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Saturday, Sep 20, 2014

Politics

Medical marijuana has cities in quandary

The goal is to be proactive.
Updated: 1 hour ago

Candidates’ stands on job-related issues

Incentives
Updated: 1 hour ago
County aims to clean up Ed Radice Sports Complex

County aims to clean up Ed Radice Sports Complex

TAMPA — The Ed Radice Sports Complex is Hillsborough County’s premier center for amateur soccer tournaments.
Updated: 1 hour ago

Florida fires 32 prison guards for wrongdoing

MIAMI — The state of Florida has fired 32 prison guards as part of an investigation into the deaths of inmates at four state prisons.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Ad Watch: Scott falsely tars Crist over Rothstein scandal

Ad Watch: Scott falsely tars Crist over Rothstein scandal

Former Gov. Charlie Crist’s close relationship with convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein is creating a vulnerability for Crist in the Florida governor’s race, but ads by Gov. Rick Scott exploiting the issue are overstated and in some areas outright false.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Beheadings prompt Busch Gardens to tone down ‘Howl-O-Scream’

Beheadings prompt Busch Gardens to tone down ‘Howl-O-Scream’

TAMPA — As Tampa’s Busch Gardens prepares to open this year’s Howl-O-Scream with a preview scheduled for next weekend, some of the more gruesome special effects, including any depictions of decapitations, are being taken down....
Published: 09/18/14

Bondi ‘won’t be bullied’ on campaign trail

PORT ST. LUCIE — Attorney General Pam Bondi said she “will not be bullied by the press” for her defense of Florida’s ban on gay marriage as she made two campaign stops on the Treasure Coast this week....
Published: 09/18/14

Scott taps close supporters for board that regulates utilities

TALLAHASSEE — Looking to a political ally to fill the job, Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday named state Rep. Jimmy Patronis to a seat on the Florida Public Service Commission.
Published: 09/18/14

Uber fines upheld in Tampa; failed to get permits, licenses

TAMPA — A hearing officer has upheld citations that Hillsborough County inspectors issued earlier this year to drivers working for the ride-sharing company Uber.
Published: 09/18/14
Obama's Tampa visit wasn't all business

Obama's Tampa visit wasn't all business

It was a day of meeting with his top military commanders, troops who serve on the front lines and students at the MacDill AFB elementary school who grow up knowing the president can order mom or dad to deploy anywhere around the globe.
Published: 09/17/14
Updated: 09/18/14