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  • Doc busted for allegedly dealing pain meds at Uphoria Medical Clinic

    Doc busted for allegedly dealing pain meds at Uphoria Medical Clinic
    The name of the Lakeland clinic, Uphoria Medical Clinic, should have been a big clue that something was a bit hinky. Narcotics detectives arrested a Lakeland physician, Aaron Branham Roush, who is a board certified surgeon who refers to himself as a...
  • Taxpayers could be on hook for jobs agency's misspending

    Taxpayers could be on hook for jobs agency's misspending
    As investigators dig into the finances of the region's workforce development board, federal law indicates that Central Florida taxpayers might have to repay any money that is ultimately determined to have been misspent. Workforce Central Florida...
  • FDLE: Grandma in baby-sale case wanted to cheat daughter

    FDLE: Grandma in baby-sale case wanted to cheat daughter
    Not only did Patty Bigbee try to sell her 10-week-old grandson on the Internet, she hatched a plan to cheat the baby's mother out of her cut of the cash, investigators said Tuesday. Last week, the 45-year-old grandmother from Volusia County tried to...
  • Tampa Jefferson WR Andre Davis had USF No. 1 wire to wire

    Tampa Jefferson WR Andre Davis had USF No. 1 wire to wire
    The big boys came at him hard. He liked what he heard. Like what he saw from various state college programs like Florida State and Miami when he attended games. But talented Tampa Jefferson receiver Andre Davis stuck to his loyalties all along. He was...
  • For a Florida spring training side trip: Try Davis Islands in south Tampa

    For a Florida spring training side trip: Try Davis Islands in south Tampa
    TAMPA, Fla. — For travelers in town for spring training games, Davis Islands already makes for a fine side trip, with its picturesque marina, quaint restaurants and shops, and views of the bay. Now that Yankees great Derek Jeter lives there,...
  • 'Value-added' teacher evaluations: L.A. Unified tackles a tough formula

    'Value-added' teacher evaluations: L.A. Unified tackles a tough formula
    In Houston, school district officials introduced a test score-based evaluation system to determine teacher bonuses, then — in the face of massive protests — jettisoned the formula after one year to devise a better one. In New York, teachers...
  • Senate releases details on Florida election hearing

     
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate has released more information about a planned Jan. 27 hearing in Florida on the state's controversial new voting laws. The meeting, which comes just four days before state's the presidential primary, looks to examine...
  • Rick Santorum names Florida leadership team

     
    GOP Presidential candidate Rick Santorum has named his campaign leadership team in Florida, led by Sarasota consultant Jesse Biter as state chairman and West Palm Beach consultant Michael Phillips as state director. Bitner's political involvement has...
  • Suffolk U. predicting a blow-out for Romney

     
    Suffolk University, a blue-collar school in downtown Boston that over the years has produced legions of Bay State lawyers, among other professionals, is predicting a blowout for Mitt Romney in tomorrow's Republican presidential primary. SU's polling has...
  • Today in Tallahassee: Budget, divorce, and speed-reading of bills

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida House is slated to take up its proposed $69.2 billion budget today, while the Senate is inching closer to producing one of its own. Welcome to Day 30 of the 2012 legislative session — the official midpoint, if you...
  • Mike Grego is finalist in Pinellas County superintendent search

     
    Mike Grego, the former Osceola County superintendent, is a finalist to lead the Pinellas County school district. The Tampa Bay Times said Grego is one of three finalists picked despite some concern from some School Board members who were disappointed in...