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Thursday, Feb 11, 2016

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Woman’s Club to host ‘Trashy to Flashy’ fashion show Feb. 25

Woman’s Club to host ‘Trashy to Flashy’ fashion show Feb. 25

LUTZ — The GFWC Lutz-Land O’ Lakes Woman’s Club is hosting its annual “Trashy to Flashy” Fashion Show on Feb. 25, beginning at 11 a.m. at the Lutz Community Center behind the Lutz Library, 101 1st Ave. NW, and is op...
Published: 02/03/16
Emergency dispatchers trained on dealing with mentally ill

Emergency dispatchers trained on dealing with mentally ill

LARGO — Law enforcement dispatchers from around the Tampa Bay region on Tuesday heard insights about how to handle emergency calls involving mentally ill people.
Published: 02/02/16

Sexually-transmitted Zika case confirmed in Texas

DALLAS – Health officials in Texas today reported the first case of the Zika virus being transmitted within the United States amid the current outbreak in Latin America – a person who was infected through sex.
Published: 02/02/16
Another travel-related case of Zika reported in Hillsborough

Another travel-related case of Zika reported in Hillsborough

Florida health officials say another case of travel-related Zika virus was reported in Hillsborough County to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Published: 02/02/16
Essentials for a San Francisco trip: from the classics to the newest must-sees

Essentials for a San Francisco trip: from the classics to the newest must-sees

ome things in San Francisco never change. The Golden Gate Bridge is still, in fact, orange. Lombard Street still has eight hairpin turns in one block.
Published: 02/02/16
Soil terms every  gardener should know

Soil terms every gardener should know

Good gardens start from the ground up, but to be a good soil steward you have to understand some basic terminology.
Published: 02/02/16

Show off your gorgeous garden!

Have you ever been so proud of your garden that you wished you had some way to show it off? We’re looking for readers’ photos and growing tips for our “How Does Your Garden Grow?” feature in Baylife. Just email the answers...
Published: 02/02/16
Westminster Kennel Club competition adds 7 new breeds this year

Westminster Kennel Club competition adds 7 new breeds this year

A bumper crop of seven new dog breeds will get a shot at being best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club competition next month, while a new obedience contest makes more room for mixed-breed dogs at the nation’s premier canine competition.
Published: 02/02/16
Scene and Heard

Scene and Heard

Family Resources Celebrity Karaoke
Published: 01/31/16
Florida’s first tourists were European and American explorers drawn by the state’s natural beauty and many mysteries

Florida’s first tourists were European and American explorers drawn by the state’s natural beauty and many mysteries

When Europeans first arrived on Florida’s shores it was gold and silver, not Coppertone and bronze skin they were looking for. Although they did not find the precious metals, they did trade with the indigenous Floridians, and brought back exam...
Published: 01/31/16