Sunshine State News RSS Feed http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/admin/content/stories en A Middle Course on Foreign Policy http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/middle-course-foreign-policy <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/george-will-0">George Will</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 31, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>WASHINGTON -- With metronomic regularity, there is a choreographed minuet of carnage. Israel is attacked. Israel defends itself. Perfunctory affirmations of Israel's right of self-defense are quickly followed by accusations that Israel's military measures are disproportionate. Then come demands for a cease-fire, and the attackers replenish their arsenals. </p><a href="/story/middle-course-foreign-policy"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/george-will.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/middle-course-foreign-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/middle-course-foreign-policy#comments News Columns Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:17:13 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5911996 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com 'Pot Trucks' on Tap in Florida? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/pot-trucks-tap-florida <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/dara-kam-news-service-florida">Dara Kam News Service of Florida</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 31, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/pot-trucks-tap-florida"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/marijuana-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="127" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/pot-trucks-tap-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/pot-trucks-tap-florida#comments News Politics Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:06:00 +0000 Chris Moran 5911994 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com University of Florida Gets High Marks for Affordable Education http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/university-florida-gets-high-marks-affordable-education <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/allison-nielsen">Allison Nielsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 31, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"></p><a href="/story/university-florida-gets-high-marks-affordable-education"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/universityofflorida-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="87" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/university-florida-gets-high-marks-affordable-education" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/university-florida-gets-high-marks-affordable-education#comments affordability Bernie Machen education Education Florida State University Money magazine New College of Florida News ranking University of Florida Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:44:03 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5911988 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Jeff Miller's VA Reform Bill and Funding Easily Passes House http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jeff-millers-va-reform-bill-and-funding-easily-passes-house <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 31, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/jeff-millers-va-reform-bill-and-funding-easily-passes-house"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/jeffmiller-sunshinestatenews_1.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="128" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jeff-millers-va-reform-bill-and-funding-easily-passes-house" 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href="/story/nan-rich-has-tough-hill-climb-against-charlie-crist"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/nanrichcharliecrist-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="104" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/nan-rich-has-tough-hill-climb-against-charlie-crist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/nan-rich-has-tough-hill-climb-against-charlie-crist#comments Alcee Hastings Alex Sink Brian Moore Charlie Crist Democrats Gary Siplin George Sheldon Geri Thompson Nan Rich News Pam Bondi Perry Thurston Rick Scott Politics Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:45:07 +0000 Kevin Derby 5911962 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Primaries Ahead, But No Cease-Fire Between Rick Scott and Charlie Crist http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-and-charlie-crist-keep-fire-each-other-despite-primaries <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 31, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/rick-scott-and-charlie-crist-keep-fire-each-other-despite-primaries"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rickscottcharliecrist-sunshinestatenews_3.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="99" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-and-charlie-crist-keep-fire-each-other-despite-primaries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-and-charlie-crist-keep-fire-each-other-despite-primaries#comments Andy Gardiner Annette Taddeo Barack Obama Charlie Crist Don Gaetz John Thrasher Leslie Dougher Nan Rich News Republican Party of Florida Rick Scott RPOF Steve Crisafulli Will Weatherford Politics Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:09:58 +0000 Kevin Derby 5911920 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Florida Delegation Wants More Sanctions on Venezuelan Leaders http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-delegation-wants-more-sanctions-venezuelan-leaders <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 31, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/florida-delegation-wants-more-sanctions-venezuelan-leaders"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/mariodiazbalartbillnelsonileanaroslehtinen-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="72" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-delegation-wants-more-sanctions-venezuelan-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-delegation-wants-more-sanctions-venezuelan-leaders#comments Barack Obama Bill Nelson Congress Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Joe Garcia Maduro Marco Rubio Marie Harf Mario Diaz-Balart News Sanctions Venezuela Politics Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:28:58 +0000 Kevin Derby 5911873 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Safety First http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-69 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 31, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/stahler-cartoon-69"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/stahlercartoon-sunshinestatenews_80.