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Gulfport raises the LGBTQ Pride flag; a Florida bill that died this year would have outlawed that

The city of Gulfport, Florida raised the Pride flag over its public library. A bill that died in the state Legislature would have outlawed it.
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Bruce Rector will be Clearwater’s new Mayor; in the Gulfport City Council race, Thanos defeats Bixler

Republican-endorsed candidates also won two Clearwater City Council seats, Mike Mannino and Ryan Cotton.
Gulfport election day

The Florida Democratic Party isn’t having a 2024 presidential primary; could it suppress votes for local Democrats?

The 2024 Gulfport race for city council between April Thanos and Tom Bixler is on the day of Florida's presidential preference primary.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Fri., March 15, 2024 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

A new study shows Tampa’s streetcar system is one of the most efficient in the nation with high ridership & low cost to taxpayers.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Thurs., March 14, 2024 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

A new study shows Tampa’s streetcar system is one of the most efficient in the nation with high ridership & low cost to taxpayers.
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The Gabber says a candidate’s campaign manager mentioned a payment for positive coverage

Tom Bixler's campaign manager did not technically attempt to bribe The Gabber reporter, but that an ethical line was crossed.
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Category 3 Major Hurricane Idalia makes landfall along Big Bend Coast of Florida; photos and updates from Tampa Bay

Hurricane Idalia made landfall as a Category 3 Major Hurricane with sustained winds of 125 MPH near Keaton Beach, Florida at 7:45 EDT.
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Gulfport Pride is Saturday in south Pinellas County

In Gulfport, Florida, about 120 people enthusiastically cheered at the end of a short ceremony when the LGBTQ Pride flag was raised.
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Tuesday, March 14 is Election Day for many Pinellas cities and towns — what you need to know

Tuesday, March 14 is Election Day for many Pinellas cities and towns. Here's what you need to know to vote.
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Gulfport Pride 2021 – pictures and voices

On Saturday, the south Pinellas city of Gulfport celebrated LGBTQ Pride with a parade and festival. WMNF interviewed Barbara Banno, one of the organizers of Gulfport Pride. She owns the Gulfport restaurant Stella’s and is...
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Families Belong Together rallies in Tampa & Gulfport

WMNF’s Yvonne Gougelet contributed to this report. On Saturday more than 700 marches and rallies were organized across the country to protest the separation of families at the border; WMNF’s Rob Lorei reports that more...
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St. Pete begins discussion on best way to reduce plastics

On Thursday morning St. Petersburg City Council began its discussion on how to reduce or eliminate plastic straws – and it may expand to other single-use plastics. No decisions were made at the meeting of...

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