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The Atrium, Clearwater’s largest office tower, sold this month for 
$13?million, a deal brokered by newly formed LLC 601 Cleveland.JIM DAMASKE | Times

Mystery property buyer in downtown Clearwater brings questions about Scientology's involvement

CLEARWATER — An Ybor City real estate broker has been snapping up downtown property on behalf of a buyer working very hard to remain secret. This month, a newly former LLC called 601 Cleveland registered to Fred Edmister, acting as the broker, paid $13 million for the city's largest office tower, the nine-story, al …


Herman Lindsey, one of 26 exonerated off Florida's death row, speaks to state lawmakers in opposition to the death penalty Tuesday in Tallahassee.

Death penalty fix likely ready for floor votes at start of session

Legislation that lawmakers hope will restore normalcy to Florida’s death penalty is on track to land on Gov. Rick Scott’s desk at the start of their upcoming session....


Congressman Charlie Crist says he supports St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman's stance on protecting undocumented immigrants

Crist wonders who will be affected next by Trump's immigration policies

Congressman Charlie Crist joked Friday that the news coming out of the White House these days is so fast and furious that he has trouble keeping up....


Florida education news: School zones, recess, alternative programs and more

SCHOOL ZONES: The Hillsborough County School Board discusses the need to reexamine all school attendance boundaries and make adjustments to rebalance enrollment. • The Palm Beach County School Board prepares to vote on attendance zone changes, the Palm Beach Post reports....