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Alzheimer's Disease: Fund the Research Now

January 25, 2012 - 6:00pm

How sad is it that Florida, the state with the largest per-capita population over age 65, invests zero dollars in Alzheimer's research?

Can Newt Gingrich's Pugilistic Politics Win Florida?

January 22, 2012 - 6:00pm

Newt Gingrich's verbal pyrotechnics won the day in South Carolina, but can the resurgent former speaker of the House overcome Mitt Romney's big lead in Florida and repeat the miracle here?

Paul Tudor Jones: Pot Calling the Kettle Polluter

January 18, 2012 - 6:00pm

Environmentalists can be such hypocrites. Especially the rich ones. Closet flimflammers.

Can the GOP Lose the Latino Vote and Still Win the White House?

January 15, 2012 - 6:00pm

The folks you see out there yahooing and happy dancing and sending up fireworks -- figuratively speaking, anyway -- are probably Democrats.

Tim Tebow, the Budding $10 Million Man: Always Florida, Always a Gator

January 12, 2012 - 6:00pm

He may perform his heroics these days in a Denver Broncos jersey, but the most talked-about player in the National Football League is likely to remain a Florida brand his whole gridiron career.

Quarterback Tim Tebow was a University of Florida Gator before he was the darling of the Mile High City. And what a Gator.

Bob Graham Shuts the Door on Rumored 2014 Run for Governor

January 10, 2012 - 6:00pm

Despite increasing speculation that Bob Graham is mapping out a run against Rick Scott in 2014, the former U.S. senator and two-term governor emphatically denied he has any further personal interest in the governor's office.

"No way," Graham told Sunshine State News on Tuesday. "I have no intention of running for office again. I've had my last campaign."

Counterpoint ... Internet Sales Tax Wrongly Punishes Consumers, E-Commerce

January 8, 2012 - 6:00pm

Virtually all of Florida's largest business organizations are lobbying the Florida Legislature this session to make customers of online retailers pay a sales tax, same as Main Street's bricks-and-mortar customers do.

Orlando: Home of Hotel Fees That Need to Die

January 3, 2012 - 6:00pm

CNN just named Orlando one of the world's top destinations. It is, too -- for those lucky enough to travel on a company credit card or rich enough to put Mickey and friends at the top of the family budget.

Rick Scott: Florida's 2011 Man for All Reasons

The Million-Dollar Embarrassment at Edison State College

December 25, 2011 - 6:00pm

Anybody who wonders why Gov. Rick Scott mixes it up with state colleges and universities need only look at Edison State College in Fort Myers.


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