News http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/admin/content/stories/2 en Florida Oranges, State Symbol, Remain in Life-Death Struggle http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-oranges-state-symbol-life-death-struggle <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: April 19, 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-vnd-openxmlformats-officedocument-wordprocessingml-document" alt="application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document icon" src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/x-office-document.png" /><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/house_memorial_1427.docx" type="application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document; length=14035" title="house_memorial_1427.docx">House Memorial 1427, Citrus Greening</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/florida-oranges-state-symbol-life-death-struggle"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/citrus-greening-large570.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="113" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-oranges-state-symbol-life-death-struggle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-oranges-state-symbol-life-death-struggle#comments Adam Putnam African land snail Ben Albritton Business Citrus citrus greening Erin Gillespie Florida Citrus Commission Florida Citrus Mutual Florida oranges HB 1427 huanglongbing Jeb Bush Michael Sparks News psyllid U.S. Department of Agriculture USDA Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:49:46 +0000 Nancy Smith 5880427 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Time Bombs in Democratic Coalition http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/time-bombs-democratic-coalition <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/mona-charen">Mona Charen</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: April 19, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> The Republican Party is roiling with internal conflicts, say the analysts. The tea party is confronting the establishment. The noninterventionists are at war (forgive the expression) with the interventionists. The libertarians would like the party to endorse same-sex marriage. <a href="/story/time-bombs-democratic-coalition"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/charen.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/time-bombs-democratic-coalition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/time-bombs-democratic-coalition#comments News Columns Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:22:59 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5880416 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Weekly Roundup: Pondering Where Things Stand http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-pondering-where-things-stand <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: April 19, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/weekly-roundup-pondering-where-things-stand"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/capitol-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="130" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-pondering-where-things-stand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-pondering-where-things-stand#comments News Politics Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:47:43 +0000 Chris Moran 5880306 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Two-Fer Euphoria http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-49 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: April 19, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/stahler-cartoon-49"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/stahlercartoon-sunshinestatenews_57.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="203" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-49" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-49#comments Cartoons News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:04:20 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5880289 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Patrick Murphy Routing Republican Foes in the Money Chase http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/patrick-murphy-routing-republican-foes-money-chase <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: April 19, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/patrick-murphy-routing-republican-foes-money-chase"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/patrickmurphy-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="123" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/patrick-murphy-routing-republican-foes-money-chase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/patrick-murphy-routing-republican-foes-money-chase#comments Adam Hasner Alan Schlesinger Allen West Beverly Hires Brian Lara Calvin Turnquest Carl Domino Congress Ellen Andel Frank Lynch Joe Lieberman MaryLynn Magar News Nick Wukoson Patrick Murphy Politics Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:56:21 +0000 Kevin Derby 5878885 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Political Bits and Pieces http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/political-bits-and-pieces-99 <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: April 18, 2014 11:45 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <strong>U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio,</strong> R-Fla., is raising his national profile and raising funds as he keeps an eye on running for the Republican presidential nomination. Having moved <strong>Cesar Conda</strong> from his U.S. Senate staff to his Reclaim America PAC, Rubio is focusing on raising funds.<a href="/story/political-bits-and-pieces-99"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/bits-and-pieces-logo-nowords.png" alt="" title="" width="270" height="274" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/political-bits-and-pieces-99" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/political-bits-and-pieces-99#comments 2014 2016 All Aboard Florida Barack Obama Carl Domino Carlos Lopez-Cantera Cesar Conda Charlie Crist Division of State Lands Doc Renuart FFPC Fishing Florida Department of Environmental Protection Florida Family Policy Council Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Fox News Gretchen Carlson John Marks John Stemberger Kelley Boree Kelly Ayotte Kim Kendall Marco Rubio Mark Pryor Michele Rehwinkel Vasilinda Nan Rich New Hampshire News Patrick Murphy Penny Pritzker Reclaim America Rick Minor Rick Scott RNC Ron DeSanits Same Sex Marriage Sharon Day St. Johns County Commission Ted Deutch Tom Cotton Politics Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:53:44 +0000 Kevin Derby 5880282 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Rick Scott to Florida Senators: Pass In-State Tuition Bill http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-florida-senators-pass-state-tuition-bill <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/allison-nielsen">Allison Nielsen</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: April 18, 2014 11:40 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"></p><a href="/story/rick-scott-florida-senators-pass-state-tuition-bill"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rickscottjebbushbobmartinez-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="75" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-florida-senators-pass-state-tuition-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-florida-senators-pass-state-tuition-bill#comments Bob Martinez dreamers HB 851 in-state tuition Jack Latvala Jeanette Nunez Jeb Bush Joe Negron News Rick Scott SB 1400 undocumented immigrants Will