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Professor Fired After Hurricane Harvey ‘Karma’ Tweet

Tennessee Star

A visiting assistant professor at the University of Tampa was “relieved of duty” after describing the destruction from Hurricane Harvey as “instant karma” for Texans who voted Republican last year, the school said Tuesday. Kenneth Storey, whose LinkedIn profile says he lives in Winter Park, Fla., and also teaches at…

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Florida Middle School Teacher Fired For Inappropriate Student Survey

Tennessee Star

  A Florida middle school teacher has been fired for giving students a survey school officials said was inappropriate, WFTS-TV in Tampa reports. Students at Fox Chapel Middle School in Spring Hill were asked to circle responses to questions asking about their comfort level in certain hypothetical situations. Those situations…

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New Bill On Union Dues Could End Organized Labor In Florida

Tennessee Star

A bill that would require public sector unions to disclose its membership count on an annual basis passed through committee in the Florida legislature Wednesday and is now awaiting a floor vote. Republican Florida state legislator Scott Plakon introduced House Bill 11, which would compel public sector unions to report…

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