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Here's more proof that Hillsborough is where transportation ideas go to die

Here's more proof that Hillsborough is where transportation ideas go to die

I am absolutely convinced there is a vast, endless warehouse somewhere in Hillsborough County similar to the final scene in the Indiana Jones movie Raiders of the Lost Ark that is filled to capacity with decades of blueprints, studies, reports, analy...
Updated: 10 hours ago
CEOs of Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan are worth $261 million more since the election

CEOs of Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan are worth $261 million more since the election

CEOs at the country's largest publicly traded companies may not have been big supporters of Donald Trump during his campaign. But in the three months since the election, many are surely happy to see that the value of their personal holdings of compan...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Survey: car and truck reliability hurt by tech glitches

Survey: car and truck reliability hurt by tech glitches

DETROIT — Technology glitches including Bluetooth phone pairing and misunderstood voice commands put a dent in car and truck reliability scores in a major survey of automobile owners. Lexus and Porsche tied for the top spot, leading all brands ...
Updated: 12 hours ago

Hillsborough college notebook: Teen camps coming to HCC, sports conference to USF

Sign up now for teen summer camps at HCCRegistration is open for a broad lineup of kids' college and teen summer camps at Hillsborough Community College. The college's Institute for Corporate and Continuing Education presents a range of affordable ca...
Published: 02/22/17
Find A Friend: Rock, the boxer

Find A Friend: Rock, the boxer

Are you a fan of silly, sensitive, stubborn, wiggle-butt boys known for puppy behavior into their senior years? Are you looking for a soul-mate who shares the theme song, My Way? Marvelous. Florida Boxer Angels has your date with destiny: meet Rock, ...
Published: 02/22/17

District recognizes LEAD winners

PLANT CITY — Hillsborough County School District partnered with the Plant City Black Heritage Organization to recognize the winners of its annual Learn, Empower, Advocate, Dream (LEAD) student contest in recognition of Black History Month.The d...
Published: 02/22/17
Former British brigadier still puts his 'trust' in military service

Former British brigadier still puts his 'trust' in military service

SUN CITY CENTER — From a childhood spent traveling the world to serving in the British Royal Marines for 31 years to engaging in a number of military groups as a retired Sun City Center resident, Brigadier Colin Howgill has always found himself...
Published: 02/22/17
Local YMCA recognizes service of Volunteers of the Year

Local YMCA recognizes service of Volunteers of the Year

Larry Eaton, Michelle Smith, Robert Lindsey and Mike Hurlburt represent what is best about the YMCA, especially when it comes to the nonprofit's facilities in the SouthShore and Brandon area.Officials honored the four as YMCA Volunteers of the Year d...
Published: 02/22/17
Second body and wreckage of missing Brooksville plane found off Cedar Key

Second body and wreckage of missing Brooksville plane found off Cedar Key

A second body, along with the wreckage of a Brooksville plane that went missing last week, was recovered off the coast of Cedar Key on Sunday.Sea Tow and Florida Air Recovery, working with the Levy County Sheriff's Office, located the wreckage in 10...
Published: 02/22/17
Pesticide meeting highlights ties between Forest Hills, Babe Zaharias Golf Course

Pesticide meeting highlights ties between Forest Hills, Babe Zaharias Golf Course

TAMPA — The Tampa Sports Authority is still considering whether it will fumigate Babe Zaharias Golf Course with a controversial pesticide but it's running out of time and options.That's the message Forest Hills residents heard Tuesday night fro...
Published: 02/22/17