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Tampa panel talks all about the upcoming future of driverless cars and how they’ll adapt to it

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Is Tampa and the state of Florida on the cutting edge of transportation that is about to transform the world in the next decade? Though Tampa frustrated with the Florida Department of Transportation might think otherwise, that’s not the viewpoint espoused on Tuesday by Ray LaHood, the former Secretary of Transportation in Barack Obama’s first term in office. “We’re in a revolution in the automobile industry,” LaHood said, speaking to an audience at the Hilton Hotel in downtown Tampa. “We’re in…

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Bob Buckhorn, Rick Kriseman to deliver lively State of the Bay on Friday

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Neighboring Mayors Bob Buckhorn and Rick Kriseman will deliver a State of the Bay address at the Suncoast Tiger Bay Club luncheon at the St. Pete Yacht Club in downtown on Friday. The two are likely to tout their respective wins in both Tampa and St. Pete. For Kriseman that means a demolished Pier, a thriving downtown, several key steps in stamping out poverty in South St. Pete and, most likely by then, a new deal with the Tampa Bay Rays. For Buckhorn, there’s the mostly…

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A must-read from Mitch Perry: Bob Hackworth’s power lunch with Pam Iorio

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  From Mitch Perry: Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio is thrilled about the major developments in downtown Tampa that have finally reached fruition, and she just can’t hide it. So one day last week, after a sit-down interview with CL (see p. 5), she took this reporter, CL Editor David Warner and former Dunedin Mayor Bob Hackworth on a tour she’d probably like to give all of the critics who never warmed to her grand ambitions for the Riverwalk. Beginning at…

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A must-read from Mitch Perry: Bob Hackworth’s power lunch with Pam Iorio

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From Mitch Perry: Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio is thrilled about the major developments in downtown Tampa that have finally reached fruition, and she just can’t hide it. So one day last week, after a sit-down interview with CL (see p. 5), she took this reporter, CL Editor David Warner and former Dunedin Mayor Bob Hackworth on a tour she’d probably like to give all of the critics who never warmed to her grand ambitions for the Riverwalk. Beginning at the…

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