WASHINGTON - Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson broke with his party this afternoon to support a stop-gap budget deal that contains $1.1 billion to fight Zika. ...
ST. PETE BEACH — The stench couldn't be detected from the picturesque scene poolside of the Sirata Beach Resort. But once people stepped out toward the ocean, away from the hotel, the odor of dead fish baking in the late-morning sun was undeniable.
CHICAGO — Joe Maddon has a new thing. Or an old thing that he's making new, anyway. Flamingos. Pink flamingos. Five plastic ones of various detail sit on his desk and around his office in the stunning new home clubhouse under otherwise ancient Wrigley Field. "They light up after a win," he says. "I turn them …
If Donald Trump got the sort of reception from all Hispanics as he did Tuesday in Miami, he might have the election in the bag.
ST. PETERSBURG — It remains to be seen whether the Tampa Bay area will embrace the Cross-Bay Ferry that sets sail in November, but local businesses are eager to get on board.
TAMPA — At least for now, Tampa Bay is considered officially Zika free.
Back in June, the Pinellas County School Board carved out a new category in its strategic plan to emphasize closing the achievement gap between black and non-black students. Now, district officials say they will seek community input and report any progress straight to the public -- even if it's after-hours.
ZEPHYRHILLS — The City Council has scrapped the idea of buying an old SunTrust Bank building and converting it into a new City Hall, opting instead to build a facility.
Last year, when the Bucs lost fullback Jorvorskie Lane and assorted tight ends to injuries, they frequently used backup offensive lineman Kevin Pamphile as a sixth lineman or "jumbo" tight end and had success with the look as they sought to assert their running game.
Florida insurance regulators on Tuesday tentatively approved a 14.5 percent increase in workers' compensation insurance rates. Industry representatives had sought a 19.6 percent hike.
Fans will have two opportunities to pay their respects to Miami Marlins star Jose Fernandez on Wednesday.
Two liberal labor unions say that Sen. Marco Rubio’s priorities are wrong for Floridians....
Now posted on tampabay.com, the story on Maddon's second year....
Last year, when the Bucs lost fullback Jorvorskie Lane and assorted tight ends to injuries, they frequently used backup offensive lineman Kevin Pamphile as a sixth lineman or "jumbo" tight end and had success with the look as they sought to assert their running game....