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USF ministry is affiliate of church under scrutiny as cult

USF ministry is affiliate of church under scrutiny as cult

TAMPA — A theater in the Marshall Student Center at the University of South Florida is the local worship center for an evangelical ministry whose affiliate in Arizona was booted this week from a campus religious council amid allegations it ope...
Updated: 5 hours ago

Board to weigh in on teachers talking to students online

TAMPA — In this era of smart phones and tablets, Hillsborough County public school teachers are advised to draw a firm line between their personal and professional lives when they communicate with students online.
Published: 03/30/15
Students canceled alternative Plant prom

Students canceled alternative Plant prom

Plant High School students planning an Ybor City party as an alternative to the school-sponsored prom canceled the event on Friday, the day before it was to be held.
Published: 03/30/15
Florida bill would let students attend any school in state

Florida bill would let students attend any school in state

TAMPA — Hillsborough County parent Melissa Best wishes she had more options when it came to choosing where her daughter goes to middle school next year.
Published: 03/28/15
Updated: 03/29/15
Catholic school planned for Mary Help of Christians site

Catholic school planned for Mary Help of Christians site

A man who says he was abused at the former Mary Help of Christians School in East Tampa says he received a fundraising solicitation for a new school planned for the site.
Published: 03/28/15
Updated: 03/29/15
Study: Youth with tattoos skeptical of tattoos, too

Study: Youth with tattoos skeptical of tattoos, too

TAMPA — He heard his mom’s advice so often he finally decided to get it tattooed onto his skin.
Published: 03/27/15
Plant High students plan alternative prom, prompting principal’s warning

Plant High students plan alternative prom, prompting principal’s warning

TAMPA — For Plant High School students, the annual prom isn’t the only option for socializing Saturday night. Some are opting for a party in Ybor City that’s promoted as an alternative.
Published: 03/26/15
Updated: 03/27/15
Zephyrhills High’s new restroom policy spawns outcry

Zephyrhills High’s new restroom policy spawns outcry

ZEPHYRHILLS — Students walking the halls — and worse — during class time at Zephyrhills High School had become a problem.
Published: 03/25/15
Updated: 03/26/15

Tampa health report flags sexually transmitted diseases

TAMPA — Local counties aren’t the healthiest or unhealthiest in the state — they fall in the middle of the pack, according to new rankings — but there’s still a whole lot of smoking, drinking, overeating and careles...
Published: 03/25/15

Hillsborough moves again to improve school transportation

TAMPA — The Hillsborough County school district is taking the next step in a transportation improvement plan created last year. ...
Published: 03/24/15
Updated: 03/25/15

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