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Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017
In his fight to stop sprawl, Hillsborough commissioner takes to the sky
Developments continue to push the boundaries of urban and suburban Hillsborough right up to the county's environmental lands.
SOMEWHERE ABOVE HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY — Excuse Stacy White for getting on his soapbox or sounding like a broken record or whatever disclaimer he offers before launching into yet another diatribe on his favorite punching bag: land use...
A wildfire covering more than 650 acres burns in Hernando Beach earlier this month. Across Florida, roughly 100 wildfires are burning 75,000 acres.
Adam Putnam: Fighting wildfires and steps to prevent new ones
Lauren Madda of Tampa holds up a jar that had SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast). In addition to vegetables, krauts and kimchis, she regularly ferments cherries and blueberries.
Fermenting: an old food technique that's trending in Tampa Bay
The University of South Florida research vessel the RV Weatherbird II and its crew will head to Cuba to study what the Gulf of Mexico looked like before the 2010 BP oil spill disaster. They'll set sail May 9 and work with Cuban scientists. [SCOTT KEELER, Times]
USF scientists headed for Cuba to study what it looks like before any oil spills

Fun Fact

US & World

Spain arrests 9 suspects, probes ties to Brussels attacks
Police in northeastern Spain arrested nine suspected members of a jihadi group Tuesday in raids that might help resolve recent deadly attacks in Belgium and France
Trump asked to work for release of 2 jailed by Iran
Florida city inks deal with library architects
Turkey hits Kurdish areas in Iraq's Sinjar, northeast Syria
A look at Nepal's progress in earthquake recovery
Nepal makes scant progress in rebuilding 2 years after quake

Offbeat

Toy given to police officer as safety talisman gets to Ohio
Police in Ohio have received a stuffed toy given by a child to a Pennsylvania police officer to help keep him safe
Civil War-era cannonballs to be moved from work site
Woman arrested for inhaling laughing gas in front of police
Police stop 12-year-old boy from driving across Australia
Police pick up adorable intruders: A pair of pygmy goats
Golf ball pieces from harvest cause hash brown recall