Florida Gov. Rick Scott is asking state lawmakers put aside money in the coming year to give pay raises to the state's teachers.
The governor and Republican lawmakers who passed election reforms two years ago are to be applauded for recognizing the law needs to be revised.
Washington's political game of chicken is putting the nation's economy and Americans' savings at risk.
A memorial service for former Florida gubernatorial candidate Bill McBride will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church.
Government agency and school closings for the Christmas holiday around the Tampa Bay area.
Most bears spend the winter inside their dark dens, but a young one from Montana gets a better deal with a move to sunny Florida and Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa.