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Open Books has sidewalk book sale, Nov. 15

November 6, 2014

Open Books is holding a sidewalk book sale on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 10am to 4pm. All books are sold very cheap. All proceeds go to help the Open Books Prison Book Project. Open Books is…

Ethics Reform Politics

City of Tallahassee passes ethics amendment

November 6, 2014

About two-thirds of Tallahassee voters approved yesterday, 38,968 to 19,431, a city charter amendment that creates a seven-member ethics board with the power to investigate complaints of unethical behavior by city employees and officials and levy…

Politics

We live in a GOP world that blames Hillary Clinton

November 6, 2014

The Republican Party controls the state legislative chambers in most states. According to National Review Online, the GOP wave has left Democrats at their weakest point in state legislatures since the 1920s.. (Bottom line: 65 Republican,…

News

GOP turnout overwhelmed Crist

November 5, 2014

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Democrats’ plans to take down Republican Gov. Rick Scott — a hated figure on the left — were relatively straightforward: Run charismatic former Gov. Charlie Crist, and fire…

2014 Election

GOP grabs supermajority in Florida House

November 5, 2014

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The already-conservative Florida House will lean even more to the right the next two years. Republicans, as part of a national wave, regained hold of a supermajority Tuesday…

2014 Election

A few more election observations

November 5, 2014

Gen-X takes over Escambia County Commission With the election of Doug Underhill, the Escambia Board of County Commissioners will be one of the youngest in the state with four commissioners below the age of 50. Steven…