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Philip Levine, Gwen Graham grow campaign teams

Philip Levine, Gwen Graham grow campaign teams

As a public service to Florida political junkies interested in campaign hires, we have cut and pasted from campaign announcements:The Graham campaign is excited to welcome Monica Rodrigues, Ed Rodriguez, and Jenny Busby to Team Graham's political, po...
Updated: 10 minutes ago
Eight women accuse Morgan Freeman of sexual misconduct in CNN report

Eight women accuse Morgan Freeman of sexual misconduct in CNN report

Eight women have accused actor Morgan Freeman of sexual harassment or inappropriate behavior on-set, at his production company, and during press junkets, according to a report.CNN reports that 16 people have spoken out against Freeman’s alleged misco...
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Trump backs out of Kim Jong Un summit. Florida reacts.

Trump backs out of Kim Jong Un summit. Florida reacts.

WASHINGTON – President Trump said this morning he won't be meeting with Kim Jong Un, issuing a letter that mixed diplomacy with bravado."You talk about your nuclear capabilities, but ours are so massive and powerful that I pray to God they will...
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Donald Trump Jr. to campaign in Florida for Gaetz, DeSantis

Donald Trump Jr. to campaign in Florida for Gaetz, DeSantis

Donald Trump Jr. will campaign in August for Reps. Matt Gaetz and Ron DeSantis, two of the president's most vocal supporters in Washington.In late June, possibly the 27th, the president's son will rally for DeSantis in The Villages, with Gaetz appear...
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A white supremacist killed her twin. Why did she forgive him?

A white supremacist killed her twin. Why did she forgive him?

grader, Aleesha Mance wrote an essay about her sister’s killer, explaining how peer pressure and drugs led the 17-year-old to make a deadly choice.In high school, she searched for his name online. She read news articles about a teen with Nazi tattoos...
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Flashing beacons, lower speed limit are in the works on Tampa’s deadly Bayshore

Flashing beacons, lower speed limit are in the works on Tampa’s deadly Bayshore

TAMPA — Work is underway to improve pedestrian safety on Bayshore Boulevard, the signature Tampa roadway popular among walkers, joggers and bicyclists where a mother was struck and killed by a car Wednesday while pushing her 21-month-old daughter acr...
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Ballet Nacional de Cuba stuns with a spectacular ‘Giselle’

Ballet Nacional de Cuba stuns with a spectacular ‘Giselle’

TAMPA — The Ballet Nacional de Cuba performed Giselle, its signature ballet, on Wednesday at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts. Fifty-four dancers charmed a packed house, culminating in about two hours an effort that took more tha...
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Dog shooter hosts Adam Putnam fundraiser

Dog shooter hosts Adam Putnam fundraiser

It's no secret that Adam Putnam is a loyal NRA supporter and avid defender of gun rights. But we suspect aligning himself with a donor videotaped shooting two pet huskies multiple times at point blank range could be a bridge too far for most fir...
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Three men charged with street racing in Bayshore Boulevard crash are recent graduates of Tampa Catholic High School

Three men charged with street racing in Bayshore Boulevard crash are recent graduates of Tampa Catholic High School

TAMPA— The Catholic Diocese of St. Petersburg confirmed Thursday that the three men involved in the Bayshore Boulevard crash that killed an Ohio mother and critically injured her 21-month-old daughter are recent graduates of Tampa Catholic High Schoo...
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Adam Putnam cancels fundraiser with dog shooter supporter

Adam Putnam cancels fundraiser with dog shooter supporter

Adam Putnam has scrubbed plans to hold at fundraising reception today at the Orlando home of a man videotaped in 2008 shooting two pet huskies that entered a cow pasture. The cancellation came hours after The Buzz noted that the host of the reception...
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