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With its building for sale, Tampa Tribune now cutting staff pay

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More evidence is emerging that the Tampa Tribune may still be looking at a grim financial future. The paper confirmed on Friday they were entertaining the idea of selling the downtown Tampa waterfront property adjacent to WFLA, News Channel 8. The price tag for that property overlooking the Hillsborough River and the downtown skyline is rumored to be between $16 million and $19 million. According to the Tribune’s own report, any deal would require a buyer to purchase the property…

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Pinellas School Board member warns of pay cuts if SB 6 passes

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Pinellas School Board member Carol Cook tells The Gradebook that pay cuts may be back on the table if SB 6 becomes law: With the financial mandate imposed by SB 6 on top of other budget pressures, Pinellas board member Carol Cook said she can’t rule out that the district might go back on its contract with the teachers union and revisit the small “step” raises it agreed to give teachers in 2010-11. “Am I willing to say now we would…

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