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TALLAHASSEE — With Gov. Rick Scott bound for Chile to tout Florida's business climate, one report he probably won't take with him came courtesy of Anderson Economic Group — a Michigan-based organization that ranked the state's business-tax...
TALLAHASSEE — Florida's seaports, including Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, are set to embark on a massive round of waterfront and transit upgrades, as the cargo and cruise facilities are in line for a record-setting year of funding from the...
Tallahassee Bureau ChiefTALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott has been on a "victory tour" of schools this week to tout the $480 million in merit-based raises for teachers that lawmakers agreed to fund in their $74.5 billion budget passed last week. And speaking with Enterprise...
Tags: Justice System, Politics, Government, Rick Scott, Rentals
Sentinel National Correspondent-------------------- 7:22 a.m. Early today, 391,000 people remained without power, said Kristy Campbell, spokeswoman at the state emergency management center. One of three hospitals shut down by the storm, Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte,...
Sentinel Staff WritersHurricane Charley battered Central Florida tonight, packing 105 mph winds that tore off roofs, knocked down trees and left tens of thousands of residents without power. There were widespread reports of trees falling on homes and storm-related fires, as...
Sentinel Staff WritersHurricane Charley bullied its way up Florida's midsection Friday, flipping small airplanes, tearing off roofs, knocking down trees and flooding roads as it headed from coastal Charlotte County through Orlando and Daytona Beach. At least three people were...
Sentinel Staff WritersThe death toll from Hurricane Charley rose to at least 16 as millions of Floridians in a 200-mile stretch from the Gulf Coast to the Atlantic Ocean struggled to put their homes and lives back together. At daybreak, many stunned survivors of Charley's...
Fifteen Florida-based companies made this year's Fortune 500 list of the biggest U.S. companies with publicly disclosed revenue. The largest Florida company on the 2013 list, ranked 74th, is World Fuel Services of Miami. The only Orlando-area...
Lee County prosecutors on Tuesday dropped all charges against Rita Crundwell, the former Dixon treasurer who is serving a nearly 20-year federal sentence for a fraud scheme. In dropping the 60 counts of felony theft during a brief hearing in Dixon,...
Tags: Prosecution, Ronald Reagan, Judges, Trials, Auction Service
Sometime in the next few days, a really bad piece of legislation will be sent to the governor. To be fair, probably a handful of pretty bad ideas are heading his way. But at least one of them has already had a chilling effect on investment in a critical...
Update: Because of government sequestration, both the Navy Blue Angels and Air Force Thubderbirds performance teams have been grounded. Check air show websites for updated performers. There must be something in the air. Actually, there is, all over...
Tags: Tampa, Titusville, Homestead, U.S. Military, Cocoa Beach
Channel 2 NewsThe Anchorage School District announced early Friday evening that Supt. Jim Browder may soon leave his post due to family medical issues, after serving since last July and proposing to reduce $25 million in spending earlier this year. ASD said Browder is...
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