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="203" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-69" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-69#comments Cartoons News Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:42:49 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5911785 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com A GOP Ultimatum to Vlad http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/gop-ultimatum-vlad <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/pat-buchanan">Pat Buchanan</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 30, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> With the party united, the odds are now at least even that the GOP will not only hold the House but also capture the Senate in November.<br /><br />But before traditional conservatives cheer that prospect, they might take a closer look at the foreign policy that a Republican Senate would seek to impose upon the nation.<a href="/story/gop-ultimatum-vlad"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/Patrick-buchanan.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/gop-ultimatum-vlad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/gop-ultimatum-vlad#comments News Columns Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:58:39 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5911659 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Retailers Count on Tax 'Holiday' for Bump in Sales http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/retailers-count-tax-holiday-bump-sales <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jim-turner-news-service-florida">Jim Turner News Service of Florida</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 30, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/retailers-count-tax-holiday-bump-sales"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/money_wallet.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="115" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/retailers-count-tax-holiday-bump-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/retailers-count-tax-holiday-bump-sales#comments News Politics Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:42:37 +0000 Chris Moran 5911651 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Medical Marijuana Won't Be Hit But Amendment 2 Will Be Fair Game http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/medical-marijuana-wont-be-attacked-amendment-2-will-be-fair-game <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jeff-henderson-1">Jeff Henderson</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 30, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/medical-marijuana-wont-be-attacked-amendment-2-will-be-fair-game"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/medicalmarijuana-sunshinestatenews_5.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="122" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/medical-marijuana-wont-be-attacked-amendment-2-will-be-fair-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/medical-marijuana-wont-be-attacked-amendment-2-will-be-fair-game#comments Amednment 2 Don't Let Florida Go to Pot Drug Free Florida John Morgan marijuana medical marijuana News Politics Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:13:44 +0000 Kevin Derby 5911640 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com I'm Through Persecuting Jim Greer http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/im-through-persecuting-jim-greer <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 30, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Until somebody shows me how 537 Consulting LLC is different from Victory Strategies, I've blown my last raspberry at Jim Greer.</p><a href="/story/im-through-persecuting-jim-greer"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/SSN_I-Beg-To-Differ_Logo_Final.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="311" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/im-through-persecuting-jim-greer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/im-through-persecuting-jim-greer#comments 537 Consulting LLC Annette Taddeo Charlie Crist Delmar Johnson Jim Greer Joe Geller Juan Cuba Miami-Dade Democratic Executive Committee News Rachel Johnson RPOF Victory Strategies Columns Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:49:04 +0000 Nancy Smith 5911623 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Dem AG Candidates Try to Get Primary Voters' Attention http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/dem-ag-candidates-try-get-primary-voters-attention <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 30, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/dem-ag-candidates-try-get-primary-voters-attention"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/georgesheldonpambondiperrythurston-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="70" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/dem-ag-candidates-try-get-primary-voters-attention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/dem-ag-candidates-try-get-primary-voters-attention#comments Attorney General Bill Wohlsifer Bob Butterworth George Sheldon Gravis poll medical marjiuana News Pam Bondi Perry Thurston Politics Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:18:30 +0000 Kevin Derby 5911579 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com The Final Nail in the ‘Pork Chop Gang’ Coffin http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/final-nail-%E2%80%98pork-chop-gang%E2%80%99-coffin <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/robert-w-mcknight">Robert W. McKnight</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 30, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>In Florida, historians generally agree that the 1960 Census -- and the subsequent legislatively proposed reapportionment plans crafted during the decade -- paved the way for the most significant governance change in state history. <br /></p><a href="/story/final-nail-%E2%80%98pork-chop-gang%E2%80%99-coffin"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/bob_mcknight.