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FCAT scores are in for third graders

Escambia County – Math scores are up 1%; Reading down 4% Santa Rosa County – highest reading scores in the state; tied for second highest…

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IN Issue – 5/3/07

Check out this week’s issue Cover Story: Charter Schools In The Red Orlando Sentinel published a four-day series last month, examining the nearly 350 charter…

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What is a conservative nowadays?

Every now and then, we get some comment to this blog that calls himself/herself a “conservative.” What is a conservative? What the core political beliefs…

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Another daily cuts staff

Orlando Sentinel  has announced that it will eliminate about two dozen jobs as it restructures the paper’s news gathering operation to place greater emphasis on…

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Here’s a twist

There is actually a Democrat in the state House who dares to question the 2007-08 budget because of all the “turkeys” hidden in the bill….

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More gambling – Instant Bingo passes

This Florida Legislature loves gambling – in one form or another. It has sent Gov. Crist a bill that legalizes instant bingo. What’s instant bingo?…

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Former PNJ reporter gets Pres to hold his bags

The St. Pete Times’ political blog reports Michael Spooneybarger inadvertently had Pres. Bush pick up his bag during a recent trip to South Florida. Tampa…

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Student paper ends remarkable news year

The Miami Herald had a story in its Sunday edition on the FAMU student newspaper that covered some major stories on its campus – On…

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Letterman List

On Monday night (4/30), David Letterman made a list of ten signs your newspaper is in trouble: 10. Covers all news that happens within one…

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