News http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/admin/content/stories/2 en Predatory Journalism http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/predatory-journalism <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/thomas-spwell">Thomas Sowell</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 21, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> The New York Times is again on the warpath against what it calls "predatory lending."<br /><br />Just what is predatory lending? It is lending that charges a higher interest rate than people like those at the New York Times approve of. According to such thinking -- or lack of thinking -- the answer is to have the government set an interest rate ceiling at a level that will be acceptable to third parties like the New York Times.<a href="/story/predatory-journalism"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/thomas-sowell-mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/predatory-journalism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/predatory-journalism#comments News Columns Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:52:55 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5934420 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Colorful and Influential GOP Leader Tom Slade Dies http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/colorful-and-influential-gop-leader-tom-slade-dies <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/dara-kam-and-jim-saunders-news-service-florida">Dara Kam and Jim Saunders News Service of Florida</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 21, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/colorful-and-influential-gop-leader-tom-slade-dies"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/tomslade-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="142" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/colorful-and-influential-gop-leader-tom-slade-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/colorful-and-influential-gop-leader-tom-slade-dies#comments News Politics Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:07:19 +0000 Chris Moran 5934409 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com A Letter to Parents: There Is Such a Thing as Too Many Tests http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/letter-parents-there-such-thing-too-many-tests <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/patricia-levesque">Patricia Levesque</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 21, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>There has been much said recently about an overabundance of testing in schools, and I understand that it can be difficult to decide how this impacts your child's education.</p><a href="/story/letter-parents-there-such-thing-too-many-tests"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/Patricia-Levesque.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="355" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/letter-parents-there-such-thing-too-many-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/letter-parents-there-such-thing-too-many-tests#comments Advanced Placement tests College Board high stakes tests Iowa Test of Basic Skills News SAT 10 standardized tests testing Columns Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:52:30 +0000 Nancy Smith 5934387 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com One more plea for 'No' on Amendment 1 http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/one-more-plea-no-amendment-1 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 21, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>When the Florida Water and Land Conservation Initiative first made it to the 2014 ballot, I would've bet my last dollar that by now it would be about as popular as earthquake insurance. But, boy, would I have lost that bet.<br /></p><a href="/story/one-more-plea-no-amendment-1"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/SSN_I-Beg-To-Differ_Logo_Final.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="311" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/one-more-plea-no-amendment-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/one-more-plea-no-amendment-1#comments Amendment 1 class-size amendment conservation lands Everglades Florida Chamber of Commerce Florida Constitution Florida Water and Land Conservation Initiative Indian River Lagoon Joe Negron Land Acquisition Trust Fund Martin County News St. Lucie Estuary Treasure Coast Columns Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:35:10 +0000 Nancy Smith 5934352 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Some Convenience http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-92 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 21, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/stahler-cartoon-92"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/stahlercartoon-sunshinestatenews_103.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="203" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-92" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-92#comments Cartoons News Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:01:27 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5934340 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Hispanics the Scott-Crist Target as Early Voting Starts http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hispanics-rick-scott-charlie-crist-target-as-early-voting-starts <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 21, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/hispanics-rick-scott-charlie-crist-target-as-early-voting-starts"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rickscottcharliecrist-sunshinestatenews_3.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="99" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hispanics-rick-scott-charlie-crist-target-as-early-voting-starts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hispanics-rick-scott-charlie-crist-target-as-early-voting-starts#comments Annette Taddeo Carlos Lopez-Cantera Charlie Crist Florida gubernatorial contest Hispanics Joaquín Castro Joe Garcia Luis Ferré Luis Fortuno Marco Rubio Maurice Ferre Nan Rich News Republican Party of Florida Rick Scott RPOF Politics Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:03:34 +0000 Kevin Derby 5934286 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com HD112: Can a United GOP Help Daniel Diaz Leyva Over Jose Javier Rodríguez? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hd112-can-united-gop-help-daniel-diaz-leyva-over-jose-javier-rodr%C3%ADguez <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jeff-henderson-1">Jeff Henderson</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 21, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/hd112-can-united-gop-help-daniel-diaz-leyva-over-jose-javier-rodr%C3%ADguez"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/no4-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="175" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hd112-can-united-gop-help-daniel-diaz-leyva-over-jose-javier-rodr%C3%ADguez" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hd112-can-united-gop-help-daniel-diaz-leyva-over-jose-javier-rodr%C3%ADguez#comments Alex Diaz de la Portilla Alex Sink Barack Obama Bob Graham Daniel Diaz Leyva Florida House HD 112 Jose Felix Diaz Jose Javier Rodriguez Manny Diaz Maurice Ferre Miami-Dade Mitt Romney News Rick Scott Tomás Regalado Xavier Suárez Politics Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:00:14 +0000 Kevin Derby 5934265 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Obama/Obamacare Sink While Rubio and Nelson Soar http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/obama-and-obamacare-sink-while-marco-rubio-and-bill-nelson-soar-new-poll <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 20, 2014 4:50 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/obama-and-obamacare-sink-while-marco-rubio-and-bill-nelson-soar-new-poll"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/marcorubiobarackobamabillnelson-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="64" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/obama-and-obamacare-sink-while-marco-rubio-and-bill-nelson-soar-new-poll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/obama-and-obamacare-sink-while-marco-rubio-and-bill-nelson-soar-new-poll#comments 2016 Barack Obama Bill Nelson Health-Care Marco Rubio News Obamacare Rasmussen Poll Rasmussen Reports Senate Politics Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:14:08 +0000 Kevin Derby 5934315 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Rick Scott and Charlie Crist Locked in a Dead Heat http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-and-charlie-crist-locked-dead-heat <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 20, 2014 4:15 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/rick-scott-and-charlie-crist-locked-dead-heat"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rickscottcharliecrist-sunshinestatenews_8.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="118" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-and-charlie-crist-locked-dead-heat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-and-charlie-crist-locked-dead-heat#comments Adrian Wyllie Charlie Crist ethics Florida governor Florida governor race Florida gubernatorial race Government Spending News Rasmussen Poll Rasmussen Reports Rick Scott social issues taxes Politics Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:32:59 +0000 Kevin Derby 5934302 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Don't Count the Medical Marijuana Amendment Out http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/dont-count-medical-marijuana-amendment-out <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 20, 2014 12:30 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/dont-count-medical-marijuana-amendment-out"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/medicalmarijuana-sunshinestatenews_10.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="144" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/dont-count-medical-marijuana-amendment-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/dont-count-medical-marijuana-amendment-out#comments News Politics Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:23:55 +0000 Nancy Smith 5934230 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Ebola, Ideology and Common Sense http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/ebola-ideology-and-common-sense <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/pat-buchanan">Pat Buchanan</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 20, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> Growing up in Washington in the 1930s and '40s, our home was, several times, put under quarantine. A poster would be tacked on the door indicating the presence within of a contagious disease -- measles, mumps, chickenpox, scarlet fever.<br /><br />None of us believed we were victims of some sort of invidious discrimination against large Catholic families. It was a given that public health authorities were trying to contain the spread of a disease threatening the health of children.<a href="/story/ebola-ideology-and-common-sense"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/Patrick-buchanan.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/ebola-ideology-and-common-sense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/ebola-ideology-and-common-sense#comments News Columns Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:31:24 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5934140 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Gulf Charter Boat Captains Plead for Gov. Scott to Intervene over Red Snapper http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/gulf-charter-boat-captains-plead-gov-rick-scott-intervene-over-red-snapper-fishery <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 20, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-story-attachment"> <div class="field-label">Attachments:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/cfa_gov_scott_sign-on_letter_final_1.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=341515">cfa_gov_scott_sign-on_letter_final_1.