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="336" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/final-nail-%E2%80%98pork-chop-gang%E2%80%99-coffin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/final-nail-%E2%80%98pork-chop-gang%E2%80%99-coffin#comments News Columns Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:05:15 +0000 Nancy Smith 5911575 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Charlie Crist Unveils Opening Day Agenda Focused on State Employees http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crist-unveils-opening-day-agenda-focused-state-employees <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 30, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/charlie-crist-unveils-opening-day-agenda-focused-state-employees"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/charliecrist-sunshinestatenews_6.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="125" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crist-unveils-opening-day-agenda-focused-state-employees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crist-unveils-opening-day-agenda-focused-state-employees#comments 2014 Barack Obama Charlie Crist Democrats GOP John Thrasher Nan Rich News Rick Scott state employees state records Politics Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:51:16 +0000 Kevin Derby 5911524 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Florida Delegation Rallies Behind VA Reform Agreement http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-delegation-rallies-behind-va-reform-agreement <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 30, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/florida-delegation-rallies-behind-va-reform-agreement"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/marcorubiocorrinebrown-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="105" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-delegation-rallies-behind-va-reform-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-delegation-rallies-behind-va-reform-agreement#comments Bernie Sanders Congress Corrine Brown Department of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki House Veterans Affairs Committee Jeff Miller Marco Rubio News Senate Veterans Affairs Committee VA medical centers Veterans Government Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:05:51 +0000 Kevin Derby 5911468 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com 'He Fell for It, Boys!' http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/glenn-mccoy-cartoon-112 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 30, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/glenn-mccoy-cartoon-112"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/glennmccoycartoon-sunshinestatenews_44.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="212" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/glenn-mccoy-cartoon-112" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/glenn-mccoy-cartoon-112#comments Cartoons News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:07:23 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5911401 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Charlie Crist Blowing Out Nan Rich in Primary Poll; Democrats Unsure on AG Candidate http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crist-blowing-out-nan-rich-democrats-unsure-ag-candidate-primary-poll <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 29, 2014 1:30 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/charlie-crist-blowing-out-nan-rich-democrats-unsure-ag-candidate-primary-poll"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/charliecristnanrich-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="104" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crist-blowing-out-nan-rich-democrats-unsure-ag-candidate-primary-poll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crist-blowing-out-nan-rich-democrats-unsure-ag-candidate-primary-poll#comments Barack Obama Bob Butterworth Charlie Crist Doug Kaplan George Sheldon Gravis Marketing Gravis poll Human Events Marco Rubio Nan Rich News Pam Bondi Perry Thurston Rick Scott Politics Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:58:34 +0000 Kevin Derby 5911151 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Judge Upholds Blind Trust Law http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/judge-upholds-blind-trust-law <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/brandon-larrabee-news-service-florida">Brandon Larrabee News Service of Florida</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 29, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/judge-upholds-blind-trust-law"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rickscottsandydalembertejimapthorph-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="70" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/judge-upholds-blind-trust-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/judge-upholds-blind-trust-law#comments News Politics Tue, 29 Jul 2014 02:56:39 +0000 Nancy Smith 5911385 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com U.S. House Bill Would Legalize Low-THC Medical Marijuana http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/us-house-bill-would-legalize-low-thc-medical-marijuana <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 29, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/us-house-bill-would-legalize-low-thc-medical-marijuana"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/marijuana_starter_plant.