Weatherford Government Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:31:17 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5880272 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Unemployment Rate Increases Slightly in March, but It's Called a 'Beauty Mark,' Not a 'Blemish' http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/unemployment-rate-increases-slightly-march <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/allison-nielsen">Allison Nielsen</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: April 18, 2014 11:10 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"></p><a href="/story/unemployment-rate-increases-slightly-march"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rickscott-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="110" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/unemployment-rate-increases-slightly-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/unemployment-rate-increases-slightly-march#comments Department of Economic Opportunity Jesse Panuccio jobs News Private Sector Rick Scott unemployment rate Government Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:52:03 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5880247 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Easter Week's Been Busy in Florida Governor's Race http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/easter-weeks-been-busy-florida-governors-race <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby-0">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: April 18, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/easter-weeks-been-busy-florida-governors-race"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/charliecristrickscottnanrich-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="75" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/easter-weeks-been-busy-florida-governors-race" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/easter-weeks-been-busy-florida-governors-race#comments 2014 Adrian Wyllie Barack Obama Bill de Blasio Bill Hyers Charlie Crist Debates Eric Conrad John Thrahser Nan Rich News RGA Rick Scott Politics Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:23:03 +0000 Kevin Derby 5879875 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Q&A: All Aboard Florida Responds to Sunshine State News http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/qa-embattled-all-aboard-florida-responds-sunshine-state-news <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: April 18, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/qa-embattled-all-aboard-florida-responds-sunshine-state-news"><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/qa-embattled-all-aboard-florida-responds-sunshine-state-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/qa-embattled-all-aboard-florida-responds-sunshine-state-news#comments AAF All Aboard Florida CSX tracks EIS Environmental Impact Statement FDOT Federal Railroad Authority Florida Department of Transportation Florida East Coast railway FRA freight trains Julie Edwards Martin County Michael Reininger News Panama Canal passenger trains quiet zones Railroad Administration RRIF loan Rusty Roberts South Florida Rail Corridor South Florida Regional Transportation Authority Treasure Coast U.S. Coast Guard U.S. DOT Politics Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:06:18 +0000 Nancy Smith 5879748 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com State Land Sale Could Help Pay for Environmental Purchases http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/state-land-sale-could-help-pay-environmental-purchases <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jim-turner-news-service-florida">Jim Turner 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: April 18, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/state-land-sale-could-help-pay-environmental-purchases"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/deseretranch-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="143" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/state-land-sale-could-help-pay-environmental-purchases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/state-land-sale-could-help-pay-environmental-purchases#comments News Politics Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:04:19 +0000 Chris Moran 5879632 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Joe Garcia Challenger Carlos Curbelo Marked by NRCC as 'Young Gun' http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/joe-garcia-challenger-carlos-curbelo-marked-nrcc-young-gun <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby-0">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: April 18, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/joe-garcia-challenger-carlos-curbelo-marked-nrcc-young-gun"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/carloscurbelo-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="113" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/joe-garcia-challenger-carlos-curbelo-marked-nrcc-young-gun" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/joe-garcia-challenger-carlos-curbelo-marked-nrcc-young-gun#comments Barack Obama Carlos Curbelo CD 26 DCCC Ed MacDougall Eric Cantor Greg Walden Joe Garcia Joe Martinez Kevin McCarthy Lorenzo Palomares-Starbuck Nancy Pelosi News NRCC Paul Ryan Young Guns Politics Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:57:59 +0000 Kevin Derby 5879511 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Obama Must Defend NATO's Red Lines From Putin's Aggression http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/obama-must-defend-natos-red-lines-putins-aggression <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: April 18, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> Last week, masked men in camouflage garb with no insignia, dressed and equipped like Russian special forces, started taking over police stations and other government buildings in the Donets basin in Eastern Ukraine. They appeared to be working in tandem with local militias in defying the Ukrainian government.<a href="/story/obama-must-defend-natos-red-lines-putins-aggression"><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/obama-must-defend-natos-red-lines-putins-aggression" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/obama-must-defend-natos-red-lines-putins-aggression#comments News Columns Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:28:11 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5879344 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com FCAT Finally Expelled From Florida's Schools http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/so-long-fcat-florida-says-goodbye-standardized-test <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/allison-nielsen">Allison Nielsen</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: April 18, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"></p><a href="/story/so-long-fcat-florida-says-goodbye-standardized-test"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/standardizedtest-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="113" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/so-long-fcat-florida-says-goodbye-standardized-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/so-long-fcat-florida-says-goodbye-standardized-test#comments American Institutes for Research Common Core State Standards Education FCAT FCAT 2.0 Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test Florida Department of Education Florida Education Association Jeb Bush News Pam Stewart standardized test Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:38:47 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5879257 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Monster Games http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-70 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: April 18, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/holbert-cartoon-70"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/holbertcartoon-sunshinestatenews_81.