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Tampa Bay area mayors weigh in on Rays & arming teachers

The mayors of the three largest cities in Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties disagree with Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri about arming teachers. Tampa’s Bob Buckhorn, St. Petersburg’s Rick Kriseman and Clearwater’s George Cretikos responded Thursday to the question...
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Remodeled Riverfront Park is backdrop for Bob Buckhorn’s State of the City address

Tampa unveiled its newly-remodeled Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park Friday morning for Mayor Bob Buckhorn’s State of the City address. Buckhorn praised the $35 million renovation and the city staff who worked on it. Before...

David Straz says running a retail campaign for Tampa mayor ‘is going to be pretty easy’

Philanthropist and former banker David Straz officially announced his candidacy for Tampa mayor on Monday night, unveiling a website that includes a statement and video about why he wants to lead the city in 2019....

David Straz gets closer to announcing his candidacy for Tampa Mayor

Philanthropist and former banker David Straz is one step closer to officially entering the race for Tampa mayor, announcing in a statement on Friday that he has registered as a Democrat. The 75-year-old Straz has...

In Tampa, Adam Putnam says he’s ‘very pleased’ with Trump administration calling for a revision of NAFTA

Speaking at the Kimmins Contracting Corporation in Ybor City on Friday, GOP gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam pumped up the Trump tax reform plan, and boasted that Florida is a low-tax state. The Putnam campaign had touted...

Ed Turanchik lays out his vision to become Tampa’s next mayor before hundreds in Tampa Heights

Although the next mayor of Tampa may not be known for more than a year, Ed Turanchik is sure off to a swift start. The 62-year-old attorney and civic activist has already raised over $100,000...

MidPoint for Thursday, Feb 22 – Chris King and Tanja Vidovic

We discussed the demand among Democrats in Florida for gun-control measures in the wake of last week’s massacre in Parkland at the top of the show with Chris King, the 39-year-old Winter Park businessman who...

Tampa Police Chief: 100% certain Seminole Heights murderer arrested; Mayor: “he should die”

Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan says he is “100%” confident they have arrested the man who committed four murders in the Southeast Seminole Heights neighborhood over the past two months. Dugan says the major break...

MidPoint for Thursday, August 24 – Hillsborough County School Board member April Griffin

Hillsborough County School Board member April Griffin was our guest for the entire hour. Originally elected in 2006 and re-elected in 2010 and 2014, Griffin was a leader in the movement to hold former School...
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Bob Buckhorn blames Tally & D.C. for Tampa revenue issues

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn gave his annual State of the City address Tuesday; he says since the Great Recession the city has lost $285 million in property tax revenues and he blamed lawmakers in Tallahassee...
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Tampa-area mosque arson being investigated as hate crime

In a news release, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue said an intentionally set fire damaged a prayer hall at a mosque early Friday in Thonotosassa just outside New Tampa; the mosque arson is also being investigated as...

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn Discusses Global Warming, Sanctuary Cities

BY Rob Lorei On Radioactivity Wednesday we had on Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn. He was the governmental affairs Director for the Builder’s Association of Greater Tampa. He was an aide to former Mayor Sandy Friedman. He served...

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