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Hillsborough commissioners propose regional task force on sewage spills

Hillsborough commissioners propose regional task force on sewage spills

Hillsborough County commissioners voted Wednesday to propose a regional task force to discuss how storm-driven flooding threatens to overwhelm local sewer systems.
Published: 09/21/16
Barbara Streisand sets Tampa concert date

Barbara Streisand sets Tampa concert date

A Barbra Streisand concert in your back yard is an unbelievably rare thing. The Hollywood icon is a famously reticent performer, and on the few occasions she does schedule a live concert, they tend to sell out pretty quickly.
Published: 09/21/16
Here are the newest details on the ferry that will connect downtown Tampa to St. Petersburg

Here are the newest details on the ferry that will connect downtown Tampa to St. Petersburg

TAMPA — Commuters and day-trippers will cruise between the downtowns of St. Petersburg and Tampa this fall at 33 mph on a 55-foot, 147-passenger catamaran under plans unveiled this morning for what has been formally dubbed “The Cross-Ba...
Published: 09/21/16
Mosaic spill not expected to reach Hillsborough, official says

Mosaic spill not expected to reach Hillsborough, official says

The spill of 215 million gallons of contaminated water from a Mosaic phosphate plant into the Floridan Aquifer is not expected to affect Hillsborough County anytime soon, and quite possibly not ever, a Hillsborough County Environmental Protection off...
Published: 09/21/16
Best Bets: Fun things to do in Tampa Bay on Sept. 22

Best Bets: Fun things to do in Tampa Bay on Sept. 22

Heart and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts: Two of the rockingest, rollingest, ragingest female-fronted rock acts in history team up for a summer tour. Cheap Trick opens. 6:30 p.m., MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, ...
Published: 09/21/16
Hillsborough commissioner aims to have Rays stadium plan to discuss within six months

Hillsborough commissioner aims to have Rays stadium plan to discuss within six months

TAMPA — After seven months of meetings with the Tampa Bay Rays, a Hillsborough County commissioner involved in the talks hopes to have a baseball stadium plan for his colleagues to begin to discuss within six months.
Published: 09/21/16
20 Tampa area museums will be free on Saturday for Free Museum Day

20 Tampa area museums will be free on Saturday for Free Museum Day

It will be even more tempting to step out of the heat and into some culture on Saturday, when 20 museums across the bay area are offering free admission.
Published: 09/21/16
Are pizza vending machines taking over Florida? (And where you can get an insta-pie)

Are pizza vending machines taking over Florida? (And where you can get an insta-pie)

You can eat pizza with pepperoni, peppers, sausage and extra cheese. You can have it deep dish or with thin crust. You can grab a slice from the shop, get a frozen pie from the store, and have one delivered to your door.
Published: 09/21/16
Check out the new and adjusted flights at Tampa International Airport: St. John’s, Panama, Las Vegas, Ohio

Check out the new and adjusted flights at Tampa International Airport: St. John’s, Panama, Las Vegas, Ohio

Canadians love Florida.
Published: 09/21/16
Restrepo director Junger, in Tampa Thursday, talks war and journalism

Restrepo director Junger, in Tampa Thursday, talks war and journalism

Author and documentarian Sebastian Junger has covered human conflict around the world, wrote the sea thriller A Perfect Storm and directed Restrepo, about soldiers in a remote Afghanistan outpost.
Published: 09/21/16