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="176" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-70" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-70#comments Cartoons News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:26:16 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5879229 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com House and Senate Budgets Show Big Differences http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/house-and-senate-budgets-show-big-differences <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/florida-taxwatch">Florida TaxWatch</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: April 17, 2014 2:45 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/house-and-senate-budgets-show-big-differences"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/floridalegislature-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="106" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/house-and-senate-budgets-show-big-differences" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/house-and-senate-budgets-show-big-differences#comments News Politics Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:37:53 +0000 Nancy Smith 5879361 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Charlie Crist's Revolving-Door Staff Underlines GOP's Attacks http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crists-revolving-door-staff-underlines-gops-attacks-him <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jeff-henderson-0">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: April 17, 2014 2:00 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/charlie-crists-revolving-door-staff-underlines-gops-attacks-him"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/charliecrist-sunshinestatenews_9.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="162" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crists-revolving-door-staff-underlines-gops-attacks-him" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crists-revolving-door-staff-underlines-gops-attacks-him#comments Allie Braswell Allison Tant Barack Obama Bill de Blasio Bill Hyers Charlie Crist Eric Conrad Florida Democrats Nan Rich News Rick Scott Politics Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:32:22 +0000 Kevin Derby 5879236 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Pride, History in Fight Over FAMU-FSU Engineering School http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/pride-history-fight-over-famu-fsu-engineering-school <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: April 17, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/pride-history-fight-over-famu-fsu-engineering-school"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/collegeofengineering-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="171" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/pride-history-fight-over-famu-fsu-engineering-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/pride-history-fight-over-famu-fsu-engineering-school#comments News Politics Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:55:40 +0000 Chris Moran 5877624 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Charlie Crist's Debate Refusal No Way to Hug Democrats http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crists-debate-refusal-no-way-hug-democrats <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: April 17, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>I'm not sure what is more ridiculous, the quid-pro-quoingest former governor of our time portraying our current governor as "evil," or the same former governor blustering dismissively past the lieutenant governor with a glib "give me Scott" remark -- as if he's spoiling for a debate.</p><a href="/story/charlie-crists-debate-refusal-no-way-hug-democrats"><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-crists-debate-refusal-no-way-hug-democrats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crists-debate-refusal-no-way-hug-democrats#comments Alan Niedemeyer Broward Democratic Executive Committee Carlos Lopez-Cantera Charlie Crist Duval Democratic Executive Committee Forum Club of the Palm Beaches Nan Rich News primary debate Rick Scott Columns Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:36:02 +0000 Nancy Smith 5877595 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Understanding Our Divisions http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/understanding-our-divisions <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/george-will-0">George Will</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: April 17, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>WASHINGTON -- In a 2006 interview, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer said the Constitution is "basically about" one word -- "democracy" -- that appears in neither that document nor the Declaration of Independence. Democracy is America's way of allocating political power. The Constitution, however, was adopted to confine that power in order to "secure the blessings of" that which simultaneously justifies and limits democratic government -- natural liberty. </p><a href="/story/understanding-our-divisions"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/george-will.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/understanding-our-divisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/understanding-our-divisions#comments News Columns Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:10:51 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5877549 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Money Flows into CD 26 as Joe Garcia and Carlos Curbelo Ready for November http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/money-flowing-cd-26-joe-garcia-and-carlos-curbelo-ready-november <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: April 17, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/money-flowing-cd-26-joe-garcia-and-carlos-curbelo-ready-november"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/garciacurbelo-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="88" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/money-flowing-cd-26-joe-garcia-and-carlos-curbelo-ready-november" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/money-flowing-cd-26-joe-garcia-and-carlos-curbelo-ready-november#comments 2014 Barack Obama Carlos Curbelo CD 26 Congress Ed MacDougall Jeb Bush Joe Garcia Joe Martinez Lorenzo Palomares-Starbuck Nancy Pelosi News Politics Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:05:57 +0000 Kevin Derby 5877325 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Meet the New Nancy Pelosi: Debbie Wasserman Schultz http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/meet-new-nancy-pelosi-debbie-wasserman-schultz <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: April 17, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/meet-new-nancy-pelosi-debbie-wasserman-schultz"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/debbiewassermanschultz-sunshinestatenews_1.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="116" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/meet-new-nancy-pelosi-debbie-wasserman-schultz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/meet-new-nancy-pelosi-debbie-wasserman-schultz#comments Barack Obama Congress Debbie Wasserman Schultz DNC Karen Harrington Nancy Pelosi News Nick Rahall Steny Hoyer West Virginia Politics Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:14:34 +0000 Kevin Derby 5877232 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Tallahassee Billboard Wars: Succeed or Secede? