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Parents, former coaches lob pay-for-play accusations at Plant baseball’s Dennis Braun

Parents, former coaches lob pay-for-play accusations at Plant baseball’s Dennis Braun

Jacqueline and David Hiatt’s son, Mitchell, was just 12 years old, still years away from enrolling at Plant High School, when they got an email from a fellow Little League parent.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Tampa asks Pokémon GO creator to remove Ballast Point Park from list of PokéStops

Tampa asks Pokémon GO creator to remove Ballast Point Park from list of PokéStops

The heady days of good Pokémon hunting at Ballast Point Park may be numbered.
Updated: 6 hours ago
What’s next for Tampa International Airport and CEO Joe Lopano?

What’s next for Tampa International Airport and CEO Joe Lopano?

Joe Lopano has checked off nearly every item on his to-do list.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Despite questions, new transportation proposal barreling down the road in Hillsborough

Despite questions, new transportation proposal barreling down the road in Hillsborough

After spending a year and seven figures on a transportation plan they ultimately scrapped, Hillsborough County commissioners are now sprinting toward a new solution that is so far sketchy on details.
Updated: 6 hours ago
The Heights Market concept will be the first of its kind in Tampa Bay

The Heights Market concept will be the first of its kind in Tampa Bay

When developers of The Heights set out to create something new on a 40-plus acre plot along the Hillsborough River just north of downtown, they knew they wanted to do something no one in the bay area had seen before.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Columbia Restaurant again cancels its 1905 Day special

Columbia Restaurant again cancels its 1905 Day special

For one day each September, diners lined up along Seventh Avenue in Ybor City, devoting hours for a crack at the annual bargain that is 1905 Day, when the restaurant rolls back its prices in celebration of its early years. For the second time in recent years, it won't happen this year.
Published: 07/28/16
How did Tampa Bay area hospitals do in the federal government’s new hospital quality ratings?

How did Tampa Bay area hospitals do in the federal government’s new hospital quality ratings?

The federal government released its first overall hospital quality rating this week, slapping average or below average scores on many of the nation’s best-known hospitals while awarding top scores to dozens of unheralded ones.
Published: 07/28/16
Florida’s 2018 governor’s race — including Buckhorn — out front at delegation breakfasts

Florida’s 2018 governor’s race — including Buckhorn — out front at delegation breakfasts

PHILADELPHIA — Florida Democrats gathered in Pennsylvania this week may have been focused on electing Hillary Clinton in 2016, but they also witnessed unmistakable jockeying for Florida governor in 2018.
Published: 07/28/16
Tampa Bay gas prices falling below $2 a gallon — and then some

Tampa Bay gas prices falling below $2 a gallon — and then some

Gas prices typically spike in the summer, and with travel this month pushing record levels, you’d expect more of the same.
Published: 07/28/16
James Nozar has been busy planning the future of downtown Tampa

James Nozar has been busy planning the future of downtown Tampa

LAKEWOOD RANCH — James Nozar has had a busy five months.
Published: 07/28/16