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Tuesday, May 03, 2016

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USF class hears about tough transitions from young refugees

USF class hears about tough transitions from young refugees

TAMPA — Marry Htoo didn’t like pizza when she arrived in the U.S. several years ago — after living for years in a refugee camp in Thailand.
Published: 04/26/16
Scene and Heard

Scene and Heard

Judeo Christian Health Clinic ‘An Affair of the Heart’
Published: 04/24/16

Know rules before you visit a cemetery

An age-old rite for genealogists is to explore the cemeteries where our ancestors, we hope, are resting in peace.
Published: 04/24/16
How Does Your Garden Grow? ‘I have a sink or swim attitude’

How Does Your Garden Grow? ‘I have a sink or swim attitude’

NIKKI COUTURE/ SEMINOLE HEIGHTS
Published: 04/24/16

Could your home landscape be a Water-Wise winner?

It’s that time of year again, when Tampa Bay Water sponsors the annual Community Water-Wise Award Program for Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties.
Published: 04/24/16
Tarpon Springs family struggles to support sick infant as financial strains mount

Tarpon Springs family struggles to support sick infant as financial strains mount

Jeff Burke lay on a gurney in an ambulance and stared in disbelief as Officer George Phillips handed him a $166 ticket. Through painful breaths restricted by a neck brace, Burke calmly gave the officer his statement.
Published: 04/23/16
Updated: 04/24/16
Hoover the tiger finds ‘forever home’ in Tampa

Hoover the tiger finds ‘forever home’ in Tampa

TAMPA — After nearly a decade in captivity and being forced to work in a roadside Peruvian circus, Hoover the tiger arrived in Tampa on Saturday morning, just in time to celebrate his 12th birthday.
Published: 04/23/16
Learning Gate’s ‘EcoFest’ a lesson in environmental values

Learning Gate’s ‘EcoFest’ a lesson in environmental values

TAMPA — Sustainability was in the spotlight Saturday as people gathered in Lowry Park to shop for local goods and learn about the Earth, as part of a belated Earth Day celebration.
Published: 04/23/16
Hillsborough-grown medical marijuana to hit the market this summer

Hillsborough-grown medical marijuana to hit the market this summer

TAMPA — Forget the strawberries of Plant City and the tomatoes of Ruskin. Hillsborough County has begun farming its latest money crop: reefer, pot, doobage, ganja, weed, Mary Jane, otherwise known to the masses as marijuana....
Published: 04/22/16
Updated: 04/23/16
Earth Day brings frustrations about energy

Earth Day brings frustrations about energy

LEALMAN — Some Pinellas County politicians spent Earth Day checking out recently installed solar panels on the roof of a local manufacturing facility and lamenting state laws they say give business leaders no incentive to do the right thing....
Published: 04/22/16