State agencies close every year on Veteran's Day, yet schools remain open. Some Florida lawmakers want to change that with the altruistic day that kids will spend the day visiting veterans and watching parades. Note to politicians: kids who get the day off from school just play Wii and watch Wiza ... More >>
via myfloridahouse.govRep. Juan C. Zapata, the first Colombian-American in Tally, pledged to fight Arizona-style reform.While Bill McCollum and Rick Scott tussle daily on the airwaves over who will be meaner to immigrants, a diverse group of state leaders -- including Tallahassee's first Colombia ... More >>
Stephen C. Foster, composer of Florida's current state song There's been talk of getting rid of Florida's state song for years. "The Swanee River (Old Folks at Home)" by Stephen C. Foster was officially adopted in 1935 -- less enlightened times, shall we say. At the end of 2007, it just seems strai ... More >>
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