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  • Our prediction for CD 13 race [Florida Special Election today!]

    03/11/2014 6:24:25 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 35 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | 03/10/2014 | Adam Smith
    As of Sunday, more than 122,000 votes had been cast in the special election for Congressional District 13 in Pinellas County. The Republican advantage in votes cast to date has grown to more 4,623 votes. Presumably, a lot of ballots come in today and tomorrow. We had been arguing that the Republican lead in mail-in votes cast was below where Republican nominee David Jolly needed it to be, but there's no question after the past five days he heads into election day with the momentum and with some wind at his back (Just as Obama had in 2012 when early...
  • Tampa Bay Times to begin employee buyouts

    03/06/2014 5:59:33 AM PST · by shortstop · 30 replies
    Tampa Tribune ^ | 03/06/14 | Richard Mullins | Tribune Staff
    The Tampa Bay Times newspaper will begin offering buyouts to current workers in advance of a round of layoffs, according to company memos posted online. This comes as the St. Petersburg-based newspaper faces increasing financial strain and works with business consultants to “improve the company’s financial results.” Employees will have between March 10 and 24 to consider the packages, which could include up to 13 weeks of severance, plus two extra weeks, according to a memo sent to employees by Human Resources Director Sebastian Dortch that was posted on the website of the Poynter Institute for Media Studies, which owns...
  • Tampa Bay Times Financials Strained

    03/01/2014 6:22:01 AM PST · by shortstop · 30 replies
    Tampa Tribune ^ | 03/01/14 | Richard Mullins
    The Tampa Bay Times organization faces financial strains. The company is shedding assets and looking to lease bureau buildings, and took out a $28 million short-term loan to pay down debt and fund operations. Times Holding Company Revenue: (in millions) 2009 $274 2010 $159 2011 $151 2012 $151 2013 Not disclosed Financial Moves: $28 million loan due in December 2016 Bureau building in Clearwater: Sold Employee Cafeteria: For Lease or Sale Bureau building in Port Richey: For Sale Bureau building in Brooksville: Half of space for lease 30,000 square feet in headquarters: For Lease The Tampa Bay Times bills itself...