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A former employee of the Tampa Bay Community Development Corporation is suing his former employer for losses after he was fired. Christopher Brooks was an attorney and vice president for TBCDC up until he was terminated for bringing up what he describes as violations of federal and state laws...

2016

A dozen million-dollar contributors account for at least 10 percent of Jeb Bush's record-setting presidential fundraising haul. The big-money boosters propelled Right to Rise, a super PAC dedicated to helping Bush win the Republican nomination, to its $103 million total in the first six month of the year. Separately, Bush's...

STATEWIDE

Many higher education officials, teachers and parents cheered this year when a single Florida GOP Senator killed proposed legislation that would allow holders of concealed weapons permits to carry guns on Florida college and university campuses. Although the bill passed cleared three committees in the House and two others...

APOLITICAL

State Rep. Chris Latvala wants to wish all his constituents a very happy National Chicken Wing Day from “the wing capital of Florida.” That would be Clearwater, where both Winghouse and Hooters were started and are currently based. That’s the message Latvala tweeted to followers Wednesday morning with a picture...

SPORTS

Maybe David Archer should sue for non-support. Archer was dazzling Wednesday afternoon, retiring the first 19 battlers he faced and giving up no earned runs in his seven innings of work. But after getting 23 hits the previous two nights, the bats of the Tampa Bay Rays fell asleep once...

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