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Yolie Capin noncommittal about possible 2019 mayoral bid

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With more than 21 months before Tampa voters will choose a successor to Mayor Bob Buckhorn, there’s no real reason for anyone seriously considering such a run to announce their intentions. That’s why presumptive candidates 2019 mayoral Mike Suarez and Jane Castor said they don’t intend to launch their campaigns anytime soon. It’s also probably why Tampa City Council Chair Yolie Capin declined the opportunity to show her cards when asked about her plans during an appearance Friday morning at the Oxford Exchange. “I was asked ‘tell me what you’re not…

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South Dublin Mayor and Ireland Consul General come to Tampa for new trade and cultural opportunities

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Seizing on the sister-city arrangement made with Tampa and Hillsborough County officials last September, South Dublin Mayor Sarah Holland and Ireland Consul General Shane Stephens are in Tampa all week, meeting officials from the business and education community to seek potential business opportunities in Ireland. “We have so much in common, and so much to learn from each other,” said Mayor Holland, speaking at City Hall after meeting with Mayor Bob Buckhorn. “You have a thriving business community, a thriving educational community, an…

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All-star cast planned for upcoming CAMLS healthcare symposium

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The Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation in downtown Tampa is partnering with the Gunster law firm to host a healthcare symposium looking at expanding health care in Florida. The October 13 event will run from 1 p.m. until 5:45 p,m. with a cocktail reception afterward. Healthcare executives will form panels to discuss various components of the current healthcare climate in Florida. Those include former U.S. Rep. Jason Altmire, who is the senior vice president of public policy and community engagement…

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