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The Scoop: Wed. April 3rd, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Hillsborough will vote on tax for schools The Hillsborough County School Board approved a tax increase vote aimed at strengthening education funding. Urchin parasite Researchers at the University of South Florida have discovered that a...
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The Scoop: Wed., March 6, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

FDOT says construction on the often-congested I-275 to I-4 interchange in Tampa is expected to be completed in 2027.

Pasco County Schools provide free lunches

Pasco County schools are providing free meals during the summer, this will be starting on Monday until July 28th.

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. 

Second Greenway, Trails, and Blueways Master Plan Public Meeting

There is a second Greenways, Trails, and Blueways Master Plan Public meeting hosted by Pasco County Parks, Recreation, and Natural Resources.
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Rabies reported in Pasco County

Pasco County has issued a rabies alert. The rabies alert is in response to a cat that tested positive on Tuesday.

WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

Adult performance legislation Yesterday, a state Senate panel gave initial approval to a bill that would allow the state to revoke licenses of businesses that admit children to “adult” live performances. It comes amid a...

The Pasco jail is switching from Sheriff to county supervision

The Pasco jail is switching from Sheriff to county supervision. Sheriff Nocco needed more jail space and funds but his needs were not met. 
COVID-19 vaccines

Unvaccinated staff cost Pasco County school district $11 million, according to a report

The Pasco school district’s health policy is about $11 million in debt because of COVID-related claims by unvaccinated employees.
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Pasco residents oppose RV park in a rural part of the county

Residents in Northern Pasco County are trying to protect the rural aspect of their region. In part, that means trying to stop an RV resort near I-75 in the county's rural zone.
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State-supported monoclonal antibody therapy treatment site in Pasco closed; here’s where else you can get treatment

The Florida Department of Health in Pasco County says its state-supported monoclonal antibody treatment site closed.

Pasco Black Lives Matter leader to plead not guilty on police battery charge, activists say he’s being targeted

A Black Lives Matter activist in Pasco was arraigned Friday on charges he battered a New Port Richey police officer in July and obstructed the officer without violence. Marlowe Jones will plead not guilty to...

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