MidPoint: Why Can’t We Have Nice Things v.2.0 Hillsborough Affordable Housing Trust in Danger

Hillsborough County's affordable housing trust fund is in danger of being defunded in the current budget, in favor of more money for road repairs, sports...
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Tampa Bay Rays announce plans for new St. Pete stadium, redevelopment of surrounding district

The Tampa Bay Rays are staying in St. Petersburg. The team announced plans for a new stadium at Tropicana Field on Tuesday.
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The Scoop: Tues., September 19, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Rays stadium The Rays are going to make a major announcement today regarding a deal to build a new stadium in downtown St. Petersburg with...
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The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Wed., September 13, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Polk County man killed Polk County deputies shot and killed a man last night on Westside Ridge Blvd in the city of Auburndale. After 55-year-old...
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The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

Hillsborough Commission rejects a call to defund the Arts Council

The Hillsborough County Board of Commissioners rejected a proposal to defund the Arts Council during a meeting Thursday.
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MidPoint: Why Can’t We Have Nice Things? Hillsborough Arts Funding In Danger

My guests on MidPoint today, former Hillsborough Co. Comm’r Mariella Smith, Hillsborough Co. Arts Council Board Chair Theron Butler, and former Hillsborough Arts Council Program...
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Hillsborough rescinds its curfew; won’t require face coverings

Here is a link to many coronavirus resources On Thursday afternoon the Hillsborough County Emergency Policy Group unanimously rescinded its order for a nightly curfew passed earlier this week. On Monday, County Commissioner Les Miller...
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Hillsborough has first COVID-19 death; “safer at home” order starts Friday

Here is a link to many coronavirus resources Beginning Friday night, Hillsborough County will be under what’s called a “Safer at Home” order. It’s similar to what went into effect Thursday at noon in Pinellas....
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Hillsborough and Pinellas will implement “safer at home” orders this week due to coronavirus

Here is a link to many coronavirus resources The two largest counties in the Tampa Bay area will institute “safer at home” orders this week. In a meeting Wednesday afternoon, the Hillsborough Emergency Policy Group...
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Golf course residents protest Tampa Sports Authority over pesticide

A half dozen residents of Forest Hills demonstrated outside Raymond James Stadium Thursday against plans to fumigate a golf course near their homes; next Tuesday the Tampa Sports Authority plans to apply the pesticide Curfew...
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Tampa resident wants golf course to avoid pesticide Curfew

A Tampa resident is worried that the Tampa Sports Authority will fumigate a public golf course in her neighborhood with a toxic pesticide. Debra McCormack, CEO of the marketing company Tampa Communications and past president of...

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