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Thursday, Oct 30, 2014

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Tribune endorsements for Nov. 4 election

Tribune endorsements for Nov. 4 election

The Tampa Tribune’s editorial staff will be offering their endorsements on various local and statewide races leading to the Nov. 4 election. Here are their recommendations:
Updated: 10 mins ago
Where to vote early in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco

Where to vote early in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco

TAMPA — Early voting begins today in Hillsborough County and Saturday in Pasco County for the Nov. 4 general election. Early voting began Monday in Pinellas County. In Hillsborough, you can vote early 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Nov. 2, including...
Updated: 12 mins ago
Fresh Squeezed: The latest from our political blog

Fresh Squeezed: The latest from our political blog

Stay with our political blog, Fresh Squeezed, in the final days before the 2014 election.
Updated: 32 mins ago
Poll: Florida governor race remains a toss-up

Poll: Florida governor race remains a toss-up

A poll released Thursday gives Democrat Charlie Crist a slight edge over Republican Gov. Rick Scott.
Updated: 57 mins ago
Jeb Bush swipes at Hillary Clinton in Colorado

Jeb Bush swipes at Hillary Clinton in Colorado

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. – In a possible preview of a 2016 presidential race, former Florida governor Jeb Bush took a swipe at Hillary Clinton on Wednesday evening as he stumped for Republican candidates in the vital swing state of Colorado.
Updated: 3 hours ago

State grants $750,000 for cybersecurity training

Sometimes, there is a silver lining to a perfect storm, and that’s what the creators of a new cybersecurity training program for veterans hope to capture.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Prison officials lose two years of emails in botched repair

Prison officials lose two years of emails in botched repair

Every email sent or received from the embattled Florida Department of Corrections for nearly two years was destroyed in 2012 — a massive loss of the records that help document the agency’s actions.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Scott, Crist each see victory in record early vote

Scott, Crist each see victory in record early vote

TAMPA ­­— This year, for the second time in state history and the first time in a governor’s race, more Florida voters are expected to vote ahead of time by absentee ballot or early voting than on Election Day....
Updated: 14 hours ago

House committee quizzes VA on disciplinary actions in retaliation lawsuit

TAMPA — Now that the Department of Veterans Affairs has settled a four-year-old retaliation lawsuit by shelling out $1.3 million to nearly a dozen plaintiffs, the chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee is demanding to know what, if a...
Updated: 17 hours ago
St. Lawrence in Tampa helping found church in Cuba

St. Lawrence in Tampa helping found church in Cuba

St. Lawrence in Tampa is raising funds for Cuba's first Catholic church since the island nation embraced Communism in 1959.
Updated: 23 hours ago