WASHINGTON - Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson broke with his party this afternoon to support a stop-gap budget deal that contains $1.1 billion to fight Zika. ...
TAMPA — At least for now, Tampa Bay is considered officially Zika free.
Back in June, the Pinellas County School Board carved out a new category in its strategic plan to emphasize closing the achievement gap between black and non-black students. Now, district officials say they will seek community input and report any progress straight to the public -- even if it's after-hours.
ZEPHYRHILLS — The City Council has scrapped the idea of buying an old SunTrust Bank building and converting it into a new City Hall, opting instead to build a facility.
Florida insurance regulators on Tuesday tentatively approved a 14.5 percent increase in workers' compensation insurance rates, just shy of the 19.6 percent hike sought by industry representatives.
Fans will have two opportunities to pay their respects to Miami Marlins star Jose Fernandez on Wednesday.
Coming soon on tampabay.com and in Wednesday's Times, we catch up with former Rays manager Joe Maddon, who is leading the 100-win Cubs into the playoffs for a second straight year. And he has unveiled a new T-shirt for the occasion, available through korkedbaseball.com, with proceeds to his Respect 90 Foundation.
The results of an emergency research push for a Zika vaccine announced last week by Gov. Rick Scott likely won't come to fruition for years.
Showers and thunderstorms associated with a tropical wave located about 350 miles east of Barbados continued to show signs of organization Tuesday afternoon, leading forecasters to estimate a 90 percent chance they would develop into Tropical Storm Matthew within 48 hours.
NEW PORT RICHEY — Pasco County commissioners took a roundabout route Tuesday to try to soothe traffic concerns at an intersection in an affluent west Pasco neighborhood.
BROOKSVILLE — It seemed last week as if approval of the 2016-17 budget for the Hernando County Sheriff's Office had been without the usual drama.
Two liberal labor unions say that Sen. Marco Rubio’s priorities are wrong for Floridians....
Coming soon on tampabay.com and in Wednesday's Times, we catch up with former Rays manager Joe Maddon, who is leading the 100-win Cubs into the playoffs for a second straight year. And he has unveiled a new T-shirt for the occasion, available through korkedbaseball.com, with proceeds to his Respect 90 Foundation....
Last year, when the Bucs lost fullback Jorvorskie Lane and assorted tight ends to injuries, they frequently used backup offensive lineman Kevin Pamphile as a sixth lineman or "jumbo" tight end and had success with the look as they sought to assert their running game....