Police and protesters credited with restraint at convention

Bernie Sanders‘ devoted followers were careful to pick up after themselves and wore hats embroidered with a dove to remind …

Lady Gaga hits stage for invite-only show for DNC delegates

Lady Gaga hit the stage at an invitation-only concert Thursday for delegates to the Democratic National Convention, covering classic songs …

Minority Dem delegates frustrated with ‘Bernie or Bust’

As most Democrats rally around Hillary Clinton, the lingering “Bernie or Bust” movement is stirring frustration at the party’s convention …

Fun facts in the Facebook Lounge at the DNC

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North Florida Neighbors says ‘Matt Gaetz won’t back down’ in new advertisement

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Influence and Policy

Personnel note: Lloyd Dunkelberger hired by News Service of Florida

The indefatigable Lloyd Dunkelberger, unceremoniously jettisoned by the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, has landed at the News Service of Florida (NSF). The Tallahassee-based state news …

AIF forms workers’ comp task force

The Associated Industries of Florida (AIF) business lobby is forming a “Florida Workers’ Compensation Strategic Task Force” after court decisions …

U.S. Sugar officials say buying more farm land doesn’t equal more water flowing into Everglades

Buying land south of Lake Okeechobee may be a popular proposal to help solve South Florida’s water woes, but U.S. …

Rick Scott wants Glenn Sutphin for vets’ agency head

As expected, Gov. Rick Scott is interested in Glenn Sutphin becoming the next director of the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs.  A Scott spokeswoman Wednesday …
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