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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.

National News
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.

Lifestyle
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.

Tech
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.

National News
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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National Articles
Things You Can Legally Do in the US When...

Turning 18 is a milestone! Let's explore the new opportunities that are open to newly-minted adults.

Lifestyle
Top 5 Songs Released This Week (Septembe...

It's our weekly song review where we review five new songs released this past week. Let us know what you think of our song reviews and other songs you'd like to see on our list.

Music
Actor Willie Garson Has Died at Age 57

The entertainment industry has lost one of its stars in the passing of Willie Garson. Perhaps best known for his role as Stanford Blatch on HBO's "Sex and the City," he brought warmth and affability to each of his characters.

Entertainment
IKEA to Add Line of Gaming Furniture

The furniture is a collaboration between the Swedish company and hardware company ASUS.

Gaming
Disneyland Launches Its First Exclusive ...

This year, Mickey and friends are hosting an exclusive after-hours holiday party at Disneyland Park. Called Disney Merriest Nites, the event will take place on five select nights in November and December.

Travel
'Dancing With the Stars': JoJo Siwa Makes History With First Same...

"Dancing With the Stars" has returned this year with JoJo Siwa being part of the cast. Siwa and Jenna Johnson are the first couple to be same-sex on the show.

TV
Bake It, Don't Buy It: Chocolate Chip Pu...

Celebrate fall with this simple crowd-pleasing recipe. Even people who don't like pumpkin, won't be able to resist this decadent and tender quickbread.

Recipes
Here's How to Order the 'Jack Skellingto...

You can order a "Jack Skellington" Frappuccino from Starbucks' secret menu, but you might have to explain to your barista how to make it. The frozen coffee drink was inspired by "The Nightmare Before Christmas" movie.

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Body Found in Wyoming Confirmed to Be Missing 22-Year-Old Gabby P...

On Tuesday, September 21, authorities officially announced that the body found in Bridger-Teton National Forest in Wyoming has been positively identified as Gabby Petito, 22.

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Taco Bell Wants Your Used Sauce Packets!

Taco Bell is teaming with TerraCycle in their efforts to go green, as they're encouraging customers to return sauce packets for recycling. This effort is aimed towards more recycling products that have been used.

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Here's What You Need to Know About Apple...

If you own any Apple products, listen up! A new report came out about potential spyware hacks and the company replied by rolling out emergency security patches for most of their operating systems.

Tech
Old Navy Expands Its Plus Size Product Line in Stores

Old Navy evened the playing field with this bold move, mixing extended sizes in with its existing offerings.

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