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WTSP: As profits plunge, red light cameras could go dark around Tampa Bay

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Local governments across Florida are reconsidering red light cameras after longer yellow lights statewide reduced the ability to profit off of the program. While politicians hope that terminating contracts will end the controversy, Noah Pransky of WTSP-TV notes that it only adds to the debate: are RLCs actually a safety measure or are they simply for profit? Of every violation — usually a $158 fine — $83 goes to the State of Florida; the remaining $75 goes to pay RLC contracts,…

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Tampa Bay’s Campaign Weekender

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Congressional candidate Jim Piccillo is hosting a Veterans Town Hall on Saturday at 2:00 p.m.  The event will be held at the Holiday Inn Express, 30455 Cortez Blvd Hwy 50 (east of I-75 at Exit 301), Brooksville.  For more information, please visit this Facebook page. House District 45 candidate Kathryn Starkey will be canvassing on Saturday.   Meet at Ohana Coffee Shop on the corner of Tampa Road and Orange Street at 9:00 a.m. Pinellas County School Board candidate Fonda…

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Tampa Bay’s Campaign Weekender

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Congressional candidate Jim Piccillo is hosting a Veterans Town Hall on Saturday at 2:00 p.m.  The event will be held at the Holiday Inn Express, 30455 Cortez Blvd Hwy 50 (east of I-75 at Exit 301), Brooksville. For more information, please visit this Facebook page. House District 45 candidate Kathryn Starkey will be canvassing on Saturday.   Meet at Ohana Coffee Shop on the corner of Tampa Road and Orange Street at 9:00 a.m. Pinellas County School Board candidate Fonda…

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