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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....
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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...
Updated one month ago
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.
Updated one month ago
Mother’s Day made easy: Tips for a better, easier breakfast in bed

Mother’s Day made easy: Tips for a better, easier breakfast in bed

Breakfast in bed is a love language in our home. Anytime there is a special occasion to celebrate — a birthday, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, whatever — the rest of the family follows an unspoken agreement to meet early in t...
Updated one month ago
Why am I having nighttime pain in my big toe?

Why am I having nighttime pain in my big toe?

Pain in the big toe is probably the primary symptom for gout, the most common inflammatory arthritis that afflicts men.
Updated one month ago
Follow evening workout with nutritious dinner or snack

Follow evening workout with nutritious dinner or snack

Q: I’ve read that it’s better to exercise in the morning, but sometimes I just can’t fit it in until the evening. What’s a good low-calorie snack to eat after my evening workout that could help with my recovery? (I’...
Updated one month ago
Anti-hunting groups plan court action to stop second Florida bear hunt

Anti-hunting groups plan court action to stop second Florida bear hunt

TAMPA — With more than 4,000 bears roaming the woods of Florida, state wildlife officials seem poised to allow another limited hunt this fall, in spite of widespread public opposition and focused protests by environmentalists and animal rights...
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Across Arizona, parents name children after Pat Tillman

Across Arizona, parents name children after Pat Tillman

TEMPE, Ariz. – Doctors told Jeff Okrepkie and Stephanie Ottolini not to expect children. Though her cervical cancer had been in remission since 2012, the odds of conception were minimal.
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Tampa’s newest bikini-clad street performer makes Nebraska Avenue ‘Holla’

Tampa’s newest bikini-clad street performer makes Nebraska Avenue ‘Holla’

Sometimes when snowbirds travel down to roost, they don’t always make it back up north. That’s how Tampa’s newest bikini-clad street performer ended up strutting his moves on Nebraska and Hillsborough avenues in Tampa. Charles Ea...
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Bacterial advisory lifted at Ben T. Davis, Picnic Island beaches in Tampa

A health advisory was lifted Wednesday for Ben T. Davis and Picnic Island beaches in Tampa after follow-up testing found sea water at the locations returned to the satisfactory range for enterococci bacteria, officials said.
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