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/billboard-wars-tallahassee-succeed-or-secede <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: April 17, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/billboard-wars-tallahassee-succeed-or-secede"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/secedebillboard-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="158" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/billboard-wars-tallahassee-succeed-or-secede" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/billboard-wars-tallahassee-succeed-or-secede#comments Economy Ed Moore Florida Chamber of Commerce ICUF League of the South Marco Rubio Mark Wilson Michael Hill News Secession Politics Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:03:04 +0000 Kevin Derby 5877014 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Equal Pay, Obama-Style http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/payne-cartoon-27 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: April 17, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/payne-cartoon-27"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/paynecartoon-sunshinestatenews_44.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="194" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/payne-cartoon-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/payne-cartoon-27#comments Cartoons News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:41:23 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5876864 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Will Florida Marijuana Businesses Be Able to Find Banks to Handle Their Accounts? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/will-florida-marijuana-businesses-be-able-find-banks-handle-their-accounts <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: April 16, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/will-florida-marijuana-businesses-be-able-find-banks-handle-their-accounts"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/medicalmarijuana-sunshinestatenews_6.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="142" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/will-florida-marijuana-businesses-be-able-find-banks-handle-their-accounts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/will-florida-marijuana-businesses-be-able-find-banks-handle-their-accounts#comments American Bankers Association banks Business cannabis Charlotte's Web Colorado Controlled Substances Act Drew J. Breakspear Ecstasy Eric Holder Financial Crimes Enforcement Network FinCEN Frank Keating Helen Richland heroin Justice Department LSD marijuana medical marijuana Medical Marijuana Industry Group Michael Elliott National Cannabis Industry Association News Obama Administration Office of Financial Regulation president Obama schedule 1 drug Taylor West Treasury Department Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:14:14 +0000 Nancy Smith 5875548 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Ho-Hum Session Not Just About Governor's Race http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/ho-hum-session-not-just-about-governors-race <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/dara-kam-news-service-florida">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: April 16, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/ho-hum-session-not-just-about-governors-race"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/floridacapitol-sunshinestatenews_1.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="132" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/ho-hum-session-not-just-about-governors-race" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/ho-hum-session-not-just-about-governors-race#comments News Politics Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:25:32 +0000 Nancy Smith 5875482 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Florida 16th in Annual 'Rich States, Poor States' Report http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-16th-annual-rich-states-poor-states-report <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/sunshine-state-news-0">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: April 16, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/florida-16th-annual-rich-states-poor-states-report"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/aerial-300x199.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="179" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-16th-annual-rich-states-poor-states-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-16th-annual-rich-states-poor-states-report#comments News Politics Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:32:16 +0000 Nancy Smith 5875381 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Republicans Tout Endorsements and Pro-Life Positions in CD 19 http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/republicans-tout-endorsements-and-pro-life-positions-cd-19 <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: April 16, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/republicans-tout-endorsements-and-pro-life-positions-cd-19"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/lizbethbenacquistopaigekreegelcurtclawson-sunshinestatenews_1.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="80" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/republicans-tout-endorsements-and-pro-life-positions-cd-19" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/republicans-tout-endorsements-and-pro-life-positions-cd-19#comments CD 19 Congress Connie Mack Curt Clawson Eagle Forum Florida Right to Life Lizbeth Benacquisto Mike Huckabee News Paige Kreegel Phyllis Schlafly Rand Paul Sarah Palin Trey Radel Politics Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:22:55 +0000 Kevin Derby 5875272 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Erasing the Race Card http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/erasing-race-card <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kathleen-parker">Kathleen Parker</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: April 16, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>WASHINGTON -- One approaches the race fray with trepidation, but here we go, tippy-toe.</p> <p>The race cards have been flying so fast and furious lately, one can hardly tell the kings from the queens.</p><a href="/story/erasing-race-card"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/kathleen-parker-mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/erasing-race-card" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/erasing-race-card#comments News Columns Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:45:35 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5875208 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Hit 'Em Up, Move 'Em Out http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/mccoy-cartoon-10 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: April 16, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/mccoy-cartoon-10"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/glennmccoycartoon-sunshinestatenews_33.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="206" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/mccoy-cartoon-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/mccoy-cartoon-10#comments Cartoons News Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:31:54 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5875181 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com