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U.S. President Barack Obama addresses world leaders Monday at the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference, in Le Bourget, outside Paris. [Associated Press]

Obama urges world action on climate change: 'Hour is almost upon us'

PARIS — President Obama sought to rally world leaders at a climate summit on Monday, declaring that "no nation large or small, wealthy or poor, is immune" to challenges such as global warming and urged political action even if the benefits are not seen for generations. Quoting Martin Luther King Jr., Obama warned t …


Hillary Clinton bars press from her Tampa 'conversation'

From William March:

Organizers are expecting a crowd of more than 200 at the “Conversation with Hillary Rodham Clinton” Wednesday at the home of Alex Sink, Clinton’s first campaign event in Tampa in this race, but they won’t include any reporters....


Tampa Pride Parade participants march down Seventh Avenue in Ybor City on March 28.

Ban on LGBT discrimination to go before Hillsborough charter review board

Hillsborough County’s Charter Review Board is expected to decide Tuesday whether to cement LGBT protections in the county charter....


A fight for neighborhood schools, a tobacco ban and more

CLOSE TO HOME: As many of Pinellas County’s zoned elementary schools lose students to magnet programs, private schools and charters, some parents are trying to revive interest in their neighborhood schools....