Articles in Category: 'Crist'

By: Alex Tiegen | Posted: May 13, 2010 12:06 AM

The tourism industry says it needs more than $34.7 million from the state right now to prove Florida beaches are unsullied by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Posted: April 19, 2010 12:23 AM
The moment of "the veto" is over. Teacher performance pay is a null issue. But what did it accomplish, really, this controversial veto?

The one who held the veto pen and the Republican Party are more estranged than a couple trapped in a marriage from hell.

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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: April 2, 2010 10:11 AM
When the fundraising figures for the last quarter of 2009 were released, conventional wisdom held that Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp was in severe trouble in his bid to be the state’s attorney general. News stories were already saying that Kottkamp was no longer the frontrunner in the race.

Kottkamp’s fundraising lagged behind his two chief rivals for the Republican nomination, former Agency for Health Care Administration secretary Holly Benson and Assistant State Attorney Pam Bondi. Kottkamp’s fundraising efforts also lagged behind the two Democratic candidates, Sen.

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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: March 29, 2010 12:01 AM
Florida's Grapefruit League is lagging in the attendance race this year, losing its once-formidable lead to Arizona's Cactus League.

Since holding a 22-8 advantage in Major League Baseball Spring Training sites in 1998, Florida is now tied with the desert venue at 15 teams apiece and attendance has flattened accordingly.
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