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Andrew Gillum says in the wake of the storm, it may be time to...

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum said Monday that in the wake of Hurricane Michael’s devastation, it might be time to review the building codes...

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...

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...

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...
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The politics of disaster, Florida-style

Hurricane Michael hasn’t hit land and it’s already political. Not only is the general election around the corner, but one full-time Tallahassee resident (Democrat...
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A unique environmental plan for Florida: Gillum promises to actually crack down on polluters

Democratic candidate for governor Andrew Gillum released his environmental policy last week, and it differs markedly from his Republican opponent Ron DeSantis in many...
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Tallahassee Democrat newspaper teams up with PR firm as “sponsor” and right-wing think tank...

Well, here’s a what-the-heck headline for this week: The Tallahassee Democrat newspaper is so concerned about how Florida’s capital city will be portrayed in...

A closer look at Florida Constitutional Amendment 9

Amendment 9: Prohibits Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling; Prohibits Vaping in Enclosed Indoor WorkplacesBALLOT SUMMARY: "Prohibits drilling for the exploration or extraction of oil...

E-cigarette use an “epidemic” among Florida teens

The number of Florida teens and pre-teens – ages 11 to 17 – who use e-cigarettes has spiked 60 percent in the last year,...
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Federal U.S. Inspector General investigating Gov. Scott’s DOT for hurricane cleanup contract’s high prices

A federal agency says it is beginning an investigation into Gov. Rick Scott’s Department of Transportation over questionable contracts to remove storm debris after...

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