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Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral Math

Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.

08/14/2012

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Former Anne Arundel County School Principal Murdered In Florida

A murder in Florida has ties to Anne Arundel County.

07/11/2012

Voting machines in Florida (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Disenfranchisement Is The Real Crime

Felony disenfranchisement is nothing more than Republican continuation of Jim Crow voter suppression laws.

07/09/2012

Early voting sign (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Are Creating Poll Taxes 2.0

Republicans by creating onerous barriers to voting, including strict ID requirements and shortening of early vote periods have created what amounts to a new version of Jim Crow era poll taxes.

07/03/2012

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Debby Makes Landfall

Debby, the guest that wouldn’t leave, is ruining things for a lot of other visitors even as it weakens to a tropical depression.

06/26/2012

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Tropical Storm Debby Drenches Florida With Rain

Practically parked off Florida’s Gulf Coast since the weekend, Tropical Storm Debby raked the Tampa Bay area with high wind and heavy rain Monday in a drenching that could top 2 feet over the next few days and trigger widespread flooding.

06/25/2012

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After Gory Incidents, Online ‘Zombie’ Talk Grows

First came Miami: the case of a naked man eating most of another man’s face. Then Maryland, a college student telling police he killed a man, then ate his heart and part of his brain.

06/04/2012

Tropical Weather

Beryl Now A Tropical Storm, Nearing U.S. Coast

Tropical Storm Beryl was wrecking some Memorial Day weekend plans on Sunday, causing shoreline campers to pack up and head inland and leading to the cancellation of some events as the storm approached the southeastern U.S.

05/27/2012

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Disco Queen Donna Summer Dies At 63 In Florida

TMZ.com is reporting that singer Donna Summer has died after a battle with cancer. TMZ reports Summer was in Florida at the time of her death. She was 63 years old.

05/17/2012

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Fla. Official To Become Ocean City Manager

The Ocean City Town Council is expected to approve a contract with a Florida official to become its new city manager.

05/11/2012

Trayvon Martin

First-Degree Murder No Longer An Option In Trayvon Martin Case

If the charge is murder, it won’t be in the first degree. That possibility was effectively eliminated in the killing of a Florida teen by a neighborhood watch member.

04/09/2012

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Fla. Man Sentenced In $78 Million Mortgage Fraud

The founder of Metro Dream Homes who was convicted in a $78 million mortgage fraud plot has been sentenced to 150 years in prison.

03/30/2012

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