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Longtime church organist totally devoted to music

Ask Margaret McAlister to share a memory that stands out after playing the organ for 75 years, and she doesn't hesitate.

Published on 01/01/12
Updated on 03/21/13
Wind, cold to deliver chill in midweek
Lows are expected to fall into the mid-30s on Tuesday with a gradual warming toward the weekend. There are some freeze warnings.
Published on 01/01/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Former prosecutor in Anthony trial runs for office

ORLANDO — A retired prosecutor from the Casey Anthony murder trial has announced that he is running for the state attorney's office in central Florida.

Published on 01/01/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Pasco man surrenders after standoff at home with three kids
Pasco County sheriff's deputies arrested a man early Sunday who was holed up with his three children in the Zephyrhills home of his estranged wife.
Published on 01/01/12
Updated on 03/19/13
1-800's Gary heads to battle

It might be hard for Gary Kompothecras to top 2010, when his representatives secured naming rights to Tampa's big outdoor concert arena — the 1-800-Ask-Gary Amphitheater.

Published on 01/01/12
Updated on 03/21/13
Power for the people
State Sen. Jack Latvala is mounting a behind-the-scenes campaign for the Senate presidency that could alter the direction of the state Legislature and produce benefits for the Tampa Bay area if it succeeds.
Published on 01/01/12
Updated on 04/10/13
No bail for Tampa security salesman accused of rape
Rashad Hales, 19, is accused of attacking a woman while he was going door-to-door selling security systems, police said.
Published on 01/01/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Ruskin boy wounded by holiday gunfire
Diego Duran, 12, was outside his Ruskin home with family members to watch fireworks when he was hit by a stray bullet, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.
Published on 01/01/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Bah, humbug! Hillsborough students back in school today

Most parents will have Monday off for the holiday, but some students are back to the books. Pinellas and Polk students return on Tuesday. Pasco kids are out until Jan. 10.

Published on 01/01/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Twin girls mark end, beginning of year at TGH

Twin girls are born a minute apart — one in 2011, the other in 2012 — at Tampa General Hospital to be the first and last babies born.

Published on 01/01/12
Updated on 03/19/13
When friends call for help, Christopher West is there

Christopher West read from a list nearly three-pages long.

Published on 01/01/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Pricey picks: Powerball tickets double to $2
Lottery organizers hope the price change, which starts Jan. 15, will get more people to play because of bigger jackpots and better odds.
Published on 01/01/12
Updated on 03/19/13
It's time to burn the boats
Hey there. … Yes, you … sticking your head out from under the covers or sitting there wondering why you forgot to put cream in your coffee and why everything seems so blurry.
Published on 01/01/12
Updated on 04/10/13
Closings reveal harsh reality for chains
Does the Sears or Kmart parking lot near you always look empty? Is there a thriving new Target store nearby? If you answered yes, odds are increasing that your Sears or Kmart will be on the list for closing this spring.
Published on 01/01/12
Updated on 04/10/13
Child run over, dies at mud-bogging event in Palatka

PALATKA — Authorities say a child has died after being run over by a truck driven by a relative at a north Florida adventure park.

Published on 01/01/12
Updated on 03/19/13