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June 1, 2015 - 10:00am
At Sunshine State News, we decided to celebrate the Special Session with a complete overhaul of our news site! Or so it would seem.   ... Fortunately for us, we had already started working on it months ago in anticipation of what we thought would be a prolonged timeline for legislative stories.
June 1, 2015 - 7:00am
WASHINGTON -- Several years ago, I heard Republican strategist Karl Rove give a most eloquent answer to a question about his faith, rendered here from memory:
May 29, 2015 - 11:15pm
WASHINGTON -- About a decade ago, a doctor friend was lamenting the increasingly frustrating conditions of clinical practice.
May 30, 2015 - 1:45pm
What to make of President Obama's interpretation of the Iranian leadership?
May 30, 2015 - 11:30am
Welcome to The Dean's List -- an Ed Dean-style look at who Florida's political achievers were (and weren't) in the last seven days. What you see here is strictly my opinion, not necessarily the editor's or the rest of the staff at Sunshine State News.
May 27, 2015 - 1:00am
Over the past year, I've been reading books inspired by the centenary of World War I, a war with horrific casualties painful to contemplate.
May 28, 2015 - 9:00pm
Education, innovation, infrastructure and quality of life are all key pillars making Florida’s business climate more competitive. 
May 24, 2015 - 6:00pm
... Or any other Republican-lites the Florida Democratic Party tries to shove down our throats.
May 24, 2015 - 6:00pm
Whatever the merits of Medicaid expansion and other low-income health-care programs in Florida, the recent kurfuffel illustrates one downside of getting free money from the federal government.
May 25, 2015 - 6:00pm
This is the season of college graduations, and many people may be wondering what kinds of gifts would be most appropriate for young people leaving the world of academia and heading out to face the challenges and opportunities of adulthood in the real world.
May 22, 2015 - 6:00pm
Three-quarters of the 2,099 doctors responding to the nationwide survey conducted by the American College of Emergency Physicians indicate they have seen an increase in emergency room (ER) visits since Jan. 1, 2014.
May 22, 2015 - 6:00pm
WASHINGTON -- Because so many Republicans want to be president -- or at least pretend they do -- debate organizers have decided to eliminate the least popular from the stage based on how they rank in the latest national polls.
May 20, 2015 - 6:00pm
We constantly hear about various regulatory or legislative issues in Washington with the hope that something will be done to correct any given problem, but all too often the result is caught up in conflicting opinions or politics and never resolved.
May 21, 2015 - 6:00pm
WASHINGTON -- Ramadi falls. The Iraqi army flees. The great 60-nation anti-Islamic State coalition so grandly proclaimed by the Obama administration is nowhere to be seen. Instead, it's the defense minister of Iran who flies into Baghdad, an unsubtle demonstration of who's in charge -- while the U.S. air campaign proves futile and America's alleged strategy for combating the Islamic State is in freefall.


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