Rougned Odor homered twice, including back-to-back drives with Carlos Gomez in the eighth inning, and the Texas Rangers rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5 Sunday and complete a three-game sweep. Odor’s two-run drive off Brad Boxberger (2-2) tied the score, and Gomez put the Rangers ahead 6-5 two … Keep Reading
Gov. Rick Scott’s mantra is jobs, jobs, jobs. The small-government, tea party-backed Republican isn’t necessarily known as an environmental governor.
President Donald Trump‘s performance in the White House will make it harder for Republicans — and billionaires — in the coming elections, two of his most prominent critics said Saturday.
Extensive Enterprises Media and its media, including FloridaPolitics.com, won three statewide journalism awards Saturday night from the the Society of Professional Journalists Florida Pro Chapter, during ceremonies held in Coral Gables.
Think you’ve had a bad day from which you might not recover emotionally? Randall Edwards had almost three-and-a-half years of them in a Japanese slave labor camp then went on to finish his naval career and another as an electrical engineer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Sunday, he will turn 100 years old.
About 160 stocky, white-bearded men resembling Ernest Hemingway have gathered in Key West to compete in the island city’s annual Hemingway Look-Alike Contest. The competition began Thursday evening at Sloppy Joe’s Bar, frequented by Hemingway when he lived in Key West during the 1930s. Judged by former winners, the three-night contest is a highlight of the Hemingway Days festival honoring the late author’s literary prowess and colorful lifestyle. Many competitors wear sportsman’s garb associated with Hemingway. Entrants include repeat contender…
While it won’t go into effect for another year and a half, the expected passage of a constitutional amendment expanding the homestead exemption is already giving local officials severe headaches. Amendment 1 asks voters to approve an expansion of the homestead exemption from $50,000 to $75,000 of the first $100,000 of a home’s taxable value. State lawmakers who supported it said the average homeowner would save about $275 per year, based on the statewide average home value of $220,000 and an…
Democratic gubernatorial candidate and former Congresswoman Gwen Graham did one of her campaign “work days” at a Seminole County free clinic Wednesday and came away pledging to “help more Floridians receive care” if elected.