It’s A Baby! (Or At Least A Million) As FL Aquarium Announces First Atlantic Coral Spawning

Scientists at the Florida Aquarium on Wednesday announced they have for the first time induced Atlantic coral to spawn in a laboratory. This gives hope for the beleaguered…

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Sarasota Painters Embrace Art Of Competition At Summer Skirmish

A different kind of battle raged in Sarasota recently. The participants came to the Art…

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Gas Prices In Tampa Bay Among Lowest In State, AAA Says

If you thought gas prices have been getting pleasantly low in the last week, you’re…

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Tampa General Opens Command Center To Improve Patient Experience, Outcomes

A new command center at Tampa General Hospital is saving the hospital money and reducing…

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Some Florida Lawmakers Late In Disclosing Their Finances

Florida's Democratic lawmakers are proving to be much worse than their Republican colleagues in complying…

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Meet Helen Freund, Tampa Bay Times Food Critic

Helen Freund is the new food critic for the Tampa Bay Times, arriving from New…

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Presidential Candidates Discuss Race At Black Journalists Convention In South Florida

Four U.S. presidential candidates came to South Florida on Tuesday to address the National Association…

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Activists Push Democrats On Climate Change, A New Priority For Party’s Base

Democratic National Committee officials will vote today on whether to hold a presidential primary debate…

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Scientists Attempt Controversial Experiment To Edit DNA In Human Sperm Using CRISPR

First it was human embryos. Now scientists are trying to develop another way to modify…

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U.S. Recycling Industry Is Struggling To Figure Out A Future Without China

The U.S. used to send a lot of its plastic waste to China to get…

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How A Tip — And Facial Recognition Technology — Helped The FBI Catch A Killer

Walter Yovany-Gomez evaded authorities for years before the FBI put him on its Ten Most…

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Citrus County Sheriff Fatally Strikes Pedestrian In Hernando County

Citrus County Sheriff Kenneth M. Prendergast fatally struck a pedestrian on U.S. 19 in Hernando…

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Ousted Sheriff Scott Israel Says He’s Not To Blame For Mass Shootings

In a final pitch to a Senate special master, former Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel’s…

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Another Tropical Wave is Likely to Skirt by South Florida

Showers and thunderstorms will become more numerous at times across the Florida peninsula by the…

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Lights, Camera, Incentives: Florida Counties Sweeten The Pot For Filmmakers

Numerous films and TV shows have been filmed in Florida through the years, from Burn Notice and Miami…

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The 8 Florida Counties With The Most New Hepatitis A Infections

Central Florida continues to see record numbers of hepatitis A cases. As of last week,…

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Judge Sides With Doctors In Cancer Contracts Dispute

Siding with state lawmakers and doctors, a federal judge on Wednesday ruled against a major…

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Tampa General Opens Command Center To Improve Patient Experience, Outcomes

A new command center at Tampa General Hospital is saving the hospital money and reducing…

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Central Florida Leaders Looks To Expand The Reach Of ‘Project Opioid’

Central Florida leaders are looking to expand the reach of a partnership to combat opioid…

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Environment

Proposed Plastic Ban Approved For City-Owned Property In Sarasota

City of Sarasota commissioners have voted in favor of an ordinance to ban Styrofoam and…

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Florida’s Iconic Palm Trees Threatened By Invasive Disease

Florida's iconic palm trees are under attack from a fatal disease that turns them to…

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How Much Hotter Are The Oceans? The Answer Begins With A Bucket

If you want to know what climate change will look like, you need to know…

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How To Handle A Massive Seaweed Invasion? Yucatán Towns Get Creative

The water off the coast of the Riviera Maya was warmer than I expected, but…

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Education

8/16/19: School Security, Safety And Mental Health

  Many students across the Sunshine State headed back to school this week, and others…

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Would Free College End The Student Debt Crisis? Tampa Area University Leaders Divided

Americans owe $1.5 trillion dollars in student debt. Some Democratic presidential candidates argue that free…

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What Parents Need To Know About Predators And Social Media

If your child has a cellphone, odds are they spent a good part of their…

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Lawmaker Suggests Armed Guards At Florida Preschools During Heated Parkland Commission Meeting

A state school-safety commission meeting got heated Wednesday as members tackled a range of issues…

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Lights, Camera, Incentives: Florida Counties Sweeten The Pot For Filmmakers

Numerous films and TV shows have been filmed in Florida through the years, from Burn Notice and Miami…

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Disney World Has Discount For Visitors Who Want To Sleep In

Walt Disney World is offering discounted tickets to visitors who want to sleep in. Starting…

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The Zest: Florida’s Lobster Season and Robert Is Here Fruit Stand

WUSF's food podcast, The Zest, celebrates cuisine and community in the Sunshine State. Here's what's…

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Do NOT Abandon Ship: How Derelict Vessels Are Clogging Florida’s Waterways

Drivers heading north into Tampa on the Howard Frankland Bridge may have noticed the Moonraker…

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