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Florida Man Shot When Wife Drops Purse In Grocery Store
The errant bullet struck 69-year-old Vernon Messier in the shin.
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Shoppers Boycott Publix Over Store's Donations To NRA-Backed Candidate
Adam Putnam, a self-described "NRA sellout" running for Florida governor, received $670,000 from the company.
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Trump's Tariffs Are Already Costing American Jobs
Tariffs on Canadian paper, imposed at the behest of a New York hedge fund, are claiming 50 U.S. jobs — so far.
Surfing Wal-Mart's Crime Wave
Hundreds of cities and town across the nation are losing money protecting Wal-Mart's merchandise. It's just another example of public welfare for America's richest family.
Are We Seeing Light at the End of the Re-Segregation Tunnel?
Retired teacher and historian
As we study a wave of carefully-honed analyses of integration's potential to improve schools and our entire lives, we should pay special attention to the beginning of "The Problem We All Live With Part Two."
Rick Scott And Florida Republicans Are Throwing An Anti-Obamacare Tantrum
A few years ago, the Kaiser Family Foundation published an analysis by researchers at the Urban Institute. It projected the
John Travolta Defends The Church Of Scientology After 'Going Clear' Airs
Wright and Gibney criticized Cruise and Travolta's silence regarding claims of abuse. Both Travolta and Cruise are discussed
Was A Florida Execution Delayed Because Of A Political Fundraiser?
Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) refused to say on Tuesday whether he knew that the reason the state attorney general requested a delay for an execution last year was because it conflicted with a political fundraiser.
Newspaper Misspells President Obama's Name
We thought we had put the Obama misspellings behind us... Yeah, not so fast... That was until JimRomenesko pointed out this
Investigating Abuses at Unlicensed Religious Homes for Troubled Kids
Investigative reporter, Tampa Bay Times
Abusive, unregulated religious homes still operate across the country, luring desperate parents with glossy brochures and promises of salvation for their troubled children.
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Paula Witthaus, St. Pete Advocate and Activist for the Needyand Marginalized, Slain and Truly Missed
Gary J Stein
I am an author, blogger, advocate and consultant on issues of ...
When I introduced myself, every part of her face smiled at me from her eyes to her chin. My column is meant to raise Paula to the high level that she deserved.
Republicans Using Fake Websites to Trick Donors Is Just the Start
Entrepreneur and writer. Author of 'Identified.'
Not thinking anything of it he entered his financial information and hit submit. What he didn't notice was the small print at the bottom of the screen.
Nonprofits' Work to Prevent Bad Acts Is Never Done
President & CEO, National Council of Nonprofits
Nonprofit board members, leaders, funders, volunteers, donors, and regulators are all in this together, so let's take proactive steps to prevent fraud and ensure that nonprofits are living up to the high standards the public expects and deserves.
Davion Navar Henry Only
Marian Wright Edelman
President, Children's Defense Fund
Fifteen-year-old Davion Navar Henry Only has spent his entire life in Florida's foster care system. He's been moved from placement to placement throughout his childhood. For some children like Davion, foster care can last an entire childhood.
Honoring This Year's Journalism Pulitzer Prize Winners
All things storytelling
New York Times
took home a total of four category wins in feature writing and investigative, international and explanatory reporting. John Branch was recognized for his exceptional feature work on the paper's first-ever large-scale multimedia project, Snowfall.
A Liberal City With Military-Like Force and Diplomatic Savvy
content producer, blogger, news junkie
Downtown Tampa is a liberal's heaven. As you approach downtown Tampa, a big sign reads: "Welcome to Tampa! Where the mayor
Rick Scott, Florida Governor, Confused By Tampa Bay Region Name: 'Is That What It Calls Itself?'
Florida Gov. Rick Scott appeared confused about the Tampa Bay region, the state's second largest metropolitan area, in an
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