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US coal-powered electricity will grow in 2021, but don’t panic. H...

There will be 22% more coal-powered electricity generation in the US in 2021 than in 2020 – but the coal spike won't last.

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Watch live: Robert Blackmon, Ken Welch f...

Welch, the 57-year-old former Pinellas County Commissioner, and Blackmon, a 32-year-old City Council member, are expected to discuss a wide range of issues.

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At commission meeting, Fort Lauderdale r...

Passions ran high at a Broward Commission meeting as residents spoke out against a new forensic center headed to

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JB Capital and partner pay $26M for Fresh Market-anchored Jupiter...

A three-year-old, Boston-based commercial real estate firm led a $25.5 million joint venture purchase of Fresh Market Village in Jupiter.

Lifestyle
Guess who's back? MedMen plans reopening...

MedMen is reopening its Tallahassee location on Thursday after quietly closing the doors last year.  Located at 1126 Thomasville Road in the heart of Midtown, the medical marijuana dispensary first opened two years ago.

Nation's largest cannabis retailer opens...

It's been a big year for the North-Florida-based medical marijuana company, Trulieve. Earlier this month, it became the nation's largest cannabis operator. Now, it's opened its 100th Florida store—and went back its roots for the occasion.

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St. Petersburg’s mayoral debate is tonight. Here’s how to watch.

St. Petersburg voters get to decide whom they want as their first new mayor in eight years — Ken Welch or Robert Blackmon, who will face off about the city’s biggest issues tonight. The debate, hosted by the Tampa Bay Times and Spectrum Bay News 9,

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St. Pete voter turnout reaches 11% with ...

The Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections has reported that 11% of St. Petersburg voters have cast a ballot in the city’s municipal elections, which are set for Nov. 2. On the ballot are the city’s mayoral election,

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Billionaire John Catsimatidis launches G...

Like many a New Yorker before him, grocery store magnate and real estate developer John Catsimatidis, has decided to give Florida a go.

Lifestyle
St. Pete becomes first city in Florida to implement new affordabl...

St. Petersburg became the first city in Florida to implement a new law allowing local governments to streamline the process for approving affordable housing developments. HB1339 was passed during the 2020 Legislative Session and took effect in July of that year.

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Florida gas prices nearing highest level...

With a 7-cent increase from a week ago, the average cost of a gallon of gas in the state is up to $3.24, the highest it’s been since October 2014, when it was selling for an average of $3.39 per

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Former Florida State commitment makes pl...

Florida State got some tough news for its 2022 recruiting class over the weekend when three-star offensive lineman Aliou Bah elected to decommit from the Seminoles. For those that follow recruiting, the move wasn't exactly unexpected as Bah has had a high interest in Georgia since the summer.

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Florida Park at Center of Brian Laundrie...

Laundrie look-alikes have been stopped by law enforcement officers aplenty in recent weeks, including on the Appalachian Trail, according to multiple reports, but one month to the day Gabby Petito’s remains were discovered,

National News
Two Florida teachers arrested for entering wrong home and shootin...

Two newly hired physical education teachers at Florida elementary schools were arrested after the shooting of a man whose apartment they entered thinking it belonged to someone else following a night of drinking.

Local News
A worker in Florida applied to 60 entry-...

Joey Holz, whose experiment went viral, told Insider he specifically applied to businesses that were publicly complaining of a worker shortage.

Local News
Florida Dominates U.S. News & World Repo...

Florida's reign as America's most-desirable state to retire continues! U.S. News & World Report has released its 2021-2021 list of the best places to retire, and the Sunshine State has once again dominated the competition,

Wellness
Florida school quarantines students who get vaccinated for 30 day...

Because of the potential impact on other students and our school community, vaccinated students will need to stay at home for 30 days post-vaccination for each dose,” a letter from the school said.

Professional
Florida private school bars students who...

The school previously told its teachers that they wouldn’t be allowed back if they were vaccinated over the summer.

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Florida center Colin Castleton named to ...

Castleton was voted a Second Team All-SEC player by the coaches last year, and the media expects an even bigger year from him in 2021-22.

Sports
Florida deputy saves 3-year-old boy hiding under blanket from hou...

Flagler County K-9 Deputy First Class Marcus Dawson raced into a burning home in the city of Palm Coast on Sunday and rescued a 3-year-old boy who was hiding from the smoke and fire underneath a blanket,

Attractions
Florida teen killed by police was pointi...

A Florida teenager was shot and killed by police on Saturday night after pointing an airsoft rifle at cars and officers, according to authorities.

Local News
Florida Man Finds Tooth of Megalodon, Bi...

A Florida man was left delighted last week after finding a tooth fossil from a megalodon, the largest shark to ever live. Michael Nastasio said he was "so happy" when he found a 6-inch-long megalodon tooth while fossil hunting off the coast of Venice.

Lifestyle
Ivermectin frenzy: Despite warnings, doctors assist Florida patie...

Word has gotten out around the state of Florida that one Ocala doctor is helping people get ivermectin as a COVID prevention and treatment option.

Professional
Former Teacher, Pastor Arrested in Under...

Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister also announced that four women and a teenager were rescued "from the perils of human trafficking."

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National Articles
Fans Jokingly Request 'National Security...

As Betty White nears her 100th birthday, fans on Twitter jokingly demanded "national security protection" for the actress and comedian. We offer extra ideas on how to protect and celebrate this national treasure.

Entertainment
Here Are the Holiday Shipping Deadlines ...

The three biggest carriers—United States Postal Service (USPS), FedEx, and United Parcels Service (UPS)—have announced deadlines for December 25 deliveries.

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Butterball Recalls 14,000 Pounds of Ground Turkey Due to Plastic ...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and Butterball issued the recall after receiving complaints of blue pieces of plastic being found in the turkey.

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Plane Engulfed in Flames After Crashing ...

An investigation is currently underway following a plane crash in Texas on Tuesday morning. According to reports, 21 people were on board—18 passengers and three crew members.

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2021 Hallmark Christmas Movie Drinking G...

Nothing says the holiday season quite like a cheesy, overly dramatic Hallmark Christmas movie. Allow me to introduce the 2021 Hallmark Christmas Movie Drinking Game, created by yours truly. Please drink responsibly.

TV
White Vans Sales See 7,800% Increase Thanks to 'Squid Game'

Vans has seen a 7,800% increase in sales ever since "Squid Game" premiered on Netflix in September—and they're selling out very fast!

Style
Heinz Selling Halloween-Themed Ketchup a...

For Halloween, Heinz is doubling down by launching a “blood” version of their ketchup, along with some ketchup-friendly costumes.

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Review: Despite Flaws, We Lowkey Love 'N...

Daniel Craig's latest and last installment of his James Bond series, "No Time to Die," is an operatic send-off for what might be our best Bond ever, and certainly, our most human.

Film
TikTok Hack Claims to Remove the Taste of Alcohol

The latest TikTok hack sees users adding a small amount of baking soda, a pinch of salt, and some water to vodka or tequila, and having it remove the taste of alcohol!

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Trick-or-Treaters With Special Needs: An...

How to make sure all the kids, especially those with special needs, enjoy Halloween night.

Wellness
Former US president Bill Clinton in hosp...

Former US president Bill Clinton was in hospital with an infection on Thursday, a spokesman for the 75-year-old said. Doctors said Clinton was responding well at the center in Irvine, California. The infection was not connected to the coronavirus.

National News
4 'Squid Game' Masks for Your Last-Minute Halloween Costume

Did you love the Korean horror thriller, "Squid Game?" Check out these inexpensive masks that will have you looking like you're part of the show.

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