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Politics

Lawmakers may OK $1.5M in cycle crash that killed TPD officer

Lawmakers may OK $1.5M in cycle crash that killed TPD officer

BY JAMES L. ROSICA
Updated: 6 hours ago

House committee chair asks to double Socom budget for info campaign

Because the Russians and jihadi groups like Islamic State have been so successful in using the internet and other means to tell their stories and deliver their messages around the world, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee is recommend...
Updated: 8 hours ago

House advances bill to regulate rather than ban ‘fracking’

TALLAHASSEE — The state House on Monday voted to approve a measure that would regulate hydraulic fracturing, despite repeated calls from environmentalists and some lawmakers to ban hydraulic fracturing in Florida.
Updated: 9 hours ago

Conference at MacDill focuses on defeating Islamic State

U.S. Central Command is hosting its third operational planning conference this week in the fight against the Sunni insurgent group Islamic State.
Updated: 13 hours ago

Clinton Foundation admits missteps in donor disclosure

WASHINGTON — The acting chief executive of the Clinton Foundation is acknowledging the global philanthropy made mistakes in how it disclosed its donors amid growing scrutiny as Hillary Rodham Clinton opens her presidential campaign.
Published: 04/26/15
Hillsborough commissioners exploiting term limits loophole

Hillsborough commissioners exploiting term limits loophole

TAMPA — Term limits, popular among Florida voters, have shown limited success in breaking the cycle of career politicians.
Published: 04/26/15
Health care money divides Legislature

Health care money divides Legislature

TALLAHASSEE — As lawmakers continue to debate the possible loss of $2 billion in federal health care money and how it could impact the state, the latest financial reports show some hospitals would maintain healthy profits even without the fede...
Published: 04/26/15
Documents: Many players contribute to standoff on Medicaid expansion

Documents: Many players contribute to standoff on Medicaid expansion

The first casualty of the legislative process often is clarity.
Published: 04/26/15
Romney to Jacksonville University graduates: ‘Get a life’

Romney to Jacksonville University graduates: ‘Get a life’

JACKSONVILLE – Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney had a message Saturday for Jacksonville University graduates: “Get a life.”
Published: 04/25/15
Dick Greco keeps fit, youthful at 81 with St. Pete walks, wife's help

Dick Greco keeps fit, youthful at 81 with St. Pete walks, wife's help

When Dick Greco married Dr. Linda McClintock 20 years ago, he joked with friends that he needed someone to care for him as he grew older. McClintock, who is 20 years younger, is instead using her medical skills to keep her 81-year-old husband young.
Published: 04/25/15