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Nepalese soldiers carry a wounded woman to a waiting Indian Air Force helicopter Monday as they evacuate victims of Saturday’s earthquake from Trishuli Bazar to Kathmandu’s airport.Associated Press

Quake-aid need acute in Nepal capital, more so in villages (w/video)

KATHMANDU, Nepal — As the death toll from Nepal's devastating earthquake climbed past 4,000, aid workers and officials in remote, shattered villages near the epicenter pleaded Monday for food, shelter and medicine. Help poured in after Saturday's magnitude-7.8 quake, with countries large and small sending medical a …


    Legislature passes long-sought effort to increase regulations on ALFs

    After trying for four years to improve conditions at the state’s assisted living facilities, the Florida Senate on Wednesday sent to the governor a proposal to improve enforcement and oversight at the homes that serve more than 86,000 senior residents....


    Former St. Petersbug mayor to be named tree czar

    David Fischer, who served as St. Petersburg's mayor from 1991 to 2000, will be named the city's tree czar by Mayor Rick Kriseman on Saturday....


    The numbers behind Hillsborough's non-graduates

    Hillsborough acting superintendent Jeff Eakins pulled these statistics recently while analyzing possible barriers to high school graduation....