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25 min ago |

Florida judge orders new congressional map

Florida's congressional elections were thrown into chaos Friday as a Tallahassee court judge ordered the state Legislature to redraw the boundaries of two congressional districts by Aug. 15 and said he will consider calling a special election later this year for all districts affected by the change.


Related Topix: US Politics, Corrine Brown, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Florida, Rick Scott, US Governors

4 hrs ago | WTLV

'On Your Side' team tests fruit for bacteria

'On Your Side' team tests fruit for bacteria JACKSONVILLE, FL -- Several grocers recently notified their customers regarding a fruit recall by Wawona Packing Co.


Related Topix: Life, Fruits

13 hrs ago | Hyperallergic

Portraying the Monstrous Elegance of Parasites with Tintypes

Tapeworms, leeches, lice, bedbugs, fleas, and ticks - the litany of Marcus DeSieno 's photographic subjects is enough to cause a few paranoid itches.


17 hrs ago | Business Journal

USF Center for Cybersecurity sees strong student interest

The University of South Florida Center for Cybersecurity, a bold initiative to make the state of national leader in cybersecurity, has generated some buzz within the Tampa Bay business community.


20 hrs ago |

Why Texting and Driving is the Leading Cause of Car Accidents

When texting first appeared on mobile cell phones it was considered a cool way to keep in touch with others while on the go.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Arthur Guilford, regional chancellor, leaving University of South...

The regional chancellor of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee is poised to embark on a new life adventure as his days with the university wind down and he retires.


Related Topix: University, FL, Sarasota, FL, Tampa, FL, North Port, FL

St. Petersburg Times

Times recommends: Pinellas School Board

The Pinellas County School District is embracing new strategies for addressing the achievement gap, plans new magnet schools and is investing in its teachers.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL, Opinion

Tampa Bay Newspapers

A homegrown leader - Clearwater to swear in new police chief

In a speedy, smooth transition Daniel Slaughter is set to be sworn in as the new Clearwater police chief on Aug. 7, barely over two weeks after Police Chief Anthony Holloway announced that he had accepted the top job in the St. Petersburg Police Department.


Related Topix: Clearwater, FL, Pinellas County, FL

St. Petersburg Times

U.S. 19 redevelopment a long-term pursuit for Pasco

Lacy Herman lucked out with two blouses for $18 thanks to JCPenney's close-out sale last week, but don't count the 23-year-old University of South Florida student among U.S. 19's regular shoppers.


Related Topix: Florida, Pasco County, FL, Citrus Park, FL, Wesley Chapel, FL, Tampa, FL

CE News

ASCE and DFI recognize Thermal Integrity Profiling

Cleveland - The American Society of Civil Engineers announced on July 24 the Thermal Integrity Profiler as the 2015 winner of the Charles Pankow Award for Innovation.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Erie Times News

Disney Junior Live on Tour comes to Warner Theatre in Erie

That's because in addition to portraying Jake -- one of the stars of Disney Junior Live on Tour! Pirate & Princess Adventure -- he has another passion: marine biology.


Related Topix: Marine Biology, Biology, Science, Tampa, FL

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Senate bill aims to curb college sexual assaults, help victims

Florida Senator Marco Rubio is introducing new, bipartisan legislation that takes aim at sexual assaults on college and university campuses by Senate bill aims to curb college sexual assaults, help victims Florida Senator Marco Rubio is introducing new, bipartisan legislation that takes aim at sexual assaults on college and university campuses by ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican

The Times-Picayune

Does It Hurt When You Do This?

" If you don't use it, you lose it. If you use it, it breaks ." -- educational psychology professor, University of South Florida, ca.


Related Topix: Health Club, CrossFit

Charlottesville Tomorrow

New CHS principal looks back on an unexpected first year

Charlottesville High School was getting ready to start last school year with a lot of new faces: two assistant principals, an athletic director and a principal that was hired after a months-long nationwide search.


Tue Jul 29, 2014

Block U

Utes Track and Field Welcomes New Assistant Coach Pete Herber

Utah track and field athletes will have a new assistant coach, as the Utes recently hired Pete Herber from South Florida.


Related Topix: University, FL, Sports, University of Utah NCAA

Florida Gov. Rick Scott agrees to 3 debates

Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign announced Tuesday that he has agreed to appear in three debates against the Democratic nominee, either former Gov. Charlie Crist or Nan Rich.


Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Charlie Crist, Tampa, FL

Business Journal

Lion, Moffitt sign licensing deal

The newest tenant at University of South Florida Research Park is sinking deeper roots into the Tampa business community.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL


Patrol division commander named Clearwater's new police chief

Daniel Slaughter, a veteran of more than two decades with the Clearwater Police Department, has been named the agency's new chief.


Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Lofty goals for new Florida Polytechnic University

It is the centerpiece of what will soon-be Florida's 12th state university and the only one dedicated almost exclusively to producing science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, degrees.


Related Topix: University, FL, Rick Scott, US Governors

Sat Jul 26, 2014

FWC confirms earlier fish kill in the Gulf of Mexico is Red Tide

The fish kill reported earlier this week was confirmed by the FWC and determined to be a Red Tide bloom.