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Saturday, Aug 27, 2016
Proposed fee to combat Tampa street flooding heads for key vote
Traffic tries to move along Gandy Bouleveard near Manhattan Avenue in South Tampa during a summer storm that left some areas flooded.  For the second straight year, City Council will consider creating a new fee to pay for an ambitious plan to lessen the chronic street flooding. [Times (2004)]
For the second straight year, Tampa City Council on Thursday will consider creating a new fee to pay for an ambitious plan to lessen the chronic street flooding residents see from a heavy summer thunderstorm.
Arrests were at a three-year low but two died and more concertgoers required medical treatment during the Sunset Music Festival on May 28-29 at Raymond James Stadium. LUIS SANTANA | Times
Tampa Sports Authority to consider fate of Sunset Music Festival
Leadership Tampa Bay built a Before I Die Wall for this year's class project. Photo courtesy of Chris Claytor with The Beck Group.
‘Before I Die’ wall will be unveiled at Tampa’s Riverwalk
The 12th annual Wearable Art fashion smash at Dunedin Fine Art Center hits the runway.  TIMES FILES
Best Bets: Fun things to do in Tampa this week

US & World

Max Ritvo, poet who chronicled cancer battle, dies at 25
Max Ritvo, a poet who chronicled his long battle with cancer in works that were both humorous and searing, has died
AP Top News at 4:27 a.m. EDT
Man faces 2 capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths
New Tunisian government approved, must fix economy
Italian president visits quake town, thanks rescue workers
Italian president visits quake town, thanks rescue workers

Florida

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Evening' game
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Evening' game
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 2 Evening' game
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 5 Evening' game
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Evening' game
Oldest orangutan at Miami zoo dies after emergency procedure
South Florida braces for heavy rains from tropical wave

Sports

Webb solid in Cal debut, Bears beat Hawaii 51-31 Down Under
After three seasons at Texas Tech, quarterback Davis Webb made quite an impression Saturday in his first game as a graduate transfer at California
Webb solid in Cal debut, Bears beat Hawaii 51-31 Down Under
Ruiz gets rude welcome in Dodgers' 6-4 loss to Cubs
Bryant's 2-run homer rallies Cubs past Dodgers 6-4 in 10
Bryant's 2-run homer rallies Cubs past Dodgers 6-4 in 10
Dwyane Wade's cousin fatally shot pushing baby in stroller

Offbeat

Oldest floating US post office scrapes rock, runs aground
The oldest floating post office in the United States has run aground in New Hampshire
Owner: Missing potbellied therapy pig is found, now home
Video of woman chasing cat on Texas tollway prompts warning
Ultra-marathon runner reunited with missing stray dog
Handsome cop upstages rock stars in Northern Ireland
Woman jostled on NYC subway loses grip on crickets and worms