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DeSantis will never do anything to offend Demented Daddy in DC

One month after Florida got its first COVID-19 cases, two weeks after the governors of California and New York issued shelter-in-place orders, the governor...

Life in the time of coronavirus: a strange new world

Senior citizens lined up the entire length of the Tallahassee shopping center before daylight as Publix opened its doors before daylight to accommodate senior...

Closing doors on a journalist: Gov. DeSantis needs to study FL’s long valued traditions...

If Florida didn’t have a governor who is trying to make President Donald J. Trump happy, we might have a governor willing to answer...

The coronavirus has created two worlds: 20 counties with 0 infections; South FL with...

South Florida’s hip nightclubs, pricey restaurants and stunning Atlantic views are miles away – culturally and geographically -- from the state’s rural farmlands and...

Sheltering in place: ‘Anxiety Baking,’ the Complete Works of Henry James and a whole...

Well, it’s been a quiet week in Tallahassee, Florida, my hometown, out here on the edge of the swamp.Except, of course, for a few...

For real? U.S. Sen. Rick Scott got lousy reviews as FL governor — and...

Rick Scott really misses being governor of Florida.He misses the mansion; he misses tootling about in his private jet; he misses having the power...

In the fight to contain the coronavirus, one element is severely overlooked: Corrections

It’s here. COVID-19 has become the latest threat to human life and the United States economy. All official guidance, be it the Centers for Disease Control...

Take down those paywalls: Our citizens need all the news they can get

Many of us who have spent a lifetime writing for newspapers have heard for years that the very papers we deliver each day are...

Harmful and inhumane prison conditions demand action by lawmakers, but is time running out?

Last October, Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Mark Inch, appointed by Gov. Ron DeSantis, warned Florida lawmakers about growing tensions in the state’s prisons.“The...

Policy wins are great. But Election 2020 is an existential fight for the nation’s...

You’ve probably never heard of Erica Newland. And if she had her druthers, it’s a safe bet that she would have preferred it stayed...

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