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Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014

Politics

Hillsborough Democratic party wants Crist to debate Rich

TAMPA — The Hillsborough County Democratic Party passed a resolution Monday urging a debate between Democratic candidates who qualify to run for governor, presumably Charlie Crist and Nan Rich.
Updated: 11 hours ago

Florida might allow doctors to oversee more physician assistants

The Associated Press
Updated: 13 hours ago

Judge orders release of information on CIA prisons

The Associated Press
Updated: 13 hours ago
Crist and Scott show stark contrast in personality

Crist and Scott show stark contrast in personality

TAMPA ­­— Several TV cameras, half a dozen reporters and some campaign staff are trailing Charlie Crist, but that doesn’t stop him from pushing his way into the tiny kitchen of the West Tampa Sandwich Shop to greet the staff....
Updated: 15 hours ago
'Beer wars' come to Tallahassee as craft brewers fight bill

'Beer wars' come to Tallahassee as craft brewers fight bill

TALLAHASSEE — What started as an effort to allow the state's beer makers to sell half-gallon jugs has morphed into all-out war between them and Florida's powerful “Big Beer” lobby of Anheuser-Busch distributors. ...
Updated: 18 hours ago

State redistricting lawsuits get political

TALLAHASSEE — It was a crisp mid-February day in the nation’s capital, but a hot topic at the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee had a distinctly Sunshine State feel.
Published: 04/21/14
John Travolta to attend Bollywood film awards

John Travolta to attend Bollywood film awards

TAMPA — Lighting up the silver screen with his dance moves as much as his acting chops, John Travolta has long been a favorite in a Bollywood industry that demands a range of talent in its own stars....
Published: 04/21/14
Tampa’s busiest fire station opens new digs

Tampa’s busiest fire station opens new digs

Tampa Fire Rescue Station 11, the city’s busiest, reopened at Waters and Dakota avenues in a modern station that is a far cry from the rundown station on Fairbanks Avenue in Sulphur Springs that has been its home for 60 years.
Published: 04/21/14

FBI probe confirmed in 9/11 case at Guantanamo

MIAMI – A federal prosecutor confirmed the existence Monday of the FBI investigation that has thrown the Sept. 11 war crimes tribunal at Guantanamo into disarray.
Published: 04/21/14
Court rejects Scott’s plan for broad drug testing of state workers

Court rejects Scott’s plan for broad drug testing of state workers

The U.S. Supreme Court let stand a court ruling invalidating Gov. Rick Scott's attempt to subject state employees to random drug tests.
Published: 04/21/14