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Saturday, Jul 29, 2017
Once a rare disease nearly killed her, now this teen is ready to meet a princess
Marina Khimko laughs while waiting for her prosthetist, Jason Myers, to prepare her prosthetic legs for a fitting during a Dec. 7 appointment at the Shriners Hospital for Children. [ANDRES LEIVA  |  Times]
Everything was packed for Walt Disney World. Clothes for three nights. The pressurized air vest and pump that travel with her. The dress she would wear to meet Cinderella.Only Marina Khimko's shins and feet were missing. But the 14-year-old girl and...
Lindsay Weppelman, a University of South Florida biomedical science student, plays a Zombie Bride in one of Busch Gardens' open-air scare zones at Howl-O-Scream 2016.  Photo courtesy of Busch Gardens.
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Mariana Sanchez Ramirez, 23, receives her cap and gown from Paul Laroche at the Tampa campus of the University of South Florida Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Mariana, who was born in Torreon in the sate of Coahuila, Mexico, traveled with her family to the United States on a tourist's visa in 2000. She was able to stay in the U.S. and attended college after President Obama passed the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals in June of 2012. Mariana will graduate with a degree in Political Science from USF next month.
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Of all the Iron Yard locations, the local one in downtown St. Petersburgl was one of the best performing schools with a near 100 percent placement record, says Linda Olson, a founder of the Tampa Bay WaVE group that helps area entrepreneurs.
Trigaux: Closing Iron Yard coding school hits area tech hard but leaders talk of options

Fun Fact


Florida hands over some voting information
Florida's chief election official has turned over some voter information being sought by President Donald Trump's commission investigating allegations of voter fraud in the 2016 election
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