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Michael Drejka found guilty of manslaughter in the Clearwater parking lot shooting of Markeis McGlockton. Read more

McGlockton’s Family ‘Can Finally Rest Now’ After Drejka Verdict

Updated 8/24 at 10 a.m.: The family of the man fatally shot in a Clearwater parking lot expressed a sense of thanks and justice Friday night after his…

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The Air Force Says Social Media Helped Prompt Action To Clean Up Mold In The Dorms

Mold has long been a problem at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas. But when…

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Hillsborough County Putting Athletic Trainers In All High Schools After Football Death

All 27 Hillsborough County high schools will soon have an athletic trainer on campus.The school…

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The Zest: Pepperoni Pizza Dip Recipe and Food Critic Helen Freund

This week on WUSF's food podcast, The Zest, we’re talking to some of Tampa Bay’s…

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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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8/23/19: Multicultural Tensions in Florida

  How are race, language and identity shaping our politics and our democracy? We devoted…

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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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When Temperatures Rise, So Do Health Problems

A little Shakespeare came to mind during a recent shift in the Boston emergency room…

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Tales Of Corporate Painkiller Pushing: ‘The Death Rates Just Soared’

Nearly 2,000 cities, towns and counties across America are currently participating in a massive multidistrict…

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As Texas Suburbs Diversify, Democrats See An Opportunity For 2020

Looking around the inaugural meeting of the Fort Bend County Young Democrats, there's clear evidence…

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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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Economist: Odds Of A Recession In Florida Are Increasing

Analysts say chances are increasing that Florida will enter a recession soon. “Currently, Florida’s probability…

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‘Multiculturalism Is Just The Way We Are’

Florida’s Department of Health is investigating a claim filed by seven workers who say they…

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Michael Drejka Found Guilty Of Manslaughter In Clearwater Parking Lot Shooting

Updated 8/24 at 8 a.m.: A white Florida man who told detectives he had a…

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Senate Clears NRA Lobbyist Marion Hammer Of Wrongdoing

After correcting four years of compensation reports for one of the entities she represents, Florida's…

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When Temperatures Rise, So Do Health Problems

A little Shakespeare came to mind during a recent shift in the Boston emergency room…

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Illinois Patient’s Death May Be First Tied To Vaping In U.S.

Illinois health officials said Friday that a patient who contracted a serious lung disease after…

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Lawmakers Refile Tax Break For Diapers

Florida lawmakers once again are being asked to consider a sales-tax exemption for diapers and…

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School Safety Chairman: Guardian Program Under Scrutiny

The chairman of a state school safety commission says the panel will take a close…

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Environment

Keys Crowd Says Keep Key Deer On Endangered Species List

U.S. Fish & Wildlife officials Thursday evening faced a crowd of Keys residents strongly opposed…

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Lawsuit: Federal Government Failed To Protect Endangered Coral

The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the National Marine Fisheries Service, saying the agency did not give…

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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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Education

Hillsborough County Putting Athletic Trainers In All High Schools After Football Death

All 27 Hillsborough County high schools will soon have an athletic trainer on campus.The school…

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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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Florida Living

The Zest: Pepperoni Pizza Dip Recipe and Food Critic Helen Freund

This week on WUSF's food podcast, The Zest, we’re talking to some of Tampa Bay’s…

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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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