LeRoy Collins

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Name: LeRoy Collins
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Steve Bousquet: Crist at risk of putting hug with Obama in racial terms

A white Florida politician shows support for a black leader and click! Cameras capture the moment with grave consequences for the white politician.Partisan politics? Racism? Both?The white politician is Charlie Crist, whose 2009 hug of President Barack ... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 2 reports

Attorney says Bondi's office violated public records law

A Tallahassee attorney engaged in a bitter property fight with the state is accusing Attorney General Pam Bondi of destroying emails, failing to retain text messages and violating the state’s public records laws.Bondi, the chief custodian of the state’s ... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Award-winning UCF film recalls Florida's own 1950s witch hunt

The televised Army-McCarthy hearings and other activities of U.S. Sen. Joseph McCarthy in the 1950s are so well known that "McCarthyism" has become a synonym for a political witch hunt. It's less well known that Florida had its own McCarthy-like group: ... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Cost of Education: Truth In Tuition

On he trade-off between cost and quality in higher education, Gov. Rick Scott shows more interest in scoring political points than displaying political courage.Take Scott's opposition to all tuition hikes. He vetoed a modest 3 percent tuition increase ... [Published Lakeland Ledger - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Obituaries 3-27-14

Thomas Clark, Jr.Clark, Thomas Jr. passed away unexpectedly at his home in Windsor, Calif. on March 5, 2014. Devoted husband of 66 years to the late Frances Irene Clark. Loving father of Gary Clark, Jimmy Clark, Connie Beretta (Art) and Tommy Clark (Teenann). ... [Published Sonoma West Times and News - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Truth on tuition

Gov. Rick Scott seems more interested in scoring political points than displaying political courage.One example is Scott's opposition to all tuition hikes. He vetoed a modest 3 percent tuition increase last year and then unsuccessfully tried to pressure ... [Published Gainesville Sun - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Remembering 'Reubin the Good,' excerpts from memorial service

Excerpts from the four eulogies at former Gov. Reubin Askew's memorial service Wednesday in Tallahassee:Former U.S. Rep. Jim Bacchus, who was a speech writer and aide to Askew:"Reubin Askew didn't need to put his finger in the wind to find out what he ... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Honor Reubin Askew by emulating him

Political gamesmanship in Tallahassee came to a halt Tuesday morning, if only for a moment. Under gray skies, the body of Reubin O'Donovan Askew was laid in state inside the old Capitol, attracting a bipartisan Who's Who of dignitaries, along with effusive ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

Gov. Askew led Florida in many positive developments

The death of former Gov. Reuben Askew should remind those of us who grew up in Florida in the 1950s and '60s of the once proud role our state played in leading the South in civil rights, public schools and universities, the environment, child welfare, ... [Published Bradenton Herald - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

He really was ?Reubin the Good?

Listening to the praise for Reubin Askew over the past few days, it’s easy to forget he was actually a politician. A very good one.Askew died Thursday at age 85. On any list of greatest Florida governors, he’s at the top, jostling with his role model, ... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 5 reports

Editorial: The rare courage of Reubin Askew

Few Tallahassee veterans thought Reubin Askew had the grit for the job when he was elected governor in 1970.The soft-spoken, tee-totaling family man — derided as “Reubin Who” during the campaign and later as “Mr. Clean” — was neither combative nor histrionic. ... [Published Tampa Tribune - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 4 reports

Reubin Askew, former Fla. governor, dies

March. 13 (UPI) -- Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew has died Thursday at the age of 85.Askew, a fierce advocate for racial equality and ethical government, was admitted to a Tallahassee hospital on Saturday after suffering a stroke. He passed away shortly ... [Published UPI - Mar 13 2014]

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Steve Bousquet: Crist at risk of putting hug wi... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Apr 15 2014]
Attorney says Bondi's office violated public re... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Apr 05 2014]
Attorney says missing emails prove Bondi’s offi... [Published Miami Herald - Apr 05 2014]
Award-winning UCF film recalls Florida's own 19... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Mar 30 2014]
Cost of Education: Truth In Tuition [Published Lakeland Ledger - Mar 27 2014]
Obituaries 3-27-14 [Published Sonoma West Times and News - Mar 27 2014]
Editorial: Truth on tuition [Published Gainesville Sun - Mar 23 2014]
Weekly Roundup: Governors, Past and Present, in... [Published Sunshine State News - Mar 22 2014]
Askew on ‘right side of history’ on civil rights [Published Florida Courier - Mar 21 2014]
Remembering 'Reubin the Good,' excerpts from me... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Mar 19 2014]
Machen seeks state money to grant faculty raises [Published Gainesville Sun - Mar 19 2014]
Honor Reubin Askew by emulating him [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Mar 18 2014]
8 times when politics led to punches [Published Washington Post - Mar 17 2014]
Gov. Askew led Florida in many positive develop... [Published Bradenton Herald - Mar 16 2014]
He really was ?Reubin the Good? [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Mar 16 2014]
Weekly Roundup: History Intrudes on Legislative... [Published Sunshine State News - Mar 15 2014]
Editorial: The rare courage of Reubin Askew [Published Tampa Tribune - Mar 14 2014]
Gov. Rubin Askew played key role during content... [Published Florida Today - Mar 14 2014]
Askew led Florida into modern era on integratio... [Published Tampa Tribune - Mar 14 2014]
Former Gov. Reubin Askew was true giant for Flo... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Mar 13 2014]
Florida Officials Offer Statements On Passing O... [Published WCTV6 - Mar 13 2014]
Reubin Askew, former Fla. governor, dies [Published UPI - Mar 13 2014]
Ex-Fla. gov Reubin Askew, civil rights champion... [Published Livonia Observer - Mar 13 2014]
Former Gov. Reubin Askew hospitalized in 'very ... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Mar 12 2014]
Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, 85, hospitalized [Published Bradenton Herald - Mar 12 2014]
Legislature aims to ease burden of paying for c... [Published Gainesville Sun - Mar 11 2014]
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