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FL: Hillsborough transportation tax debate informed by new poll

Poll results are shaping public debate over how to spend the proceeds of a proposed transportation referendum if voters authorize the penny-on-the-dollar sales tax in 2022.

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Vasilevskiy, Tampa Bay top Carolina 2-1 ...

Alex Killorn and Anthony Cirelli scored while Vasilevskiy carried a shutout into the final minutes, helping the Lightning beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Tuesday night for a 2-0 lead in their second-round series.

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FDLE Tampa agent injured during shooting...

According to officials with the Kissimmee Police Department, at approximately 2:59 p.m., the Kissimmee Police Department responded to 2250 North Hoagland Avenue in reference to a shooting.

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Memorial Day: Expect crowded airports, packed Florida hotels

Expect crowded airports and long waits for car services if you're traveling to Florida for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. And good luck finding a rental car. Miami International Airport is expecting an average of 110,

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Florida's hurricane-preparedness sales t...

Florida’s annual sales tax holiday for hurricane supplies returns Friday, giving residents a chance to save a few bucks while preparing for what’s expected to be a busy storm season. Here's what's covered.

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Tampa Bay could get much-needed rain aro...

It’s been a dry month in Tampa Bay, with some cities not recording a single drop of rain. But the dry spell could soon be over. Rain chances shoot up from zero on Friday to 40 percent on Monday and Tuesday,

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Florida woman’s club treasurer accused of stealing $160,000 in do...

The GFWC Woman’s Club of Clearwater treasurer is accused of stealing thousands of dollars over a period of two years, according to investigators. Sharon Lynn Brindamour, 59, allegedly used $160,000 in charitable donations to gamble in casinos officals said.

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Florida Supreme Court upholds medical ma...

Siding with the state in a closely watched case that has kept the cannabis industry in limbo, the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a 2017 law designed to carry out a constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana.

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Even After Early NHL Playoff Exit, Flori...

Even after another fruitless NHL playoff run for the Florida Panthers, there seems to be genuine hope for the future

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These Florida concert tickets are $18 if you're vaccinated, $1,00...

A concert promoter in Florida is offering $18 discounted tickets for those who have been vaccinated -- and charging $999.99 per ticket for those who have not.

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Ron Matus: Tampa Bay Rays, Florida schoo...

But now the Tampa Bay Rays and Florida schools are both finding a lot of success — without, relatively speaking, a lot of spending. Tip your cap to both. For the first decade of their existence, the Rays couldn’t sniff a winning season.

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Tampa Rep. Fentrice Driskell Becomes Fir...

Tampa State Rep. Fentrice Driskell has made history as the first Black woman elected to lead Florida's House Democrats beginning 2024

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5 Apps to Help You Stay Safe During a Hu...

Find cheap gas, connect with nearby residents, and get the fastest alerts for impending danger in your area using these apps.

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6 Things You Can Do Right Now to Prepare for a Future Hurricane

From storing drinking water to filling up your gas tanks, here are six things you should do now to prepare for the worst-case hurricane scenario.

Lifestyle
Florida Condo Collapse: Victims to Recei...

A judge is expediting the case in order to get money to the victims as quickly as possible.

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Searchers recover personal possessions f...

The girls’ parents, Anaely Rodriguez and Marcus Guara, also died in the June 24 collapse of the Champlain Towers South that killed at least 94 .

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Your Guide to the 2021 Outdoors Bassmaster Classic

The 2021 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic is this weekend. We've put together this handy guide for everything you need to know about the big event!

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Florida Panthers Re-Sign Defenseman Kevi...

Florida Panthers General Manager Bill Zito announced today that the club has re-signed defenseman Kevin Connauton to a one-year, two-way contract extension beginning in the 2021-22 season. "Kevin is a veteran defenseman who provided our club with invaluable stability and leadership both on and off the ice,

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Florida Gators Extend Dan Mullen’s Contr...

The University of Florida has officially released information regarding head coach Dan Mullen's contract extension, which will last through the 2026 football season.

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Florida’s Democratic agricultural commissioner, Nikki Fried, anno...

Ms. Fried is hoping to emerge as the Democratic Party’s strongest candidate to unseat Gov. Ron DeSantis, a popular Republican.

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Florida Gov. DeSantis signs transgender ...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a transgender sports ban Tuesday, amid the start of Pride Month and a state's agricultural commissioner's filing to unseat him.

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Florida joins states banning transgender...

Around 100 bills have been introduced in more than 20 states this year that would limit transgender rights. Transgender advocates have called on businesses to boycott states that pass such laws.

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Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried announces campaign f...

After a surprise 2018 win that made her a leading Democratic voice in Florida and a pandemic spent as Gov. Ron DeSantis’ chief antagonist, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried announced Tuesday she will try to unseat the governor in 2022.

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Florida man accused of killing iguana wa...

A Florida man accused of killing an iguana last year wanted a charge of animal cruelty dismissed on the basis of the state's "stand your ground" law.

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Ouija Boards: Evil or Unbelievable?

Here we look at a brief history of the Ouija board, and why we tend to believe more in the supernatural, depending on our circumstances.

Gaming
Three Words: Pumpkin. French. Toast.

Add a bit of fall flavor to your breakfast with this seasonal Pumpkin French Toast recipe!

Recipes
How to Order the 'Hocus Pocus' Frappuccinos From Starbucks' Secre...

Starbucks' secret menu items now include Frappucinos that represent the Sanderson Sisters from "Hocus Pocus."

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Disney+ Reboots 'Cheaper by the Dozen' W...

Disney+ will release a "Cheaper by the Dozen" reboot featuring Zach Braff and Gabrielle Union and written by the creator and producer of "Black-ish" and "Grown-ish" in 2022.

Film
HBO Cut Ties With Amazon Prime and Milli...

Streamers everywhere were surprised with an email this week informing them that HBO would no longer be available through Amazon Prime. Here's what you need to know.

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Terrifying Video Shows 16-Year-Old Surfer Getting Attacked By a S...

16-year-old surfer Doyle Nielson was bit by a six-foot-long shark off New Smyrna Beach, the "unofficial shark-bite capital of the world."

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McDonald's Debuts Walt Disney World Happ...

Take home a piece of Disney magic with a Happy Meal anniversary toy, available while supplies last.

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VIDEO: New Jersey Teacher Jumps Into Mov...

The heroic teacher, who was on her orthopedic boot, quickly jumped into the unmanned vehicle moving towards the children.

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Top Gymnasts Rebuke the FBI for Botched Larry Nassar Trial

Top gymnasts McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman, Simone Biles, and Maggie Nichols bore testimony against the FBI agents who mishandled and allegedly falsified statements in the investigation into Larry Nassar abuse claims.

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Taco Bell Testing Monthly Taco Subscript...

If you love tacos, Taco Bell has a deal for you. The fast-food taco chain is testing a new taco subscription that will allow fans to get one taco every day for 30 days for a flat rate. The Taco Lovers Pass will be available at select stores in Arizona.

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4 Slow Cooker Recipes to Keep You Warm T...

Is there anything better than coming home to find your dinner simmering away in a slow cooker? Here are some simple crockpot recipes that anyone can tackle.

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7 Unusual Things to Do With Your Body After You Die

Your funeral is your last chance to make an impact on the social scene. I mean, literally, it is your last human chance. So own it, sweetheart.

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