The first thing to know about the speaker of the Florida House of Representatives is that he doesn’t like rating his own performance.
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The Pier is set to close Friday. Crews are scheduled to begin demolition in August of the iconic 1973 structure and its aging approach and base, built in the 1920s.
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Almost one-third of residents in a 7.5-square-mile area south of downtown live below federal poverty levels, roughly twice the rate of the rest of the city.
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Pasco commissioners spent the day Friday interviewing four finalists for next county administrator. Now they will spend the holiday weekend contemplating who made the strongest case for the job.
Gov. Rick Scott has sharply restated his opposition to any tuition hike, sending letters to all 12 public universities on Friday warning that he “absolutely will fight to hold the line on tuition in Florida.”
TALLAHASSEE — A backlash is quickly growing against the decision of Florida's largest property insurer to shift thousands of policies to a start-up insurance company.
Former U.S. Reps. Connie Mack and Mary Bono Mack are divorcing, according to a report on the Sarasota Herald-Tribune website.
Florida will become the 40th state to outlaw the practice for all drivers when Gov. Rick Scott signs the bill in Miami.
The Gulf Ridge Council will honor the vote that throws open its ranks to openly gay Boy Scouts. However, some local leaders say the controversy is far from over.
Two former governors — once political opponents — headlined a who’s-who-among-Tampa-Democrats fundraiser in Palma Ceia on Wednesday night for a candidate who hopes to retake a Panhandle U.S. House seat for the party.
After a full day of tours and receptions, the four county administrator hopefuls will make their case today to succeed Florida's longest-serving county administrator.
TAMPA After two years of double-digit tuition increases, University of South Florida students will get a breather this fall.
City Council on members today soundly rejected the idea of hiring their own budget analyst to help them prioritize public spending, despite arguments that the post would help the council act as a check on the mayor.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said today that the Justice Department will review the policy under which it obtains journalists' records in investigations of the leak of government secrets.
Pam Bondi joins 22 other attorneys general, citing their fight against drug abuse, in asking Urban Outfitters to stop selling merchandise the looks like prescription drugs.