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Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017
Will your favorite color get the boot? Crayola retiring crayon shade Friday
A 24-count box of Crayola crayons are shown, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, in New York. On National Crayon Day, Friday, March 31, Crayola is scheduled to announce the retirement of a color from the pack during an event in New York's Times Square. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
In two days one of the iconic colors in Crayola's 24-pack of crayons will be no more. The crayon company says it will retire one of the shades and put it into their "hall of fame" Friday, "National Crayon Day." Crayola is going all out on...
President Donald Trump, on the front steps of his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, saw his wealth drop by $1 billion to $3.5 billion in the 2017 Forbes billionaires survey. [Kevin D. Liles/The New York Times]
Birds of a feather, the gilded rich are flocking to Florida and its lack of state income tax
An alligator walks on a fairway at Kiawah Island Club's River Course, in Kiawah Island, S.C., on Monday. Carrie Moores told the Post and Courier of Charleston she was taking photographs at a golf fundraiser for a free medical clinic when the gator approached some golfers who had their backs turned. She quickly snapped the picture and warned the golfers, who hopped in carts and safely drove off. [Carrie Moores via AP]
Hey look, this time the big alligator on a golf course wasn't in Florida (w/video)
Tampa's skyline is visible from the city's old water and waste water maintenance yard on N Rome Avenue Wednesday. The view will be one of the selling points of the property, since the city hopes to see new housing built there. 

Officials have started demolishing the maintenance facility, and once the 12 acres is cleared, City Hall plans to seek proposals from the private sector to buy it and build apartments on it. CHARLIE KAIJO   |   Times
Tampa clears industrial site near Hillsborough River for redevelopment

Fun Fact


TE Witten gets 4-year extension from Cowboys

FRISCO, Texas — Dallas tight end Jason Witten signed a four-year extension Tuesday that virtually guarantees the 14-year veteran will spend his entire career with the Cowboys.


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