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Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014

Politics

Centcom commander lauds U.S. intelligence advantage

Centcom commander lauds U.S. intelligence advantage

With U.S. combat operations in Afghanistan set to end in December, Army Gen. Lloyd Austin III, commander of U.S. Central Command, told a packed ball room at the Tampa Convention Center that country's forces are capable of fighting to defend themselve...
Updated: 41 mins ago
Road closings, traffic delays for Bollywood Oscars next week

Road closings, traffic delays for Bollywood Oscars next week

Tampa police advise motorists to expect road closures and traffic delays next week around the three areas hosting the Bollywood Oscars — downtown, the Florida State Fairgrounds and Raymond James Stadium.
Updated: 6 hours ago
USF builds DNA list to help ID Dozier school bodies

USF builds DNA list to help ID Dozier school bodies

TAMPA — Researchers attempting to identify remains found on the grounds of a Panhandle reform school have begun assembling a DNA database, with profiles of five of the dead now in hand.
Updated: 12 hours ago
USF panel, audience spar over Venezuela

USF panel, audience spar over Venezuela

TAMPA — An academic panel discussion Tuesday brought home the deadly divisions in Venezuela as three University of South Florida faculty members traded heated arguments with people in the audience, including one who stormed out in anger.
Updated: 13 hours ago

Politics make session a sleeper

TALLAHASSEE — Tax breaks are in. Gambling? No dice. Lower tuition is OK, but alimony is a no-no.
Updated: 13 hours ago
National Intelligence director blasts Snowden leaks at Tampa conference

National Intelligence director blasts Snowden leaks at Tampa conference

A day after the Washington Post and The Guardian newspapers won a Pulitzer prize for stories based on leaks provided by former NSA contract worker Edward Snowden, the Director of National Intelligence blasted Snowden, saying he risked lives and cost ...
Updated: 17 hours ago

Defense Intelligence Agency creates new training center at MacDill

The Defense Intelligence Agency has created a new training and development center for its 2,000 personnel at MacDill Air Force Base, which is the first of many agency satellite learning centers around the globe.
Updated: 17 hours ago
Alex Sink will not run for Congress in 2014

Alex Sink will not run for Congress in 2014

TAMPA ­­— Alex Sink has announced she won’t run again for Pinellas County’s District 13 congressional seat in November, after losing in a special election to Republican David Jolly on March 11....
Published: 04/15/14
Democrat Kemp enters Hillsborough District 7 race

Democrat Kemp enters Hillsborough District 7 race

TAMPA — Former Hillsborough County Democratic chair Pat Kemp said today she will enter the countywide District 7 commission race.
Published: 04/15/14

Victor Crist leads foe as county, city campaign money pours in

TAMPA — With months to go before the first ballots of the 2014-15 political season, the money is rolling into the coffers of candidates for county and city office.
Published: 04/14/14
Updated: 04/15/14