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  1. Fanny-pack mixup unravels South Florida Medicare drug fraudRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | St. Petersburg Times

    The fraud scheme began to unravel last fall, with the discovery of a misdirected stack of bogus prescriptions - and a suspicious spike in Medicare drug spending tied to a doctor in Key Biscayne.


  2. Crist says it's time to end U.S. embargo against CubaRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 5 | St. Petersburg Times

    When Charlie Crist went to Miami's Little Havana recently, the Democratic candidate for governor stood before a crowd and said what few politicians have in decades of scrounging for votes in the Cuban-American neighborhood: End the trade embargo against Cuba.


  3. Charlie Crist insists his newfound wealth hasn't changed himRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Charlie Crist's loss in a U.S. Senate race was a crushing defeat, but it did wonders for his checkbook.


  4. Catching up on a new tugboat and port plans with Port Tampa Bay chairman Steve SwindalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    When he's not busy handling his duties as chairman of Port Tampa Bay, Steve Swindal is building his Marine Towing business, whose tugboats help guide big ships in and out of the port.


  5. Florida softball a win from title after rout of AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Hannah Rogers pitched a four-hitter to help Florida defeat Alabama 5-0 in Game 1 of the best-of-three national championship series Monday night.


  6. South Florida power line issue places governor, Cabinet, in political quandaryRead the original story

    May 12, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Gov. Rick Scott and members of the Cabinet face what may be the most controversial and politically delicate decision of their term Tuesday, when they will decide whether to give Florida Power & Light permission to build two new nuclear power generators and 88 miles of new transmission lines in South Florida.


  7. Sound Check This week in Tampa: Bruce Springsteen, R. Kelly, Santana, 98 Rockfest and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    We're just over one week away from Tampa's Big Guava Music Festival, but the next seven days are anything but quiet.


  8. Florida charter school management company under federal scrutinyRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    The state's largest charter school management company has come under scrutiny from the U.S. Department of Education for potential conflicts of interests in its business practices, federal authorities have confirmed.


  9. Union appeals to Florida voters in the Medicaid 'coverage gap'Read the original story

    Apr 11, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    The state health care workers' union has a new strategy in its fight to expand Medicaid coverage: reaching out to voters "who've been screwed out of health care coverage by their representative's refusal to act."


  10. House, Senate approve budget plans; now the dealing beginsRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    With broad bipartisan support, lawmakers approved rival $75 billion state budgets Thursday that include a $500 million package of tax cuts and fees and the highest overall spending on education in Florida history.


  11. Toll battle leads to MDX shakeup billsRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    A local agency that defied opponents by setting new tolls for Miami-Dade's busy Dolphin Expressway is caught in the crosshairs of the Florida Legislature.


  12. Playwright Nilo Cruz talks writing and winning prestigious Greenfield PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    George Bernard Shaw wrote in a rotating garden shed he built himself, designed to always be in the sun.


  13. Architect's claim he has funds to restore Biltmore met with skepticismRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Partners of a South Florida architect who has spent years trying to raise enough money to buy and restore the historic Belleview Biltmore hotel said Monday that they have finally secured funding - though they won't reveal the investors' names or amount they have pledged.


  14. A solution for Scott's Hispanic problem?Read the original story

    Mar 31, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    It's hard to think of a worse week than the one Gov. Rick Scott just survived, but he can turn things around if he wants to.


  15. Tampa probe finds Medicare fraud paid for illegal oxycodoneRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Brian Francis Kelly, 53, is one of four people accused in a conspiracy to use HIV patients and a Coral Gables clinic to defraud the federal government by filing false claims for drugs and medical care through the now-defunct St. Petersburg Medicare insurer, Universal Health Care Group.


  16. Florida lawmakers play starring role in film industry tax incentive planRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Actors, producers and film crew members descended on Tallahassee Wednesday to support the proposed expansion of the entertainment industry incentive program, which provides tax credits to film and television projects based in Florida.


  17. Three tossed in Florida baseball win over FSURead the original story

    Mar 25, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    A bench-clearing melee, which included FSU's Heisman Trophy winner and pitcher Jameis Winston , resulted in the ejections.


  18. ElectionsTimes/Herald special report: Tallahassee's torrent of cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    When Florida legislators open their annual 60-day session on Tuesday, many of the decisions about what issues make it onto the agenda have already been made - thanks in large part to the powerful special interest groups and a torrent of cash flowing into the coffers of legislative political committees.


  19. Miami in hunt for the 2016 Democratic conventionRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Miami announced on Friday it would pursue the Democratic National Convention in 2016, an event expected to require double the organizing costs of what the region expected to raise to put on the Super Bowl.


  20. Foreign real estate investors funnel millions toward Tampa Bay as South Florida market overheatsRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    When developers broke ground this month on Tampa's newest apartment skyscraper, they defined their goal as a portrait of homey domestic splendor: neighbors "sharing dinner on a Friday evening, looking west over toward the ... sunset."


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