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The Tampa Tribune
Elia supporters silent as Hillsborough County School Board members vie for re-electionformer Hillsborough County Commissioner Mark Sharpe; CEO of the Tampa Bay Partn
Elia supporters silent as Hillsborough County School Board members vie for re-election
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 8 hours ago
former Hillsborough County Commissioner Mark Sharpe; CEO of the Tampa Bay Partnership Rick Homans; Jan Platt, former Tampa City Council and Hillsborough County Commission member; and Stephanie MacNeel, vice president of the Hillsborough... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
No Parking Garage in Ballast Pointa new parking garage. Many neighbors of the club had banded together to appeal
No Parking Garage in Ballast Point
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
a new parking garage. Many neighbors of the club had banded together to appeal City Council Members about these changes. Tampa City Council could finalize the changes to the rezoning application at a public meeting on September 22. For more... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Tampa Sports Authority to consider fate of Sunset Music Festivaltwo ecstacy-related deaths and more than 50 ambulance runs to the hospital. Sp
Tampa Sports Authority to consider fate of Sunset Music Festival
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
two ecstacy-related deaths and more than 50 ambulance runs to the hospital. Sports authority president Eric Hart told the Tampa City Council this week the authority’s board plans a special meeting on Sept. 12 “to determine the future of the... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Proposed fee to combat Tampa street flooding heads for key voteFor the second straight year, Tampa City Council on Thursday will consider crea
Proposed fee to combat Tampa street flooding heads for key vote
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
For the second straight year, Tampa City Council on Thursday will consider creating a new fee to pay for an ambitious plan to lessen the chronic street flooding residents see from a heavy summer thunderstorm. And this time, officials hope it... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
SoHo clubs bristle at Tampa’s tightening of noise ordinanceregulations. That may explain why roughly 100 S Howard Avenue corridor bar wor
SoHo clubs bristle at Tampa’s tightening of noise ordinance
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
regulations. That may explain why roughly 100 S Howard Avenue corridor bar workers and business owners converged on a Tampa City Council meeting Thursday to protest a new city noise ordinance. The new law does not change existing decibel... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
City asking for too much with Soho noise ordinance?data to be collected for a month before council to discuss ordinance again in O
City asking for too much with Soho noise ordinance?
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
data to be collected for a month before council to discuss ordinance again in Oct. That is the fight that is ongoing after Tampa city council members told bar owners along South Howard Avenue to turn the music down. And this weekend will be the... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
New safety and security measures planned for Sunset Music FestivalTAMPA, Fla. - A representative from the Tampa Sports Authority updated the Tamp
New safety and security measures planned for Sunset Music Festival
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
TAMPA, Fla. - A representative from the Tampa Sports Authority updated the Tampa City Council on safety measures that they anticipate to put in place for the 2017 music festival. These new measures come after two people died from attending the... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Tampa City Council honors Monsignor HigginsOne day after the death of Monsignor Laurence E. Higgins, Tampa City Council ho
Tampa City Council honors Monsignor Higgins
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
One day after the death of Monsignor Laurence E. Higgins, Tampa City Council honored the Irish priest who was a valued confident to many city and business leaders. Thursday’s council meeting began with a eulogy written by Steve Michelini, a local... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
USF study suggests Tampa police with body cameras less likely to use forceof the two-year study that examined the effect of the cameras on police behavio
USF study suggests Tampa police with body cameras less likely to use force
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
of the two-year study that examined the effect of the cameras on police behavior were released Wednesday, a day before the Tampa City Council is scheduled to discuss the department’s use of them. The Tampa Police Department outfitted 60 of its... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Study: Force less likely from officers with body cameraswith 60 other officers who did not wear body cameras. The full results of the
Study: Force less likely from officers with body cameras
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 3 days ago
with 60 other officers who did not wear body cameras. The full results of the study will be reported today to the Tampa City Council. According to the Tampa Bay Times, the study found the number of use of force incidents with body-camera... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
New rideshare rules move ahead in Hillsborough despite Uber, Lyft objectionsrules could still be revised further before they go before the PTC governing bo
