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From its headquarters in Boca Raton, GardaWorld has put unsafe trucks on the road, and its workers and unsuspecting motorists have suffered the consequences.
From its headquarters in Boca Raton, GardaWorld has put unsafe trucks on the road, and its workers and unsuspecting motorists have suffered the consequences.
The patients have no choice, and the hospital is making millions.
The patients have no choice, and the hospital is making millions.
The mysterious deals could reshape downtown Clearwater.
The mysterious deals could reshape downtown Clearwater.
Johns Hopkins promised to elevate All Children’s Heart Institute. Then patients started to die at an alarming rate.
Johns Hopkins promised to elevate All Children’s Heart Institute. Then patients started to die at an alarming rate.
The campaign is over. The candidate might be dead. But the spending never stops.
The campaign is over. The candidate might be dead. But the spending never stops.
They took credit for finding jobs for thousands of people who never sought help.
They took credit for finding jobs for thousands of people who never sought help.
Many of the high results were in water fountains that teachers and students drink from every day. Others were in kitchens, where food cooked in lead-tainted water can easily soak up dangerous levels of the poison, experts say.
Many of the high results were in water fountains that teachers and students drink from every day. Others were in kitchens, where food cooked in lead-tainted water can easily soak up dangerous levels...
Thousands of people flew Allegiant last year thinking their planes wouldn't fail in the air. They were wrong.
Thousands of people flew Allegiant last year thinking their planes wouldn't fail in the air. They were wrong.
Tampa Electric knew the procedure was dangerous. It sent workers in anyway.
Tampa Electric knew the procedure was dangerous. It sent workers in anyway.
Kids are driving Pinellas County's car theft epidemic. It's a dangerous — sometimes deadly — game.
Kids are driving Pinellas County's car theft epidemic. It's a dangerous — sometimes deadly — game.
How Pinellas County School District leaders turned five once-average schools into failure factories.
How Pinellas County School District leaders turned five once-average schools into failure factories.
Florida cut $100 million from its mental hospitals. Chaos quickly followed.
Florida cut $100 million from its mental hospitals. Chaos quickly followed.
An unprecedented review of Florida police shootings reveals how fear and bias breed confusion, how order quickly dissolves into chaos, and ways to avert the violence.
An unprecedented review of Florida police shootings reveals how fear and bias breed confusion, how order quickly dissolves into chaos, and ways to avert the violence.

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  1.  [KATHLEEN MCGRORY, REBECCA WOOLINGTON  |  Tampa Bay Times]
    Some snowbirds are being excluded in the state’s count. By Friday, another group had 40 more fatalities.
  2. A group of friends sit lawn chairs chatting as people behind them line dance to AM radio on March 26. [DIRK SHADD  |  Times]
    Experts say the huge population of highly social seniors could crush the local health care system, which already has problems.
  3. Emergency response workers in Tampa conducted what was then the country's largest mock-pandemic influenza exercise in 2006. [Times file]
    As health officials warned Floridians were at “grave risk,” the state dismantled the defenses it built against a coronavirus-like crisis.
  4. The first state to close all dining rooms was Ohio last Sunday. Florida waited until Friday afternoon. [NEIL BEDI | Times]
    Despite a large elderly population that is more vulnerable to the virus, the state has been slower than many others to restrict businesses.
  5. North Tampa Behavioral Health in Wesley Chapel [JOHN PENDYGRAFT   |  Times]
    The former chief executive was an ex-NFL player. Regulators determined he was unqualified for the job.
  6. Bobbie Jean Phillips lost control of her Garda armored truck in Ohio in 2014 and slammed into a dump truck. She died. Two people in the dump truck were seriously injured. [Ohio State Highway Patrol]
    From its headquarters in Boca Raton, GardaWorld has put unsafe trucks on the road, and its workers and unsuspecting motorists have suffered the consequences.
  7. The company sent statements and a letter threatening to sue the Times.
  8. The donation page on the Law Enforcement Officers Relief Fund website explains the benefits of giving to the organization. [Center for Public Integrity  ]
    New England Patriots, Southwest Airlines say they have no record of backing the Law Enforcement Officers Relief Fund.
  9. A donation page on the Law Enforcement Officers Relief Fund website explains the benefits of giving to the organization. [Center for Public Integrity  ]
    A union-backed police charity spends just a sliver of their money on those they purport to serve.
  10. Shane Sheil, 16, rides his bike to and from school every day.  He prides himself on his speed as well as being self-sufficient.   (MELISSA LYTTLE | Times) [LYTTLE, MELISSA  |  St. Petersburg Times]
    “I wish someone would actually be there for me, you know? I’m outgoing. I can bring joy. I just want to be adopted.”

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