Elections

Nikki Fried becomes Florida Agricultural Commissioner as Caldwell concedes

The first Democrat to join the state's cabinet in years won by fewer than 7,000 votes.

By Scott Harrell

Nikki Fried is the new Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services, according to a report by Bay News 9. Challenger Matt Caldwell reportedly called his opponent to concede on Monday, as Fried's lead grew to some 6,700 votes...

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Chateau Artisan, a castle on a man-made island in Florida, is now for sale

A literal island castle house once featured in Cash Money Records rapper Birdman's music video for "Fire Flame," is now on the…

By CL Staff

Chateau Artisan, a castle on a man-made island in Florida, is now for sale
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Photos: Hundreds of pro-choice activists march through St. Pete streets on the Fourth of July

It was bound to happen. Every weekend since the U.S. Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade, protesters have hit the streets…

By Ray Roa

Photos: Hundreds of pro-choice activists march through St. Pete streets on the Fourth of July
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Photos of all the sassy, sophisticated and sexy people at Ybor City's Hot Dog Party 16

In case you've been hiding under your back the blue flag over the last few weeks, America feels like a really messy…

By Ray Roa

Photos of all the sassy, sophisticated and sexy people at Ybor City's Hot Dog Party 16
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Photos: Clearwater protesters decry SCOTUS' Roe decision outside Old Pinellas County Courthouse

There aren't very many corners of America that aren't feeling the pain of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent overturning of Roe v.…

By Ray Roa

Photos: Clearwater protesters decry SCOTUS' Roe decision outside Old Pinellas County Courthouse
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July 7, 2022

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