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The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Fri., September 22, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Educational support raises School nurses, classroom aides, and other educational support professionals in Hillsborough County will likely receive raises. This comes after Wednesday night’s negotiation session between the school district and the Hillsborough Classroom Teachers...

Thousands of Florida students have been committed under the Baker Act

Florida had 5,077 incidents of students being involuntarily committed under a mental-health law, the Baker Act, during the past school year.
Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri

Report on conflicted campaign contributions names Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri

The D.C. watchdog group, Common Cause, and Communities for Sheriff Accountability released “The Paid Jailer: How Sheriff Campaign Dollars Shape Mass Incarceration.” The report is the culmination of one year of research, documenting 48 sheriffs...

Hear from the Pinellas candidates for Sheriff and for School Board District 7

Monday is the first day of in-person early voting in Florida. On MidPoint we focused on two races in Pinellas County: Sheriff and School Board (District 7). We aired most of two candidate forums hosted...
Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri

Pinellas County Sheriff has a new official policy on how deputies execute search warrants

On Tuesday the Pinellas Sheriff said his office is making official a new policy on how deputies execute search warrants. Ever since police in Louisville, Kentucky killed Breonna Taylor while conducting what’s called a “no-knock”...
Gulfport Beach reopen during coronavirus pandemic

Pinellas Sheriff is enforcing social distancing orders at beaches over Memorial Day weekend

Here is a link to many coronavirus resources It’s Memorial Day weekend and typically, Floridians pack the beaches. But this year, if you venture out, you’ll have to observe strict social distancing rules because of...

Bob Gualtieri takes the heat in sometimes contentious immigration debate

In January, Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri held a news conference in Largo, where it was announced that Pinellas and 16 other law enforcement agencies in Florida would now have “housing agreements’ with Immigration and...
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Groups say 3 girls who died in pond were ‘murdered’ by Pinellas deputies

Representatives of the families of the three girls who died last month after the car they were in crashed into a pond want an outside investigation and for the Pinellas County Sheriff to resign. They...

Residents and panelists discuss medical marijuana in South St. Petersburg

A forum in South St. Petersburg last night brought together panelists who support and oppose the legalization of marijuana for medical use in Florida.

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