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Florida’s Education Commissioner Coming To Tampa For Education Standards Tour Stop

How Florida classrooms will be taught post-Common Core will be the focus of a listening tour stop in Tampa Thursday by Florida's top education official, Commissioner Richard Corcoran.…

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Lakeland Wants To Build A Broadband Network

Another option for internet and TV service could be coming to Lakeland. Commissioners are considering…

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Plan For Port Richey Takeover Stopped By Residents

State lawmakers walked back from plans to dissolve the city of Port Richey Friday after…

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How Many Horseshoe Crabs Are In Florida? Growing Volunteer Effort Aims To Find Out

With a curved carapace, angry-looking eyes and a spiky tail, horseshoe crabs look like nature’s…

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2nd Whistleblower With Direct Knowledge Of Ukraine Call Steps Forward, Lawyer Says

The legal team representing the whistleblower whose complaint sparked an impeachment inquiry against President Trump…

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One Small Step Tampa Bay: They Have Deep Convictions … But Wonder Why

On this week’s edition of StoryCorps' One Small Step - Tampa Bay, we talk to…

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Training Requirements Bolstered On Human Trafficking

Florida foster parents and safe-house workers who help victims of human trafficking will be required…

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Simone Biles Becomes The Most Decorated Gymnast In World Championship History

Simone Biles is the greatest gymnast of our time – or any time in history.…

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Columbus Day Or Indigenous Peoples’ Day?

On Monday in the nation's capital, there is no Columbus Day. The D.C. Council voted…

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Trump, Ukraine And The Path To The Impeachment Inquiry: A Timeline

When President Trump spoke to Volodymyr Zelenskiy on July 25, Trump held the keys to…

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How Many Horseshoe Crabs Are In Florida? Growing Volunteer Effort Aims To Find Out

With a curved carapace, angry-looking eyes and a spiky tail, horseshoe crabs look like nature’s…

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Brandes, Florida Senators Back Abolishing Constitution Revision Commission

An effort to abolish the Florida Constitution Revision Commission, which successfully put seven constitutional amendments…

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Lakeland Wants To Build A Broadband Network

Another option for internet and TV service could be coming to Lakeland. Commissioners are considering…

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Florida’s Education Commissioner Coming To Tampa For Education Standards Tour Stop

How Florida classrooms will be taught post-Common Core will be the focus of a listening…

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Florida Wildlife Officials Offer Exotic Pet Amnesty Program

Floridians with exotic animals, both legal and illegal, are being offered pet "amnesty," to turn…

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Lockdown Lifted At Palm Coast Hospital, Extra Security Remains

Authorities say they are stepping up security at a Palm Coast hospital after it was…

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Florida Health Providers Receive Guidance On Vaping Injuries

With 1,299 reported cases of lung injuries associated with vaping and electronic cigarettes across the…

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Guidewell Innovation Offers $400,000 To Groom Companies Supporting Caregivers

The parent company of health insurer Florida Blue is offering $400,000 to companies that can…

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Heads Up: A Ruling On The Latest Challenge To The Affordable Care Act Is Coming

A decision in the latest court case to threaten the future of the Affordable Care…

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Florida Wildlife Officials Offer Exotic Pet Amnesty Program

Floridians with exotic animals, both legal and illegal, are being offered pet "amnesty," to turn…

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How Many Horseshoe Crabs Are In Florida? Growing Volunteer Effort Aims To Find Out

With a curved carapace, angry-looking eyes and a spiky tail, horseshoe crabs look like nature’s…

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Threatened Snowy Plover Thrives After Hurricane Michael

Amid the devastation of Hurricane Michael along Florida's Panhandle, experts say there's a ray of…

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New Camera Could Help Florida In Fight Against Pythons

A new camera that uses special wavelengths of light could help Florida in its fight…

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The Zest

Education

Florida’s Education Commissioner Coming To Tampa For Education Standards Tour Stop

How Florida classrooms will be taught post-Common Core will be the focus of a listening…

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Settlement Rejected By State In Manatee Superintendent Fraud Case

The state's Education Practices Commission on Tuesday unanimously rejected a settlement agreement between the Florida…

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Union Leaders Fear DeSantis’ Plan To Raise Teacher Pay Creates Disparities

A plan to raise minimum salaries for Florida teachers by an average $10,000 a year…

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DeSantis Wants To Raise Minimum Teacher Salaries To $47,500

Teachers across Florida would earn the second highest salaries in the nation under a proposal…

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Florida Living

Items From Two Disney Rides Reported Stolen From Shed

A Florida sheriff’s office is investigating the apparent theft of items used in Peter Pan’s…

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The ‘Sioux Chef’ Highlights Indigenous Foods

Sean Sherman is a Minnesota-based chef on a mission to revitalize Native American cooking and…

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No Longer in Beer’s Shadow, Honey-Based Mead Is Making a Sweet Comeback

For the next several weeks, WUSF News and The Zest podcast are collaborating on a…

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Study: Hotel Booking Websites Cheat Travelers Out Of Billions

If you use travel booking websites, beware. New research from the American Hotel & Lodging…

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