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Tampa Tribune signs will be saved, incorporated into art for luxury apartments
Demolition continues on the former offices of The Tampa Tribune Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 in Tampa. The new property owner is planning to save two of the newspaper's iconic signs. Related Group development manager  Arturo Pe?a said Wednesday that the company will likely spend about $50,000 to recycle each sign into works of art for the high-end apartment complex that will be build on the waterfront property.
[CHRIS URSO   |   Times]
TAMPA — The old Tampa Tribune building has a date with the wrecking ball, but the new property owner is planning to save the shuttered newspaper's two iconic signs. Related Group development manager Arturo Peña said Wednesday that...
Patricia Davis, mother of Ikeim Boswell, holds an urn with her son's ashes in her Tampa home. Ikeim was 16 on March 14, 2015, when he was fatally shot. Read our special report this morning on child gun deaths and injuries in Florida:
In Harm's Way: One child is shot every 17 hours.
Meghan Yarborough rides a horse during an equestrian skills event for the Special Olympics at the Bakas Equestrian Center in Tampa. Since 2001, physically and mentally disabled children have experienced the joy of horse-riding and forged deep connections with the animals at Bakas Equestrian Center.  Parents say the time with horses gives their children more confidence and self-esteem and helps them improve their balance and coordination. [Saturday, February 18, 2017] [Photo Luis Santana | Times]
Hillsborough landowner says she didn't know moving a center for special-needs kids was part of deal
Kadeem Grant, 25, right, of Tampa helps coach Jim Rogers, 19, center, and his older brother Dennis Rogers, 22, during their sign spinning training class at the AArrow Sign Spinners office in Tampa. Grant, general manager at the Tampa location, will participate in the World Sign Spinning Championships on February 24th and 25th in Las Vegas, Nevada. OCTAVIO JONES   |   Times
Tampa sign spinners twirl to the World Sign Spinning Championships (w/video)

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