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Saturday, Apr 18, 2015

Letters to the editor: To shoot or not to shoot

Respecting the authorities
Updated: 55 mins ago

Brian Corley: Online voter registration good public policy

It has been said that there is no greater advocate for voters than a supervisor of elections, and I speak for myself and my colleagues when I say this is a role we take quite seriously. As a supervisor of elections, it is my personal goal to make vot...
Updated: 58 mins ago
Charlie Herndon: Nation needs reliable long-term transportation funding

Charlie Herndon: Nation needs reliable long-term transportation funding

Federal surface transportation funding is set to expire May 31. Throughout America and here in Florida, the lack of a reliable, sustainable funding stream puts our infrastructure at risk. Without it, transportation agencies can’t plan for long...
Updated: 1 hour ago

Five in Australia arrested in Islamic State-inspired plot

SYDNEY — Five Australian teenagers were arrested Saturday on suspicion of plotting an Islamic State group-inspired terrorist attack at a Veterans’ Day ceremony that included targeting police officers, officials said.
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Ringo Starr, Green Day headline eclectic Rock Hall class

Ringo Starr, Green Day headline eclectic Rock Hall class

Solo Starr: Ringo to be inducted into Rock Hall for solo work along with Green Day, Lou Reed
Updated: 1 hour ago
Ringo Starr, Green Day headline eclectic Rock Hall class

Ringo Starr, Green Day headline eclectic Rock Hall class

Solo Starr: Ringo to be inducted into Rock Hall for solo work along with Green Day, Lou Reed
Updated: 1 hour ago

Sarasota dad gets four-year sentence in hot-car death

A Sarasota man has been sentenced to four years in prison for the death of his 2-year-old daughter, who was left in a hot car for five hours.
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Kentucky officials hope drugs can help drug addicts

Kentucky officials hope drugs can help drug addicts

In a state crippled by opioid addictions, Kentucky lawmakers hope drugs can help drug addicts
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Temperince Morgan: Protecting Florida’s rural lands

Temperince Morgan: Protecting Florida’s rural lands

As the Florida Legislature debates how to allocate Amendment 1 dollars to protect land and water resources, Floridians should be aware of a cost-effective program that conserves lands and preserves Florida’s rural way of life.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Ava's Law expected to be signed by Gov. Nathan Deal soon

Ava's Law expected to be signed by Gov. Nathan Deal soon

Gov. Deal expected to sign bill requiring private insurers to offer coverage for children
Updated: 1 hour ago