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Trump touts jobs and restoring law and order at Tampa rally

Trump touts jobs and restoring law and order at Tampa rally

Supporters of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in Tampa had their first chance to see in person the rebooted candidate during his stop Wednesday at the Florida State Fairgrounds.
Published: 08/24/16
Forecasters predict system could turn into Tropical Storm Hermine, hit Florida

Forecasters predict system could turn into Tropical Storm Hermine, hit Florida

Meteorologists across Florida were watching weather patterns closely on Wednesday as hurricane hunters flew into a developing system that forecasters say could turn into a tropical storm this week.
Published: 08/24/16
Home prices rise again around Tampa Bay as supply remains tight

Home prices rise again around Tampa Bay as supply remains tight

Sorry, Tampa Bay home buyers — prices are still shooting up.
Published: 08/24/16
Jeff Vinik says transportation improvements key to luring major companies

Jeff Vinik says transportation improvements key to luring major companies

A congested road system is the biggest obstacle Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik and his real estate team must overcome as they try to lure potential companies to downtown Tampa.
Published: 08/24/16
Monsignor Laurence Higgins, who built a parish and helped build Tampa, dies at 87

Monsignor Laurence Higgins, who built a parish and helped build Tampa, dies at 87

TAMPA — Monsignor Laurence Higgins, the charming Irish priest who was a confidant of Tampa’s power elite in politics, business and professional sports, died Wednesday. He was 87.
Published: 08/24/16
South Tampa institution returns as Goody Goody opens in Hyde Park Village

South Tampa institution returns as Goody Goody opens in Hyde Park Village

TAMPA — Goody Goody is officially back in business.
Published: 08/23/16
Updated: 08/24/16
Bucs kicker Roberto Aguayo’s struggles deepen

Bucs kicker Roberto Aguayo’s struggles deepen

TAMPA — Over the past 12 days, the escalating struggles of rookie kicker Roberto Aguayo have become the biggest story of Bucs training camp.
Published: 08/23/16
A city-only transportation referendum? House candidates in South Tampa are all over the map

A city-only transportation referendum? House candidates in South Tampa are all over the map

TAMPA — For most of the years he’s been mayor, Bob Buckhorn’s wish list for the Florida Legislature consistently has included one thing: The chance for the city of Tampa to hold its own transportation sales tax referendum.
Published: 08/23/16
Discipline an ongoing theme of Jim McElwain’s UF regime

Discipline an ongoing theme of Jim McElwain’s UF regime

GAINESVILLE — When coach Jim McElwain took over at Florida, he mentioned the importance of discipline in his first address to his new team.
Published: 08/23/16
Mettler Toledo scale company building $30 million plant in Pasco, bringing 500 jobs

Mettler Toledo scale company building $30 million plant in Pasco, bringing 500 jobs

NEW PORT RICHEY — Mettler Toledo, an international supplier of precision scales and instruments for laboratory, food-retailing and other industrial uses, is relocating its operations from Hillsborough County to a new $30 million manufacturing ...
Published: 08/23/16