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Hillsborough Clerk of Court & Comptroller Cindy Stuart

Hillsborough Court Clerk Cindy Stuart on partnerships, innovation & equity

Hillsborough County Clerk of Court & Comptroller Cindy Stuart is only the second woman in history to be elected to the post after her predecessor Pat Frank. She is now running for a second term....

Controversial Florida judicial circuit merger faces committee resistance

A committee appointed by the Florida Supreme Court unanimously recommended against shrinking the number of judicial circuits in the state.

Possible merger of transportation organizations sparks debate in Hillsborough County

The Hillsborough Transportation Planning Organization board met to discuss a merger with transportation agencies of neighbor counties. 
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Sustainable Living: Sweetwater Organic Community Farm

This Monday on Sustainable Living we talked with Chris and Joni Kendrick from Sweetwater Organic co-op farm in Tampa Fl.

Jimmie B. Keel, social worker and pastor, has died.

Jimmie Keel, social worker and pastor, has died. Jimmie Keel served as Hillsborough County’s first Black social worker.

WaveMakers: Yvette Lewis, president of Hillsborough NAACP

Yvette Lewis, president of the Hillsborough Chapter for the NAACP, has been a leader in the Black community for nearly 20 years.

Tampa tenants protest mass eviction

Tampa tenant's protest mass eviction at Holly Court Apartments after New Year's Eve notices served without explanation.

Removing lead from school drinking water focus of proposed legislation

New proposed legislation aims to remove lead from student drinking water by installing clean water bottle filling stations and filters.

Candidates for state senate seat all want to tackle poverty; just differently

Four Democrats are running for a State Senate seat that includes parts of Hillsborough and South Pinellas Counties. They faced-off at a forum in the Enoch Davis Center in St. Petersburg. But the pre-screened questions...

Tampa area express toll lanes approved by MPO

Shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday morning, after hours of heated debate, the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization voted 12-4 to move forward on the highly controversial $6 billion road project known as TBX. Voting against the project...

Pinellas and Hillsborough to join South Florida counties in combating wage theft

By Rob Lorei Hillsborough and Pinellas counties will soon be joining several South Florida counties in passing local ordinances aimed at protecting workers from wage theft. Wage theft is when employees are withheld  rightly owed wages or...

East Hillsborough residents say pesticides from nearby farms are making them sick

Today on Midpoint, we talk with a group of women from the Dover and Thonotosassa area in Hillsborough county, who claim pesticides sprayed over nearby farms have been making them and their families sick. Over...

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