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Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016
Christie ends White House bid; Fiorina drops out too
The field for the Republican presidential nomination is thinning with the departure of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former technology executive Carly Fiorina after both turned in disappointing performances in New Hampshire.
Police are looking for a man with long, blond hair who spoke with the suspect in the Chihuly Gallery art theft after he returned the glass item valued between $20,000 and $25,000 in a cardboard box early Tuesday.
Police release video of man sought for questioning in Chihuly theft
On a scale of zero to three, with three meaning he “exceeds expectations,” Hillsborough County Schools Superintendent Jeff Eakins gave himself a two for his work on graduation rates, cultural relationships and communication, and a three for his financial stewardship. 
Schools leader highlights initiatives in new self-evaluation form
HB 1439 gives the Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission sole authority in the county to regulate transportation network companies that use smart phone apps to summon rides.
Bill letting Hillsborough regulate ride-hail companies moves forward
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