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Documentary on status of women in U.S. to screen at Tampa Theatre on Feb. 20

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The Equal Rights Amendment, an amendment proposed to the U.S. Constitution in the 1970’s designed to guarantee equal rights for women, fell three states short of ratification. A 2016 documentary that makes the case for the ERA, “Equal Means Equal,” will get its first screening in the Tampa Bay area next Monday night, February 20, at the Tampa Theatre, hosted by the ERA Coalition/Fund for Women’s Equality and We are Women. It will be a full evening, as a panel…

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Bob Buckhorn names his seven choices to Citizens Review Board

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(Updated) Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn’s office announced on Monday the names of his seven choices and two alternates to serve on the Citizens Review Board, the recently named agency assigned to review Tampa police producers and policies. The announcement comes after the mayor and the City Council quarreled for over a month about how many selections each would get for the nine-member board plus two alternates. That issue was resolved when the council voted two weeks ago to have the mayor…

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