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A judge rejects a lawsuit filed by companies affiliated with a firm that designed the collapsed FIU pedestrian bridge

FIGG Bridge Engineers was blocked in 2021 from working on federally funded projects until 2029 after the FIU bridge collapse.
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White House sends Florida funds for a climate ‘Tech Hub’ for resilient infrastructure

The South Florida tech hub focuses on “scaling climate resilient infrastructure” to address issues such as flooding,
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5 questions for the president and CEO of the Florida Ports Council after the Baltimore bridge collapse

The News Service has five questions for Michael Rubin, president and CEO of the Florida Ports Council.

Florida International University bridge collapse leads to a legal fight

Companies affiliated with an FIU bridge engineering firm are fighting a proposal to prevent them from working on federally funded projects.
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The Scoop: Thurs., August 3, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Donald Trump to surrender to federal authorities Donald Trump is scheduled to surrender to federal authorities in Washington this afternoon. He will be booked and fingerprinted before being escorted to his arraignment, which has been...
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Tampa third most dangerous city in nation for cyclists, data shows

A recent study ranked Tampa as the third most dangerous city in the nation for cyclists. One Tampa cyclist says more should be done.

Pinellas County leaders tackle housing affordability crisis amidst soaring prices

Listen: Pinellas County leaders came together today to discuss housing affordability amidst increasingly unaffordable housing prices. The recent population boom in Florida has had both positive and negative effects, especially for Pinellas County. The county...

WaveMakers: Bemetra Simmons on keeping Tampa Bay competitive

As Tampa Bay grows as a community, the standards to be met grow along with it. In order to keep up with the competition, the Tampa Bay Partnership helps conduct community research, inform new policies...

In Announcing Candidacy for GOP Nomination for Governor Sen. Jack Latvala Says Term Limits Have Not Helped the Culture in Tallahassee

Radioactivity 8 17 17 Good morning, Welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up- Clearwater Senator Jack Latvala announces he’s running for the Republican nomination for governor. He says he thinks eight year term limits...
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St. Pete says its stormwater capacity can handle big storms

Update, Thursday 13 July 2017:  The day after announcing its largest wastewater treatment plant was prepared for another major rain event, the City of St. Petersburg had an overflow of about 50,000 gallons of “mostly...
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St. Pete mayor worries how Trump will impact preparations for climate change

How will a Donald Trump administration impact the resources that local communities need to deal with the effects of climate change? That issue came up Friday morning during a panel discussion on climate at the BLUE...
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Charlie Justice challenged by Mike Mikurak in Pinellas

Democratic Pinellas County Commissioner Charlie Justice is facing a challenge to his countywide seat from Republican Mike Mikurak; the two answered questions Thursday afternoon at a Suncoast Tiger Bay Club meeting in the Gateway area of...

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