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  1. Why won't Florida GOP leaders talk about hunting trips to King Ranch in Texas?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | St. Petersburg Times

    On a Friday in February 2013, Gov. Rick Scott stepped aboard a Texas-bound plane to take part in a secret ritual for Florida's power elite.


  2. Springs' aid 'doomed from the start' by House decision, advocate saysRead the original story

    May 5, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Two months ago, when Florida's annual legislative session began, the effort to fix the state's ailing springs seemed to have a lot going for it.


  3. State track: Bay area boasts bevy of vaunted vaultersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    This track and field season has been one of defying gravity and shattering personal records in the pole vault for Osceola High School's Carson Waters.


  4. State track: Torn ACL won't stop Osceola's KistemakerRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Osceola's Jen Kistemaker was sprinting around the track, navigating the hurdles with ease until she stumbled over one and crumbled into a heap.


  5. Springs bill advances in Senate, though stripped of fundingRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    A bill to help restore Florida's ailing springs passed its last committee stop in the Senate, but wound up stripped of millions in projected funding.


  6. Editorial: Quit stalling on springs restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    The next two weeks will show whether Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida House genuinely care about the health of the state's natural springs.


  7. State tennis: Bogie's Dan Stefan repeats as singles champRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Boca Ciega junior Dan Stefan needed a furious rally in his first trip to the state tournament to come away with a championship.


  8. State tennis: Boca Ciega's Stefan, East Lake's Deng make finalsRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Stefan will play for his second straight Class 2A individual state title after winning two matches at the state tournament Monday at Sylvan Lake Park in Sanford.


  9. Hometown Hernando for April 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Hometown Hernando is devoted to everyday life in our county, whether it's snapshots from your family reunion or a few lines thanking someone for a job well done.


  10. Thursday letters: Treat Florida's environment as a treasureRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    A Senate bill proposes to spend millions of taxpayer dollars to clean up our neglected springs and water sources.


  11. Top Florida regulator of ALFs gets new job a " working for ALF lobbyRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    As state lawmakers consider legislation to tighten the rules for assisted living facilities in Florida, the top state official in charge of enforcing the law on elder-care homes announced Thursday that he's found a new job: working for the same industry he regulated.


  12. Florida's water woes are seen as urgent a " except in the HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    A remarkable alignment of Florida political interests has occurred this year - perhaps because it's an election year, perhaps because the urgency of the problem has drawn a lot of attention.


  13. State boys soccer: Merritt Island shuts out offensive-minded SunlakeRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    The goal was to score often and fast, just like Sunlake had been used to doing all season.


  14. Boys soccer: Sunlake takes on Merritt Island in state semifinalRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Once the postseason begins, a 1-0 lead often means it's time to hunker down and play defense.


  15. Paralympian skates in Lighting's Hockey Day in Tampa Bay eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    U.S. Paralympic team member and former Tampa Bay Lightning sled team member Declan Farmer participated in the Lightning's Hockey Day in Tampa Bay festivities Sunday at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.


  16. Region boys soccer: Sunlake reaches state semifinalsRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    LAND O'LAKES - No doubt having the county's all-time leader for goals in a season is a major part of Sunlake's success.


  17. Conservative Florida legislators say they support limited expansion of gamblingRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    After years of resistance, the conservative leadership of the Florida House has signaled its willingness to pass legislation that would expand gambling to include new Las Vegas-style casinos in Miami Dade and Broward in exchange for a constitutional amendment that requires voters to approve any new games in the future.


  18. Girls soccer: Largo eliminated by Merritt IslandRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Packers played as many tough teams in Pinellas County as possible. And after winning the district and surviving two playoff games, Largo reached its first region final since 1997, on the brink of its first state semifinal since 1986.


  19. Region soccer: Mitchell boys move on; Land O'Lakes girls falterRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Ubillus said the Mustangs haven't played well in the first half of their past few games, though they improved in the last few minutes of this one.


  20. Girls region soccer: Largo survives on penalty kicksRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Robinson missed potential back-to-back clinching penalty kicks, and Largo nailed its final four attempts - including Hannah Gould's winner in the eighth round - to give the Packers a 2-1 victory Tuesday night in the Class 5A region semifinals.


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