Articles in Category: 'Veterans'

By: Ander Crenshaw | Posted: November 11, 2013 3:55 AM
 

From World War II, to Korea, Vietnam, Grenada, Operation Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Iraq, and Afghanistan and in between, the men and women of our military have proudly served a grateful nation. Mechanics, nurses, cooks, pilots, clerks, doctors, engineers or other positions; in battle, at home, or at an overseas base, each has a special story. Each has made a particular contribution to our country.

 
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By: Deirdre Macnab | Posted: October 15, 2012 3:55 AM
Being invited to write a column opposing a tax break for spouses of veterans and first responders (our EMTs, firefighters, etc.) killed in the line of duty is like being asked to throw torpedoes at some of our community's most beloved heroes. 
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: July 9, 2012 3:55 AM
One of the basic tenets of American conservatism is that there are more important aspects to life than politics and government.
 
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By: Charles Krauthammer | Posted: July 15, 2011 3:55 AM
 

WASHINGTON -- President Obama is demanding a big long-term budget deal. He won't sign anything less, he warns, asking, "If not now, when?"

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: November 11, 2010 4:05 AM
 
With more than 1.6 million veterans living in the Sunshine State, there will be a lot of ceremonies honoring them across Florida on Thursday as the nation celebrates Veterans Day.
 
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: September 15, 2010 4:05 AM
 

While still down in the polls, Kendrick Meek is trying to bolster his U.S. Senate campaign with the help of the state's veterans.

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: June 21, 2010 5:35 AM

Anger may be rising against the two-party system, but Florida's "third" parties have yet to convert it into candidates.

Though the state Department of Elections lists 30 minor parties as "active," only a tiny handful of them have candidates on the 2010 ballot. And some of those hopefuls aren't even running under their party's banner, opting instead to appear as write-ins or NPA (No Party Affiliation), as newly independent Gov. Charlie Crist is doing with his U.S. Senate bid.

 
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