Florida Focus News Brief March 2, 2017

In this news brief: Tampa Fire Rescue battles a three-alarm fire at a student housing complex; St. Petersburg Police are investigating a fatal shooting; a local-based grocery store is now selling locally roasted coffee; Mosaic expects to spend up to $70 million to fill a Polk County sinkhole; the Strawberry Festival opens today.

Florida Focus 11-5-2015

In this Florida Focus brief, record high temperatures in Tampa for the month of November; Governor Rick Scott is asking lawmakers for one billion dollars in tax cuts; two people have died after their car crashes into a West Tampa home; a police raid uncovers a Tampa grow house; and Tampa gets a first look at the film “Debt of Honor: Disabled Veterans in American History.”