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Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014

Politics

Charitable giving by Scott, wife, drops significantly

TAMPA ­­— According to tax returns he released this week, Gov. Rick Scott and his wife gave 0.8 percent of their $8.2 million income in 2013 to charity, a significant drop over the previous three years....
Published: 10/18/14

Local condo owners fighting conversions

PALM HARBOR — As cars zoomed past on busy Tampa Road on Friday morning, a handful of residents stood outside the cluster of condominiums and apartments where most of them live. George Sheldon, the Democratic candidate for Florida attorney gene...
Published: 10/18/14
Suit against Young VA center claims veteran died as a result of treatment delays

Suit against Young VA center claims veteran died as a result of treatment delays

Back in April, the Department of Veterans Affairs released the results of its investigation into cancer deaths that occurred as the result of delayed gastrointestinal treatment.
Published: 10/17/14
In Orlando, Michelle Obama urges early voting — for Crist

In Orlando, Michelle Obama urges early voting — for Crist

ORLANDO — Vote early. Get your friends to vote early. Get their friends to vote early.
Published: 10/17/14

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Published: 10/19/14

Austin: Iraqi forces launch counterattack on Islamic State

Iraqi Security Forces have initiated a counterattack against the Islamic State to relieve troops in Bayji, said Army Gen. Lloyd Austin III, commander of U.S. Central Command headquartered at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa.
Published: 10/17/14

Ron Klain, former VP chief of staff, named Ebola ‘czar’

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and a trusted adviser at the Obama White House, as the point man on the U.S. government’s response to the Ebola crisis.
Published: 10/17/14
Billiris, Peluso compete in school board runoff

Billiris, Peluso compete in school board runoff

ST. PETERSBURG — Beverly Billiris and Ken Peluso have been campaigning for more than six months for the District 4 Pinellas County School Board seat after Robin Wikle announced in February that she would retire.
Published: 10/17/14

Politics, power play role in Amendment 3

ST. PETERSBURG — Florida voters will be asked to decide which governor has the right to replace retiring justices on the state Supreme Court during a change of administrations.
Published: 10/17/14