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Tuesday, Sep 01, 2015

Politics

Jim Norman will seek Hillsborough commission seat again

Jim Norman will seek Hillsborough commission seat again

Acknowledging past mistakes and promising never to mislead the public again, Jim Norman said Monday he will attempt to regain a seat on the Hillsborough County Commission — a job he held for 18 years.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Kriseman, seeking consulate, got high-level meetings in Cuba

Kriseman, seeking consulate, got high-level meetings in Cuba

Tampa may have a centuries-old connection to Cuba through its cigar industry and freedom fighter José Martí, but St. Petersburg has a mayor willing to travel there.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Tampa’s red-light cameras up for discussion this week

Tampa’s red-light cameras up for discussion this week

Tampa’s red-light cameras once again come under the microscope this week with some city council members seeking answers about why most of the city’s share of camera fines is ending up in the pockets of camera company American Traffic So...
Updated: 4 hours ago

Many await results of last year’s state-mandated exams

TAMPA — Last year’s state-mandated exams are a distant memory for Florida high school students who already are a week into preparation for a new year of testing.
Updated: 11 hours ago

Legal experts see no criminal trouble for Clinton thus far

WASHINGTON – Experts in government secrecy law see almost no possibility of criminal action against Hillary Clinton or her top aides in connection with now-classified information sent over unsecure email while she was secretary of state, based...
Published: 08/31/15
Angry billboard brings national VA protest to Haley center

Angry billboard brings national VA protest to Haley center

A national group of veterans and their families, upset with the Department of Veterans Affairs, has brought its protest to Tampa — in the form of a message on an electronic billboard on the 1200 block of East Fowler Avenue near the James A. ...
Published: 08/31/15

Faceoff: Tribune columnists debate Hillary Clinton’s future

This must seem like old times for Hillary Clinton, Joe Henderson writes, just like the last time she was supposed to be the Democratic nominee for president.
Published: 08/31/15
Trump makes an appearance at Barclays

Trump makes an appearance at Barclays

EDISON, N.J. ­— Jim Herman played in the group in front of Tiger Woods last week on the PGA Tour, giving him a little experience in coping with gallery noise behind him. Sunday at The Barclays was slightly different. It wasn’t the ...
Published: 08/30/15
White House renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of trip

White House renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of trip

Associated Press
Published: 08/30/15
Florida's bike death rate highest in nation

Florida's bike death rate highest in nation

The news for Florida in a comprehensive new report on bicyclist deaths is dismal, leaving those who toil at the problem asking themselves whether to blame the roads or the people using them.
Published: 08/29/15
Updated: 08/30/15