Hillsborough Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Editorial: Florida's smart move to protect wildlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has given a green light to creating or expanding 19 critical wildlife areas. A closure of six caves within the Withlacoochee State Forest would protect several species of bats, above.

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  2. Security firm that employed Orlando gunman goes to court in HillsboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    G4S Youth Services, an arm of the private security company that employed the gunman who killed 49 people earlier this month in Orlando, is taking its former president to court in Hillsborough County. In a lawsuit filed in circuit court last week, the company accused its ex-president, James C. Hill Jr., and ex-chief operating officer Brian Neupaver, of unfair and deceptive trade practices and breach of fiduciary duty, among other allegations.

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  3. A Hillsborough all-girls summer camp a " with robotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    "My mom told me I should be an engineer," she explained. "She said: 'You're good at math and at inventing things from your imagination.'

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  4. Hooper: Readers, tell me what you like, wantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    On Tuesday, I attended the weekly meeting of the Temple Terrace Rotary Club, a spirited group that has achieved much in helping Rotary International with its worldwide goals while providing charitable efforts for the local community. I got a chance to speak to some of the members about the Tampa Bay Times' reinvigorated efforts since acquiring the Tampa Tribune in May. The feedback proved helpful, but the conversations left me wanting more.

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  5. PTC's legal battle with Uber comes down to smartphones vs. taxi metersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Uber's smartphone app tells a passenger upfront how much their ride is likely to cost and then charges them the actual fare when they arrive at their destination. That thorny issue, which is at the center of the dispute between the Public Transportation Commission and Uber, landed in an appellate court Wednesday in a case that could decide if the PTC has the right to regulate rideshare firms in Hillsborough County.

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  6. Free lessons put Hillsborough parents at ease as kids head to pool this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    "The first thing they ask every morning is, 'When can we go swimming?'" said Jessica Nelson, who takes 7-year-old Piper and 4-year-old Matthew to the Brentwood Hills Swim & Tennis Club in Valrico. She sees swimming as a fun activity that provides exercise and escape from the heat.

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  7. Survey: Hillsborough school children get more support from adults than each otherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    School children in Hillsborough County are getting a lot of support from their teachers, but not necessarily from each other, according to survey results released on the last day of school. The school district's yearly student climate survey showed large numbers agree that "my principal and teachers help me to be ready for the next grade."

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  8. Tom Lee telling friends he'll seek re-election to Senate, skip Hillsborough commission raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    State Sen. Tom Lee, the Brandon Republican whose future has kept the Hillsborough County political world in a state of uncertainty for months, has settled the question - he's telling friends he intends to run for re-election to the state Senate in the new District 20. Randy Larson, former Plant City mayor who had intended to run for Lee's Senate seat if Lee left it, confirmed that Lee gave him the news today. The move by Lee prevents, at least for now, what could have been a series of falling dominoes among Hillsborough Republican officeholders.

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  9. Student test scores tick upward in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Statewide scores on the Florida Standards Assessment showed modest gains this year, the Florida Department of Education said Friday as it released a large batch of results. Closer to home, there were gains and losses in the Tampa Bay area.

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  10. After failed transportation vote, commissioners may undo higher fees on developersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    New and higher fees on developers were just approved in April, but Hillsborough County commissioners are already considering lowering them. It's the latest fallout from Thursday's 4-3 vote against a referendum - the second no vote in seven weeks - that would have asked voters to raise the sales tax from 7 to 7.5 percent to pay for transportation projects.

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  11. Editorial: Moving past Go Hillsborough wreckageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Hillsborough County made the right decision last week to walk away again from a transportation plan that wasn't a solution at all. But it will take more courage, commitment and vision throughout Tampa Bay to create a robust transportation plan equal to the size of the region's most serious challenge.

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  12. Daniel Ruth: St. Petersburg, Hillsborough County battle over Lake ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Perhaps the best way to think of the snit-fit over Lake Park is to think of the 589-acre piece of land as the Crimea of Hillsborough County - a slice of disputed real estate ripe for an invasion of sheriff's deputies to "annex" the property. That's because Lake Park isn't actually in Hillsborough County.

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  13. Four things that could happen at tonight's Hillsborough transportation tax voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Hillsborough County commissioners will hold a public hearing tonight to decide whether to send voters a referendum to raise the sales tax by a half cent to pay for transportation needs. Commissioners in April rejected sales tax hikes of 20 years and 30 years by narrow 4-3 votes.

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  14. Bowen: Mariano flip-flops like a fish out of waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    The commissioners held a press conference in the boat in the middle of Big Fish Lake on the Barthle Brothers Ranch. At one time, that spot was at 15 feet below the water's surface. It may have been one of the greatest photo opportunities of all time.

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  15. On eve of Hillsborough transportation vote, deep divisions and new plan surfaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    On the eve of another transportation vote, Hillsborough County commissioners made this much clear on Wednesday: They are as divided as ever on how to pay for transportation needs, and the issue will not be resolved anytime soon. Supporters of a half-cent sales tax hike hoped that Wednesday's commission workshop would eliminate any lingering doubt that a tax increase of 15 or more years is still the best way to pay for road work and transit projects.

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  16. New poll suggests transportation sales tax still a tough sell in HillsboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    A new poll raises questions about whether Hillsborough County voters will approve any plan to raise taxes to pay for transportation needs. The poll also spells out the political dilemma facing the board's five-member GOP majority: a majority of Republican voters said they'd be less likely to vote for a candidate who favored putting any tax on the November ballot.

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  17. Column: The case for a 20-year Hillsborough transportation taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Across the Tampa Bay area, families are buying new homes, businesses are expanding and our community is recovering from the Great Recession. Nationwide, Tampa Bay is recognized for our business climate, and we have become one of the fastest growing regions in the nation.

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  18. Hillsborough Public Transportation Commission rejects deal with Uber and LyftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    The legality of ridesharing in Hillsborough County is likely to be decided outside of Hillsborough, by a panel of three judges. After months of talks with Uber and Lyft, the Public Transportation Commission on Wednesday again declined to approve a provisional agreement that would allow rideshare firms to operate in Hillsborough County.

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  19. New case of Zika reported in Hillsborough CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    All five were the result of foreign travel, according to the Florida Department of Health. The other cases were in Escambia, Osceola, Palm Beach and Seminole counties.

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  20. Uber and Lyft have some competition: Meet Wingz and Drive SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Drive Society is a new rideshare startup based in Tampa. It's the brainchild of Marcus Carter, a 32-year-old former financial advisor who drove for Uber for about six months.

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