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Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, left, and St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman speak at an event Tuesday at the Tampa Bay WaVE business incubator in downtown Tampa to sing the praises of cooperation to help build the region’s technology and innovation economy. EVE EDELHEIT | Times

Trigaux: Tampa Bay area mayors pitch region's tech, startup economies with one voice

The mayors of Tampa and St. Petersburg walk into a business incubator … That could be the start of a good joke, given the lack of cooperative history between past mayors of these two fair cities. But on Tuesday, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn and St. Pete Mayor Rick Kriseman sat side by side at the Tampa Bay WaVE busines …


    Times, 10 News, USF to host gubernatorial debate Oct. 7 in Tampa

    The Tampa Bay Times and WTSP-10 News will partner with the University of South Florida to present a statewide televised gubernatorial debate this fall....


    Lawyer: New mixed-use zoning for ex-Nielsen site in Dunedin prompts offer

    DUNEDIN| Officials say a new land use and zoning designation for the former Nielsen Media Research site has already sparked interest from at least one developer, who made a purchase offer even before the changes won final approval from the City Commission last week....


    Federal court give partial go-ahead to Florida teacher lawsuit over merit pay, evaluations

    A federal judge has ruled that parts of a lawsuit challenging Florida's teacher evaluation and pay law (SB 736) may move forward, while dismissing other parts of the challenge to the three-year-old law....