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Global Warming and Heat concerns rise: Report suggests

Global Warming and the increasing Heat is something that has been haunting the United Nations and various climate bodies all over the world. As it seems, one of the largest democracy has also had a say in this. According to the reports, the percentage of conservative republicans who believe the fact that Global Warming and Heat has taken on the ...

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Jeff Vinik’s Plan To Redevelop 40 Acres Of Downtown Tampa Revealed

During the Governor’s Conference on Tourism at the Tampa Bay Convention Center, plans for the redevelopment of 40 acres of downtown Tampa were revealed. The redevelopment plans include office space, new residential units, a hotel development, retail space, and walkable parks. The redevelopment would occur around Amalie Arena in Tampa’s core. Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik presented the plan ...

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Tampa To Host Governor’s Conference On Tourism Next Week

For the first time in history, the Governor’s Conference on Tourism is to be held in the Tampa Bay area. The annual event is an opportunity for businesses and the government to talk about the future of tourism in the state. More than a thousand tourism boosters from Key West to Pensacola are expected to attend. The 49th annual Governor’s ...

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Florida Governor Issues State of Emergency

With Erika’s path getting closer to the state of Florida, Governor Rick Scott has declared a formal state of emergency. According to experts, the most recent projected path of the tropical storm has moved to the west, which means the likelihood of Tampa Bay and other parts of Florida being hit hard with rain has increased. The problem is that ...

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Young Boy Fostered by Polk County Sheriff’s Office

For some children it takes much longer to get into a good foster home than expected. This was the case for an eight-year-old boy being referred to simply as “Jodi”. For a number of weeks, the boy has been waiting patiently with little to do at the offices for the Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services hoping that soon ...

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Saying Goodbye to the St. Petersburg Pier

After some controversy, the St. Petersburg Pier is being demolished today. Known fondly as “The Pier”, the iconic 42-year-old pier is being taken down after approval from the city. At 5:00 pm, the public can attend the Celebrating the St. Petersburg Pier in honor of the pier’s long history but also for a new project known as Pursuing the Future. ...

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Stars and Stripes Raised Over Cuba Embassy

For the first time in over five decades, the United States flag was flown over the newly opened US Embassy in Cuba. For the Obama administration’s new policy of engagement with Cuba, many people view this as a symbolic gesture of victory. Literally hundreds of Cubans gathered outside the Embassy early this morning to personally witness this historic day. In ...

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