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Florida, Where Campaigns Go To Die

Mark Silva | Posted 08.24.2016 | Politics
Mark Silva

The temperature of the Trump campaign isn't so hot since the conventions. In Florida, the latest average of public opinion polls run since Aug. 1 shows Clinton holding a 3.6 percentage point advantage.

Among The Thugs Again: The Nasty Ghost Of Hooliganism

Chris Fici | Posted 07.11.2016 | Sports
Chris Fici

Among the Thugs is also a deeply religious book, for it reveals to us what happens when devotion becomes the motivation and mechanism of violence. Devotion curdling into violence is a virus which continues to infect our bodies of faith.

After 27 Years, Police Blamed For UK's Hillsborough Soccer Stadium Tragedy

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 04.26.2016 | Sports

Police were responsible for the deaths of 96 Liverpool soccer fans in the 1989 Hillsborough stadium crush, a jury concluded on Tuesday after two years...

Environmental Art is a Sight to Behold

Carolyn Bass | Posted 12.22.2016 | Arts
Carolyn Bass

Thousands of saplings are needed to build one of Patrick Dougherty's internationally acclaimed stickwork sculptures. Hundreds of hours go into collecting the wild materials, visualizing its form and developing its structure.

Ban On 'Gay Publicity' To Be Nixed In Florida?

The Tampa Tribune | Mike Salinero | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

TAMPA -- Eight years ago, Hillsborough County commissioners voted to ban any county promotion of gay pride events or displays. To many residents, the...

Buying Local Through North Carolina

Chuck Kellen | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel
Chuck Kellen

Sometimes finding locally owned places can be a problem, but not in this part of North Carolina. The area was filled with local, healthy options to try.

The View From Here: Quotes on Florida's Medicaid Expansion Debate From Tampa Bay

Gary Stein | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics
Gary Stein

Tempers are hot and passions are running wild across Florida as the governor and legislature go back and forth, up and down on the topic of whether or...

Body Of Missing 11-Year-Old Girl Found In Pond Behind Florida Middle School

Posted 10.24.2012 | Education

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is investigating in Florida after the body of a missing 11-year-old girl with Down syndrome was found in a re...

Secretary Duncan Owes an Apology to Teachers

John Thompson | Posted 08.22.2012 | Education
John Thompson

If teaching were just a pathway to wealth and respect, no apology could compensate for the insults and the damage that Arne Duncan has helped inflict on teachers. Teaching, however, is an act of love.

Hillsborough Heavies Celebrate Concours d'Elegance at Crystal Springs Golf Course

Barry Salberg | Posted 10.24.2011 | San Francisco
Barry Salberg

For over a half century, the Hillsborough Concours d'Elegance has provided a spotlight and forum for vintage and classic car owners to showcase their prized treasures as part of a major charity effort.

Early morning fire guts Hillsborough home, damages four others | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

HILLSBOROUGH -- A raging early morning fire destroyed a single family house, fire and police authorities said, leaving little more than a skeleton of ...

Pedestrian is struck by bulldozer in Hillsborough | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

HILLSBOROUGH -- Police said a pedestrian was run over by a bulldozer this morning on Wertsville Road near the intersection of Amwell Road. Police and ...

Hillsborough man charged with possessing child pornography | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

HILLSBOROUGH -- A Hillsborough man today was charged with having child pornography on his computer, available for others to download, authorities said...

Family recalls former Hillsborough mayor as 'larger than life' | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

HILLSBOROUGH -- John Frank Guerrera, a mayor of Hillsborough in the 1960s and 1970s, will be remembered by his family as a boisterous man who was "lar...