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Friday, Apr 29, 2016

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Commission tightens ban on panhandling

Commission tightens ban on panhandling

NEW PORT RICHEY — Sunday will be the last chance for panhandlers, newspaper hawkers and nonprofit organizations to solicit money from drivers along Pasco County roadways.
Published: 04/29/16

Some golf carts to be allowed on certain streets

NEW PORT RICHEY — Golf carts equipped with mandated safety features will be allowed to travel on certain city streets beginning June 1.
Published: 04/29/16
New commissioner shakes up mayor selection

New commissioner shakes up mayor selection

DADE CITY — In her first move as a newly elected Dade City commissioner, Nicole Deese Newlon this week voted against Camille Hernandez securing the mayor position for a third straight term.
Published: 04/29/16
Forecast: Warmer temperatures coming as front sinks

Forecast: Warmer temperatures coming as front sinks

A weak frontal boundary over North Florida will sink south and dissipate over central Florida on Friday. There will be enough moisture in the area to bring some chance of showers, but mostly watch for warmer temperatures.
Published: 04/28/16
Former Raider earns ‘player of week’ honors

Former Raider earns ‘player of week’ honors

PLANT CITY Kacie Booth of Polk State College, a former star at Plant City High School, was recently named the NJCAA Region 8/FCSAA Softball Player of the Week.
Published: 04/28/16
Flea market to bring vintage style to Florida Strawberry Festival grounds

Flea market to bring vintage style to Florida Strawberry Festival grounds

PLANT CITY – “What’s old is new” will once again be the driving force behind a vintage flea market this weekend at the Florida Strawberry Festival grounds. The biannual flea market will run 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Sat...
Published: 04/28/16
Forecast: Warmer weekend ahead as drier air approaches

Forecast: Warmer weekend ahead as drier air approaches

An area of high pressure in the Atlantic will continue to keep moister air over Florida on Thursday, but it will dry out by Friday, allowing temperatures to increase a little.
Published: 04/27/16

Plant City church plans Friday ‘night of praise’ concert

PLANT CITY Guest singers and the choir at Allen Chapel AME Church will raise a joyful noise to the Lord at 7 p.m. Friday.
Published: 04/27/16
Strawberry Crest honors seniors who earned college through academics

Strawberry Crest honors seniors who earned college through academics

DOVER Strawberry Crest High seniors whose grades earned them admission to colleges from Florida to France took a bow Wednesday.
Published: 04/27/16

Plant City pizza shop celebrates milestone anniversary

PLANT CITY A pizza shop that doesn’t try to compete with the chains is celebrating a decade in business.
Published: 04/27/16

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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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Steve Otto

For more than four decades, Steve Otto has been the voice of Tampa Bay with his often hilarious and sometimes poignant view of life.

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