Phil Buck, 10 News Tampa Bay

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10 News Tampa Bay

Tampa, FL, United States

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Past articles by Phil:

IRL: How your actions on social media have serious consequences in the real world

A California man has been sentenced to more than five years in prison for cyberstalking the families of victims killed in the Parkland school shooting. → Read More

Here's why St. Pete Police have waited so long to employ body cameras

In a newly announced pilot program, a handful of selected officers will wear the cameras for 45 days. → Read More

Tampa Bay school districts not waiting for lawmakers to implement 'panic button' alert systems

A bill that would put panic alarms in all Florida public schools continues to gather momentum in Tallahassee. → Read More

Election Security: Is Florida ready for 2020?

After 2016, states like Florida are doubling down on efforts to make sure the 2020 primary and general elections are secure. → Read More

St. Pete pastor's political prayer ruffles lawmakers' feathers in Tallahassee

Rev. Andy Oliver's opening prayer mentioned hot-button issues such as LGBTQ discrimination, institutional racism, women’s reproductive rights and gun control. → Read More

Teachers' unions call Rep. Grant's HB1 'union-busting' legislation

While HB1’s sponsor, Rep. Jamie Grant of Tampa, says the legislation aims to protect individual workers, some union leadership disagrees. → Read More

What exactly are 'war powers' and why is Congress voting on them?

The U.S. Constitution names the president the commander in chief of the military but leaves Congress the power to declare war and federalize state militias. → Read More

St. Pete pastor reacts to United Methodist Church separation agreement

Allendale United Methodist Church in St. Petersburg has become a beacon for members of the LGBTQ community looking for acceptance within the faith. → Read More

Could 2020 be the year Florida legalizes marijuana?

January 1st, 2020, marks an important deadline for Florida voters hoping to see legalized adult use of marijuana on the ballot in November. → Read More

1.5 million passengers in fewer than 3 weeks: Tampa airport hit by holiday rush

According to the airport, the airport was expecting 1.5 million passengers to pass through between Dec. 18 and Jan. 6. → Read More

Marco Rubio: 'changing of the clocks back and forth makes no sense at all'

The Sunshine Protection Act was signed into law in Florida in March 2018. → Read More

Florida lawmakers take aim at people who lie about military service for political or professional gain

According to the FBI, for every real Navy SEAL, there are hundreds of imposters. Now, some Florida lawmakers want to crack down on those hoping to benefit off them. → Read More

Clearwater mayor wants to ask Congress to ban assault weapons

“For a long time I’ve been struggling with gun violence in the United States," said Mayor George Cretekos. → Read More

MacDill takes a break from daily operations to talk suicide

According to the Air Force, 78 airmen have committed suicide so far in 2019, which is 28 more than the number at this time last year. → Read More

Tampa Bay mayors push for Equal Rights Amendment

Tampa Mayor Jane Castor and St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman were there to push for the amendment. → Read More

Nestlé wants to take 1.1 million gallons of water a day from Ginnie Springs

Nestlé maintains that 1.2 million gallons of water per day is a proverbial drop-in-the-bucket compared with the normal flow of water in the area. → Read More

Worried about sinkholes when buying a home? Do your homework first

The holes in Pasco County are growing and neighbors are getting worried. → Read More

Seeking 'C.H.A.N.G.E.': Parkland students have six ways to battle gun epidemic

The plan, titled 'A Peace Plan For A Safer America,' would set up a national licensing and registry system and ban 'assault weapons. → Read More

State school safety commission not naming non-compliant schools

Members of the commission weren’t happy with the lack of cooperation or documentation provided by some schools to prove they were in compliance with state law. → Read More

Florida is now monitoring students' social media behavior

The Florida Schools Safety Portal (FSSP) was unveiled by the state Department of Education on August 1st and was one of the provisions included in the state order. → Read More