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Florida's Best Political Television Coverage
- FAMU in Leadership Limbo
- Florida Counties Big Part of Harvard Law Death Penalty Study
- Charlie Crist is a boogeyman for many in GOP primaries
- Solar Push Heading into Primary
- FPL seeking one point three billion for “good service”
- Third Grade Retention Policy on Trial
- Opting Out Law Suit takes unusual turn
- Task Force Makes Dozier Recommendations
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- FAMU in Leadership Limbo 1, August24, 2016Following an unsatisfactory performance evaluation, Trustees at the historically black Florida A & M Univeristy voted seven to five against extending the President’s contract for a year. The contract is set to expire in April, but as Mike Vasilinda tells us, what happens next is anything but clear. A board evaluation of the President Elmira […]Mike Vasilinda
- Florida Counties Big Part of Harvard Law Death Penalty Study 1, August24, 2016A new study from Harvard Law shows a decline in the death penalty in America since the 1970’s, but as Matt Galka tells us, some counties in Florida aren’t fitting into the trend. Only 16 counties in the country imposed 5 or more death sentences between 2010 and 2015. And four of them are right […]Matt Galka
- Charlie Crist is a boogeyman for many in GOP primaries 1, August23, 2016Former Governor Charlie Crist isn’t on the ballot until November in his effort to become a Congressman in his hometown of St. Petersburg, but as Mike Vasilinda tells us, the former Republican turned Democrat could be a factor in multiple primary races next week. As Governor, Charlie Crist had sky high approval ratings, but now, […]Mike Vasilinda
- Solar Push Heading into Primary 1, August23, 2016Early voting is in full swing and the primary is next week, but as Matt Galka tells us, voters will be deciding on more than local elections with a group of environmentalists pushing a constitutional amendment. Florida voters have a solar choice in the August primary. On the ballot – Amendment 4 – which gives […]Matt Galka
- FPL seeking one point three billion for “good service” 1, August22, 2016A months long hearing into whether Florida Power and Light should be allowed to increase its rates by one point three billion dollars a year began today in the state Capitol. FPL spokeswoman Sarah Gatewood says the company has earned the increase because it’s done such a good job keeping rates low. “We have worked […]Mike Vasilinda
- Third Grade Retention Policy on Trial 1, August22, 2016Parents from six counties (Orange, Hernando, Sarasota,Broward, Osceola, and Pasco)were in court today challenging a star law that requires the retention of third graders who don’t perform well on state assessment tests. As Mike Vasilinda tells us, the parents told the court their kids were not given alternative ways to be promoted as star law […]Mike Vasilinda
- Opting Out Law Suit takes unusual turn 1, August19, 2016Legal gymnastics played out in a Federal Court today in a lawsuit by parents whose kids opted out of state tests last spring and were held back. As Mike Vasilinda tells us, a state court judge is on track to decide as early as next week if kids who dan’t take a standardized test can […]Mike Vasilinda
- Task Force Makes Dozier Recommendations 1, August19, 2016The Dozier School for Boys – the panhandle reform school and site of alleged child beatings, sexual abuses, and murders – still stands. But as Matt Galka tells us, a statewide panel was appointed to try and come up with a proper memorial, and in their final meeting – solutions were hard to come by. […]Matt Galka
- Pharmacy Flap Could Limit Patient Access 1, August18, 2016More than 650 thousand Floridians receiving Medicaid in Florida are being told that after November first, they can only use big chain pharmacies to have prescriptions filled. As Mike Vasilinda tells us, the policy of two providers has locally owned drug stores crying foul. Massy Pharmacy is a locally owned business in Quincy Florida…25 miles […]Mike Vasilinda
- Citizens Insurance Seeking Rate Increase 1, August18, 2016Nearly half a million Floridians have a state-run Citizens property insurance policy, the so called “insurer of last resort.” As Matt Galka tells us, Floridians who are sticking with citizens could be paying more next year. A rate hike for Citizens customers? Policy holder Joe Walsh from Monroe County told state regulators ‘no way’ Thursday. A […]Matt Galka
- Charles Kettering"One fails forward toward success."
- Samuel Butler"God cannot alter the past, though historians can."
- Richard Wright"Men can starve from a lack of self-realization as much as they can from a lack of bread."
- John Galsworthy"Idealism increases in direct proportion to one's distance from the problem."