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The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Wed., December 20, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Affordable housing A new affordable housing project under Florida’s controversial “Live Local” Law broke ground and is underway in Hillsborough County.   Trump removed from CO ballot The Colorado Supreme Court will remove former President...
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Florida lawmakers look at recognizing tribes

State recognition of three Native American tribes in the Panhandle has been proposed in the Florida House and the Senate in 2024.
Santa Rosa Band of the Lower Muscogee Tribe in Florida

A bill would lead to Florida recognizing three panhandle tribes

Florida would give state recognition to three Native American tribes in the Panhandle, under a bill filed by a Pensacola Republican.
Warm Mineral Springs

Warm Mineral Springs: Will North Port allow “High Intensity” development near the archaeologically important sinkhole?

Warm Mineral Springs in Sarasota County, Florida is archaeologically important. The City of North Port is considering adding development.
Leonard Peltier

Former US attorney calls for clemency for Leonard Peltier

One of Florida’s most famous prisoners is hoping President Barack Obama will grant him clemency before leaving office; Native American activist Leonard Peltier was convicted of killing two FBI agents during a 1975 shootout, but...
Leonard Peltier

Peltier supporter: Obama clemency would be “his last opportunity at freedom”

One of the most famous prisoners in the United States is housed just north of Tampa at United States Penitentiary, Coleman.; some people even go so far as to call American Indian activist Leonard Peltier...

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