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Tampa’s HERO program enlists wounded veterans in fight against child porn

Tampa’s HERO program enlists wounded veterans in fight against child porn

TAMPA — An unopened packet of Skittles sits on the desk where Breanna Hicks works.
Updated: 2 months ago
Tampa widow's lawsuit blames social media in terrorist attacks

Tampa widow's lawsuit blames social media in terrorist attacks

The same social media platforms that carry vacation snapshots and birthday wishes are used by violent extremists such as the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq to share gruesome videos and even suggestions for how to kill captives.
Updated: 2 months ago
MacDill defenders hit the road to tout gains in education, traffic

MacDill defenders hit the road to tout gains in education, traffic

TAMPA — Knowing the Pentagon aims to consolidate bases some day, local leaders are touting gains from their partnerships with MacDill Air Force Base in two diverse areas — educating children in military families and easing gridlock at M...
Updated: 2 months ago
MacDill to suspend flights two months for runway resurfacing

MacDill to suspend flights two months for runway resurfacing

TAMPA — MacDill Air Force Base and the skies above it will be a much quieter place this fall.
Updated: 2 months ago
How far should we go in preparing for future mass shootings?

How far should we go in preparing for future mass shootings?

Regardless of his motive, Omar Mateen’s massacre at an Orlando nightclub has once again sparked a debate about the role of weapons in society and how to protect so-called “soft” targets like nightclubs, malls, and other places wh...
Updated: 2 months ago
Identifying fallen U.S. soldiers carries a high emotional cost

Identifying fallen U.S. soldiers carries a high emotional cost

The quiet pace of working at Dover Port Mortuary ended for John Harper when hijackers crashed a Boeing 757 passenger jet into the Pentagon on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
Updated: 3 months ago