Tampa has rejected an idea for earlier closing times for bars: an idea to hold a workshop on the idea was narrowly defeated amid public outcry.
State Representative Kathleen Peters announced Tuesday morning, from Pinellas Park, she is one of six people running in the special election to replace Bill Young in Congress.
Reverse mortgages not all they’re cracked up to be for some seniors
We will discuss the root cause of sexual addictions and the effect it has on our communities.
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Grieving father demands answers in the shooting death of Ibragim Todashev
ACLU and CAIR seek answers in Ibragim Todashev shooting
Pinellas County to approve Sunset Beach nourishment
Manatee County sales tax referendum to fund indigent health care draws Tea Party opposition
Does Competition in the 24 hour news cycle push standards of accuracy aside?
Tampa activists target bad landlords
Local school board rejects putting armed security guards in all elementary schools
There are twelve presidential candidates on the Florida ballot, not counting write-ins. You know about the Democrat and the Republican and we’ve also brought you the voices of the presidential candidates from the Libertarian, Green, Constitution and Justice Parties. But there’s also a new political party called the Party for Socialism and Liberation. Thursday I… Read more »
Hundreds of activists rallied at a park in downtown Tampa this morning against the Republican Party. After hearing from dozens of groups representing interests from healthcare to women’s rights, protesters marched through the streets of Tampa under tight police control. William Sloan, a Vietnam veteran, ignored the sweat cascading down his face to demand peace…. Read more »
The Tampa Police Department will be purchasing 200 bicycles costing nearly $1,600 each for use during the Republican National Convention in August. This week, officers from five law enforcement agencies across the state are being trained on how to safely patrol from a bicycle. Tampa police captain Brian Dugan said there are several reasons why… Read more »
Arrests of Occupy Tampa members have slowed down, but the court hearings for the dozens charged so far are still underway. Last week after an arraignment, one defense council said he plans to argue that the city ordinance some Occupy Tampa members are charged with violating is unconstitutional. Andrew “Pepe” Kovanis was accused of disobeying… Read more »
More than 300 job seekers and dozens of employers converged on a job fair in New Port Richey, where many residents say they are finding it difficult to find work outside of the service industry. Employers ranging from home based businesses to federal agencies were accepting applications. It seems that Floridians need all the help… Read more »
Tampa Police say overnight they arrested 29 members of Occupy Tampa in a riverside park west of downtown. Before the arrests about 40 people attempted to camp on a hill inside the park, but many people complied with police orders to leave. The hilltop encampment in Julian Lane Riverfront Park was in plain view for… Read more »
Tampa Police Captain Brian Dugan met with weapons and law enforcement equipment vendor Safariland Tuesday November 22. Andrea Davis is a spokesperson for Tampa Police, and she said that Safariland arranged the appointment. Occupy Tampa protesters say they saw him at Moxies sandwich shop with several company representatives at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. When WMNF last… Read more »
The Deepwater Horizon oil well blowout last year was one of the most damaging events for Gulf of Mexico ecosystems. Wednesday night Eckerd College hosted a lecture about the impact of the oil disaster by Cathy Tortorici, the Gulf of Mexico Regional Ecosystem Program Director for the U.S. Department of Commerce. During the height of… Read more »