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Clearwater (Pinellas, Florida)

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  • Ethics bills languishing in Florida Legislature

    Ethics bills languishing in Florida Legislature
    TALLAHASSEE -- A year after passing sweeping reforms on political lobbying and conflicts-of-interests, proposals to impose even stronger ethical requirements on politicians are languishing in the Florida Legislature. An eclectic group of organizations,...
  • Senate bucks 'Vinny' and sheds 'shakedown' language from its beer growler bill

    Senate bucks 'Vinny' and sheds 'shakedown' language from its beer growler bill
    TALLAHASSEE -- State lawmakers are backing off some controversial provisions of a beer bill likened to a mob-like shakedown of Florida's exploding craft brew industry. The bill, SB 1714 sponsored by Sen. Kelli Stargel, R-Lakeland, has been pushed by...
  • City Council must prioritize

    Just imagine if the Chicago City Council had gone after guns and street gangs with the same intensity as they did with plastic bags. There is a possibility that city would have undergone a metamorphosis. As a result, streets would be safer. Plastic...
  • SCOTUS lacks religious diversity

    The U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling endorsing prayers before public meetings is indeed indicative of the justices ideals and will no doubt open the floodgates of those wanting to conduct public prayers. Perhaps the high court’s decision...
  • Works by Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, Walker Evans to appear at NSU Museum of Art

    Works by Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, Walker Evans to appear at NSU Museum of Art
    The fingerprints of Bonnie Clearwater are all over the NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale's 2014-2015 schedule. The lineup of 10 exhibitions, announced last week, constitutes the first full season to be curated by Clearwater since she became the museum's...
  • Miramar erasing pay gap between genders

    Miramar erasing pay gap between genders
    Miramar has the 8th fastest decreasing gender pay gap in the nation, according to a new analysis by NerdWallet, a consumer financial literacy website. The pay gap fell by nearly 26 percent from 2007 to 2012. Men had a median income of $45,300 compared...
  • Stop military base shootings

    Why isn’t the military doing more to help stabilize those being treated with or in the process of being diagnosed with mental health issues? How many more senseless military base shootings will it take before these folks are put in a safe haven...
  • Rooney's legacy lives on

    Actor Mickey Rooney may have only stood at 5 feet and 2 inches, but he was a giant as a talent and stood far above the rest. Not only could Rooney act, he could play any musical instrument as well. He was fabulous in the “Andy Hardy” movies,...
  • John Ostrowski, sausage maker

    John Ostrowski, sausage maker
    John Ostrowski, a renowned Southeast Baltimore sausage maker who refused to sell his product to supermarkets for wider distribution, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Wednesday at Somerford Place Assisted Living in Columbia. The Lutherville...
  • Knockout specialist Keith Thurman stars in StubHub card

    Knockout specialist Keith Thurman stars in StubHub card
    Keith Thurman has had 20 knockouts in 22 fights, which is eye-grabbing by itself, and now he’ll have a Showtime and StubHub Center main event audience to boost his reputation. Thurman, a 25-year-old from Clearwater, Fla., will fight Coachella...
  • Another Capitol Scandal In The Making

    Now what? Just as the dust was settling on the last scandal involving the General Assembly, it looks as if we have another one in the making. Earlier this month, the federal investigation into the fundraising scandal surrounding former state House...