May 15, 2024 - News

The Pulp: 🦞 Claws for concern

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Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios

πŸ—³οΈ The Pinellas County School Board approved a ballot referendum to renew and double its 20-year-old special property tax to raise teacher salaries and expand technology, arts and literacy programs. (Tampa Bay Times)

πŸ™…πŸΌ Gov. Ron DeSantis said his wife, Casey, has "zero" interest in running to succeed him in 2026. A public poll in November showed her leading by double digits against other Republicans. (Politico)

🍽️ Red Lobster closed dozens of locations across the U.S. this week, including two in Tampa and one in Largo. (WTSP)

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