Friday, November 16, 2018

Florida News

DeVos releases sexual assault rules she hails as balancing rights of victims, accused

DeVos releases sexual assault rules she hails as balancing rights of victims, accused

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday released her long-awaited rewrite of rules governing campus sexual harassment and assault allegations, narrowing the cases schools must investigate and giving
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College football picks for week 12: Times staff predictions

College football picks for week 12: Times staff predictions

College football’s longest active winning streak will continue Saturday night in Orlando.That’s the overwhelming consensus among Times college football pickers this week as UCF rides a 22-game winning streak into an 8 p.m. game against Ci...
Updated: 3 hours ago
News at noon: Some Democrats wonder: would Andrew Gillum have won if he were white? in Tampa, man embarks on life after years on death row; and more

News at noon: Some Democrats wonder: would Andrew Gillum have won if he were white? in Tampa, man embarks on life after years on death row; and more

Here are the top five latest headlines and updates on tampabay.com.
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Hive Over Matter celebrates second year with ‘Herstory’ event in Tampa Heights

Hive Over Matter celebrates second year with ‘Herstory’ event in Tampa Heights

Local group promotes positive reflections of women through the arts
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Florida drops jobless rate to 3.4 percent, adds 17,800 jobs

Florida drops jobless rate to 3.4 percent, adds 17,800 jobs

Unemployment continues to fall across the state and the Tampa Bay region holds its own.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Winter Village and skating rink return to downtown Tampa

Winter Village and skating rink return to downtown Tampa

Curtis Hixon's Winter Village will return Friday night, offering free skating from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Seven former Lightning goalies make The Hockey News’ list of the top 100 of all-time

Seven former Lightning goalies make The Hockey News’ list of the top 100 of all-time

Not bad for a franchise that only recently celebrated its 25th anniversary.
Updated: 4 hours ago
The Zola Twitter saga went viral. The ‘Zola’ movie is being filmed in Tampa Bay.

The Zola Twitter saga went viral. The ‘Zola’ movie is being filmed in Tampa Bay.

The story of prostitution, stripping and crime is becoming a movie called Zola. The production has been filming in the Tampa Bay area since Oct. 29, confirmed St.Petersburg-Clearwater film commissioner Tony Armer.
Updated: 4 hours ago
The real problem with Pasco pastor’s partisan sign is a tax problem

The real problem with Pasco pastor’s partisan sign is a tax problem

The pastor posted a political sign discouraging folks from voting for Democrats. Experts say that likely violated IRS rules.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Judge orders White House to return Jim Acosta's CNN press credentials

Judge orders White House to return Jim Acosta's CNN press credentials

A federal judge in Washington is ordering the Trump administration to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta.
Updated: 4 hours ago