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Photo of the Day for September 25, 2017 - Tufted Titmouse

Photo of the Day for September 25, 2017 - Tufted Titmouse

Today's Photo of the Day comes from Christopher Woods of Palm Harbor, FL. He calls it "Tufted Titmouse." If you've taken a photo you would like us to consider publishing, please visit our Photo of the Day submission page for details and then sen...
Published: 09/25/17
Top 5 at noon: Kiran and Pallavi Patel commit $200 million for Clearwater medical school; Lightning to retire Vinny Lecavalier's No. 4; and more

Top 5 at noon: Kiran and Pallavi Patel commit $200 million for Clearwater medical school; Lightning to retire Vinny Lecavalier's No. 4; and more

Here are the latest headlines and updates on tampabay.com:PATEL FAMILY COMMITS $200 MILLION FOR CLEARWATER MEDICAL SCHOOLTampa Bay philanthropists Dr. Kiran Patel and his wife, Dr. Pallavi Patel are spending $200 million to create and promote a Tamp...
Published: 09/25/17
Jameis Winston, Feeding Tampa Bay to provide groceries to families hit by Hurricane Irma

Jameis Winston, Feeding Tampa Bay to provide groceries to families hit by Hurricane Irma

TAMPA — Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston, Feeding Tampa Bay and the nonprofit Corporation to Develop Communities of Tampa will distribute food and gift cards Tuesday to an estimated 400 families who suffered power outages and los...
Published: 09/25/17
Hot, isolated, and running out of supplies, parts of Puerto Rico near desperation

Hot, isolated, and running out of supplies, parts of Puerto Rico near desperation

JUNCOS, PUERTO RICO — In the heat and humidity here in the central mountains, Meryanne Aldea fanned her bedridden mother with a piece of cardboard Sunday as the ailing woman lay on her side, relieving a large ulcer in her back.The 63-year-old m...
Published: 09/25/17
Names released in Clearwater crash involving helicopter, plane

Names released in Clearwater crash involving helicopter, plane

CLEARWATER — Authorities released more details Monday about the crash involving a helicopter and airplene over the weekend at the Clearwater Air Park.Just after 5 p.m. Saturday, a helicopter piloted by 32-year-old Joseph Bell was hovering about...
Published: 09/25/17
Target raising minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020

Target raising minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020

NEW YORK — Target Corp. is raising its minimum hourly wage for its workers to $11 starting next month and then to $15 by the end of 2020 in a move it says will help it better recruit and retain top-quality staff and provide a better shopping ex...
Published: 09/25/17
Whatever happened to the Zika epidemic?

Whatever happened to the Zika epidemic?

Remember Zika? The last time Gov. Rick Scott warned Floridians about the potential threat of the mosquito-borne virus was in July, when he urged residents to still be vigilant against bug bites and standing water. At the time, doctors and researchers...
Published: 09/25/17
Tonight: Hear ideas for remaking downtown Tampa interchange

Tonight: Hear ideas for remaking downtown Tampa interchange

TAMPA — New concepts for rebuilding the downtown interchange will be discussed at a Florida Department of Transportation community meeting Monday night.Local DOT officials plan to share ideas for the interchange during the second community work...
Published: 09/25/17
Pinellas licensing board needs cash. Will the county give it any?

Pinellas licensing board needs cash. Will the county give it any?

LARGO –– The grand jury that said Pinellas County should not take over the troubled construction licensing board also said the county should bail out the agency before it goes broke in 2018.PREVIOUS COVERAGE: Report slams Pinellas constru...
Published: 09/25/17
Mr. President: we need common ground, not scorched earth

Mr. President: we need common ground, not scorched earth

President Donald Trump's comments regarding the protests by NFL players sparked more players, including Bucs, to kneel during Sunday's pregame ceremonies.Let's look beyond where you might stand on the controversy and ask: How could anyone who wants p...
Published: 09/24/17
Updated: 09/25/17