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The new Florida budget: here’s how these special interests made out, from bears to leaf blowers to the beef industry

The Florida budget includes money for more than 1,500 programs and projects that lawmakers want to bring back to their communities.

Manatee deaths decrease in 2023 in Florida

©2024 The News Service of Florida After seeing a surge of deaths in 2021 and 2022, the number of manatees that died in Florida last year dropped to 556, according to preliminary information posted on...
Mosaic sinkhole

What we know about the latest possible tear in a Mosaic gypstack liner at its New Wales plant in Florida

There’s a possible leak of water at a Polk County phosphogypsum stack owned by the giant fertilizer company Mosaic.

Bacteria found in Lido Casino Beach

A part of Sarasota’s Lido Beach is under a no-swim advisory. High bacteria levels were shown in water samples taken from a Sarasota Beach.

WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Wednesday, March 15th, 2023

New Florida abortion bill Tomorrow a panel in the Florida House is scheduled to take up a bill that seeks to prevent abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. The Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee will hold the...
red tide fish kill beach

Center for Biological Diversity calls for accountability over Florida’s red tide

As red tide kills marine life, the Center for Biological Diversity is calling on government officials to be held accountable.

WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Thursday, March 9th, 2023

Warren appeals DeSantis removal A Federal court has agreed to fast-track former Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren’s appeal to be reinstated to office following his removal by Governor Ron DeSantis. According to a new...

Red tide reported off Pinellas, Manatee & Sarasota Counties outside of typical season

Red Tide is currently back in several Tampa Bay area coastal counties. But it’s outside of the typical season.

WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Thursday, Feb. 23rd, 2023

Orlando shooting leaves three dead Three people, including a journalist and a child, were killed in a series of shootings Wednesday in an Orlando suburb. Spectrum News 13 reporter Dylan Lyons was killed and his...
red tide fish kill beach

Red tide still lingers from Pinellas to Sarasota

Red Tide has remained in Southwest Florida as of Wednesday and reports of fish kills likely caused by red tide.

Pinellas Health Department has declared a health alert due to the red tide

The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County has announced a Health Alert for Pinellas County Beaches as a result of red tide bloom.
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Red Tide is still being reported in Sarasota County

Red Tide is still being reported in Sarasota County. The Florida Department of Health issued a public notice to caution guests about red tide.

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