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Thursday, Oct 23, 2014

Elections

Incumbent, newcomer seek 65th

Incumbent, newcomer seek 65th

DUNEDIN — The moderate Democrat who represents North Pinellas County in the Florida House faces a challenge from a young Republican running for the first time in a general election.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Gov. Scott to put own money into campaign

Gov. Scott to put own money into campaign

Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who got elected after spending more than $70 million of his own money, is being forced to dip into his own wallet in the final days of his re-election campaign.
Updated: 8 hours ago

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Updated: 10 hours ago
Christian activist, businesswoman seek school board seat

Christian activist, businesswoman seek school board seat

TAMPA — In less than two weeks, Eastern Hillsborough voters will choose between a conservative Christian activist and a Brandon-area businesswoman for the open District 4 spot on the school board.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Poll: Scott, Crist in dead heat in governor’s race

Poll: Scott, Crist in dead heat in governor’s race

TAMPA ­­— The third new poll in two days shows a dead heat in the race for governor between incumbent Republican Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Few holds barred in final Crist-Scott debate before election

Few holds barred in final Crist-Scott debate before election

An full hour of bitter back-and-forth highlighted the negative race for the governor’s mansion. The two men confronted each other throughout, taking jabs over political and personal positions.
Updated: 23 hours ago
Hillsborough school board District 2 race a friendly one

Hillsborough school board District 2 race a friendly one

School board member is one of the few positions in education that the two candidates for the Hillsborough District 2 seat haven’t held yet.
Updated: 23 hours ago
CNN’s Tapper seeking direct answers in Crist, Scott debate

CNN’s Tapper seeking direct answers in Crist, Scott debate

TAMPA ­­— CNN’s Jake Tapper, moderator of tonight’s third and final debate between Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist, says he hopes to “knock them off their talking points” and insist — ...
Published: 10/21/14
Crist calls changes in position evolution, foes call them flipping

Crist calls changes in position evolution, foes call them flipping

TAMPA ­­— It may be the most damaging rap against Charlie Crist: He’s a shape-shifter whose positions on issues change with the political wind.
Published: 10/19/14
Updated: 10/21/14

Few millennials earn the ‘I voted’ sticker

SEMINOLE — Most of the students assembled in a St. Petersburg College classroom to watch the gubernatorial debate between Rick Scott and Charlie Crist could see the connection between what goes on in Tallahassee and in their own lives, from th...
Published: 10/20/14
Updated: 10/21/14