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File photo of a person digging in a yard. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Grave Excavation To Begin At Former Reform School

University of South Florida researchers will begin exhuming dozens of graves Saturday at a former reform school in hopes of identifying the buried boys and learning how they died.

08/31/2013

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US Senate Looks At Troubled Oyster Industry

The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee is holding a field hearing in the Panhandle to hear first-hand about the near-collapse of the state’s oyster industry.

08/13/2013

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Senator Says Supercomputers Need Boost

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson says it’s imperative for the United States to upgrade two supercomputers that forecast major weather events.

05/31/2013

The St. Petersburg Pier (photo current: angling-adventures.net)

Listen to The Current’s April 27-28 show here!

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition of The Current? No problem! Click the audio player below to catch the whole episode featuring U.S. Senator Bill Nelson and U.S. Congresswoman Kathy Castor‘s press conference in […]

04/29/2013

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) speaks before the arrival of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden during  a campaign event (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida’s Leading Democrat Seeks Third Term

Standing in front of a small group eating fried chicken and Southern food, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson recalls how this small Panhandle town got a fire truck with the help of the federal stimulus.

10/24/2012

File photo of U.S. Senator Bill Nelson. (Photo by Chris Livingston/Getty Images)

Florida Election Qualifying Losing Personal Touch

The tradition of Florida candidates standing in line to be among the first to file their qualifying papers was just a memory Monday.

06/04/2012

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