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Thursday, Jul 20, 2017
Tampa-based start-up takes on Airbnb by promoting inclusion, diversity
Rohan Gilkes poses for a portrait at his home and business headquarters in Tampa.   Innclusive, a Tampa-based start-up, is a home-sharing platform that focuses on providing a positive traveling experience for minorities. Rohan Gilkes, the founder, said he created the organization in June 2016 after several negative experiences with Airbnb.
[CHARLIE KAIJO   |   Times]
NEW TAMPA — Last May, Rohan Gilkes attempted to book a property in Idaho on the home-sharing platform Airbnb. After two failed attempts, the African-American entrepreneur asked a white friend to try, and she was "instantly" approved for the same...
Lisa Williams of Pinellas Park is one of several people who had their pianos stolen, and then lost the money they were supposed to get for them. Largo police are saying they were ripped off through a scheme run by the owner of a defunct piano shop in Clearwater. Williams lost this Schimmel piano.
[EVE EDELHEIT   |   Times]
'There's nothing left': $253,000 worth of missing pianos stirs outrage
Bucs fans cheer Jameis Winston after a victory in their final home game of the 2016 season. Individual tickets for the Bucs' three most coveted home games (against the Patriots, Bears and Giants) will cost more in 2017.
Bucs raise prices for single tickets to marquee games
Linda Kaye, 66, has been living at Caliente Resort & Spa for 14 years and leads and coordinates the Pasco County Single Nudists meet-up group. The group had its first event in more than two years recently.
For single nudists, pool-side meet-up is a chance to connect

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