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

    Friday Apr 11 | 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."


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

    Thursday Apr 3 | 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.


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

    Thursday Apr 3 | 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.


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

    Wednesday Apr 2 | St. Petersburg Times

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


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

    Monday Mar 31 | 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.


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

    Monday Mar 31 | 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.


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

    Friday Mar 28 | 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.


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

    Wednesday Mar 26 | 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.


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

    Tuesday Mar 25 | St. Petersburg Times

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


  10. 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.


  11. 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.


  12. 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."


  13. Free of NCAA worries, Miami signs deep classRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    With NCAA sanctions no longer hovering over the program, Miami's class is touted as its best since Al Golden became coach four years ago.


  14. As Gov. Rick Scott nears lieutenant governor pick, speculation...Read the original story

    Jan 13, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    As Gov. Rick Scott's long, tortured search for a new lieutenant governor ends Tuesday, speculation centers on Carlos Lopez-Cantera, a former state legislator who is Miami-Dade County's elected property appraiser.


  15. Sen. Marco Rubio says he'll vote for flood insurance rate hike delayRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Sen. Marco Rubio said Thursday he will back a bill to delay steep rate increases under a flood insurance reform law, but added some reforms are needed.


  16. Fort De Soto named top family beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2013 | St. Petersburg Times

    Tampa Bay residents know that Fort De Soto Beach is one of our top jewels. Now readers of the nationwide newspaper USA Today do as well.


  17. Review: Thorn meets the nuclear option in James W. Hall's 'Going Dark'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2013 | St. Petersburg Times

    James W. Hall's novels about would-be hermit and reluctant hero Thorn are always among the finest of Florida crime fiction.


  18. Football: Hialeah Champagnat 28, Indian Rocks Christian 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2013 | St. Petersburg Times

    Indian Rocks Christian's storybook 2013 season ended Friday with a 28-14 loss to Hialeah Champagnat in the Class 2A state semifinal.


  19. CollegeGodfrey helps put UCF Knights in position to winRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2013 | St. Petersburg Times

    Now a senior, Jeff Godfrey has emerged as a steady Bortles target on a team with a BCS bowl in its crosshairs.


  20. Golden guides Hurricanes on path back toward football eliteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2013 | St. Petersburg Times

    "We want to be in these types of meaningful games every year,'' Al Golden said. "It's great to be a part of it.


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