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="180" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/us-house-bill-would-legalize-low-thc-medical-marijuana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/us-house-bill-would-legalize-low-thc-medical-marijuana#comments cannabidiol cannabis cannabis oil CBD Charlotte Figi Charlotte's Web Charlotte's Web Medical Hemp Act of 2014 CNN Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014 Controlled Substances Act DEA Drug Enforcement Administration Florida Legislature Food and Drug Administration Health Department industrial hemp Katie Edwards Linda McMullan Marijuana Policy Project Mary Ann Gosa-Hooks Mason Tvert medical marijuana Mitch McConnell News Office of Compassionate Use Rand Paul Realm of Caring Rep. Scott Perry rulemaking Schedule 1 THC U.S. House of Representatives UF University of Florida University of Florida/IFAS Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences Politics Tue, 29 Jul 2014 02:30:45 +0000 Nancy Smith 5911377 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Israel Supporters: Beware of Hillary http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/israel-supporters-beware-hillary <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/mona-charen">Mona Charen</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 29, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> In the last several weeks, I've heard people confidently declare that the 70 percent of Jewish-Americans who voted for Obama are finally sorry. I'm skeptical, but even if they are, they're probably telling themselves that Hillary Clinton would be a better friend to the Jewish state than the current president.<a href="/story/israel-supporters-beware-hillary"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/charen.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/israel-supporters-beware-hillary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/israel-supporters-beware-hillary#comments News Columns Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:23:06 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5911358 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Congress Reaches an Agreement on VA Reform http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/congress-reaches-agreement-va-reform <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 29, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/congress-reaches-agreement-va-reform"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/jeffmillerberniesanders-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="109" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/congress-reaches-agreement-va-reform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/congress-reaches-agreement-va-reform#comments Bernie Sanders Congress Department of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki Gus Bilirakis House House Veterans Affairs Committee Jeff Miller Marco Rubio News Robert McDonald Senate Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Sloan Gibson VA VA medical centers Veterans Politics Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:52:01 +0000 Kevin Derby 5911239 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Who's a Pretty Boy? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/payne-cartoon-44 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 29, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/payne-cartoon-44"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/paynecartoon-sunshinestatenews_61.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="184" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/payne-cartoon-44" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/payne-cartoon-44#comments Cartoons News Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:42:31 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5911207 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Geri Thompson and Gary Siplin Battle in Bellwether Primary for Democrats http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/geri-thompson-and-gary-siplin-battle-bellweather-primary-democrats <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jeff-henderson-1">Jeff Henderson</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 29, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/geri-thompson-and-gary-siplin-battle-bellweather-primary-democrats"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/gerithompsongarysiplin-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="109" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/geri-thompson-and-gary-siplin-battle-bellweather-primary-democrats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/geri-thompson-and-gary-siplin-battle-bellweather-primary-democrats#comments Charlie Crist Darryl Rouson Florida Chamber of Commerce Florida Hospital Association Florida Medical Association Florida Senate Gary Siplin Geri Thompson Mark Pafford News Pam Bondi Planned Parenthood Victoria Siplin Politics Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:23:08 +0000 Kevin Derby 5911134 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Don’t Close The Door On Annette Taddeo, Juan Cuba, And 537 Consulting Just Yet http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/don%E2%80%99t-close-door-annette-taddeo-juan-cuba-and-537-consulting-just-yet <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/leslie-wimes">Leslie Wimes</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 28, 2014 12:45 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Last week, Nancy Smith of Sunshine State News <a href="/story/shouldnt-annette-taddeo-have-explain-537-consulting-llc" target="_self">wrote a piece regarding an IRS complaint</a> filed by an individual against Annette Taddeo, running mate of Charlie Crist; Juan Cuba, executive director of the Miami-Dade DEC; and 537 Consulting LLC, a company formed by Juan Cuba and Rachel Johnson, designed to pay Miami-Dade DEC workers, including Juan Cuba, as independent contractors.</p><a href="/story/don%E2%80%99t-close-door-annette-taddeo-juan-cuba-and-537-consulting-just-yet"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/leslie_wimes.