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Sunday, Feb 07, 2016

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Florida State Fair: Colossal burgers, White House artifacts, new rides and more
The Ferris wheel is seen during the first day of the Florida State Fair Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015 in Tampa. The Fair is open daily through Feb. 16. CHRIS URSO/STAFF
The first rule of inventing those over-the-top burgers you’ll see on the menu at the Florida State Fair? Go bigger than last year.
Lots of beads will be tossed out to the crowd during the Knight Parade on Seventh Avenue in Ybor City on Feb. 13. TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO
‘Divorce Court’ judge to meet fans during Knight Parade in Ybor
Ducky’s, a South Tampa boutique sports lounge, will offer food and drink specials on Super Bowl Sunday. TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO
Super Bowl 50: 10 ways to watch the big game around Tampa Bay
We can't stop watching this video about 'rainbow bagels'
‘Orange Is the New Black’ star Laverne Cox cancels USF appearance

‘Orange Is the New Black’ star Laverne Cox cancels USF appearance

Laverne Cox’s March 21 appearance at the University of South Florida’s University Lecture Series has been canceled.
Published: 02/03/16

Today we celebrate: National Carrot Cake Day

  A photo posted by TBO.com - Tampa Bay Online (@tbocom) on Feb 3, 2016 at 8:34am PST ...
Published: 02/03/16
‘Jinx’ subject Robert Durst agrees to seven years in prison

‘Jinx’ subject Robert Durst agrees to seven years in prison

NEW ORLEANS – A fugitive New York real estate heir pleaded guilty in Louisiana on Thursday to a weapons charge and has agreed to a sentence of seven years and one month imprisonment.
Published: 02/03/16
Tampa Bay Comic Con announces guests from ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Game of Thrones’

Tampa Bay Comic Con announces guests from ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Game of Thrones’

You’ll only have to go as far as the Tampa Convention Center to meet a character from a galaxy far, far away this summer.
Published: 02/03/16

First Friday celebrates anniversary of Henry B. Plant Museum

TAMPA — Feb. 5 will mark the 125th anniversary of the opening of the Tampa Bay Hotel.
Published: 02/03/16
Native has pride in ‘Lion King’

Native has pride in ‘Lion King’

DOWNTOWN — Assistant Stage Manager Michael Morales jokingly described himself as a traffic monitor; however, the level of precision and detail required to bring “The Lion King” to life on stage shows that the 33-year-old has dedi...
Published: 02/03/16
Esiason fields Boomer Bobcats in Kitten Bowl III

Esiason fields Boomer Bobcats in Kitten Bowl III

NEW YORK — On the field, the fur balls of the Hallmark Channel’s Kitten Bowl III were all business.
Published: 02/03/16
Local singers come together for a choir to back up Manilow concert
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Local singers come together for a choir to back up Manilow concert

When organizers of the Barry Manilow concert Thursday at Amalie Arena needed local singers on short notice to form a backup gospel choir, they knew who to call.
Published: 02/02/16
Updated: 02/03/16

Def Leppard postpones tour due to illness

NASHVILLE, Tennessee – The British rock band Def Leppard is postponing the remainder of its winter tour due to an unspecified illness.
Published: 02/02/16
Lady Gaga to sing national anthem at Super Bowl

Lady Gaga to sing national anthem at Super Bowl

NEW YORK – Lady Gaga is set to sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl on Sunday.
Published: 02/02/16