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Monday, May 02, 2016

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Tampa motorcyclist killed in crash on Hillsborough Ave.

A 19-year-old Tampa man died Saturday night after his motorcycle collided with a car that turned in front of him at the intersection of Hillsborough Avenue and Reflections Club Drive, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.
Published: 05/01/16

Police: Deceased man may have been left in sun outside Pinellas nursing home

Investigators believe that a 65-year-old man who died Saturday had been left in the sun outside the nursing home where he lived in Pinellas Park, police officials said.
Published: 05/01/16
Forecast: Showers, storms ahead for workweek

Forecast: Showers, storms ahead for workweek

A cloudy Sunday will gave way to scattered showers and thunderstorms on Monday in the Tampa Bay area, according to the National Weather Service.
Published: 05/01/16
Duck out of D.C. for  a day (or more) to check out this historic Virginia seaport

Duck out of D.C. for a day (or more) to check out this historic Virginia seaport

So you’ve done D.C. — every monument, memorial and museum. You toured the White House, cruised the Capitol and took a selfie outside the Supreme Court building.
Published: 05/01/16
Boon or boondoggle? Rays look to Marlin Park for how not to build new stadium

Boon or boondoggle? Rays look to Marlin Park for how not to build new stadium

The $634 million Marlins Park was supposed to usher in a new era for the Miami Marlins, but after an initial burst of interest, crowds at Marlins games remain among the smallest in baseball, and the team continues to trade its best players and struggle on the field.
Published: 05/01/16
Family, friends watched helplessly as man embraced addiction

Family, friends watched helplessly as man embraced addiction

Greg Groover's death in a hit-and-run didn't garner headlines, but behind the story is the tale of a man who had many friends but was lost to alcoholism.
Published: 05/01/16

School voucher issue heats up, opponents head to court

TALLAHASSEE — A coalition of teacher unions and civil rights groups representing millions of public school children gets a second crack at persuading the courts they have the right to sue the state over a school voucher program that pays for c...
Published: 05/01/16
An idea takes flight: Students learn about aviation while earning college credits

An idea takes flight: Students learn about aviation while earning college credits

ZEPHYRHILLS — Education at Zephyrhills High School is reaching new heights.
Published: 05/01/16
Achievers

Achievers

Epicurean Hotel wins honors from Marriott
Published: 05/01/16
Turtles are on the move this time of year

Turtles are on the move this time of year

PORT RICHEY — Many Pasco County drivers get frustrated with slow traffic, especially when they swerve to miss hitting the ultimate slow pokers — turtles and tortoises — taking shortcuts across local roads this time of the year....
Published: 04/30/16
Updated: 05/01/16