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/gulf-charter-boat-captains-plead-gov-rick-scott-intervene-over-red-snapper-fishery"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/redsnapper-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="148" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/gulf-charter-boat-captains-plead-gov-rick-scott-intervene-over-red-snapper-fishery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/gulf-charter-boat-captains-plead-gov-rick-scott-intervene-over-red-snapper-fishery#comments Amendment 40 Business charter boats Charter Fishermans Association Clearwater Marine Association Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission FWC Gulf of Mexico Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council Mike Colby National Marine Fisheries Service News red snapper Richard Corbett Rick Scott sector separation tourism Sun, 19 Oct 2014 06:57:29 +0000 Nancy Smith 5934007 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Amendment 3 Could Determine Future of Court http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/amendment-3-could-determine-future-court <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/brandon-larrabee-news-service-florida-0">Brandon Larrabee News Service of Florida</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 20, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/amendment-3-could-determine-future-court"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/flsupremecourt-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="144" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/amendment-3-could-determine-future-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/amendment-3-could-determine-future-court#comments News Politics Fri, 17 Oct 2014 21:22:37 +0000 Chris Moran 5933791 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Right Here, Pitcher ... http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-131 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 20, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/holbert-cartoon-131"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/holbertcartoon-sunshinestatenews_142.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="179" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-131" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-131#comments Cartoons News Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:59:53 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5933781 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com CDC Agrees to Two of Gov. Scott's Requests for Ebola Safeguards http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/cdc-agrees-two-gov-rick-scotts-requests-ebola-safeguards <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/sunshine-state-news">Sunshine State News</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 18, 2014 4:30 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/cdc-agrees-two-gov-rick-scotts-requests-ebola-safeguards"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/ebola-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="147" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/cdc-agrees-two-gov-rick-scotts-requests-ebola-safeguards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/cdc-agrees-two-gov-rick-scotts-requests-ebola-safeguards#comments CDC Centers for Disease Control Ebola News Rick Scott Politics Sat, 18 Oct 2014 20:29:40 +0000 Nancy Smith 5933939 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Best to Stay Far Away http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/payne-cartoon-56 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 18, 2014 3:55 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/payne-cartoon-56"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/paynecartoon-sunshinestatenews_71.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="196" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/payne-cartoon-56" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/payne-cartoon-56#comments Cartoons News Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:54:54 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5933778 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Did Jameis Winston Sell His Autograph? FSU QB in New Probe http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/did-jameis-winston-sell-his-autograph-fsu-qb-new-probe <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 18, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/did-jameis-winston-sell-his-autograph-fsu-qb-new-probe"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/os-jameis-winston-through-the-years-035.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="152" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/did-jameis-winston-sell-his-autograph-fsu-qb-new-probe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/did-jameis-winston-sell-his-autograph-fsu-qb-new-probe#comments David Cornwell Florida State FSU Heisman Trophy Jameis Winston James Spence Authentication website Jimbo Fisher John Clune News Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities Seminoles Sports Stan Wilcox Sat, 18 Oct 2014 00:59:19 +0000 Nancy Smith 5933856 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com All Aboard Florida's New Financing Kept Suspiciously Secret, Attorney Says http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/all-aboard-floridas-new-financing-kept-suspiciously-secret-attorney-says <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 18, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/all-aboard-floridas-new-financing-kept-suspiciously-secret-attorney-says"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/allaboardflorida-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="111" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/all-aboard-floridas-new-financing-kept-suspiciously-secret-attorney-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/all-aboard-floridas-new-financing-kept-suspiciously-secret-attorney-says#comments AAF All Aboard Florida Brevard County Commission Citizens Against Rail Expansion Environmental Impact Statement High-Speed Rail McDerott Will & Emery News PABs passenger trains Private Activity Bonds RRIF Stephen Ryan tax-exempt bonds Politics Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:57:49 +0000 Nancy Smith 5933845 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Weekly