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  1. Existing medical marijuana providers would have edge in Hillsborough under proposed rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Medical marijuana businesses already approved by the state would get a significant leg up on future competition under regulations being considered in Hillsborough County. Draft language of the new rules - which could be approved as early as next month - show Hillsborough plans to create a 30-day window for marijuana companies to apply for a limited number of licenses.

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  2. Trump's action on transgender restroom rules changes nothing locally, school districts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | St. Petersburg Times

    Last year's federal instructions concerning transgender students and restrooms touched off a culture war in the Hillsborough County public schools. But, when the dust settled, schools made only subtle changes and, in fact, the new message from Washington, D.C. should not require any change at all.

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  3. Here's yet more proof that Hillsborough is where transportation ideas go to dieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | St. Petersburg Times

    I am absolutely convinced there is a vast, endless warehouse somewhere in Hillsborough County similar to the final scene in the Indiana Jones movie Raiders of the Lost Ark that is filled to capacity with decades of blueprints, studies, reports, analyses, models, plans and proposals to deal with the region's discombobulated, outmoded and ill-conceived transportation system. Last Sunday, Tampa Bay Times reporters Caitlin Johnston and Eli Zhang penned a thorough, comprehensive story about the area's embarrassingly woeful transportation grid and the sad, stumblebum history to do very much about it.

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  4. Deputies: Overnight armed robberies at eastern Hillsborough convenience stores may be relatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | St. Petersburg Times

    Hillsborough County deputies are investigating three early-morning armed robberies at convenience stores - two in Riverview and one in Lithia - that may be related. a At 3:25 a.m., a man wearing a mask and gloves was armed with a short-barrel shotgun entered the Speedway at 13179 U.S. 301 S in Riverview and demanded money and fleeing the scene.

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  5. Deputies searching for missing Brandon girl, 11, with Asperger's syndromeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | St. Petersburg Times

    An 11-year-old girl with Asperger's syndrome went missing from her east Hillsborough County home late Tuesday, sending scores of people on a search that began after daybreak and extended into Wednesday night. Jenna Irmler, a sixth-grader at Nativity Catholic School in Brandon, was last seen by her family fixing a snack about 9 p.m. Tuesday, a Hillsborough County sheriff's spokeswoman said.

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  6. Hillsborough won't increase accepted lead levels in wastewater but arsenic limits remain undecidedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | St. Petersburg Times

    County commissioners voted unanimously on Wednesday to keep at existing levels the allowable concentrations of toxic materials in wastewater from industrial facilities, backing away from a proposal to raise the threshold for nine chemicals, including lead. But the county delayed a decision on what to do about arsenic after a company said it has trouble meeting the existing limit of 0.25 milligrams per liter.

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  7. Undercover operation in Hillsborough nets 66 guns in three months, some stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | St. Petersburg Times

    About three months ago, undercover sheriff's detectives making drug buys in Hillsborough County started asking the sellers for help: Do you know where I can get a gun? "They were bringing loaded guns, and it was really easy to buy them," Gee told reporters at a news conference Friday. In the last 14 weeks, detectives arrested 51 people and seized 66 guns - 42 handguns, 15 rifles and nine shotguns.

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  8. Rep. Castor 'very frustrated' ferry to MacDill Air Force Base is taking so longRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    There would be no hard feelings if Hillsborough County decided to turn down federal money for a ferry connecting MacDill Air Force Base to south county and go it alone, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor said. Still, Castor told the Tampa Bay Times she is "very frustrated" that county leaders are only now debating the best path forward to make the ferry a reality.

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  9. Editorial: Visit Tampa Bay records should be publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | St. Petersburg Times

    Visit Tampa Bay is a nonprofit spending public money for a public purpose, and House Speaker Richard Corcoran and the public are entitled to see how it spends tax money. Visit Tampa Bay, the tourism agency for Hillsborough County, finally forked over records on Wednesday that House Speaker Richard Corcoran requested last month.

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  10. Man released from life sentence leaves Hillsborough jail with milkshake on his mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | St. Petersburg Times

    Once condemned to life in prison, 39-year-old Floyd LaFountain walked out of a Hillsborough County jail on Friday a free man, one yearning for a milkshake. LaFountain spent 22 years in prison, beginning at age 16, for his role in a robbery in which a cohort pulled a gun and shot a man.

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  11. Editorial: Pursue public records probe at PTCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | St. Petersburg Times

    County attorneys reported that the phone of former PTC director Kyle Cockream, above, was wiped clean just weeks before he gave it to an investigator hired to obtain public records from the device. The Florida Legislature and Hillsborough County are moving rapidly and in a mostly responsible manner to finally bring rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft more fully and legally into the traditional taxicab market.

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  12. Hillsborough planners take to streets to study pedestrian safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | St. Petersburg Times

    TOWN 'N COUNTRY - They stood on the sidewalk of the busy intersection, their fluorescent vests and clip boards catching the attention of passing drivers. The group, comprised of a dozen or so transportation planners, engineers, politicians and law enforcement, scanned the roadway looking for any way to make it safer for those who walk or bike.

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  13. Hillsborough deputies on scene of apparent shooting of 4-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Hillsborough County deputies are at the scene of an apparent shooting of a 4-year-old, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

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  14. Environmental leader says Hillsborough should be more forthcoming...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    The leader of a local conservation group wants Hillsborough County to be more transparent when making decisions that could affect the environment. The request from Kent Bailey, executive director of the Tampa Bay Group Sierra Club, comes after county commissioners nearly voted to raise the allowable level of toxins in industrial wastewater last week, unbeknownst to him.

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  15. Ethics probe in Go Hillsborough complaint still open after a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    More than a year after the Florida Commission on Ethics agreed to investigate several complaints filed against three local elected officials, the cases remain unresolved. Several citizens accused Hillsborough County commissioners Sandy Murman and Ken Hagan and Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn of steering a $1.3 million Go Hillsborough contract to the client of a politically connected public relations consultant.

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  16. Tampa Bay foreclosure filings in 2016 fell to lowest in a decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Bank foreclosure signs were commonplace throughout the country -- and Tampa Bay in particular -- during the Great Recession. Last year, foreclosures fell to a 10-year low, new data shows.

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  17. Spoto's Daniel Morales latest recipient of Bill Minahan AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    Going into his senior season at Spoto High School, Daniel Morales was told his football career could be over. It was impossible to accept.

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  18. EditorialsEditorial: Bay area pedestrians, cyclists still in perilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    The drop in pedestrian deaths in Hillsborough County last year is good news. But across the Tampa Bay region, the roads are still a dangerous place for pedestrians and cyclists.

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  19. Hillsborough saw fewer pedestrian deaths in 2016, but Tampa Bay still ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    A worn out symbol of a pedestrian on the surface of the Pinellas Trail in East Lake. Pedestrian deaths in Hillsborough County fell by almost 25 percent last year, following the deadliest year on record in 2015 for people walking the streets.

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  20. In 2017, Uber and Lyft's next regulatory fight could be in St. PetersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Tampa Bay Lightning mascot Thunderbug waves to fans before a news conference with Uber at Amalie Arena, where the team announced a parthership with the rideshare company. Uber and Lyft appear to have the upper hand in their battle with Hillsborough County regulators, but their next fight could be in St. Petersburg in 2017.

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