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Kathy Castor visits USF College of Medicine, pledges to fight Donald Trump’s NIH funding cuts

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Over five years, the University of South Florida received more than $260 million in federal funding from the National Institutes of Health; money which helped propel the Tampa campus as a leader in medical research. But officials with the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Congresswoman Kathy Castor say that the innovative breakthroughs throughout the USF medical system would be seriously in peril if President Donald Trump gets his way in his recently unveiled budget and cuts funding to the NIH…

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Dana Young energizes supporters at rousing South Tampa fundraiser

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Approximately 100 enthusiastic supporters gathered at the Tampa Yacht and Country Club Wednesday night to hear a rousing speech from Republican state Representative Dana Young. Young, who serves as House Majority Leader, is currently running unopposed for a fourth term in South Tampa’s District 60. During her 15-minute speech, Young vowed to continue to work on the issues she has been passionate about for several years, particularly Florida’s endangered water supply. “I’ve had the ability to do some very impactful things for…

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