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6 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Tampa

Ask the Locals: Dr. Gary Mormino, Florida's historian

Dr. Gary Mormino is a history professor, newspaper columnist, highly regarded author, avid gardener, Italian foodie and venerable expert on anything and everything Florida.

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Related Topix: Florida, Tampa, FL, St. Petersburg, FL, Life, Food, Dining

6 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Tampa

Ask the Locals: Erin Cardinal, beautiful mover

Erin Cardinal is the co-artistic director of Moving Current, a collaborative dance collective that presents modern and aerial dance performances across Tampa Bay.

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Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Arts, Modern Dance, Dunedin, FL

6 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Tampa

Ask the Locals: Ken Welch, Pinellas politico

Pinellas County Commissioner Ken Welch grew up in South St. Petersburg. His grandmother lived off 22nd Street South, a historic business district that was a mecca for famous jazz musicians and African American business owners and leaders back in Welch's parents' day.

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Related Topix: Pinellas County, FL, St. Petersburg, FL, African-American, University, FL

10 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Tampa

Do This: The Muslims Are Coming! ... Tonight

Art2Action Inc. will present Iranian American comedian Negin Farsad, named one of the 50 Funniest Women by The Huffington Post, and a screening of her film The Muslims Are Coming!  - a new docu-comedy she co-produced - at the University of South Florida in Tampa at  7:30 p.m. at the University Lecture Hall , followed by a discussion ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tampa, FL, University, FL

14 hrs ago | Capital Soup

Second Annual Bulls Walk and Bike Week, September 2-5, 2014

The Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida has received support from the Florida Department of Transportation Traffic Safety Office to conduct the third annual USF Bulls Walk and Bike Week educational campaign.

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Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Hillsborough County, FL

17 hrs ago | BioSpace

Marijuana Compound Could Stop Or Slow Down Alzheimer??'s, University of South Florida Study

Marijuana Compound May Offer Treatment For Alzheimer's Disease, USF Preclinical Study Finds Tampa, FL - Extremely low levels of the compound in marijuana known as delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, may slow or halt the progression of Alzheimer's disease, a recent study from neuroscientists at the University of South Florida shows.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Alzheimer's, Health, Marijuana, Tampa, FL

Thu Aug 28, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

A Luddite laments a bookless library for Florida Poly

Florida Polytechnic University's Science and Technology Building is a bold statement for innovation, but should the institution's appetite for the cutting edge be the death knell for cover-bound books at the library on its Lakeland campus? If you have ever spent time at the library, in the cool quiet with the dusty-clean smell of books all around ... (more)

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Related Topix: Libraries, Florida, University, FL, Tampa, FL

CBS Local

Child Death Review Panel Sets Ambitious Agenda

The state panel charged with reviewing child deaths set an ambitious agenda Thursday against a tight deadline in hopes of reducing as many child deaths as possible.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Tampa, FL

Advance

Q & A with Dr. Debra: NADNP

My name is Ligita Centorino. I am a family nurse practitioner student in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Medicine, Dermatology, Nursing

Daily Kos

USF Ranked 7th in Nation on Sierra Club's Sustainable Schools List

Ecology Florida joins the University of South Florida in celebrating the school's top-ten ranking in the Sierra Club's "Cool Schools" listing.

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Related Topix: Science, Ecology, University of Florida, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US News, Liberal Political News

Creative Loafing Tampa

Sola at USF - dance by women, for women

In its most treacherous moments, the world of an artist is wrought with self-doubt and fear.

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Related Topix: Arts, Modern Dance, Austin, TX, us Travel, Travel

St. Petersburg Times

News and notes for Hillsborough County

Motorists preparing for a Labor Day road trip will likely pay the cheapest gas prices for the holiday since 2010.

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Related Topix: Hillsborough County, FL, Tampa, FL, Wedding

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Foreign Affairs

This is What Detente Looks Like

MOHSEN MILANI is Professor of Politics and the Executive Director of the Center for Strategic and Diplomatic Studies at the University of South Florida.

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Related Topix: iPad App, Twitter, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Iran, Middle East

Anchorage Daily News

Florida smackdown: Why Crist vs. Scott is marquee governor's race of 2014

The marquee governor's race of 2014 is on: Florida's former Republican governor, Charlie Crist - now a Democrat - will face its current Republican governor, Rick Scott, in November.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Florida, Florida Government, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Rick Scott

Science Daily

Marijuana compound may offer treatment for Alzheimer's disease

Extremely low levels of the compound in marijuana known as delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, may slow or halt the progression of Alzheimer's disease, a recent study from neuroscientists shows.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

HON

Scientists 'Rewrite' Bad Memories in Mice

Someone who has been mugged in a dark alley will likely never want to return there, having associated that location with a fear of being attacked.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Mass Transit

EPC of Hillsborough County Named a Best Workplace for Commuters

The National Center for Transit Research at the University of South Florida has named the Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County as a "Best Workplace for Commuters."

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Related Topix: Hillsborough County, FL, Environment, Science

YourObserver

News Briefs08/27/14 Longboat Key Town Hall to close for Labor Day;...

Longboat Key Town Hall to close for Labor Day Longboat Key Town Hall will be closed Monday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Longboat Key, FL, Tampa, FL, Sarasota, FL

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Creative Loafing Tampa

The Laugh Tract - who's bringing the funny

If you like diversity, this is a good week to catch some stand-up. Familiar names, local performers, radio personalities, and politically-minded comedians are all on the schedule.

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Related Topix: Tampa, FL

St. Petersburg Times

Narain leads District 61 race in early returns

The first wave of results for Hillsborough County show Ed Narain, an area manager for AT&T and former student body president at the University of South Florida, leading the race to replace State Rep. Betty Reed in House District 61. The partial results include all of the early voting ballots and some of the vote by mail and election day ballots.

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Related Topix: Hillsborough County, FL, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Alex Sink, Tampa, FL

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