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Thursday, Feb 11, 2016

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Forecast: Chilly night will see northern areas near freezing

Forecast: Chilly night will see northern areas near freezing

A small area of high pressure and clear skies will give the area the coldest night it’s seen this month. Freeze warnings are in effect from Brooksville north with frost advisories in much of Central Florida.
Published: 02/10/16
Patel Conservatory going to the dogs

Patel Conservatory going to the dogs

TAMPA — The Patel Conservatory at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts will present Disney’s “101 Dalmatians KIDS” in TECO Theater on Feb. 18-21.
Published: 02/10/16

Champions for Children receives grant from PNC Foundation

TAMPA — Champions for Children, a nationally accredited nonprofit agency whose mission is to build stronger families in the Tampa Bay region, has received a $25,000 grant from the PNC Foundation to support the Champions for Children’s F...
Published: 02/10/16
Food truck dream finally up and running

Food truck dream finally up and running

TAMPA — Owning your own business is something that most people talk about, but few have the guts to try.
Published: 02/10/16
Adopt A Sister turns 25

Adopt A Sister turns 25

WEST TAMPA — The nationwide Adopt a Sister Program of the Salesian Sisters celebrates its 25th anniversary this year with a luncheon planned honoring its founders — Sister Mary Rinaldi and the late Fortune Bosco....
Published: 02/10/16
Shop offers tea — and a place to be

Shop offers tea — and a place to be

TEMPLE TERRACE — Naga Tea is one of a growing number of businesses in the Tampa area offering customers an alternative to drinking coffee.
Published: 02/10/16
Liberty family continues Schenecker Memorial Fund

Liberty family continues Schenecker Memorial Fund

TAMPA PALMS — Expressions of love and admiration permeated the media center at Liberty Middle School.
Published: 02/10/16

Affection for confection prompts a comeback

CARROLLWOOD — Jill Levin-Stilton is breathing new life into a family recipe that goes back generations. Not by changing the ingredients, but instead, the way it’s sold to those that love its gooey goodness....
Published: 02/10/16
Valrico FishHawk Chamber chooses ‘Charity of Choice’

Valrico FishHawk Chamber chooses ‘Charity of Choice’

VALRICO — For the second time in six years, the Center Place Fine Arts & Civic Association has been recognized as a star-worthy nonprofit in the Greater Brandon community.
Published: 02/10/16
Brandon chamber set for tried, true and new events

Brandon chamber set for tried, true and new events

BRANDON — The heat didn’t deter the hungry and curious from attending the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce’s newly formatted Taste of Brandon last year, but it did affect at least one change in the works for this year’s...
Published: 02/10/16

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Joe Henderson

After a long run in the Tampa Tribune sports department, Joe Henderson now shares his thoughts on the people and places that make up life in our city.

Tom Jackson

Tom Jackson’s baseball card - if he had one - would report he throws left, writes right. In his columns and blog, “The Right Stuff,” southpaw Jackson provides insight into the evolving human condition from a distinctly conservative point of view.
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