Lawton Chiles

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Name: Lawton Chiles
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Troubling decline of black judges in Florida courts

Florida's courts are experiencing a disturbing trend: For the first time in at least a quarter-century, the proportion of black judges has dropped, from a high of 7 percent to 6.5 percent.It's no stretch to say the state's 974 judgeships are predominantly ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Chiles High teacher resigns during investigation into texts to student 2 days ago

A teacher at Chiles High School Wednesday submitted his letter of resignation to the district amid allegations he sent inappropriate text messages to a female student.Buy PhotoLawton Chiles High is one of the schools in the Leon County School District. ... [Published Tallahassee Democrat - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Hagan: A life in politics, helped by family money

Her first political work: Helping her uncle, Lawton Chiles, win a U.S. Senate seat. Both sides of her family have been successful financially, and she’s listed No. 41 on Roll…Click to Continue » ... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Hagan: A life in politics, helped by family money

U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan dates her own start in political life to when she was a girl and helped her uncle, Lawton Chiles, post bumper stickers on his supporters’ cars.Chiles was a state lawmaker in Florida who ran for U.S. Senate in 1970, when Hagan was 17, ... [Published Charlotte Observer - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Leon County Schools 26 days ago

Students at Springwood Elementary students play Angry Birds in order to help them learn computer coding. (Photo:Glenn Beil/Democrat)Elementary SchoolsApalachee Tapestry Magnet School of the Arts, 650 Trojan Trail, 488-7110, www.apalachee.leon.k12 .fl ... [Published Tallahassee Democrat - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Kindergarten teacher: ‘There is a good possibility I will be fired but…’ (update)

Teachers are increasingly speaking up about the onslaught of standardized tests that students in all grades — including  kindergarten — are required to take in public schools today. Some are refusing to administer the tests, which can result in a teacher ... [Published 590 KLBJ - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 6 reports

Florida Kindergarden Teacher Is Almost Certainly Going to Get Canned for Refusing to Administer Tests

woolywonderworks, FlickrPerhaps in anticipation of the modern demands of adulthood , filling out paperwork standardized testing in schools is all the rage these days. Thanksin part to a federal cattle-prod - carrot-stick educational policy, teachers are ... [Published REASON Online - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

LETTER: Best for the baby

I was saddened to read the letter in your Sept. 4 newspaper (“Keep breastfeeding private”) from a lady who wants breastfeeding mothers to hide themselves in restrooms, their cars or wherever.When I breastfed my children in the late 1950s and early ’60s, ... [Published Northwest Florida Daily News - Sep 11 2014]
Entities: Lawton Chiles
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Center board fills up, while 2 new members quickly resign

Anna Maria Island residents and former residents have responded to the June request by Anna Maria Island Community Center executive director Dawn Stiles and board of directors chair Scott Rudacille for volunteers to fill vacancies on the board.The new ... [Published Anna Maria Islander - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

LaRoche finds fulfillment in wine industry

Ted LaRoche’s eyes are sparkling, his hands waving, and the excitement is clear in his voice, when he talks about his LOLA wines.“It’s just pure fun,” he says, about the Napa Valley-based boutique winery in which he is part owner. LOLA Wines, the company ... [Published The Murfreesboro Post - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 2 reports

Obama to voters: You are so stupid

( )I don’t think we’ve lived through a political episode such as the current immigration debacle. Not even close.Obama had vowed to take executive action to regularize millions of illegals before the coming elections. The promised action is both illegal ... [Published Power Line - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

Lakeland Teen Loses Battle With Cancer While Working on Project to Help Others

| Ivan Brooks II, 15, always had a positive attitude and tried to help those around him, even as he quietly began chemotherapy for lymphoblastic leukemia earlier this year.He loved bow ties, business and service, and was working to start a nonprofit to ... [Published Lakeland Ledger - Sep 01 2014]

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Chiles High teacher resigns during investigatio... [Published Tallahassee Democrat - Sep 21 2014]
Hagan: A life in politics, helped by family money [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Sep 21 2014]
Hagan: A life in politics, helped by family money [Published Charlotte Observer - Sep 20 2014]
Can Carl Hiaasen Save Florida? [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - Sep 19 2014]
Charlie Crist's Beltway Dreams Hurt His Chances... [Published Sunshine State News - Sep 18 2014]
Leon County Schools 26 days ago [Published Tallahassee Democrat - Sep 17 2014]
Amazing Women of the Suncoast: Dr. Mona Jain [Published My Sun Coast - Sep 15 2014]
Florida suspends a controversial exam as debate... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Sep 15 2014]
Kindergarten teacher: ‘There is a good possibil... [Published 590 KLBJ - Sep 15 2014]
U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan in Battle to Keep Senate Se... [Published Lakeland Ledger - Sep 15 2014]
Scott's Columbia/HCA case overshadowed TGH probe [Published Tampa Tribune - Sep 14 2014]
Florida Kindergarden Teacher Is Almost Certainl... [Published REASON Online - Sep 11 2014]
Florida Kindergarden Teacher Is Almost Certainl... [Published Hit & Run - Sep 11 2014]
Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund’s Chuck Wolfe announ... [Published Miami Herald - Sep 11 2014]
Kindergarten teacher: ‘There is a good possibil... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 11 2014]
Strauss: Kindergarten teacher: ‘There is a good... [Published Washington Post - Sep 11 2014]
LETTER: Best for the baby [Published Northwest Florida Daily News - Sep 11 2014]
Strauss: Kindergarten teacher: 'There is a good... [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 11 2014]
Strauss: Kindergarten teacher: ‘There is a good... [Published Washington Post - Sep 11 2014]
Students stand up to bullying while remembering... [Published Bay News 9 - Sep 09 2014]
Center board fills up, while 2 new members quic... [Published Anna Maria Islander - Sep 09 2014]
LaRoche finds fulfillment in wine industry [Published The Murfreesboro Post - Sep 08 2014]
Obama to voters: You are so stupid [Published Power Line - Sep 06 2014]
Obama to voters: You are so stupid [Published Power Line - Sep 06 2014]
WVU College of Education and Human Services hon... [Published Noodls - Sep 05 2014]
Florida's economy is tied to the nationâs, but ... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Sep 05 2014]
Good Causes: Starry Night, Young Life Banquet, ... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Sep 03 2014]
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Florida Kindergarden Teacher Is Almost Certainl... [Published Hit & Run - Sep 11 2014]
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Obama to voters: You are so stupid [Published Power Line - Sep 06 2014]
(Scott Johnson) I don’t think we’ve lived through a political episode such as the current immigration debacle. Not even close. Obama had vowed to take executive action to regularize millions of illegals before the coming elections. The promised ...
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(Paul Mirengoff) I share Steve’s skepticism about the wisdom of nominating Jeb Bush for president, an idea being pushed by the “GOP elite” according to the Washington Post. Indeed, I think that nominating Bush would be bad idea. I agree with Steve ...
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