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Hillsborough program would provide new way to finance energy-efficiency upgrades

TAMPA — Hillsborough County is close to creating a new way for property owners to pay for upgrades to make their homes or businesses more energy efficient or hurricane resistant.
Published: 12/02/16
St. Petersburg program gives young girls someone to look up to: professional women

St. Petersburg program gives young girls someone to look up to: professional women

ST. PETERSBURG — Alyssa Bedard — or "Miss B" as the students she mentors call her — stood at the front of a community center room full of mostly middle schoolers.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Some from Tampa were shocked over Castro's rise

Some from Tampa were shocked over Castro's rise

During Fidel Castro's only visit to Tampa, the wife of a local journalist mistook him for a house painter and a college professor thought he was a "crackpot."
Published: 12/01/16
Updated: 12/03/16
Two men charged in death of woman whose car rolled into parking lot of Palm River McDonald's

Two men charged in death of woman whose car rolled into parking lot of Palm River McDonald's

TAMPA — She sold Avon and manicures, but Ivonne Rivera-Ramis also dealt in illegal prescription drugs, authorities say. She died of gunshot wounds on July 28, inflicted as she drove away from a sale.
Published: 12/01/16
Updated: 12/02/16
What's the next neighborhood poised to take off in Tampa Bay? How about West Tampa

What's the next neighborhood poised to take off in Tampa Bay? How about West Tampa

TAMPA
Published: 12/01/16
Updated: 12/02/16
Fennelly: Jim Leavitt proves he can still coach, but should he?

Fennelly: Jim Leavitt proves he can still coach, but should he?

The guy can coach.
Published: 12/01/16
Updated: 12/02/16
Find A Friend: BamBam, the Chi-Weenie

Find A Friend: BamBam, the Chi-Weenie

Remember Pebbles the Chi-Weenie? Meet her brother, BamBam. These cartoon characters are Chihuahua-Dachshund mixes and not yet 2 years old. They weigh just 12 pounds each but deliver an action-packed plot of fun and affection. Rescued from neglect, th...
Published: 12/01/16
Another dominant Plant defense with James Harrell back in fold

Another dominant Plant defense with James Harrell back in fold

TAMPA — When James Harrell left Jesuit High School in 2012 after three years as head coach, he knew he wasn't done with football.
Published: 12/01/16
Police arrest Tampa man in 2015 slaying of 18-year-old Lyfe Coleman

Police arrest Tampa man in 2015 slaying of 18-year-old Lyfe Coleman

TAMPA — In a year of alarming violence, 18-year-old Lyfe Coleman was the first to die.
Published: 12/01/16
Tampa gets TechHire designation from White House

Tampa gets TechHire designation from White House

President Barack Obama has named Tampa one of the country's designated TechHire Communities, indicating the city's Innovation District in the University of South Florida area has met White House standards for an innovation district and puts the commu...
Published: 12/01/16