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How the slightest shift kept Hurricane Irma from turning into an even worse disaster
Hurricane Irma did far less damage than feared. With hundreds of lives and billions in property on the line, the way atmospheric forces nudged the storm just a few miles made all the difference.
Hurricane Irma approached Florida as a terrifying storm — by some measures the strongest ever to leave the Atlantic Ocean. It flattened Caribbean islands, devastated the Florida Keys and caused the largest evacuation in Florida's history.But...
Part of the Burgert Brothers collection now featured through the Hillsborough Public Library shows a beer garden on Central Avenue in Tampa from July 1942. [Burgert Brothers collection]
Hooper: Hillsborough marks 100th anniversary of historic photo collection
Neverne Covington’s A Secret Vortex is part of the Etch-a-Sketch exhibit, one of four now open at Dunedin Fine Art Center.
Saturday is Free Museum Day, and more art to see this weekend
Taco Bell plans to open more than 300
New 'cantina-style' Taco Bells to serve alcohol, ditch drive-thrus by 2022

Fun Fact

Sports

Life sentence for man convicted in killing of brother of Bucs' Kwon Alexander

An Alabama man who shot and killed the 17-year-old brother of Bucs linebacker Kwon Alexander in 2015 was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday, the Anniston (Ala.) Star...

Late Holy Names swimmer Cailin Cannella was a fighter until the end
Marc Topkin's takeaways from Wednesday's Rays-Cubs game
Whatever USF has to say about Temple waits till Thursday
Bucs journal: Bucs still high on Vikings RB Dalvin Cook
Boxer Jake LaMotta, immortalized in 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95

Offbeat

Vermont man attempts to transform property into bear refuge
A Vermont man is trying to turn his property into a wildlife refuge for bears
Woman: I'd rather go to jail than take down pro-Trump signs
Tractor-trailer makes wrong turn, gets stuck on boardwalk
Police: 3 used obits to steal from cars at funeral homes
Police: Man steals green chile burger after slapping victim
Diamond on the highway: Officer comes to driver's rescue