Tampa 5 charges reduced
Five demonstrators known as the “Tampa 5” will avoid jail time after a long legal process stemming from a clash with police at the University of South Florida in March.
Florida’s teachers union criticizes budget
Florida’s teachers union says the $15 billion proposed budget for schools is not nearly enough.
DeSantis now wants tax money to go toward Hillsborough transportation
Governor Ron DeSantis has flip-flopped and says he wants the money to be used on transportation projects in Hillsborough rather than on a tax refund.
The Ron DeSantis administration is trying to use a state appeals court’s ruling to help bolster its defense of a congressional redistricting plan in federal court.
On Tuesday the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission held off on approving a small number of special-use permits for alligator hunters.
Denny Laine obituary
Denny Laine of The Moody Blues and Wings has died in Naples, Florida at the age of 79.
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