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Should sexual orientation be a protected class (like race and gender) to prevent discrimination?
Are you smarter than a 7th grade civics student?
Longtime Hillsborough County Civil Service director Gene Gardner died Thursday at Brandon Health and Rehabilitation Center after fighting pancreatic cancer.
The Redlands Christian Migrant Association is selling Christmas cards featuring art by children of low-income families.
Newly-promoted to sergeant, John Spala, with Temple Terrace Police Chief Ken Albano at Spala's promotional ceremony Thursday, December 05, 2013, at Temple Terrace City Hall.
Hillsborough County Administrator Mike Merrill finally decided this week that his Animal Services director was not up to the task of reforming that agency after months of turmoil at the shelter.
Valessa Robinson, who was convicted in 2000 at age 15 in the murder of her own mother, was released from state prison early Friday morning.
Work is underway at a house in Odessa to repair damage from a sinkhole. To do the work, the repair company Helicon had to pull a permit so now there is record of this sinkhole.
Nights of Shimmering Lights is a drive-through display in the Tampa Bay area. The lighted scenes feature Christmas figures from Santa to the Grinch, a nativity, and cute scenes right out of a story book, as well as a trip under the sea.
A man who went on a rampage of assaults in early September, touching off a massive daylong manhunt, had heavy amounts of a chemical substance that is common in illegal bath salts in his body when he was shot to death by police.
The new facility features 24 private patient rooms and a kids-only lobby designed to provide comfort for children and their families.
For the second time in a year, the agencies in charge of getting unemployed workers back on the job in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties are refusing to turn over public documents regarding how they're spending tax dollars.
A move to limit absentee voting locations is meeting with some pretty stiff opposition in the first Florida county to be affected.
Escorted by the Hillsborough Co. Fire Rescue, Tampa Police Department and Hillsborough County Sheriff's Department the Claus' made it just in the nick of time.
Hillsborough County officials are inviting the public to attend the dedication ceremony of a new memorial commemorating the service of Iraq veterans.
Residents of the East Lake community who say they suffer from dirty tap water and high costs for the most fundamental of services from a private utility may someday get relief.
Jokes about Floridians exiting their air-conditioned homes only to enter their air-conditioned cars may be on their way out.