Lawton Chiles

Type: Person
Name: Lawton Chiles
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Has voter apathy given Florida Gov. Rick Scott an election edge?

Early voting lasted 14 days this year. (Thomas Cordy / The Palm Beach Post)We hear a lot these days about the importance of liberty, the superiority of our democracy. We hear about selfless soldiers fighting abroad to defend our freedoms. We hear complaints ... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Sep 01 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]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 224

Why Florida Democrats are in trouble – We’ve been telling our Black Democratic friends that Black Floridians ain’t feeling Charlie Crist this election cycle. Tuesday’s election statistics prove us right.There’s an enthusiasm gap. In a race in which Rick ... [Published Florida Courier - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Charlie Crist: The Archetypical "New" Democrat

Well folks, we have a winner...of the Florida Primaries that is. It looks like it will be Charlie Crist vs. Rick Scott this November in the Florida gubernatorial race. I thought that it was noteworthy that he abandoned his independent party status and ... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Tuesday primaries: All eyes on Charlie Crist in Fla.

Charlie Crist is expected to easily win Tuesday’s Democratic primary for his old job as Florida governor. But will turnout for Crist, especially among women and blacks, be enough to position him for victory in November against GOP Gov. Rick Scott?Crist, ... [Published USA Today - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Alert issued over AC woes at school

. -An emergency alert was issued Thursday at an Orlando high school because of air conditioning issues, according to officials.Shari Bobinski, of Orange County Public Schools, said there's no AC in several portable classrooms at Dr. Phillips High Sch ... [Published Click Orlando - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Next circuit court chief judge named

Ronald Ficarrotta will become the next chief judge of Hillsborough County Circuit Court in January, when his predecessor retires after more than 13 years of presiding over the 13th Judicial Circuit.On Wednesday, the 62 judges who make up Hillsborough's ... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Q&A: New chief judge prepares to replace Belvin Perry | Video

Circuit Judge Frederick Lauten will become the top judge in Orange and Osceola counties next month, and is looking forward with "excitement that is mixed with moments of stark terror," he quipped during a recent interview.The terror comes in replacing ... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Bill Clinton on private option and Sunni tribal leaders and genomics and Mike Beebe

Bill Clinton delivered the keynote address at the Southern Governors' Association this afternoon at the Little Rock Marriott. The theme of this year's conference is "Accelerating the American South's R&D Network", which of course Clinton interpreted as ... [Published Arkansas Times - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Author pens bio of ‘Walkin’ Lawton’

John Coggin first learned of the political legend of former Florida Governor and U.S. Sen. Lawton Chiles in the summer of 2004 when he joined the League of Conservation Voters' efforts in Orlando to elect John Kerry as president.The Maryland resident ... [Published Walton Sun - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Governor's race will also shape Fla. Supreme Court

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)People:Organizations:Subjects:Places:TALLAHASSEE, Florida — If former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist is elected governor as a Democrat in November, all seven state Supreme Court justices ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Plaudits for Salcines

Former prosecutor and retired Judge E.J. Salcines loves the law almost as much as he loves Tampa history. So it is gratifying to see his considerable legal contributions be recognized by the Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association.The group this week ... [Published Tampa Tribune - Aug 09 2014]

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Has voter apathy given Florida Gov. Rick Scott ... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Sep 01 2014]
Lakeland Teen Loses Battle With Cancer While Wo... [Published Lakeland Ledger - Sep 01 2014]
15-Year-Old Dies Before Completing His Project ... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Sep 01 2014]
Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 224 [Published Florida Courier - Aug 28 2014]
Charlie Crist: The Archetypical "New" Democrat [Published Daily Kos - Aug 27 2014]
See who The Post endorsed [Published The Palm Beach Post - Aug 27 2014]
Primaries feature officer who got Saddam, Democ... [Published WorldNetDaily - Aug 26 2014]
Arizona voters go to polls in Republican primar... [Published Reuters - Aug 26 2014]
All eyes on governor's race in Florida primary,... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Aug 25 2014]
Tuesday primaries: All eyes on Charlie Crist in... [Published USA Today - Aug 25 2014]
Fla.’s Charlie Crist and Nan Rich: the campaign... [Published Miami Herald - Aug 23 2014]
Alert issued over AC woes at school [Published Click Orlando - Aug 21 2014]
Next circuit court chief judge named [Published Tampa Bay Times - Aug 21 2014]
Ficarrotta elected chief judge for 13th Judicia... [Published Tampa Tribune - Aug 20 2014]
Alcee Hastings Rallies Democrats Against John B... [Published Sunshine State News - Aug 19 2014]
First Day of School: Students, Teachers at Wahn... [Published Lakeland Ledger - Aug 19 2014]
Q&A: New chief judge prepares to replace Belvi... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Aug 17 2014]
Bill Clinton on private option and Sunni tribal... [Published Arkansas Times - Aug 16 2014]
Author pens bio of ‘Walkin’ Lawton’ [Published Walton Sun - Aug 14 2014]
California gubernatorial candidate trying to pu... [Published McClatchy DC - Aug 13 2014]
Editorial: Keep Florida on right environmental ... [Published Tampa Tribune - Aug 13 2014]
Governor's race will also shape Fla. Supreme Court [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Aug 12 2014]
Where's Bill Nelson's Place in Politics Now? [Published Sunshine State News - Aug 11 2014]
Editorial: Plaudits for Salcines [Published Tampa Tribune - Aug 09 2014]
Firm seeks payment from family of paralyzed Bro... [Published Miami Herald - Aug 07 2014]
E.J. Salcines, a story of politics and redemption [Published Tampa Bay Times - Aug 07 2014]
In a rematch Miami-Dade commission race, Jean M... [Published Miami Herald - Aug 04 2014]
Sheldon not budging, will remain in AG race [Published Tampa Bay Times - Aug 01 2014]
UPDATE: Political dynasties at work in this yea... [Published TD Ameritrade - Jul 30 2014]
9 Investigates: Central Florida students are be... [Published WFTV - Jul 29 2014]
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