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Seán Kinane

ACLU of Florida on redistricting and “prison Gerrymandering”

During the recent special session to re-draw Congressional districts, the Florida Legislature did not end up agreeing on maps; but during the discussion there was renewed focus on how prisoners affect the population of districts...

Tampa attorney John F. Germany dies

The man who led the fight for a downtown Tampa public library that now bears his name has died at the age of 92; his law firm says John F. Germany died Wednesday morning. WMNF...
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Preview of Gulf restoration meeting in St. Petersburg

If you want a say in how Gulf restoration funds are spent, you have a chance Wednesday night in St. Petersburg; the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council has released a draft of funding priorities using...
Lawrence Lessig

Lawrence Lessig may run for president on clean elections platform

Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig has launched an exploratory campaign to run for President of the United States in 2016; his main issue is to give individual voters more power in elections by reversing the tendency of...
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Expanding Medicaid could help Florida’s finances: CHAIN

Florida will have more federal money to reimburse hospitals for care they provide uninsured patients. Politico Florida reports The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has given the state a 60-day extension to spend about...
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Tampa’s Curtis Hixon park closing for repairs

Tampa’s popular downtown park, Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, will be closing for repairs for about two months. Thursday morning at a meeting of the City’s Community Redevelopment Agency, Tampa’s administrator of economic opportunity, Bob McDonough,...
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Residents keep pressure on Tampa CRA to stop “Lexus Lanes”

Residents of the Tampa Heights neighborhood and others who will be affected by the planned Tampa Bay Express interstate highway expansion are keeping the pressure on elected officials. Thursday morning during public comment, four opponents...
Rene Flowers

Pinellas School Board member reacts to Times report

This week the Tampa Bay Times began publishing results of an investigation into several low-performing elementary schools called “Why Pinellas County is the worst place in Florida to be black and go to public school.”...
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To avoid leprosy, doctor warns against contact with armadillos

The Florida Department of Health is noting an uptick in the cases of leprosy this year and contact with armadillos might be one reason why. In the first half of 2015 there have already been...
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Southwest Florida’s rate of sea level rise speeding up

The southwest coast of Florida, especially its beaches and mangroves, are being increasingly impacted by rising seas caused by global warming; on WMNF News’ MidPoint we spoke with Mike Barry — an environmental contractor with...

Hillsborough Sheriff to stop ICE holds of undocumented immigrants

Hillsborough Sheriff to stop ICE holds of undocumented immigrants

Jobs, economy at top of list of concerns for Floridians

Jobs, economy at top of list of concerns for Floridians

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