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State threatens to fire Eckerd Connects if Hillsborough foster care failings not addressed

State threatens to fire Eckerd Connects if Hillsborough foster care failings not addressed


Said DCF Secretary Mike Carroll of the troubled foster system: "We will continue to hold Eckerd Connects accountable and will stop at nothing to ensure these children receive the care and services they deserve."

TAMPA — The foster children that no one wants in Hillsborough County often don’t know where they will sleep until well into the evening.

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One resident in Geneva posted on Facebook earlier this week that the water in her pond had risen about three inches overnight. She told Spectrum News 13 her family is having to use a boat to get to their cows and pigs to feed them.
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"Great ideas are wonderful. It's nice that they have them. But, you know what? I want to win this election, and that's why I'm coming in with the great ideas and the funds that are needed to get the message out to win this election."
https://t.co/TGtHcO81R0 by @TroyKinsey

He’ll openly admit to using old media passes to sneak into Orlando’s NBA summer league to get a glimpse of some of the leagues next stars. But now it’s @AnferneeSimons’ turn to become part of the next class of pros.

Catch the full story tonight at 10:30 on @MyNews13!


"During the campaign season, this was something brought up by folks that liked to come downtown as an issue for them. I grabbed it because I think it's a reasonable request." -- Commissioner Michael Dunn
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Cool-looking post-storm sunset sky! #nofilter
@MyNews13Weather @MyNews13 #sunset #storms #summer #pinkclouds

Earlier we tweeted this video of a car crashed into an Orlando church. It turns out the car had been carjacked, and the victim dragged onto Orange Center Blvd. The suspect is still at large. DETAILS: https://t.co/4SbhsFchUH

American, United, Southwest, Frontier and Alaska airlines all asked the US government not to use their airlines to transport migrant children separated from parents: https://t.co/Jb8JLufkdT

A new bridge is currently being constructed to replace the old one north of Curlew Road, which closed last year. #PinellasTrail
https://t.co/dHdILDZPQF by @ChuckHenson1

The water levels are rising along the St. Johns River, with some areas close to flood stage. Seminole County residents say the rise is faster than normal: https://t.co/usqZeLudy7

There are still storms impacting areas east of I-4 at this time. Frequent lightning and gusty wind possible. Should start to wind down around sunset. https://t.co/UxwA72I5DW

VIDEO: These are moon jellyfish. Volusia County Beach Safety says jellyfish like these are responsible for over 3,000 jellyfish stings in the last 2 weeks -- including 199 today: https://t.co/TRd67XLL6N

The Commission meeting has ended. Video of the full meeting is available currently in two parts at https://t.co/s2qtmaciz4. The meeting video will also be available within 24 hours at https://t.co/lYBCH1RoYt.

The City Commission is now doing its Sharing of Ideas.

The portion of the meeting for speakers on unagendaed items is underway.

The Juvenile Welfare Board partnered with FEMA to get the food and local partners like @TheKindMouse to distribute the meals. #GoodNews
https://t.co/CGcW2VEq0o by @MEbn9

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