Experts Project Increase in Tampa Homeless Population, Hold Meeting – CBS Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 News at 10) – The City of Tampa is working to address the homelessness issue after anticipations it could grow worse. City of Tampa officials, community members and subject matter experts met Tuesday evening to talk about how the housing crisis may impact those numbers. Members of the discussion say a Tuesday … Read more

First Year Junior College (FYJC) admission process likely to begin next week

The centralized admission process for First Year Junior College (FYJC) admissions is expected to begin next week, even when the state education department would likely face a delay. The final results of class X and Secondary School Certificate (SSC) will likely release by June 20. As per the schedule shared by the deputy director of … Read more

Tampa Bay Animal Shelters Reaching Capacity Due to Housing Crisis – CBS Tampa

“You know, we’re one of the largest shelters in the area and last year, we saved over 13 thousand dogs and cats so it’s a big place,” said Sherry Silk, CEO of the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. “And we’ve been in this new shelter for almost two years now and I thank goodness that … Read more

Local Twins Graduate Top Two In High School Class – CBS Tampa

PLANT CITY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – Plant city High School twins are graduating at the top of their class, both being at the very top, with one as valedictorian and the other as salutatorian. “Growing up especially in elementary school and middle school, it was more of a competition than a friendship,” said … Read more

Universities’ racial equality scheme branded ‘egregious wokery’

A charity charging universities thousands of pounds a year to take part in a racial equality scheme is behind “the most egregious wokery” in higher education institutions, government figures have claimed. Advance HE, which counts scores of universities as members of its Racial Equality Charter scheme, is said to be responsible for dramatic cultural changes … Read more

DOJ Appeals Ruling Striking Down Mask Mandate for Travelers – CBS Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 News at 10) – The Department of Justice appealed a ruling Wednesday by a Florida Federal judge which struck down masks mandates for travelers, despite advice by the CDC. The decision is causing confusion among people across Tampa Bay. “We are not out of the woods yet. I have a young child … Read more

Sea Turtle Nesting Season Tips for Beachgoers – CBS Tampa

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News at 10) – “There’s a lot of wonderful non-profits in the Tampa Bay region,” said Peter Clark, Founder and President of Tampa Bay Watch. “We’re all working together to make and improve the Tampa Bay estuary.” Restoring and protecting Tampa Bay’s wildlife since 1993, the Pinellas County-based nonprofit spearheads community-driven … Read more

Current Behaviors Could Lead to Mass Extinction of Sea Life – CBS Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – Scientists suggest our habits are leading to mass extinction of sea life and that it could be our last chance to curb those behaviors. “We are going to see these impacts locally without a doubt. If we reach that 1.9 degree centigrade level, we will see the virtual … Read more

Locals ‘Climb For Air’ to Support Lung Disease Awareness in Tampa Bay – CBS Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 News at 10) – Each year millions of people are affected by lung disease, hitting home for many families. The American Lung Association is raising awareness and funding to help fight this deadly disease. Supporting those who are fighting for every breath, the Fight For Air Climb in Tampa highlights healthy lungs … Read more

Researchers Dispel Long-time Lovebug Myths – CBS Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 News at 10) – It’s love bug season and researchers are putting some long-time myths to rest including how they actually effect your paint job. “People definitely notice them when they hit the car,” said Dr. Norman Leppla, PhD; a researcher and professor at the University of Florida. “They come out as … Read more