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10 Things to Know for Monday

10 Things to Know for Monday

1. MISSING TOLL DROPS IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA Authorities say the list of names of those unaccounted for after a deadly wildfire drops to around 1,000, about 300 fewer than its most recent posting. 2. ‘VERY VIOLENT, VERY VICIOUS’ Trump says there is no reason for him to listen to a recording of the killing of […]

Republicans Gaetz, Jordan, DeSantis rally in Navarre

Republicans Gaetz, Jordan, DeSantis rally in Navarre

Three Republican congressmen known for making national headlines delivered their stump speeches in Navarre Saturday during their Freedom Tour through Northwest Florida. U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, who represents Florida’s 1st Congressional District, was joined by fellow House members Jim Jordan and Ron DeSantis for a political rally at the Hampton Inn and Suites. Read the […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. HOW GOP IS TOUTING TAX OVERHAUL It’s a deeply unpopular bill, but Republicans insist Americans will learn to love it when they see their paychecks in the new year. 2. SAFETY SYSTEM A WORK IN PROGRESS Amtrak didn’t wait to have critical speed control technology up and running before it launched a new route […]

Santa Rosa voter rolls shrinking

Santa Rosa voter rolls shrinking

  Although Republican voters hold a 3-1 edge over Democrats in Santa Rosa, they lost some of that lead this year. In the biennial updating that state law requires county Elections Supervisor Tappie Villane to do in every odd-numbered year, her staff has moved 4,874 Republicans to “inactive” status, compared with 2,066 Democrats. The trend […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 15

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 15

GAWKER MEDIA FOUNDER ON STAND IN HOGAN CASE Testimony in the Hulk Hogan sex video trial ended for the day with Gawker Media founder Nick Denton on the witness stand. On Monday, Denton spoke about his rise in the publishing world and how he founded Gawker. Former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan is suing Gawker for […]

Crunch time for Florida voters

Crunch time for Florida voters

With the Presidential Preference Primary election coming up March 15, those not registered as Republicans or Democrats will be unable to vote in that type election which occurs every four years. This is because Florida is considered a closed-primary state said Tappie Villane, Santa Rosa County Supervisor of Elections. There are 26,981 registered voters in […]

Scott at odds again with fellow Republicans

Scott at odds again with fellow Republicans

Just six months ago, Gov. Rick Scott stood onstage outside the state Capitol basking in his hard-fought victory as he began his second term. Scott boldly proclaimed in his inaugural address that the campaign was over, and while there would be “robust debates on the best direction for Florida” that “we should not let partisan […]

5 Things to Know in Florida for June 4

5 Things to Know in Florida for June 4

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about in Florida today. No bail for Canada diplomat’s teen son in killings The teenage son of a senior Canadian diplomat is a risk of fleeing prosecution in South Florida for his role in an alleged drug-related shootout and will not […]