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Monday, Jul 28, 2014

Politics

Gov. Scott takes spin in driverless car

Gov. Scott takes spin in driverless car

TAMPA — Gov. Rick Scott, the first governor in the nation to chance a ride in a sleek German car with fancy driverless technology, got a first-hand peek at what happens during a routine test drive: a glitch in which the Audi had to stop on a c...
Updated: 2 hours ago

Scott, Crist ads malign, mislead

TAMPA ­­— Florida voters are being inundated by an unusually early and negative wave of advertising in the governor’s race, launched by Republican Gov. Rick Scott against his likely Democratic challenger Charlie Crist and draw...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Ex-Sen Nan Rich stands between Crist and Scott

Ex-Sen Nan Rich stands between Crist and Scott

TAMPA ­­— The race for governor in Florida will begin in the primary Aug. 26 with an underdog challenge by former state Sen. Nan Rich against former Gov. Charlie Crist to pick the Democrat who will run against Gov. Rick Scott....
Updated: 3 hours ago

Endorsement: Sheldon in attorney general primary

Two capable Democrats are vying for the unenviable task of challenging Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi in November.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Hillsborough’s Pet Resources chief proves to be lifesaver

Hillsborough’s Pet Resources chief proves to be lifesaver

TAMPA — When Hillsborough County Administrator Mike Merrill hired a new Animal Services director in February, he likened his pick to a Super Bowl-caliber quarterback.
Updated: 15 hours ago
 Bondi now in millionaire’s club

Bondi now in millionaire’s club

Attorney General Pam Bondi has surpassed the seven-figure mark in her personal wealth, according to her most recent financial disclosure report.
Published: 07/27/14

State legislators’ net worths also going up, thanks to improving economy

TALLAHASSEE — For most state lawmakers, 2013 was another good year financially, regardless of party.
Published: 07/27/14
MOSI gets $2 million gift for Imax theater

MOSI gets $2 million gift for Imax theater

Florida Hospital gave Tampa's Museum of Science and Industry a $2 million shot in the arm Friday.
Published: 07/25/14
Updated: 07/26/14

Socom change of command set for late August

Army Gen. Joseph Votel will officially take the helm of U.S. Special Operations Command during a change of command ceremony Aug. 28, at 2 p.m. at the Tampa Convention Center.
Published: 07/25/14

Endorsement: Scott, Crist in primaries

You would scarcely know it from their campaigns or the media coverage, but Republican Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist must win primary races before they face off in the November gubernatorial election.
Published: 07/27/14