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Embattled Hillsborough County Animal Services director Ian Hallett, hired last year to reduce the high euthanasia rates, has been reassigned.
TAMPA — Homeless people don’t all sleep under bridges or on park benches. Some sleep in roach- and rat-infested hotel rooms and pay exorbitant rents to do so.
Someone bought at $16 million Powerball ticket at the Carrollwood Market and has until midnight Thursday night to claim their winnings, or lose them.
TAMPA — Construction of the long-awaited northernmost segment of the Upper Tampa Bay Trail will finally get underway early next year, with completion sometime in 2015.
TAMPA — Nine months before the party primaries, the race for two Hillsborough County Commission seats is getting more competitive.
The Florida chapter of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and a marketing company open an emergency shelter to handle dogs not allowed at the Hillsborough pound during to a virus outbreak.
TAMPA — The acting director of Hillsborough County’s Head Start program has resigned in the wake of sexual harassment allegations, according to a county i...
TAMPA — Norma Reno struggled to regain her composure Wednesday after Hillsborough County Commissioners killed her hopes of adding a Hispanic-leaning commission district through a voter referendum.
TAMPA — Hillsborough County Administrator Mike Merrill said Wednesday he needed an “independent set of eyes” to sort out problems at the increasingly beleaguered Animals Services department.
TAMPA — The Hillsborough County Charter, approved by voters in 1983, set up the county’s current governing framework including the met...
TAMPA — Mayor Bob Buckhorn pushes downtown redevelopment as a top priority for his administration, evangelizing about its capacity to lift the wider region economically and directing resources there to keep it movi...
TAMPA — Two state lawmakers have filed a bill to eliminate Hillsborough County’s Public Transportation Commission, which regulates vehicles for hire such as taxis and tow trucks.
TAMPA — Tampa may be losing a minor league baseball franchise when the Tampa Yankees move to Ocala, but the city will be gaining a new concert venue.
TAMPA — Former County Commissioner Jan Platt, known as the mother of Hillsborough County’s charter form of government, now can claim another honorary title.
TAMPA — Hillsborough County’s Head Start program will be funded through the end of November despite the loss of federal funding due to the budget deadlock in Washington, D.C.
TAMPA — Susan Stanton, who once called her tax-evading husband, John Stanton, a deadbeat dad, is trying to win a claim of $13 million in Stanton’s bankruptcy case.
TAMPA — Republican Hillsborough County Commissioner Al Higginbotham had another strong quarter of fund raising in the District 7 countywide commission race, pulling $96,000 ahead of his probable Democratic opponent...
TAMPA — A Hillsborough County ambulance company once locked out of the business of transporting patients between medical centers is now free to compete with two other companies that dominate the business.
TAMPA — State government is unable to pay for all the roads, bridges, buses and trains needed to keep up with Florida’s population growth, so look for more reliance on toll roads, managed lanes and public-p...