Rate Florida’s Troopers: Have an opinion on how the Florida Highway Patrol is doing? If so, the agency wants to hear from you. FHP is conducting an online survey asking residents for their opinions on trooper professionalism, service and overall safety on the roads. Check it out here.
Freeman Signs with Minnesota: Former Tampa Bay Buc Josh Freeman has landed on his feet, according to CNN. The ex-Buc signed with the Vikings just days after being released by Tampa Bay. Do you think Freeman’s departure is a good thing for the Bucs? Tell us by commenting below.
Debt Default Countdown Running Out: As politicians in Washington, D.C., battle it out over spending, the timeframe for America to default on its bills is shortening. The country has 9 days left to raise its debt ceiling or face default, according to the Huffington Post. What do you think should be done?
MacDill Back in Action: Government shutdown or not, civilian employees at Tampa’s MacDill Air Force Base are back in action,according to TBO.com. An estimated 1,500 furloughed employees returned to work on Monday, Oct. 7. Have you been impacted by the shutdown? Tell us about it by commenting below.
Drier Weather Likely: Monday’s wet start to the workweek doesn’t look like it was the start of a trend. Forecasters say we have about a 20 percent chance for isolated showers today, Oct. 8. Look for a high around 90.