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Judy Genshaft gives $20 million to USF to build a new honors college
Outgoing University of South Florida President Judy Genshaft is giving the school $20 million to build a new honors college that will bear her name. USF trustees chairman Jordan Zimmerman called the gift “transformational.”
What question should we ask the 2020 Democratic candidates? We want to hear from you.
There are 23 candidates running to be the Democratic nominee for president. Twenty of those individuals will appear in Miami on June 26 and 27 for the first debates of the election cycle. In anticipation of their arrival in Florida, we’re wondering: What would you ask the presidential candidates? Follow this link to fill out the form with your suggestions. If you have more you want to say, contact the Tampa Bay Times Political Editor Steve Contorno at [email protected]
A man in Bartow shot himself in the leg waiting outside of a school, police say
Police said Amel Villarreal Jr. was waiting to pick a family member up from Summerlin Academy around 4:10 p.m., after school hours. As he sat in a mini-van in the school’s visitor lot, police said, he took a gun from his waistband and attempted to stow it in the van's center console. Before the 9mm semi-automatic pistol could be secured, however, police said Villarreal shot himself in the leg.
Battle over Caddy’s window to the Intracoastal Waterway continues on two fronts
The opening of a new Caddy’s restaurant on St. Pete Beach continues to be delayed pending resolution of a legal battle led by residents opposed to a plan for an open-air window at the rear of the restaurant. There never has been a public hearing on the Caddy’s renovation since the project does not require approval by the City Commission.
Welcome to Tampa Bay, Ndamukong Suh. Here’s your 10 dirtiest plays
New Bucs defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh will arrive in Tampa Bay soon, but his reputation as a dirty player proceeds him. Not that Bucs coach Bruce Arians cares. Here’s a look at the 10 dirtiest plays of Suh’s nine-year NFL career.
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