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Sunday, Feb 14, 2016

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Police investigating near drowning of Clearwater toddler

Pinellas County Sheriff detectives are investigating a near drowning that happened Saturday evening at the home of a Clearwater toddler.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Former general makes a case for sparing Guantanamo

Former general makes a case for sparing Guantanamo

Sitting in the office of his Bayshore Boulevard home, Jay Hood holds a picture of five bearded men — all Taliban leaders taken off the battlefields of Afghanistan and detained at Guantanamo Bay until they were swapped for an Army sergeant who walked away from his post.
Published: 02/14/16
COLUMN

Trump on the stump is like having a few beers with the guys

Donald Trump’s rally Friday night at the Sun Dome started about 40 minutes late. That’s because by the scheduled 7 p.m. start time, there were maybe a couple of thousand people still waiting to pass through tight security so they could ...
Published: 02/14/16
Castor among U.S. leaders headed for Cuba to talk business

Castor among U.S. leaders headed for Cuba to talk business

TAMPA – During a trip to Cuba with other members of Congress, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor plans to discuss with Cuban officials and business leaders how economic changes are progressing as the country’s antagonistic relationship with the Uni...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Go Hillsborough answers city’s call for mass transit

Go Hillsborough answers city’s call for mass transit

People living in and around the city gave planners a different message than the rest of Hillsborough County did during workshops last year on how to improve the county’s transportation system: Mass transit is the region’s greatest need.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Fun after dark at the Krewe of Sant’ Yago Knight Parade

Fun after dark at the Krewe of Sant’ Yago Knight Parade

Another highly-anticipated Gasparilla season event, the Krewe of Sant’ Yago Night Parade, rolled, marched and strutted through Ybor City on Saturday.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Tweet and meet: Lightning love story started online

Tweet and meet: Lightning love story started online

TAMPA — Welcome to a modern-day fairy tale romance.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Man found dead in North Tampa; two sought for questioning

Man found dead in North Tampa; two sought for questioning

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office want to speak to two men about a homicide Saturday in the 2900 block of Sycamore Court in Tampa.
Updated: 12 hours ago

Hillsborough superintendent casts critical eye on hires

TAMPA — Hillsborough’s school superintendent is reviewing what skills he should require when hiring his future top leaders, in part to save money now spent for on-the-job training and department audits.
Published: 02/13/16
It’s Hockey Day in Tampa Bay

It’s Hockey Day in Tampa Bay

The Tampa Bay Lightning hosted Hockey Day in Tampa Bay on Saturday at Amalie Arena, with players of all ages and skill levels participating.
Published: 02/13/16