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Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017
In his fight to stop sprawl, Hillsborough commissioner takes to the sky
Developments continue to push the boundaries of urban and suburban Hillsborough right up to the county's environmental lands.
SOMEWHERE ABOVE HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY — Excuse Stacy White for getting on his soapbox or sounding like a broken record or whatever disclaimer he offers before launching into yet another diatribe on his favorite punching bag: land use...
A wildfire covering more than 650 acres burns in Hernando Beach earlier this month. Across Florida, roughly 100 wildfires are burning 75,000 acres.
Adam Putnam: Fighting wildfires and steps to prevent new ones
Lauren Madda of Tampa holds up a jar that had SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast). In addition to vegetables, krauts and kimchis, she regularly ferments cherries and blueberries.
Fermenting: an old food technique that's trending in Tampa Bay
The University of South Florida research vessel the RV Weatherbird II and its crew will head to Cuba to study what the Gulf of Mexico looked like before the 2010 BP oil spill disaster. They'll set sail May 9 and work with Cuban scientists. [SCOTT KEELER, Times]
USF scientists headed for Cuba to study what it looks like before any oil spills

Fun Fact

US & World

Trump asked to work for release of 2 jailed by Iran
A relative and supporters of two Iranian-American citizens imprisoned in Iran are turning to U.S. President Donald Trump and a U.N. panel in efforts to secure their release
Smartphone app lets user 'walk a mile in a refugee's shoes'
Far-right contender Le Pen advocates French food
Turkey hits Kurdish areas in Iraq's Sinjar, northeast Syria
UK's Labour pledges new Brexit strategy if it wins election
Official: Roadside bomb kills 9 people in northwest Pakistan

Offbeat

Civil War-era cannonballs to be moved from work site
Dozens of Civil War-era cannonballs unearthed at a Pittsburgh construction site will be removed by a Maryland firm
Woman arrested for inhaling laughing gas in front of police
Police stop 12-year-old boy from driving across Australia
Police pick up adorable intruders: A pair of pygmy goats
Golf ball pieces from harvest cause hash brown recall
Puerto Rico bank robber flees on bicycle, eludes police