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The University of South Florida's Center for Advanced Medical Learning & Simulation, CAMLS, is located on Franklin Street at E. Brorein Street in downtown Tampa. [DANIEL WALLACE, Times]

USF shakes up ailing medical training center in downtown Tampa: 'It wasn't making money'

TAMPA — Top leaders have left the University of South Florida's prized medical training center as the downtown facility undergoes a massive shake up, shifting its focus amid a sagging budget, university officials said Thursday. Deborah Sutherland, the founding chief executive officer of the Center for Advanced Medi …


Republicans, Democrats take aim at likely late entrant into Florida's U.S. Senate race

A wealthy land developer from Manatee County still hasn’t said if he intends to run for the U.S. Senate, but potential GOP rivals and Democrats are already taking aim at him....


Kriseman says canceled "Arts in Transit" project wasn't orphaned

When a much-touted project bites the dust, the natural question to ask is why?...


Potter Elementary School is 89 percent black and only 2 percent white. It is one of numerous schools racially identifiable schools in Hillsborough County.

An opposing view on Hillsborough's letter to the Office of Civil Rights

The Hillsborough County School District says it has made enough progress in curing racial disparities that it can enter into a voluntary agreement with the federal government. A 17-page letter from Superintendent Jeff Eakins outlines steps Hillsborough has taken to improve restorative justice, cut down on punitive measures that push minority students out of school; and encourage top teachers to work at high-poverty, high-minority schools....