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Senate districts that cross Tampa Bay may not stand

Senate districts that cross Tampa Bay may not stand

TALLAHASSEE — A recent state Supreme Court ruling that forces Florida to draw new congressional districts also may throw into turmoil two state Senate districts in the Tampa Bay area.
Published: 07/22/15
GAO report suggests regular troops can do some commando jobs

GAO report suggests regular troops can do some commando jobs

TAMPA — At any given moment, thousands of commandos are on duty around the globe.
Published: 07/21/15
Updated: 07/22/15

Taxable property values rise nearly 7.8% in Hillsborough

Taxable property values in Hillsborough County rose by nearly 7.8 percent this year, the third straight year of recovering values since the end of the recession.
Published: 07/21/15
Updated: 07/22/15
Tampa’s tallest skyscraper planned for former Trump Tower site

Tampa’s tallest skyscraper planned for former Trump Tower site

Feldman Equities, a St. Petersburg-based developer headed by Larry Feldman, filed plans for a 52-story, mixed-use building at Ashley Drive and Brorein Street.
Published: 07/21/15
Updated: 07/22/15
Hillsborough provides new money for jobs training in manufacturing

Hillsborough provides new money for jobs training in manufacturing

TAMPA — A 2013 study indicated manufacturers in Hillsborough County were having a hard time finding workers with the skills to operate modern factory equipment.
Published: 07/21/15
Tampa park to honor black leaders: ‘We want them to be revered’

Tampa park to honor black leaders: ‘We want them to be revered’

TAMPA — After arguments over how to use the land, Tampa finally took the first steps Tuesday toward honoring the memory of an inspiring leader and an historical community.
Published: 07/21/15
McCain POW pal slams Trump remark, advises ‘stick to finance’

McCain POW pal slams Trump remark, advises ‘stick to finance’

TAMPA — Ken Fisher, who gave John McCain his last haircut before the two were freed after more than five years as prisoners of the North Vietnamese, has some advice for Donald Trump.
Published: 07/20/15
Updated: 07/21/15
Jolly seeking Rubio's Senate seat; Crist eyes House

Jolly seeking Rubio's Senate seat; Crist eyes House

U.S Rep. David Jolly, the Indian Shores Republican, announced he will give up his seat to run for the Senate, and former Gov. Charlie Crist declared on Twitter that he will run for Jolly's seat if, as expected, the redrawn district encompasses his St. Pete home.
Published: 07/20/15
Updated: 07/21/15
Prostate surgery leaves Bill Nelson cancer free

Prostate surgery leaves Bill Nelson cancer free

The office of U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson said in a news release Monday that he’s cancer free as a result of prostate surgery a week ago.
Published: 07/20/15
5 from Tampa attend reopening of Cuban embassy

5 from Tampa attend reopening of Cuban embassy

Many U.S. citizens have lobbied the federal government for years to normalize relations with Cuba.
Published: 07/20/15