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Friday, Oct 24, 2014

Politics

CNN anchor apologizes for mocking Bristol Palin audio

CNN anchor apologizes for mocking Bristol Palin audio Video

CNN anchor Carol Costello apologized Thursday on social media for mocking a recording of Bristol Palin describing being assaulted during a party brawl....
Updated: 5 hours ago
Drug victim’s brother uses loss as lesson

Drug victim’s brother uses loss as lesson

TAMPA — Jason Crimi learned just how fast a Honda Civic could go that December night in 2004.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Clinton coming to Tampa to campaign for Crist

Clinton coming to Tampa to campaign for Crist

Bill Clinton will appear at an early vote rally in Tampa on Sunday with Democratic candidate for governor Charlie Crist, the Crist campaign says. Clinton will headline an early vote rally at 5 p.m. Sunday at Cyrus Greene Park, 2101 E. Dr. Martin Lut...
Updated: 7 hours ago
MacDill troops, families warned to downplay military connection in public

MacDill troops, families warned to downplay military connection in public

TAMPA — Troops and their families at MacDill Air Force Base are being advised to downplay references to their military connections on Facebook, Twitter and other social media because of online threats made by Islamic State and other jihadi gro...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Foes differ vastly in state House District 16 race

Foes differ vastly in state House District 16 race

LARGO — For voters in Florida House District 66, the question of which candidate to have represent them in Tallahassee comes down to one question: whether they like the way things are going up there.
Updated: 9 hours ago
It’s down to 2 for District 6 seat

It’s down to 2 for District 6 seat

TAMPA — One candidate in the race for school board District 6 is a newcomer who promises professionalism and a fresh perspective. The other is a two-term incumbent who prides herself on being unafraid to ask tough questions and push for accoun...
Updated: 17 hours ago

Largo company wins $8.7 million Army contract

During 13 years of war in Afghanistan and Iraq, more than 2,500 U.S. troops were killed by improvised explosive devices, according to The Washington Post.
Updated: 19 hours ago
Three running for Russell’s commission seat in Hernando

Three running for Russell’s commission seat in Hernando

The District 4 Hernando County commission seat became wide open when incumbent Republican Dave Russell announced he was stepping down at the end of his term.
Updated: 21 hours ago
Duval, Neuhausen vie for Hernando’s school board in District 5

Duval, Neuhausen vie for Hernando’s school board in District 5

BROOKSVILLE — Retired Springstead High School Principal Susan Duval and electrical engineer Robert Neuhausen are vying for the Hernando County School Board District 5 seat now held by Cynthia Moore.
Updated: 21 hours ago

Police employ high-tech tool in pumpkin riot probe

KEENE, N.H. — Police in New Hampshire are using a relatively new application to collect photos and videos they hope will lead to arrests following weekend chaos at a pumpkin festival.
Published: 10/23/14