“It's supposed to take you a long time to win five races, so that you get experience before you start being a bug rider,” said Ashley Castrenze. The 19-year-old freshly-minted jockey is already almost there; she's ridden five races thus far and was victorious in the first four, finishing third in her fifth start. Yet […]
Democrat Mike Clelland became the first local candidate to go up on the airwaves in Orlando Wednesday with a television ad highlighting his firefighter background for his Senate District 13 race. The 30-second commercial “Blaring” is designed to introduce Clelland to the area, according to his campaign. It begins with scenes of firetrucks and firefighters […]
Kentucky Oaks winner Cathryn Sophia will make her next start in the Grade 1 Acorn Stakes at Belmont Park June 11. The Daily Racing Form reports that the 3-year-old daughter of Street Boss currently is stabled at Monmouth Park, and will be there all summer. Trainer John Servis told the DRF that tentative plans call for Cathryn Sofia to run […]
A message to HUD slumlords, such as Global Ministries Foundation, which operates in Jacksonville: Marco Rubio is not done with you. In a floor speech Wednesday regarding H.R. 2577, the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, Rubio reiterated his issues with HUD and its policies, which have led to institutional neglect around the country, describing […]
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Rep. Matt Gaetz says his campaign has rustled up enough petitions to qualify for the 1st Congressional District ballot, well ahead of a late June deadline. Gaetz put out a statement to mark the occasion. “I want to thank the enthusiastic army of volunteers who helped us collect petition signatures across Northwest Florida. We are running a […]
Donald Trump has told the government that his myriad businesses have flourished with rising revenues since his improbable political success, according to financial documents released Wednesday. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee said revenue at his businesses grew by $190 million over the past 17 months, and he had $557 million in earned income. The Federal […]
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Florida officials are calling for a $125,000 study to consider dropping state’s system of no-fault Personal Injury Protection auto insurance. The Department of Financial Services is looking for a vendor to produce the report by June, LobbyTools reports. A draft report would be due Aug. 26, with a final report by Sept. 2. In March […]
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It’s starting to get testy in the CD 11 GOP contest. Daniel Webster serves in Congress in CD 10, but after redistricting of his seat made his chances for reelection much more remote, he opted to run for the CD 11 seat that will be vacated later this year by GOP incumbent Rich Nugent. Justin Grabelle, […]
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