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Three Florida Democrats wanted Trump impeachment to proceed

WASHINGTON – A move to prompt impeachment proceedings against President Trump was defeated on Wednesday, with most Democrats joining Republicans.

But 58 Democrats opposed the GOP motion to table, including Florida Reps. Alcee Hastings, Lois Frankel and Frederica Wilson.

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Lions-Buccaneers Turning Point, Week 14: A coach's future hangs in the balance

Lions-Buccaneers Turning Point, Week 14: A coach's future hangs in the balance

TAMPA — The season started in August with “Hard Knocks,” packed bleachers at training camp and cheers for coach Dirk Koetter.It ended Sunday with a 24-21 loss to the Lions, a lot of empty seats and chants of “We want Gruden ba...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Women in Florida politics fear #MeToo moment will backfire

Women in Florida politics fear #MeToo moment will backfire

As Florida's politically powerful men fear becoming targets of sexual harassment allegations, the new-found awareness of a male-dominated Legislature has come with a cost: women are collateral damage.Female staffers and lobbyists who returned to the ...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Florida Gatorsí Taven Bryan entering NFL draft

Florida Gatorsí Taven Bryan entering NFL draft

Florida defensive lineman Taven Bryan is skipping his senior season to enter the NFL draft, he announced Monday on Instagram.The 6-foot-4, 291-pound redshirt junior was among the Gators' leaders with four sacks and 40 tackles (six for a loss) on the ...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Update: Student, 17, arrested after gun found near Lakewood High

Update: Student, 17, arrested after gun found near Lakewood High

A Lakewood High student who was arrested Monday now faces felony weapon charges after authorities say he brought a gun onto campus.St. Petersburg Police say the boy, 17, is now in custody. Police are looking for a second suspect and other charge...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Tree trimmer shocked by power line in Clearwater, authorities say

Tree trimmer shocked by power line in Clearwater, authorities say

CLEARWATER ó A 38-year-old tree trimmer is in critical condition after he was shocked by a power line Monday, according to Clearwater Fire & Rescue.Ernest Harlen, of Largo, was on a ladder cutting trees with a pole saw when he was shocked just before...
Updated: 6 minutes ago
Could report of rift relate to Jameis Winstonís damaged brand?

Could report of rift relate to Jameis Winstonís damaged brand?

TAMPA ó What we have at One Buc Place is a game of Clue. The whodunit in this case is the person(s) who put out the information that quarterback Jameis Winstonís relationship with coach Dirk Koetter is on cracked ice.Was it Winston in the weight room...
Updated: 8 minutes ago
Trump wants to send astronauts back to the moon then on to Mars

Trump wants to send astronauts back to the moon then on to Mars

WASHINGTON ó President Donald Trump wants to send astronauts back to the moon ó and on to Mars. Trump signed a policy directive Monday instructing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to "refocus Americaís space program on human explorat...
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Ashley Moody unveils powerhouse finance team in bid for AG

Ashley Moody unveils powerhouse finance team in bid for AG

Former Hillsborough Circuit Judge Ashley Moody got the support from incumbent Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi before she even officially announced for the job.Even with three other Republicans in the race — Jay Fant, Ross Spano, Frank W...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority plays beat the clock on GOP tax bill

Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority plays beat the clock on GOP tax bill

TAMPA ó With the Republican tax bill poised to eliminate the opportunity, the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority on Monday said it had refinanced a big chunk of its debt to save money in the future.The authority borrowed $152 million from the bo...
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How bad are Florida Stateís football facilities?

How bad are Florida Stateís football facilities?

As Jimbo Fisher was leaving Florida State for Texas A&M, an administrative commitment to facilities was one reason why.So how bad are the Seminoles' facilities, really?No. 12 in the country, according to 247Sports.That's better than Miami (...
Updated: 1 hour ago