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The Morning CallOlaf Marthinson of Allentown, a 104-year-old World War I era veteran who served with troops protecting the Arizona border from Mexican rebel leader Pancho Villa, died Monday afternoon in the Manor Care Health Services home in Salisbury Township. "His...
Times Staff WriterFive weeks after a U.S. submarine struck and sank a Japanese trawler off Hawaii, the presence of 16 civilian VIPs on the craft remains a point of controversy and a focus of an official Navy investigation. But today, a group of freshmen lawmakers from the...
Tallahassee BureauCall the Florida House of Representatives and you are likely to hear the voice of House Speaker Tom Feeney touting private-school vouchers. Democrats in the Legislature are astounded that Feeney would put partisan messages on the voice mail of phones...
Tallahassee BureauMidway through the two-month legislative session, a handful of Central Florida’s freshman legislators are emerging as leaders. Rep. David Simmons, an Altamonte Springs Republican, has already won a reputation for thoughtful oratory -- and daring. On...
Tallahassee Bureau ChiefHouse Speaker Tom Feeney shrugged off a tax-cut compromise Thursday from Senate President John McKay, insisting that the Senate accept $355 million in tax breaks before the House agrees to boost spending for education and social programs. "The House...
of the Sentinel StaffThe Republican-controlled House passed its election-reform package Wednesday, over heated Democratic protests and a nearly two-hour legislative delaying tactic, setting the stage for the Senate to take up its reform measures today. Both chambers’...
of the Sentinel StaffAs the Legislature concludes the yearlong drive to abolish the state Board of Regents, the seeds of the new university system are being planted in the state Capitol basement. There, in Gov. Jeb Bush’s appointments office -- four floors below the...
Sentinel Staff WriterLocal education leaders think that public schools are under siege -- by Florida lawmakers who want to tell them how to spend their money and run their classrooms. Lawmakers have tried to steer public-school money toward private schools and are pushing to...
Sentinel Staff WriterElection reform in Florida will rid the state of chads, provide grants to counties for new voting machines and will include an element of campaign finance reform Democrats deemed "transparently partisan." The final reform measure cleared conference...
Tags: Tom Rossin, Politics, Rod Smith, Local Elections, Frank Brogan
Tallahassee BureauEnding a bitter internal feud, Florida House Democrats named Rep. Doug Wiles, a quiet and conservative insurance agent from St. Augustine, as the next leader of their often-fractured 43-member caucus. House Democrats finalized their choice of Wiles on...
Tags: Tampa, Politics, Lois Frankel, Doug Wiles, Democratic Party
Tribune staff reporterAsk anyone if they've been to Springfield and chances are they'll say, "Yeah, my parents took us there when we were kids to see the Lincoln stuff." Or, "We went down there on a school trip to see the Lincoln stuff." I sense a pattern here. Which is good,...
Sentinel Staff WriterLook to the chaotic end of the 2001 Florida Legislature and see the uncertain future of Florida's most powerful leaders. House Speaker Tom Feeney wielded the gavel to cut short debate and move feverishly through bills as the House droned on close to...
Mar 14, 2001 |Story| Allentown Morning Call
Mar 19, 2001 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Apr 5, 2001 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
Apr 8, 2001 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
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Apr 26, 2001 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
Apr 29, 2001 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
May 3, 2001 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
May 3, 2001 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
May 4, 2001 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
May 6, 2001 |Story| Chicago Tribune
May 6, 2001 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
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