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UF Environmental Health & Safety staff recently attached four smaller houses to the outside of the newest barn in hopes of enticing the bats to begin the relocation process on their own. Photo Credit: Bri Lehan/University of Florida

Scott PowersAugust 20, 2018

Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam were the top choices at Orlando’s Political Salsa hobnob for races for Senate and Florida Governor. With more than 400 votes, Nelson topped Republican Gov. Rick Scott 52 percent to 43 percent with Rocky De La Fuente taking the rest during the Hispanic-oriented but […]

Scott PowersAugust 10, 2018

A report published in POLITICO Florida Friday morning says U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, the front-runner in Florida’s Republican gubernatorial race, has narrowed a list to nine possible Lieutenant Governor running mates including former VISIT FLORIDA President Ken Lawson and several lawmakers, including state Sen. Debbie Mayfield. The report states that POLITICO received the list from […]

Scott PowersAugust 30, 2016

State Sen. Darren Soto took perhaps the biggest step Tuesday in his quest to become the first Hispanic from Central Florida and the first Puerto Rican from the state to be elected to Congress by rolling toward victory the Democratic primary in Florida’s 9th Congressional District. St. Cloud businessman Wane Liebnitzky, who easily won the Republican […]

Scott PowersAugust 27, 2016

Democratic congressional candidate Dena Grayson lent her campaign another $35,000 in the past week as she prepares for the final weekend of the tough primary in Florida’s 9th Congressional District. Grayson, a Windermere biomedical researcher, increased her personal investment into her campaign to $150,000 just this summer. The result has been that she heads into the […]

Scott PowersAugust 26, 2016

California Democratic U.S. Rep. Linda Sanchez will be campaigning with state Rep. Darren Soto in a caravana event in Kissimmee Sunday for his bid to win Tuesday’s primary in Florida’s 9th Congressional District. Sanchez, who represents part of Los Angeles, currently serves as chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and is running for vice-chair of […]

Scott PowersAugust 18, 2016

The Tiger Bay Club of Central Florida announced it will be hosting a late debate in the Orlando-based Florida’s Congressional District 9 race. The Aug. 23 debate — one week out from the primary — will feature two of the four Democrats running, progressive activist Susannah Randolph and state Sen. Darren Soto, both of Orlando; and the two […]

Scott PowersAugust 5, 2016

U.S. Rep. Xavier Becerra of California will be in Central Florida Tuesday campaigning with state Sen. Darren Soto in his bid to join Becerra in Congress from Florida’s 9th Congressional District. Becerra, who chairs the House Democratic Caucus, will join Soto at two public events and a press conference in CD 9, including a roundtable on […]

Scott PowersAugust 2, 2016

Democratic congressional candidate Darren Soto has received an endorsement from a former lieutenant governor of Puerto Rico in Soto’s quest for the heavily Puerto Rican voter support in Florida’s Kissimmee-based 9th Congressional District. Former Lt. Gov. Kenneth McClintock, who served from 2009-2013, traveled to the district over the weekend to support Soto, who is in […]


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