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Nicko’s Fine Foods, classic diner and Seminole Heights icon, closes after six decades
Nick Liakos, left, owner of Nicko's Fine Foods, makes Cuban sandwiches in the kitchen of the Seminole Heights diner. Long-time staff members at the restuarant say it has closed its doors for good. [Times file, 2010]
Nicko’s Fine Foods, known as the place Elvis Presley ate following a 1956 concert and Tampa’s last classic prefabricated diner, has shut down after more than 60 years in business.Owners Karen and Nicholas Liakos could not be reached for comment, but...
CHRIS URSO  |  Times
Howell Emanuel Donaldson III, 24, in white, is led by law enforcement personnel into the Orient Road Jail Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017 in Tampa. Donaldson will face four counts of first-degree murder, Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan announced at a news conference at police headquarters.
Prosecutors likely to decide by Jan. 25 on death penalty in Seminole Heights murders
Kathy Fountain poses for a portrait in her office on Nov. 9, 2017. Fountain was a long time anchor on WTVT, now she works in fertility counseling. (MONICA HERNDON   |   Times)
Kathy Fountain, from anchor chair to therapist’s chair
OCTAVIO JONES   |   Times 
Armando Preciado, 19, is creating a giant marionette a workable puppet from a old mannequin to operate on a bicycle like a high rider that will sway 6-feet from ground surface inside of Michael Parker's art studio. Preciado is an Hillsborough Community College student.   Parker next wants to teach kids who cannot afford to buy bikes and how to make their own in Ruskin on Tuesday, December 5, 2017.
Ruskin artist to help poor kids build bikes reflecting their personalities

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