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Tampa officials discuss their business and cultural trip to Ireland

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Last December, Forbes magazine called Ireland the fourth best nation in the world to do business in, based on 11 different factors — property rights, innovation, taxes, technology, corruption, freedom (personal, trade and monetary), red tape, investor protection and stock market performance. The island’s low corporate tax rate of 12.5 percent has led many American corporations to flee the U.S. to conduct business there, and Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn says the U.S. needs to do more to make it more attractive to woo…

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Tom Aviano becomes the first Republican to enter Hillsborough County District 6 race

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While Jim Norman’s potential return to local politics has local observers buzzing, he won’t be the first Republican to enter the Hillsborough County District 6 race. That distinction goes to Tom Aviano. Tom who, you might be asking? Aviano is a 51-year-old Brooklyn born, Lithia resident who has never run for office before. He’s quite aware that his name recognition is near zero at this early juncture in the 2016 race. But he says that running for office is something that he’s…

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