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Non-binary Florida teacher falls victim to “Don’t Say Gay” expansion law, fired for using ‘Mx.’ title

A physics teacher at Florida Virtual School was fired last month for using a gender-neutral title in class.
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New initiative sends free banned books to Floridians

Florida is one of the top states in the nation for book bans in schools. One organization is sending banned books to Floridians for free.
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New College of Florida trustees approve $1.3 million/year contract for controversial president Richard Corcoran

New College of Florida President Richard Corcoran is set to earn up to $1.3 million per year in salary and benefits in a five-year contract.
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New College of Florida’s business plan is “not financially viable” according to a UF business school professor

UF business faculty: A business plan outlining sweeping changes at New College of Florida is “not financially viable” in its current state.
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Tampa Bay superintendents defend public education, criticize controversial voucher program

Listen: As Florida gained national attention for its sweeping legislation on K-12 Education, Tampa Bay superintendents spoke out on how they are tackling issues, including Florida’s controversial voucher program, in their respective counties. Pasco County...
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Richard Corcoran duels with Tampa Tiger Bay Club members over New College of Florida’s conservative makeover

New College's Richard Corcoran was challenged by members of the Tampa Tiger Bay Club on Friday; there were some heated exchanges.
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Tampa Bay Democratic legislators slam bills passed during the 2023 session and how the session unfolded

The Florida Legislature wrapped up its regular session this month -- we look back at bills that passed and bills that didn’t.

Tampa Tiger Bay hosts legal panel

Today, the Tampa Tiger Bay Club hosted a rare conversation between a Hillsborough public defender, state attorney, and chief judge. Tough questions greeted the panel this afternoon. Hillsborough County Chief Judge Ron Ficarrotta, Public Defender Julianne...
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Five of the six Tampa City Council candidates debate at Tiger Bay

Election Day is Tuesday in the run-off elections for Tampa Mayor and three city council seats. Five of the six city council candidates answered questions Friday at the Tampa Tiger Bay Club. Listen to the...
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Hear from ten candidates running for Tampa City Council in Districts 3, 4, 6 & 7

In the past few weeks on MidPoint Monday, we’ve heard from Tampa Mayoral candidates and from City Council candidates in Districts 1, 2 and 5; in this show we heard from the rest of the city...
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Hear from Tampa City Council candidates in Districts 1, 2 & 5

On WMNF’s MidPoint we heard a debate with eleven Tampa City Council candidates in three races: Districts 1, 2 and 5. It was from a Tampa Tiger Bay Club meeting on January 18. There are...
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Video: Tampa City Council candidates debate at Tiger Bay

In March, Tampa voters will not only vote for a new mayor, but all seven city council seats are in play as well. On Friday at the Tampa Tiger Bay Club, candidates from three of...
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Nine of Florida’s Congressional District 15 candidates tussle in Tampa

There are twelve candidates running for Congress for the District 15 seat being vacated by Lakeland’s Dennis Ross. Nine of them debated Friday at the Tampa Tiger Bay Club. The three Democrats and six Republicans...
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Hillsborough County State Attorney debate: Ober vs. Warren

We look in detail at another election race: Republican Hillsborough County State Attorney Mark Ober is facing a challenge from former federal prosecutor Andrew Warren, a Democrat. We hear parts of a debate from earlier this month...

County Commission candidates, except Norman, share transit ideas

Six people are running for the county-wide District 6 seat on the Hillsborough County Commission to replace Kevin Beckner: four Democrats and two Republicans; five of them answered questions Friday afternoon at the Tampa Tiger Bay...
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Tiger Bay Club of Tampa panel looks at gender wage gap

Women earn less money than men; a panel discussion hosted by the Tiger Bay Club of Tampa Friday afternoon looked at why that is and what can be done about it. Amy Hollyfield with the Tampa...

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