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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Wearing a 2010 vintage Marco Rubio campaign T-shirt and matching button, Cheryl Griffin spewed frustration that the man she helped win a long-shot conservative bid for Senate is now leading an immigration overhaul. An...
A woman decided to go to jail rather than pay her bill at a Fort Pierce Waffle House restaurant. The total she went to jail over: $7.45. According to a police report, Maryanne O'Neill, 66, ordered coffee and a sandwich at a Waffle House restaurant on...
Isle of Wight Board of Supervisors Chairwoman JoAnn Hall said Friday that the board will discuss Monday, May 20, how to proceed in response to complaints about Vice Chairman Byron "Buz" Bailey forwarding emails that contained racist content to some...
The Tampa TribuneGovernment watchdogs are hailing a new law that will try to make companies more accountable for the economic incentives they get from Florida. That's been a sore subject in the state, which has suffered major embarrassments when companies that won...
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BRIEF: Florida's job market shows solid growth in April as unemployment drops to lowest rate since 2008The Palm Beach PostFlorida's unemployment rate dropped 0.3 percentage points to 7.2 percent in April, returning to 2008 levels, as 17,000 jobs were created, the state Department of Economic Opportunity reported this morning. The state had stronger numbers than the...
Florida's elected officials can be generous to a fault – at least with your money. They're particularly gracious handing out incentives and tax breaks to companies and organizations dangling the prospect of jobs. Even if the company plans to add...
Swift JusticeDear Jackie, I live in Connecticut and have a small condo in Florida. I recently had water damage in my front bedroom and foyer from a leak from the water heater in the second floor unit. The lady in the unit upstairs reported it to the management,...
In light of the sacrifice faced by furloughed federal workers – and public cynicism toward Congress these days -- South Florida Congressman Patrick Murphy announced on Thursday he will donate $8,700 of his pay to local charities. Murphy, a...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelGov. Rick Scott went before the Florida Legislature and offered a huge dose of sellf-congratulation as well as praise for lawmakers. “Two years ago, we met together facing crippling debt, record-high unemployment and a downward spiral of job losses,...
Sun SentinelU.S. Rep. Allen West, the tea party freshman who lost his bid for a second term last month, was taking in money so fast during the last 20 days of the campaign that he couldn’t spend it all. New campaign finance reports filed with the Federal...
A simmering rage was building, with South Florida rallies featuring celebrities wearing hoodies and high school kids holding up bags of Skittles. This was a month after Miami-Dade high school student Trayvon Martin was killed in Central Florida by...
Change of SubjectWPTV-TV West Palm Beach screen grab, 9/18/12 The periodic eruption of twinkles from the capacity crowd in the Fort Pierce (Fla.) Central High School auditorium Tuesday night seemed to lend support to the argument of my critics: Allowing the public......
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