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Camp helps students start school year on right step

Camp helps students start school year on right step

TEMPLE TERRACE — Christina Cage’s daughters have started the school year on a good note, and not just because they always take a serious approach to education.
Published: 08/25/16
Tampa General Hospital’s telemedicine app lets doctors make virtual house calls

Tampa General Hospital’s telemedicine app lets doctors make virtual house calls

Dr. Sherri DeHaas makes house calls without ever leaving her house.
Published: 08/25/16
Weak, disorganized Invest 99L tropical wave keeps forecasters guessing

Weak, disorganized Invest 99L tropical wave keeps forecasters guessing

While an area of low pressure in the southeastern Bahamas had yet to rise to the level of a tropical system at 2 p.m., forecasters said it still would produce strong winds and heavy rains — and potentially strengthen — as it approaches...
Published: 08/25/16
Armwood interceptions leader LaPointe down, but not out for this season

Armwood interceptions leader LaPointe down, but not out for this season

Armwood’s usually stingy defense went through some turnover this offseason. Graduation took its toll with the Hawks having to replace their top three leading tacklers.
Published: 08/25/16
Prep football: Tampa area quickly becoming defensive back central

Prep football: Tampa area quickly becoming defensive back central

Zamari Maxwell lines up in his stance, crouched, his fingers twitching. The Pinellas Park High senior spends nearly an entire game backpedaling. If he plays well, he is invisible. If he makes one mistake, one slip, it will show up on YouTube or his o...
Published: 08/25/16
Best Bets: Fun things to do in Tampa this week

Best Bets: Fun things to do in Tampa this week

Not sure what to do this week, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are our editors’ picks for things to do in Tampa Bay this week, from beer on the beach, to a wearable art show.
Published: 08/25/16
Altman: Silah, retired Navy captain and champion for wounded, dies at 80

Altman: Silah, retired Navy captain and champion for wounded, dies at 80

Short and crusty, retired Navy Capt. Bob Silah was like a boiled lobster — hard shell on the outside, sweetness inside.
Published: 08/25/16
Visit Florida, Pitbull pull plug on tourism partnership

Visit Florida, Pitbull pull plug on tourism partnership

Pitbull may still #LoveFL. But he’s no longer getting paid to say so.
Published: 08/25/16
Tampa City Council honors Monsignor Higgins

Tampa City Council honors Monsignor Higgins

One day after the death of Monsignor Laurence E. Higgins, Tampa City Council honored the Irish priest who was a valued confident to many city and business leaders.
Published: 08/25/16
As tropics heat up, you might wonder: What the heck is an Invest 99L?

As tropics heat up, you might wonder: What the heck is an Invest 99L?

Before they’re worthy of names like Andrew and Katrina, before they become numbered tropical depressions, the blobs of wind and rain that might one day become hurricanes are branded with a designation that sounds more like a mutual fund than m...
Published: 08/25/16