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Experts at Florida Housing Summit in St. Petersburg addresses statewide crisis

Listen: One of the main issues Floridians face is housing affordability. Community and industry leaders came together at the Florida Housing Summit in St. Petersburg Wednesday to discuss problems and solutions in housing. A crowd...

USF St. Pete students react to their volunteer experiences on New Hampshire presidential campaigns

Senator Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire Democratic presidential primary on Tuesday; the second- and third-place finishers, Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar, also earned delegates with their strong performance. They had help on their campaigns...
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USF St. Petersburg students head to New Hampshire primary to work on presidential campaigns

Students from a University of South Florida St. Petersburg political science course are leaving this weekend for New Hampshire to work on political campaigns. For more than a week, they’ll get hands-on experience working for...
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Power from solar PV stored in Tesla battery at USF St. Pete

Power from the electric grid was cut to a parking garage at the University of South Florida in St. Petersburg Friday morning; the lights dimmed, but didn’t go out, during this simulated black-out because energy...
USF St. Pete journalism student Andrea Perez on lead in water

Students find low levels of lead in South St. Pete water

Journalism graduate students at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg have found low levels of lead in drinking water samples taken in the homes of middle school students in South St. Pete. WMNF News...
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Supporters have range of reasons to like Florida solar amendment

Florida voters are deciding this month whether to add a business tax break for solar power to the state constitution. Wayne Wallace is president of Solar Source, a Largo company that installs solar panels. He...
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Experts in St. Pete say Syrian refugees won’t pose a threat

Legislation working its way through the Florida House would make it more difficult to accept refugees from wars in the Middle East. What’s known as the “Prevention of Acts of War” bill would authorize the...

USF Professor says prescription drug crackdown harms legitimate pain sufferers.

By Rob Lorei Today our guest is Dr. Darryl Paulson, professor emeritus of government at USF St.Petersburg, to talk about how the state crackdown on pill mills and prescription drug abuse has made it harder...
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The history of Florida’s anti-gay Johns Committee

Many people agree that the legacy of the Johns Committee is a dark stain on Florida’s history; it was a Cold War-era group that cracked down on gay and lesbian state employees including professors at...

Public employee union leader blasts corporate tax-dodgers

By Rob Lorei This Saturday the fifth annual St.Petersburg Science festival will be held from 10 am to 4 pm on the Bayboro waterfront at the USF St.Petersburg campus. One of the festival’s organizers,E. Howard...

Florida history professor recounts black migration from Florida in early 20th century

Florida history professor recounts black migration in Florida

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