Sarasota Police say the husband of former U.S. Rep. Katherine Harris, who was also Florida's secretary of state, has committed suicide. Police were called to the Harris residence around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. William Hild, a pastor at Sarasota First Baptist Church, confirmed that Harris' husband, Ande ... More >>
Well, that was quick. With Charlie Crist making his announcement on Monday that he's running for the Democratic nomination to challenge Gov. Rick Scott in 2014, the Florida GOPers have gone all in on bringing the man down before things can even get started. Yup, the Republican Party of Florida has ... More >>
It's bad enough that TSA workers have to look at your flabby fat ass through their full-body scanners, but now they're going to have to take a public scolding too. According to a 90-day court order by the U.S. Court of Appeals of D.C., the Transportation Security Administration will now have to rea ... More >>
The environment hasn't been a high priority for legislators at any level since Al Gore was wearing earth tones, but what's happening in Florida under Rick Scott is downright scary. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is in serious fox-guarding-henhouse mode. Its current secretary ... More >>
With November 6 a mere four weeks away, Florida decided it's about time to do that thing where it screws up the election.LET'S DO THIS, FLORIDA! According to Elections Supervisor Susan Bucher, about 60,000 Palm Beach County absentee ballots that have already been mailed by the Palm Beach County Sup ... More >>
broncogator15.comTim Tebow is quite possibly more popular than God Himself -- at least, he may be in Florida.The former Florida Gator, Heisman Trophy winner, two-time BCS national champion, and current Denver Broncos quarterback is viewed favorably by 59 percent of Floridians, according to su ... More >>
Somebody call Al Gore.Sen. Marco Rubio's official website has been down for nearly an entire day, and the St. Petersburg Times thinks President Barack Obama is to blame.Obama asked last night that people call all of their legislators to ask them to find a compromise on all this debt-ceiling drama ... More >>
gpoaccess.govMark FoleyFormer U.S. Rep. Mark Foley -- a Republican from West Palm Beach who represented Florida's 16th congressional district for more than a decade -- announced he has prostate cancer, according to Newsmax.Foley, 56, told the news outlet he's scheduled for surgery in an Orlando-a ... More >>
via Sun SentinelDebbie Wasserman Schultz and Gabriel Giffords, who was shot in the head earlier this year.The Florida House's self-defeating restoration of plans for a prescription drug database to help fight our state's lethal abuse epidemic caught quite a buzz last week. But Congresswoman Debbi ... More >>
I am hearing new information regarding Broward Sheriff's Lt. Rick Reilly, and it's not good. I won't get into details, but suffice it to say that Reilly's late wife, attorney Caryl Boies, may have a lot in common with Elizabeth Edwards, the wife of onetime presidential contender John ... More >>
Less than three months before she died after a two-year battle with cancer, Fort Lauderdale attorney Caryl Boies was served with divorce papers from her husband of over seven years, Broward Sheriff's Capt. Richard Reilly, an action has set the stage for some legal wrangling over part ... More >>
Chef Ron Duprat poses with Michelle Bernstein.These past few days have probably been tough for Ron Duprat, executive chef at Hollywood Beach Marriott's Latitudes Beach Cafe, former Top Chef contestant, and Black Culinarian Alliance chairperson, now that his homeland is a mess of rubble. But image ... More >>
Last week, I attended the SouthFloridaDomainers.com event, which was put on by the company Oversee.net. Most of the early innovation in domain name trading, development, and selling originated right here in South Florida. The founders of SFD, Mike Ward, Stu Maloff, and Brian Diener, are some loca ... More >>
Former Philippine President Joseph Estrada would have been "pleased" by the murder of a journalist, an affidavit taken in Florida claims.This February, 47-year-old Cezar Mancao went to the Philippine consulate in Fort Lauderdale to give a sworn affidavit. When the contents of his testimony were l ... More >>
Dan, we're guessing, drank the bottled stuff.It was somewhere before the waiter brought out what might be the world's best grilled octopus that he broke the news. "If you want to drink water, we only serve bottled water," he said. And I had no doubt there would be no exceptions. That's spelled out o ... More >>
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Ne-Yo and Chris Brown snap to it.
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Tracy Young is a DJ with a heart of gold
John Kerry should hit the decks for his running mate
Give me my job back or I'll call the Anti-Defamation League, you anti-Semite!
The GOP eyes a George W. Bush victory in traditionally Democratic Palm Beach County. Here's why.
Hank Asher's just the guy to set up a futuristic terrorist-tracking system, but the cops don't trust him
The left, turning right, was plain wrong
You press the screen. The machine tells you that your vote has been counted. But how can you be sure?
Does it matter to blacks which wealthy, middle-aged white guy is Florida's next governor?
Carol Roberts may not beat Clay Shaw, but don't count her out
Florida House minority leader Lois Frankel is waging an impossible campaign for governor
Letters for May 24, 2001
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A federal case in which Alan Adaschik, mild-mannered bureaucrat, sues the entire U.S. government over the WTO
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