore......
FAU Sports | Sun-Sentinel BlogsHappy Halloween, folks. Here is an customized FAU pumpkin carved by the Bartels family. - - Had the annual Burning Of The Pumpkin Seeds in the Hutton household last night. Didn???t set off the smoke alarms this year, which......
The Business of Sports | Sun-Sentinel BlogsThree-time Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves wasn't quite sure what to think when he was approached about being grand marshal of the Great Grove Bed Race -- the revival of the traditional bed races through Miami's Coconut Grove. It's not......
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The Business of Sports | Sun-Sentinel BlogsThere are clocks around the Marlins offices at Land Shark Stadium that count down the days until April 1, 2012. That's when the team's new ballpark is expected to open. Saturday was a significant day. Less than 12 hours after......
The Swamp(This posting has changed since it was was originally posted.) by Frank James Even as President Barack Obama told the nation's mayors they now have a friend in the White House, he warned that he would use the "full power"......
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