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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: September 18, 2014 3:55 AM
 
When it comes to who killed the most successful scholarship program in Florida's history, Rick Scott and Charlie Crist ought to holster their weapons and wave a white flag.
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: September 17, 2014 3:55 AM
 

In August 2011 Gov. Rick Scott first made it plain he likes toll lanes on major highways and wants more of them. They speed up traffic, he said. In October 2011, PolitiFact Florida checked out his assessment, rated it "mostly true."

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: September 12, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Smart move by All Aboard Florida: Announce you've got a builder for billions of dollars in new "train sets," then watch how fast your business pals buddy-up and your opponents deflate like a Bazooka bubble. .

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: September 10, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Now that the news is out there, it's a question that must be asked: Why won't at least one of the Crists attend the Democratic Women's Club of Florida convention?

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: September 9, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Republican war on women? Coming from Debbie Wasserman Schultz, don't even.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: August 30, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Democrats who were saying a lot of ugly things about each other less than a week ago are suddenly hugging it out on a theatrical kumbaya tour.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: August 28, 2014 3:55 AM
 

The headline reads, "Report: No vets died because of delays." Well, whew! I guess everything's OK at the VA then?

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: August 23, 2014 3:55 AM
 

You won't find Nan Rich using the "L" word prematurely and neither will I.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: August 21, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Key West, and now all of Monroe County, is teaching the rest of Florida what it's got to do to protect coastal water: Build sewage treatment plants, make every building in every town connect.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: August 19, 2014 3:55 AM
 

How does an issue that registers barely a blip on the Who-Gives-a-Hoot Voter Meter manage to compel a governor to give up half an hour on his Tuesday schedule so he can be condescendingly preached to?

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: August 14, 2014 3:55 AM
 

It gives me no joy to contradict or criticize The Stuart News, to which I happily gave 28 years of my life. But the newspaper's Sunday endorsement of Martin County Commission Chairwoman Sarah Heard begs a few choice words of dissent.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: August 13, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, stopping by CBS' "Face the Nation" the other week, summed up the state of the planet about as well as anyone could: "To put it mildly," she said, "the world is a mess."

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