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Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelOutgoing U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams, R-Orlando, the former Orange County sheriff's deputy defeated in a bitter primary last month by U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, has been named an honorary co-chair of “Public Safety Professionals” for Mitt...
Sgt. Robert J. Billings, 30, of Clarksville, Virginia, died October 13, in Spin Boldak, Afghanistan. He died from wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 5th Battalion, 20th...
Virginia education officials say 68 percent of the state's public schools met new annual benchmarks in reading, mathematics and graduation. The state Department of Education on Wednesday released results of the objectives aimed at reducing proficiency...
A commission created to spark development in southwest and Southside Virginia spent $142 million in the last fiscal year to change the landscape of the state's rural communities hurt by manufacturing and agricultural job losses. The Virginia Tobacco...
The mild winter could increase the threat of wildfires. That's the warning from Governor Bob McDonnell. Virginia's wildfire season runs from Feb. 15 through April 30. According to a news release, 95 percent of wildfires in Virginia are caused by...
Virginia's Department of Corrections is closing the Mecklenburg Correctional Center. This comes after Pennsylvania decided earlier this year to remove 1,000 prisoners it housed in Virginia. The inmates housed at Mecklenburg Correctional Center will be...
Teachers from Bland County, Lynchburg and Roanoke County have been named 2012 Regional Teachers of the Year by the Virginia Department of Education. They are now in the running for the Teacher of the Year award that will be presented in October. Here is...
Microsoft Corporation will expand its generation data center in Mecklenburg County and will create ten new jobs. The computer giant operates a data center in Virginia. The 150 million dollar expansion is in addition to the 499-million dollar...
Times Staff WriterThe generation-long political retreat of Democrats across the South is disintegrating into a rout. President Bush dominated the South so completely in last month's presidential election that he carried nearly 85% of all the counties across the region --...
Tags: Defense, Florida, Government, Walter Mondale, Primaries
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