New rideshare rules move ahead in Hillsborough despite Uber, Lyft objections
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
rules could still be revised further before they go before the PTC governing board on Sept. 14. The lone nay vote was from Tampa City Council member Guido Maniscalco who said he wants the agency to resolve its differences with Uber and Lyft. “I’m... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Ruth: Tampa Bay ferry a worthy experimentthe pilot program was also a fairly rare example of true regional cooperation w
Ruth: Tampa Bay ferry a worthy experiment
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
the pilot program was also a fairly rare example of true regional cooperation with the Hills­borough County Commission, the Tampa City Council, the Pinellas County Commission and the St. Petersburg City Council agreeing to contribute $350,000 each... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn doesn’t enjoy the favor of local Democratic Partyhe has publicly backed the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement — despite
Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn doesn’t enjoy the favor of local Democratic Party
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
he has publicly backed the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement — despite opposition from unions, the all-Democrat Tampa City Council, and even after Hillary Clinton wobbled on the issue — because Port Tampa Bay and international trade are... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Henderson: Buckhorn has a blind spot in objecting to Cuba outreachIts mayor, Rick Kriseman, has aggressively pursued this prize for his city. I
Henderson: Buckhorn has a blind spot in objecting to Cuba outreach
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Its mayor, Rick Kriseman, has aggressively pursued this prize for his city. I don’t get it, and I’m not alone. Tampa City Council member Yvonne Yolie Capin recently told Paul Guzzo of the Tampa Bay Times, “It is very sad that our mayor... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Tourism tax eyed for Rays ballpark by most Hillsborough commission candidatesway tourism is paying for the stadium instead of the citizens,” said Scott, a f
Tourism tax eyed for Rays ballpark by most Hillsborough commission candidates
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
way tourism is paying for the stadium instead of the citizens,” said Scott, a former county commissioner and Tampa city council member. The bed tax, as it’s called, is also restricted by the state for certain uses, like promoting... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
St. Pete, Tampa approve $700,000 for cross-bay ferry tryoutThe city councils of St. Petersburg and Tampa voted to pitch in $350,000 each T
St. Pete, Tampa approve $700,000 for cross-bay ferry tryout
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
The city councils of St. Petersburg and Tampa voted to pitch in $350,000 each Thursday to pay for a six-month tryout of a ferry service connecting the two cities’ downtown waterfronts. The Hillsborough County Commission unanimously approved the... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
TODAY: Tampa & St Pete Councils vote on new ferry boat serviceThursday both St Pete and Tampa city councils could approve a new ferry service
TODAY: Tampa & St Pete Councils vote on new ferry boat service
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 23 days ago
Thursday both St Pete and Tampa city councils could approve a new ferry service. This would give you a new way to get from one downtown to the other on the water. How would you like to hop on a ferry instead of jumping in your car to get to work?... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
City of Tampa expected to approve high-speed ferry projectto alleviate traffic across the Bay area. Leaders say more people on the water,
City of Tampa expected to approve high-speed ferry project
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 24 days ago
to alleviate traffic across the Bay area. Leaders say more people on the water, means fewer drivers on the roads. A pilot program could begin as soon as November if Tampa City Council green lights the project at Thursday morning's meeting at 9... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Hillsborough commissioners unanimously approve ferry pilot programoff on an agreement negotiated between St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman and H
Hillsborough commissioners unanimously approve ferry pilot program
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
off on an agreement negotiated between St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman and HMS Ferries to launch the new pilot program. Tampa City Council will take up the agreement tomorrow and Pinellas County will review it on Tuesday. If Tampa and Pinellas... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
On Cuba, Bob Buckhorn’s out of step with many around Tampa Bay, and he’s okay with thatCuban officials searching for a possible consulate location toured St. Petersbu
On Cuba, Bob Buckhorn’s out of step with many around Tampa Bay, and he’s okay with that
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
Cuban officials searching for a possible consulate location toured St. Petersburg but not Tampa over the weekend, Tampa City Council member Yvonne Yolie Capin said Buckhorn, unlike St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman, was hurting his city’s... Read more

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