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Resist the Temptation to Vote Early This Year, Do Us All a Favor

October 11, 2016 - 6:00am

Donald Trump's vulgar video last week and the release of more Hillary Clinton campaign WikiLeaks Monday are perfect examples of why Florida needs to dump early voting and return to Voting Day. 

Nine Takeaways from the Tumultuous Second Presidential Debate

October 10, 2016 - 6:00am

What an apt moment for a presidential debate, coming after the release of a video showing the shockingly vulgar comments of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, and after more signs of a party implosion.

If 'Voters' Haven't Registered by Now, They Don't Need More Time

October 8, 2016 - 6:00am

What a joke, this outrage over Florida's failure to extend the voter registration deadline.

'Monster' Hurricane Matthew Arrives to Do Its Worst

October 7, 2016 - 6:00am
A St. Augustine hurricane shelter Thursday night

At just after midnight Friday, when Matthew roared menacingly closer toward Florida's Space Coast, the category 4 hurricane was already responsible for the deaths of more than 280 people in Haiti.

UF-LSU Game Off: Conference, Schools Will Scramble to Reschedule

October 6, 2016 - 4:30pm

The Florida-LSU football game scheduled for Saturday in Gainesville has officially been postponed due to Hurricane Matthew, it was announced Thursday -- following several missed decision deadlines.  The universities and the SEC Office said they will work to reschedule the game later in the 2016 season, if possible.

UF-LSU Game Still On, Despite Pressure from Gators' Opponents

October 6, 2016 - 2:00pm

Saturday's UF-LSU football game at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is still "on" as of 1:30 p.m. Thursday, but  the status could change, according to sources close to the Gators. Certainly, forces in Louisiana are pressing for either a postponement or a relocation.

SFWMD: 'We Stand Ready to Respond' to Hurricane's Deluge

October 6, 2016 - 6:00am

South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) staff feels good about their ability to provide protection from potential impacts caused by heavy rainfall from Hurricane Matthew.

Rubio Still the Man to Beat in Florida Senate Race

October 5, 2016 - 1:30pm
Marco Rubio

In the latest Quinnipiac University swing-state poll of U.S. Senate races, Republican Marco Rubio is on the plus side of a too-close-to-call reelection battle in Florida. The poll was released at noon.

Secret to Mike Pence's Success? He Sounded Nothing Like Donald Trump

October 5, 2016 - 6:00am
Tim Kaine and Mike Pence

Mike Pence was the calm, cool and collected one Tuesday night when he and Tim Kaine took the Longwood University stage in Farmville, Va. for their first and only vice presidential debate.

Scott Taking No Chances, Declares State of Emergency in Advance of Hurricane Matthew

October 3, 2016 - 7:45pm
Mayor of Hialeah, Carlos Hernandez and Rick Scott

Gov. Rick Scott signed an executive order Monday declaring a state of emergency for the entire state of Florida because of the impending approach of Hurricane Matthew.


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