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Tampa’s vehicles will soon be able to talk to each other

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Buses, streetcars and private vehicles in Tampa will soon be able to talk to each other. Officials said last week that Tampa is one of three places selected for a pilot program that allows vehicles to communicate with each other, as well as with traffic signals, crosswalks and pedestrians. The other places are New York City and Wyoming. It will start later this year. Vehicles participating in the program will have antennas and radio communication devices that allow them to…

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Mary Thomas leans hard on “conservative” label, while omitting her ties to Charlie Crist

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Republican Mary Thomas, running for Florida’s 2nd Congressional District, would be happy to have supporters think her state government career began with the election of Gov. Rick Scott. It doesn’t. The North Florida attorney is working hard to promote her staunch conservative credentials as she seeks to unseat Democrat Gwen Graham. Campaign materials are quick to point out her service in Scott administration as General Counsel for the Department of Elder Affairs. Yet, the same material provides little insight on her time after graduating the University…

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Barack Obama paints doomsday scene of global warming in Alaska

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President Barack Obama is painting a doomsday scenario for the Arctic and beyond if climate change isn’t dealt with fast: entire nations submerged underwater, cities abandoned and refugees fleeing in droves as conflict breaks out across the globe. It’s a harrowing image of a future that Obama insists is inevitable unless the world follows his and America’s lead by making sweeping cuts to greenhouse gases. Lest his sense of urgency get lost, Obama was to drive the message home on…

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