VIDEO: Charlotte Police Killed Keith Lamont Scott In Under 10 Seconds, Withheld Audio Recordings Too

Charlotte police finally respected the will of Keith Lamont Scott’s family and released two official videos of his last moments

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Texas Authorities Pay Sandra Bland’s Family $1.9 Million Settlement in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The Texas Department of Public Safety and Waller County have reached a financial settlement with Sandra Bland’s family to pay

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Keyna Cory: Recycling push coming to Capitol

Tuesday will be Florida Recycles Day at the Florida Capitol. It’s the third year the Florida Recycling Partnership and the

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Catherine Durkin Robinson: Visiting Mile-High City yields nostalgic trip

Can you imagine traveling to New York City and not eating a slice of pizza and a hotdog? Spending time

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Chris Timmons: A champion of the reader takes his leave

The first e-mail I received from Gerald Ensley was in reply to one I had sent him. I wrote something

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Bob Sparks: Consider this scenario for Sen. Rick Scott

Sen. Marco Rubio certainly made some recent news. His displeasure with the ways of the Senate, and Washington in general,

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Ned Bowman: Reforming the Renewable Fuel Standard would help our business community

With only a few remaining days in October, it’s important to highlight that this is National Manufacturing Month. Most of

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Dr. Jonathan H. Slonin: HB 221 isn’t the way to fix balance billing

I read Audrey Brown’s opinion column in support of Carlos Trujillo’s House Bill 221.  And while I agree with her

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Diane Roberts: Watch out, you bears, and hold your water

LBJ declared the War on Poverty; the GOP waged a War on Women; the state of Florida has never ceased

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Dr. John H. Armstrong : School health programs can change lives, save millions

Unhealthy weight has affected children in Florida well before I was appointed State Surgeon General in 2012. I knew when

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Sally Swartz: Development runs rampant without state controls

A nightmare development scenario playing out in Palm Beach County is bad news for proponents of local control statewide. It’s

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Judge Robert M. Evans: Enough is enough – Florida needs a neutral “Family Law Reform” task force

Another dangerously flawed “Family Law Reform” bill has been once again submitted in the Florida Legislature. As this flawed legislation

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Audrey Brown: Support bill to end unfair balance billing

Far too often medical bills overwhelm families when they’re hit with surprise bills as a result of unexpected emergencies, even

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Martin Dyckman: Judiciary term limits? Bad idea

Term limits have spelled disaster for the Florida Legislature – erasing experience, dumbing down the process, and leaving lobbyists even

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Steve Schale: “Draft Biden,” the 10-week journey of a lifetime

For me, it started in September 2008. Barack Obama had just selected Joe Biden as his running mate, and I was to

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Tom Feeney: Raising Florida’s academic bar can result in a more productive workforce

There are reforms occurring in Florida’s education system, and we have the opportunity to improve our education system and further

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Michael Sainato: Black bears, good science on losing end as hunt begins

It’s already been a sad week for black bears in Florida. On Saturday, the first day of the big Florida

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Jac VerSteeg: Political timing favors Marco Rubio

It’s “Crazy Peak” time for Republican presidential candidates. At the moment, that favors two candidates with Florida ties: Donald Trump

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Barney Bishop: Self-promoting physician-owned hospitals will put patients at risk

It’s important for the public to know what legislative change means for our everyday lives. All too often common-sense policies

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Catherine Durkin Robinson: I apologize in advance – for all the itching

I remember when Sundays were about jazz, yoga and mimosas. Long walks and picnics in the park. A day to

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Chris Timmons: In battle with university president, FAMU’s Board of Trustees has lost its credibility

Finally, the Florida A&M University Board of Trustees has lost its credibility. Its credibility as a governing body. Its credibility

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Bob Sparks: 30 days later, Sunshine Summit boasts full agenda

One month ago the Republican Party of Florida’s Sunshine Summit was in the news for reasons other than those intended.

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Tom O’Hara: Attorneys tell an inspiring tale about a dull topic

Redistricting. Reapportionment. New voting maps. Dull. Boring. Eyes glaze over. It’s tough to follow – and care about – the

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Kate MacFall: Florida’s black bears in hunters’ sights starting Saturday

Thousands of trophy hunters will descend on Florida’s wilderness to kill an estimated 320 Florida black bears, a unique subspecies

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Diane Roberts: Charm and grace again flow downhill from Capitol

OCCUPIED TALLAHASSEE – Another Special Session! Why, it’s just like Christmas – minus the joy. Minus the presents, too. While

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Shannon Nickinson: Economic symposium points way for NW Florida’s future

Northwest Florida has a lot going for it. That was among the bits of wisdom and moments of insight offered

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Catherine Durkin Robinson: Here are 11 concrete actions you can take to curb gun violence

“Not one more.” “Enough is enough.” “When will we do something about these mass shootings?” These are routine responses when

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Dr. Marc J. Yacht: Have Americans lost faith in elections?

The run for the presidency is a bust for both parties and there’s something missing from American politics of late.

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Sarah Maricle Ayers: Best medicine for drug prices is very little

The rising expense of pharmaceuticals is expected to put extra pressure on Florida’s budget next year, with the Department of

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Peter Schorsch: Team Marco conjures fundraising win via news release hocus-pocus

On one level – the level of the conniving campaign operative who will do anything to score a great headline

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