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Tuesday, May 03, 2016

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‘Biggest Loser’ study offers clues on metabolism, struggles to keep off lost weight

‘Biggest Loser’ study offers clues on metabolism, struggles to keep off lost weight

A six-year study has found that some contestents on NBC’s “Biggest Loser” who lost hundreds of pounds gained much of the weight back, and provided clues to scientists about why many people fail to keep off lost weight.
Published: 05/02/16
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
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
Scene and Heard

Scene and Heard

Las Damas De Artes Sunday in the Arts
Published: 05/01/16
How Tampa kept cool before air conditioning

How Tampa kept cool before air conditioning

People have been swimming in the natural waters in and around Tampa from the time the first Paleoindian arrived thousands of years ago. The natural springs in the area were said to have restorative powers — possibly a result of the elevated s...
Published: 05/01/16

Family photos should be identified and dated

Few records are as meaningful to family historians as the pictures of ancestors who died before we were born or lived so far away we never knew them.
Published: 05/01/16
‘I have had a love for unusual plants’

‘I have had a love for unusual plants’

ASHLEY CAMPBELL/ RIVERVIEW
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

Uber, blind riders reach settlement over service dogs

SAN FRANCISCO – Uber and advocates for the blind have reached a lawsuit settlement in which the ride-hailing company agrees to require that existing and new drivers confirm they understand their legal obligations to transport riders with guid...
Published: 04/30/16
Increase in health care facilities affecting other areas of local economy

Increase in health care facilities affecting other areas of local economy

The economic impact of health care businesses is surging, with nearly 100,000 employees currently working in the Tampa metro area.
Published: 04/30/16