Culture & Society

Will Hillsborough voters approve a new 1-cent sales tax for transportation this time around?

Since the end of the Great Recession, the Tampa Bay area has been among the leaders in Florida when it comes to job growth...

There’s still a chance to extend voter registration deadline, advocates say.

After a Tallahassee judge rejected extending voter registration for another week because of Hurricane Michael, advocates are still hoping to get an extension.A lawsuit filed...
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Amid legal controversy, group pushes forward to interview Florida Supreme Court candidates

The organization charged with providing a list of qualified candidates to succeed three retiring justices on the Florida Supreme Court will meet twice in...

Beware of scams, price gouging following Hurricane Michael

Attorney General Pam Bondi is cautioning consumers to beware of scams following Hurricane Michael's path through Florida.Residents can get scammed in a variety of...

NAACP calls on Florida to take action against schools that ban discriminatory hairstyles

The NAACP Legal Defense Fund is calling for the state to rescind discriminatory student hair policies, following the uproar over a 6-year-old boy who...

In the aftermath of Michael, Gov. Scott warns residents to be careful

Florida Governor Rick Scott on Thursday said it's far too early to understand how much damage Hurricane Michael inflicted on the state, but warned...
NextGen health care

A surprising new political prospect: health care might be a top issue drawing young...

Organizers for NextGen America have noticed something surprising while working in Florida to register young people to vote in the Nov. 6 midterm election:Young...
Andrew Gillum victory

Dems bash Ron DeSantis for airing negative ad against Andrew Gillum as Hurricane Michael...

With Hurricane Michael barreling into the Panhandle Wednesday afternoon, all eyes were focused on potentially life-threatening conditions that come with a Category 4 storm.But...
Pride

Unprecedented number of LGBTQ candidates on midterm ballots could mean a Rainbow Wave in...

Blue wave, red tide – there’s a lot of colors involved in this year’s midterm election and one group is pointing to the possibility...

New mobile app for reporting “suspicious activity” raises more questions than answers for schools...

A new state-financed mobile app launched to allow students and community members to report “suspicious activity" anonymously is already raising questions about costs, participation...

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