Roundup: The Winds of War http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-winds-war <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/brandon-larrabee-news-service-florida-0">Brandon Larrabee News Service of Florida</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 18, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/weekly-roundup-winds-war"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rickscottcharliecristdebate-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="153" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-winds-war" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-winds-war#comments News Politics Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:32:12 +0000 Chris Moran 5933835 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com CBS Drives Away 'Anti-Gay' Catholics http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/cbs-drives-away-anti-gay-catholics <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/l-brent-bozell-and-tim-graham">L. Brent Bozell and Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 18, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> While the cultural commissars keep throwing praise and awards at raunchy shows on trendy Internet streaming channels, CBS has a series of highly-rated traditional police or military shows that get no attention or respect. "NCIS" keeps spinning off shows -- this year in New Orleans -- and "Blue Bloods" is a consistent Top 20 performer despite airing on Friday night. You won't see its star Tom Selleck at Emmy awards time. <a href="/story/cbs-drives-away-anti-gay-catholics"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/l-brent-bozell-mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/cbs-drives-away-anti-gay-catholics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/cbs-drives-away-anti-gay-catholics#comments News Columns Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:28:12 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5933763 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Rick Scott Wants More Help from Feds on Ebola http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-wants-more-help-feds-ebola <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 18, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/rick-scott-wants-more-help-feds-ebola"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rondesantisrickscottcorrinebrown-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="74" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-wants-more-help-feds-ebola" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-wants-more-help-feds-ebola#comments Al Gore Alan Grayson Barack Obama Bill Nelson CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Congress Corrine Brown Ebola Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Joe Biden John McCain News Rick Scott Ron DeSantis Ron Klain Politics Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:09:54 +0000 Kevin Derby 5933702 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Jobs and the Economy are Rick Scott's Strengths http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-should-follow-bill-clinton-and-ronald-reagans-campaign-game-plans <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jeff-henderson-1">Jeff Henderson</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 18, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/rick-scott-should-follow-bill-clinton-and-ronald-reagans-campaign-game-plans"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/billclintonrickscottronaldreagan-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="82" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-should-follow-bill-clinton-and-ronald-reagans-campaign-game-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-should-follow-bill-clinton-and-ronald-reagans-campaign-game-plans#comments Alex Sink Bill Clinton Bill McCollum Charlie Crist Economy George H.W. Bush James Carville Jimmy Carter jobs News Rick Scott Ronald Reagan Politics Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:22:18 +0000 Kevin Derby 5933687 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com HD 89: Can GOP Lean Help Bill Hager Beat David Silvers? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hd-89-can-gop-lean-help-bill-hager-beat-david-silvers <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jeff-henderson-1">Jeff Henderson</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 18, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/hd-89-can-gop-lean-help-bill-hager-beat-david-silvers"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/no5-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="175" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hd-89-can-gop-lean-help-bill-hager-beat-david-silvers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hd-89-can-gop-lean-help-bill-hager-beat-david-silvers#comments Alex Sink Barack Obama Bill Hager David Silvers Florida House HD 89 Mitt Romney News Palm Beach County Rick Scott Tom Gustafson Tom Tauke Politics Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:43:30 +0000 Kevin Derby 5933669 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Hispanics Seem to Be Souring on Obama Democrats http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hispanics-seem-be-souring-obama-democrats <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/michael-barone">Michael Barone</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 17, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> It's looking like a tough offyear election for Democrats, with their Senate majority at serious risk and their chances of gaining House seats down toward zero.<a href="/story/hispanics-seem-be-souring-obama-democrats"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/michael-barone-mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hispanics-seem-be-souring-obama-democrats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hispanics-seem-be-souring-obama-democrats#comments News Columns Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:37:04 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5933527 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Charlie Cheated ... Quick! Look the Other Way! http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crist-cheated-quick-look-other-way <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 17, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Charlie Crist didn't have to answer a single question to win the gubernatorial debate Wednesday night. All he had to do is break the rules and take advantage.