Articles in Category: 'George Sheldon'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 22, 2014 3:55 AM

A CNN/ORC poll released early this week finds two potential Republican presidential candidates from Florida are in the single digits while there is no front-runner in the field. U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., leads the pack with 16 percent followed by U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., right behind him with 15 percent. Gov. Rick Perry of Texas takes third with 11 percent followed by former Gov. Mike Huckabee of Arkansas, who moved to Florida after his 2008 bid for the Republican presidential nomination, with 10 percent.

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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 31, 2011 3:55 AM

Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Walt Disney World opened in 1971 -- making it a fitting place for the Florida Democratic Party to meet this past weekend.

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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: April 29, 2010 12:08 AM

An event in front of the Capitol to honor Florida Fitness Day ended suddenly Wednesday when an 11-year-old boy fainted in front of the podium.

Though the child was all right, the situation was tense. Besides fainting and hitting his head on the pavement, he lay on the ground for several minutes.

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