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Politics

Tampa Bay Downs may get $10 million in Seminole revenue sharing

Tampa Bay Downs may get $10 million in Seminole revenue sharing

TALLAHASSEE – Tampa Bay Downs would get $10 million a year in tribal revenue to pay out to thoroughbred horse owners under legislation approved by the House Regulatory Affairs Committee Tuesday that rewrites gambling laws in Florida.
Published: 02/09/16
Updated: 02/10/16
Trump, Sanders victorious in New Hampshire primaries

Trump, Sanders victorious in New Hampshire primaries

MANCHESTER, N.H. – For Donald Trump, for one night, there was so much winning.
Published: 02/09/16
Updated: 02/10/16

Carrollwood couple sues over neighbor’s renovations that block lake views

A Carrollwood couple, who says their view of Lake Carroll was partially blocked by an illegally permitted home, is suing Hillsborough County for allowing the house to be built.
Published: 02/09/16

Tampa’s tech community makes connections during Startup Week

TAMPA — If the 2nd Annual Tampa Bay Startup Week is any indication, it appears the region’s emerging tech community is starting to grow its footprint.
Published: 02/09/16
New Hampshire primary: Many choices, late decisions for voters

New Hampshire primary: Many choices, late decisions for voters

New Hampshire voters are putting their big imprint on the 2016 presidential race, a ritual that began 100 years ago with the state’s first primary, and for some of them it was a confounding choice capped by a decision in the final minutes.
Published: 02/09/16

Florida appellate court hears case challenging abortion law

TALLAHASSEE — Florida’s First District Court of Appeal is deciding whether an injunction of a state law requiring a woman seeking an abortion to wait at least 24 hours after visiting a clinic to get care should be upheld.
Published: 02/09/16
Florida legislation to force detention of illegal immigrants hits dead end

Florida legislation to force detention of illegal immigrants hits dead end

TALLAHASSEE — After speeding through the Florida House of Representatives last week, a measure to prevent counties from passing so-called “sanctuary” policies and force them to help federal immigration officials round up illegal ...
Published: 02/09/16

LGBT anti-discrimination bill lives, barely, for another day in Senate

TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers considered giving anti-discrimination protections to gay and transgender people for the first time Monday and ended the discussion in a stalemate for at least one more day.
Published: 02/09/16

Senate panel backs jury unanimity in death sentences

TALLAHASSEE — After hearing from a former prisoner who spent 17 years on Florida’s death row for a crime he didn’t commit, the Senate Criminal Justice Committee unanimously approved measure that would overhaul the state’s ...
Published: 02/09/16

Manatee homebuilder likely to enter Florida GOP Senate race

TALLAHASSEE — A wealthy Manatee County homebuilder is likely to jump into Florida’s U.S. Senate race in a move that would pit key members of Gov. Rick Scott’s political team against Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera in the Republican...
Published: 02/09/16