Florida Supreme Court will decide the future of abortion access in the state

Amy Weintraub with Progress Florida talks about the Florida Supreme Court pondering a law that could lead to abortions essentially being banned in Florida.
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New College of Florida’s business plan is “not financially viable” according to a UF business school professor

UF business faculty: A business plan outlining sweeping changes at New College of Florida is “not financially viable” in its current state.
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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. 

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...

Advocates demand reversal of Hillsborough County’s “no go” on expanded free school meals

Proponents demand child nutrition programs in Hillsborough County schools are extended and expanded. Earlier this week, several activists gathered near Miles Elementary in East Tampa on the first day of school. They were drawing attention...

USDA program helps families build their own homes, and journalist Tony Ortega’s latest book on Scientology

USDA program helps families build their own homes, and journalist Tony Ortega's latest book on Scientology

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