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  • The Sage Project: Winter Park's Hannibal Square

     
    Peter Schreyer, photographer and Director of the Crealdé School of Art,  made a photographic portrait series documenting a group of African-American men and women, ranging between the ages of 85 and 106, who have been lifelong residents of west Winter...
  • Florida Hospital rolls out mobile health services for women

     
    Florida Hospital rolled out its new Healthy 100 Women’s Mobile Health Coach Wednesday. The fully loaded RV aims to bring preventive health screenings to women where they work and live. The women’s health center on wheels offers mammography,...
  • Community Maker: John Rife of East End Market

     
    This is the first in a new blog series called Community Makers which explores the motivations and worldview of Orlando’s lead makers and shapers of community. John Rife is the founder and owner of the newly emerging East End Market. EEM is currently...
  • The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida

     
    Over two days, we revealed this year's list of “The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida” — as chosen by a panel of leaders from the business, nonprofit and political communities. Below is the full list of 25 - with nutshell...
  • Senate unanimously passes high-speed ethics reform

     
    TALLAHASSEE – Trying to clamp down on rampant perceived excesses of power, a Florida Senate committee on Tuesday began fast-tracking the most sweeping ethics reform proposal the state has witnessed in decades. If passed by the full Legislature...
  • Dean Cannon’s impressive lobbying clientele

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Former House Speaker Dean Cannon made some news this week when Senate Ethics and Elections Chairman Jack Latvala took exception to his return as a (temporary) executive-branch lobbyist and the head of a firm that will immediately begin...
  • Winter Park prison ministry picks new executive director

     
    The Winter Park-based Kairos Prison Ministry International (www.kpmi.org) has appointed Evelyn Lemly as the organization's new executive director. Lemly will oversee 30,000 volunteers working in 34 states and nine international countries. “The...
  • Latvala versus Cannon on lobbying revolving doors

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A key component of the ethics package the Senate workshopped Tuesday takes aim at a common occurance in state politics: the revolving-door that sees formerly powerful lawmakers return to the Capitol as high-priced lobbyists soon...
  • Senate fast-tracking ethics reform package

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A Florida Senate panel is fast-tracking a sweeping ethics proposal that would crack down on politicians' lavish lobbyist-funded living, their revolving-door jobs and even their paychecks in cases when they don't pay ethics fines. The...
  • Lawmakers with the biggest CCEs now backing reforms

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Senate President Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, said last week he wanted to curb the “fillet Mignon lifestyle” some lawmakers are living courtesy of political funds called “committees of continuous existence” that ...
  • Dean Cannon’s new client just scored in Medicaid privatization push

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Last week, St. Louis-based Centene Corp. announced its Florida subsidiary, Sunshine State Health Plan, was one of three companies awarded lucrative contracts to take over long-term Medicaid managed care throughout the state. Florida'...
  • Tonight: ‘The Following’ debuts; an unexpected trip on ‘Mike & Molly’; Dick Van Dyke night on TCM

     
    A few highlights Monday night: 1. “The Following,” a much-discussed drama about a serial killer, debuts at 9 on Fox. The show is deeply disturbing, but lead actors Kevin Bacon and James Purefoy give bravura performances. For all the concern...