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Florida Voices: Veterans Day

When Downtown Tampa Rocked: Photo Scrapbook of the 2012 RNC

August 31, 2012 - 6:00pm

At the request of Sunshine State News, award-winning professional photographer Steven Martine spent a few days this past week at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, in and particularly around the Tampa Bay Times Forum and Innisbrook Resort.

Here's a scrapbook-sampling of photos of downtown Tampa he left for our readers.

Incidentally, Martine, a former newspaper photographer, is a resident of Stuart.

Click on the photos to enlarge them and to get more details.

Florida Voices: Sally Ride

Florida Voices: Obamacare Ruling

June 27, 2012 - 6:00pm

A roundup ofelected officials' and business and civic leaders' comments from across Florida on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday on the Affordable Care Act.

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Miami

Whats important to remember is that what the court rules on is whether something is constitutional or not, not whether its a good idea.

Mike Fasano, John Legg Hoping to Swap Seats in Florida Senate, House

April 2, 2012 - 6:00pm

Termed-limited state Sen. Mike Fasano will run for a House seat vacated by another termed-out lawmaker, who in turn is running for Fasano's seat in the Senate.

Fasano, R-New Port Richey, filed for the newly created House District 36 seat. The district, encompassing large portions of West Pasco County, is currently represented by outgoing Rep. John Legg.

Legg, R-New Port Richey, previously announced for the new Senate District 18, which incorporates much of Fasano's current District 11.

Florida Voices: Holiday Wishes

A Wrap on Presidency 5

Sunshine State News Welcomes Joe Saunders, Jim Turner

September 8, 2011 - 6:00pm

Sunshine State News welcomes aboard two new Tallahassee-based staff members, News Editor Joe Saunders and reporter Jim Turner.

Pennsylvania native Saunders, 45, attended Drexel University, worked 10 years for Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers as a reporter, wire editor, A1 centerpiece editor and metro editor. He also worked as a night metro editor at The Bradenton Herald and as a copy editor at the Charleston Gazette in Charleston, W.Va.

Florida Voices: Comments, reaction around Florida to Gov. Rick Scott's SunRail decision

Florida Voices: Memorial Day


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