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Middleton to take oath as ‘public member’ for Florida Bar board of governors

Carol Ostrow Jun. 3, 2016, 9:35pm

ORLANDO – Nurse by profession, community activist by nature, Sharon Middleton will have much to offer the Florida Bar when she joins its Board of Governors at the Bar’s June 17 annual convention as a public member.

State Senate District 34 candidates raise nearly $1 million

Carol Ostrow May 29, 2016, 4:52pm

Three candidates vying for one seat in the state Senate from Florida’s ocean-side District 34 have tipped the scales in terms of campaign fundraising to date, and political pundits are scurrying to connect the dots.

McDaniel challenges incumbent Barber in Polk County judicial election

Carol Ostrow May 27, 2016, 7:17pm

BARTOW – Nearing the end of her second six-year term, incumbent Judge Susan Barber faces a formidable challenge in Michael McDaniel, who is campaigning to fill her seat in Polk County’s judicial election on Aug. 30.