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="270" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/don%E2%80%99t-close-door-annette-taddeo-juan-cuba-and-537-consulting-just-yet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/don%E2%80%99t-close-door-annette-taddeo-juan-cuba-and-537-consulting-just-yet#comments 26 U.S. Code 6103 537 Consulting LLC Annette Taddeo Barbara Walters Charlie Crist Department of the Treasury Florida Democratic Party independent contractors IRS Juan Cuba Lois Lerner Marc Caputo Miami-Dade DEC Nancy Smith News Peter Schorsch Rachel Johnson Rick Scott Secret Service Tax Exempt/ Government Entity Division The Miami Herald UNAX Columns Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:41:11 +0000 Nancy Smith 5911167 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Support for Medical Marijuana Soaring in Florida http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/support-medical-marijuana-soaring-florida <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 28, 2014 6:20 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/support-medical-marijuana-soaring-florida"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/medicalmarijuana-sunshinestatenews_8.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="149" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/support-medical-marijuana-soaring-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/support-medical-marijuana-soaring-florida#comments Amendment 2 marijuana legalization medical marijuana News Peter Brown Q-Poll Quinnipiac Poll Politics Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:26:46 +0000 Kevin Derby 5911056 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com In Oregon, A Doctor Calls http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/oregon-doctor-calls <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/george-will-0">George Will</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 28, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>PORTLAND, Ore. -- "Are you <em>kidding</em>?" This is Monica Wehby's amiable response to people who wonder whether she will be able to bear the pressures of office if she wins her race as a Republican Senate candidate. For 17 of her 52 years she has been a pediatric neurosurgeon, holding in steady hands sharp steel and the fate of children's brains. She probably can cope with the strains of legislative life.</p><a href="/story/oregon-doctor-calls"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/george-will.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/oregon-doctor-calls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/oregon-doctor-calls#comments News Columns Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:58:17 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5911041 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Fat Guy Spy http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-105 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 28, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/holbert-cartoon-105"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/holbertcartoon-sunshinestatenews_116.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="175" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-105" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-105#comments Cartoons News Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:43:09 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5911039 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Heads Up, Congress: Following the Money Just Got a Little Easier http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/heads-congress-following-money-just-got-little-easier <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/william-patrick-floridawatchdogorg">William Patrick FloridaWatchdog.org</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 28, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p></p><a href="/story/heads-congress-following-money-just-got-little-easier"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/politicalmoney-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="103" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/heads-congress-following-money-just-got-little-easier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/heads-congress-following-money-just-got-little-easier#comments Alan Grayson Center for Responsive Politics Dennis Hastert Nancy Pelosi News OpenSecrets.org Peter Schweizer Sarah Bryner Stock Act of 2012 Throw Them All Out Vern Buchanan Politics Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:34:40 +0000 Nancy Smith 5911034 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Marijuana Treatment in Florida Charlotte's Web Law Could Face Long Delay http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marijuana-treatment-florida-charlottes-web-law-could-be-years-not-months-away <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: July 28, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-story-attachment"> <div class="field-label">Attachments:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-vnd-openxmlformats-officedocument-wordprocessingml-document" alt="application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document icon" src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/x-office-document.png" /><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/medical_marijuana_qa.docx" type="application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document; length=20669" title="medical_marijuana_qa.docx">UF&#039;s Medical Marijuana Q&amp;A</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/marijuana-treatment-florida-charlottes-web-law-could-be-years-not-months-away"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/medicalmarijuana-sunshinestatenews_2.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="140" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marijuana-treatment-florida-charlottes-web-law-could-be-years-not-months-away" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marijuana-treatment-florida-charlottes-web-law-could-be-years-not-months-away#comments Betty Easley Conference Center cancer cannabidiol Charlotte's Web Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act DEA Department of Agriculture Department of Health Drug Enforcement Agency epilepsy Food and Drug Administration Janine Sikes Katie Edwards Linda McMullen Lou Gehrig's Disease low-THC cannabis marijuana Mary Ann Gosa-Hooks Matt Caldwell medical marijuana News Office of Compassionate Use Rick Scott schedule 1 drugs Senate Bill 1030 UF UF/IFAS Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences University of Florida University of Mississippi Politics Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:30:04 +0000 Nancy Smith 5911025 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com