The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that Orlando Magic Center, Dwight Howard, has given a woman dying of cancer her last wish, a conversation with the seven-footer. A few weeks ago, her daughter, Arian Clute, had an idea. She contacted the Magic and told them that her mother had but one wish before she died: She […]
The pastor planning to burn Qurans on the Sept. 11 anniversary said Thursday that he had called off the event after being given assurances that the Muslim group seeking to build an Islamic center near the World Trade Center site would move the project.
Post-Labor Day general election ad season in Florida kicks off today with new spots from two of the Senate race’s three candidates. And party identity — not to mention overall campaign strategy — is front and center.
GOP gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott on Thursday morning announced that state Rep. Jennifer Carroll of Jacksonville will be his running mate as lieutenant governor. `I am honored that Jennifer is the first African-American Republican woman to be part of a statewide ticket in Florida,” Scott said.
A 21-year-old man impersonated a 14-year-old by playing in a youth football league and attempted to enroll at a Hillsborough County Middle School, according to league and school district officials.
A 3-year-old boy received a shock Monday from a deputy’s taser. The deputy was actually trying to arrest a suspect in DeLand Florida.
A new poll released on Monday by Quinnipiac University shows Kendrick Meek with a 10 point lead in tomorrow’s Democratic primary for a Florida U.S. Senate seat.
Gainesville’s fire department yesterday denied a permit for a public Quran burning being organized by the city’s Dove World Outreach Center, a self-described “New Testament, Charismatic, Non-Denominational Church,” according to the Gainesville Sun (via theOrlando Sentinel).
Former boxing champ Mike Tyson said in an exclusive interview with POLITICO that he never did drugs aboard Florida U.S. Senate hopeful Jeff Greene’s yacht as they traveled together on the Summerwind in August 2005.
The level of political discourse in the Democratic Senate primary boils down to: Your celebrity friends are low lifes. Response: So’s your mom.
Kendrick Meek faces numerous questions in his quest for Florida’s U.S. Senate seat. Can he survive a primary challenge by billionaire Jeff Greene? Can a little known Congressman from Miami beat a Republican star (Marco Rubio) and a popular sitting governor (Charlie Crist)?