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Hundreds gather in Tampa for March on Climate

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Hundreds gathered in downtown Tampa Saturday morning to protest the Trump administration’s stance on climate change. A similar scene was duplicated in twenty other cities around Florida, with hundreds more across the nation. “We know that climate change is happening. That’s why we’re here today,” said Dana Lazarus, the climate change organizer for Organize Now, as she kicked off the event at Lykes Gaslight Park. “And we cannot let climate change deniers keep us from saving our planet and our city, right? Because…

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At panel discussion in Tampa, ACA supporters bemoan what might happen if law is repealed

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A day after President Donald Trump admitted that health care in America is “an unbelievably complex subject,” a group of Tampa women held a roundtable discussion Tuesday to highlight the importance of the Affordable Care Act in providing women quality and affordable health care. The event was held at the Hillsborough Classroom Teachers Association in West Tampa, organized by the groups Organize Florida and Our Future. “Before Obamacare, fifty percent of women would avoid going to get an annual wellness…

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