</p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-story-attachment"> <div class="field-label">Attachments:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/gubernatorial_debate_memo.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=90491" title="gubernatorial_debate_memo.pdf">Rules for 10/15/14 Debate Explained</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/charlie-crist-cheated-quick-look-other-way"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/SSN_I-Beg-To-Differ_Logo_Final.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="311" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crist-cheated-quick-look-other-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crist-cheated-quick-look-other-way#comments Bailey Hall Broward College Charlie Crist Charlie's fan Fangate Florida Press Association gubernatorial debate Leadership Florida mainstream media News Peter Schorsch Rick Scott Saintpetersblog Columns Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:22:27 +0000 Nancy Smith 5933503 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Florida Politicians Push Solutions to Ebola Threat in Washington and Tallahassee http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-politicians-push-solutions-ebola-threat-washington-and-tallahassee <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/allison-nielsen-and-kevin-derby">Allison Nielsen and Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 17, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/florida-politicians-push-solutions-ebola-threat-washington-and-tallahassee"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/marcorubiobillnelsondennisross-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="63" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-politicians-push-solutions-ebola-threat-washington-and-tallahassee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-politicians-push-solutions-ebola-threat-washington-and-tallahassee#comments . Kathy Castor Amber Joy Vinson Ander Crenshaw Barack Obama CDC CEASE Act Centers for Disease Control Congress Contain Ebola and Stop the Epidemic Act Dennis Ross Ebola Francis Collins George W. Bush Guinea Gus Bilirakis John McCain Liberia Marco Rubio National Institutes of Health News NIH Richard Carmona Rick Scott Sierra Leone Tom Frieden Politics Thu, 16 Oct 2014 21:23:36 +0000 Kevin Derby 5933427 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Going Up in Smoke: Amendment 2 Headed to Defeat http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/going-smoke-amendment-2-headed-defeat <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/barney-bishop">Barney Bishop</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 17, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>With only a couple of weeks left in this campaign season, Amendment 2 continues a precipitous slide to what looks like a resounding defeat.</p><a href="/story/going-smoke-amendment-2-headed-defeat"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/barney-bishop-mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/going-smoke-amendment-2-headed-defeat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/going-smoke-amendment-2-headed-defeat#comments News Columns Thu, 16 Oct 2014 21:18:59 +0000 Nancy Smith 5933425 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Backroom Briefing: Fanning the Controversy http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/backroom-briefing-fanning-controversy <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/brandon-larrabee-and-dara-kam-news-service-florida">Brandon Larrabee and Dara Kam News Service of Florida</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 17, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/backroom-briefing-fanning-controversy"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rickscottcharliecrist-sunshinestatenews_3.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="99" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/backroom-briefing-fanning-controversy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/backroom-briefing-fanning-controversy#comments News Politics Thu, 16 Oct 2014 20:59:36 +0000 Chris Moran 5933397 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Steve Crisafulli Starts to Name Florida House Leadership http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/steve-crisafulli-starts-name-florida-house-leadership <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 17, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/steve-crisafulli-starts-name-florida-house-leadership"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/matthudsonstevecrisafullidanayoung-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="70" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/steve-crisafulli-starts-name-florida-house-leadership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/steve-crisafulli-starts-name-florida-house-leadership#comments Dana Young Florida House House Appropriations Committee House leadership House Rules & Calendar Committee Matt Hudson News Richard Corcoran Ritch Workman Steve Crisafulli Will Weatherford Politics Thu, 16 Oct 2014 20:28:54 +0000 Kevin Derby 5933380 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Which Way's Up? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-130 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 17, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/holbert-cartoon-130"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/holbertcartoon-sunshinestatenews_141.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="176" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-130" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-130#comments Cartoons News Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:56:25 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5933366 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com