Wednesday, February 21, 2018
News Roundup

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

News shows

Here is a listing of today's television news shows.

Ch. 13, 9 a.m.: Fox News Sunday — Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas; Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis.

Ch. 28, 9 a.m.: This Week — Reps. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, and Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill.

CNN, 9 a.m.: State of the Union — Gov. Jay Nixon, D-Mo.; Reps. Peter King, R-N.Y., and William Lacy Clay Jr., D-Mo.

Ch. 8, 10 a.m.: Meet the Press — Nixon; Reps. John Lewis, D-Ga., and Michael Turner, R-Ohio; Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake of Baltimore; City Council member Bernard Parks of Los Angeles.

Ch. 10, 10:30 a.m.: Face the Nation — Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich.; NAACP president Cornell William Brooks.

Bay News 9, 11 a.m.: Political Connections — Craig Latimer, Hillsborough County supervisor of elections.

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Editorial: A matter of values: kids or guns?

Editorial: A matter of values: kids or guns?

They value guns over kidsSix days after 17 were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High by a teen-ager firing an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, the Florida House refused to even debate a bill banning assault weapons. The vote, 71 to 36, wasn’t close as ...
Updated: 4 minutes ago
Focused on Cuba’s future, Rep. Castor skips meeting with Raul Castro

Focused on Cuba’s future, Rep. Castor skips meeting with Raul Castro

TAMPA — One highlight of a congressional delegation’s visit to Cuba this week was an impromptu meeting with President Raul Castro.But not for U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor.The Tampa Democrat joined five other Democrats on the trip, in part to investigate th...
Updated: 7 minutes ago
Former Florida Rep. Robert Wallace jumps from Tampa overpass

Former Florida Rep. Robert Wallace jumps from Tampa overpass

TAMPA — Former Florida state Rep. Robert Wallace ended his life Monday by jumping from a Dale Mabry Highway overpass, records show. He was 65.At least one witness saw Wallace plunge 40 to 50 feet onto Gunn Highway, according to a Hillsborough County ...
Updated: 9 minutes ago
World Liquors sign will live on in St. Petersburg

World Liquors sign will live on in St. Petersburg

The World Liquors sign at the corner of 16th Street and Central Avenue in St. Petersburg since 1961 will live on as a beacon of the city’s retro hipness — three blocks to the west. Mark Ferguson, owner of Ferg’s Sports Bar, told the Tampa Bay Times h...
Updated: 10 minutes ago

Uber unrolls new pool service that could drastically cut fare

A new way to Uber is coming to Florida, but the "Express Pool" feature is only rolling out in Miami and seven of other cities to start.That means Tampa Bay will have to wait and see if it will get access to Uber’s latest offering, which links riders ...
Updated: 11 minutes ago

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Man arrested after 3-year-old girl in his care found wandering streets

Man arrested after 3-year-old girl in his care found wandering streets

PORT RICHEY — A 59-year-old man was arrested Tuesday evening after a 3-year-old girl in his care was found wandering outside alone, according to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office.Deputies said they were sent to Larry Dixon’s residence at 8710 Bench D...
Updated: 24 minutes ago
How will Douglas High students go back to class? There’s now a plan in place.

How will Douglas High students go back to class? There’s now a plan in place.

When students return to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High for the first time next Tuesday, they will be greeted by additional counselors and law enforcement."There will be a plethora of counselors and services at the school," Broward Schools Superintende...
Updated: 26 minutes ago
Physician seeks Pasco Times building for rehab center

Physician seeks Pasco Times building for rehab center

PORT RICHEY — A Hudson physician hopes to acquire the Times Publishing Co. west Pasco office and convert it into an inpatient center for substance abuse rehabilitation and mental health care. Estaban Alfonzon Ruiz, a doctor of internal medicine, file...
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