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Jonah Hinebaugh

Social Media Intern

Jonah Hinebaugh is the WUSF social media intern for the spring 2020 semester.

He is a senior studying Journalism and Digital Communication at the USF St. Petersburg and works as the features and opinions editor for the school’s student newspaper, The Crow’s Nest.

Over the summer, Hinebaugh interned at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune covering general assignment stories as a reporter and photographer. After he graduates, Hinebaugh hopes to find a job as a photojournalist or multimedia reporter.

He’s excited to be at WUSF to help maintain and grow their social media and web presence.

POLK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

A Winter Haven woman used her position as an office manager and travel agent to steal or misappropriate approximately $1.6 million, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

TD Ballpark sits sectioned off while crew work on renovations before 2020 spring training games.
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It’s February and groundhog Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow, which means spring is here – in Florida at least – and with it comes baseball.

The month-long spring training series leading up to the regular season drew approximately 1.4 million fans last year and, according to the Florida Sports Foundation, raked in $687.1 million in 2018.

The Florida State fairgrounds begins its transformation from empty lots to bustling carnival rides and games.
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If you’re itching for a chance to see cars plow into each other, ride your first Ferris wheel or feel confused about why your ice cream is spicy, you’re in luck.

The Florida State Fair is set to open Thursday, Feb. 6, and with it comes another 12-day run of Frankenstein-esque foods, live music, as well as an array of exhibits and competitions.

Food offerings at the Florida State Fair
Florida State Fair

If you’re looking for an excuse to throw that new diet to the wind or to enjoy the chalky taste of an antacid, this year’s Florida State Fair has got you covered.

The fair, which opens Feb. 6, will debut a variety of new foods for guests to indulge in – from variations of fair-food staples like the funnel cake and corn dogs to ramen-infused burgers.