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Tampa council takes steps to give itself auditing authority

Tampa council takes steps to give itself auditing authority

TAMPA — A clash between Tampa City Council and Mayor Bob Buckhorn over who can request audits of city departments could be decided by city voters.
Published: 04/28/16
Rays Dickerson striking balance between hitting and slugging

Rays Dickerson striking balance between hitting and slugging

ST. PETERSBURG — Three swings Tuesday afternoon produced three mighty blasts. One sent the baseball with a bang beyond the center-field fence and into the garage door in the front of the batter’s eye, the next splashed down in the touch...
Published: 04/28/16
‘The Maids’ means to spark debate among Straz Center audiences

‘The Maids’ means to spark debate among Straz Center audiences

Jean Genet’s play “The Maids,” released in 1947, was inspired by a famed French murder trial of two sisters who killed two women, their employer and her daughter, while working as maids in the early 1930s.
Published: 04/28/16
FAA investigating Allegiant Air after high-profile incidents

FAA investigating Allegiant Air after high-profile incidents

TAMPA — The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating Allegiant Air, the carrier that has experienced repeated mechanical problems and emergency landings and operates more than 100 flights a week out of St. Petersburg-Clearwater Interna...
Published: 04/28/16
Winter Haven man facing child porn, drug charges after raid

Winter Haven man facing child porn, drug charges after raid

A 35-year-old Winter Haven man is facing child pornography and drug charges after his arrest Wednesday, police said. Four other people in the home are also facing drug charges.
Published: 04/28/16
Woman sought in Dade City stabbing

Woman sought in Dade City stabbing

A warrant has been issued for a woman in a stabbing early Wednesday in Dade City, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 04/28/16
Police, community help homeless man return home

Police, community help homeless man return home

Tampa police, a local dentist and several charities teamed up to help a homeless man get needed dental surgery and return home.
Published: 04/28/16
Best Bets: Fun things to do this week in Tampa Bay area

Best Bets: Fun things to do this week in Tampa Bay area

Not sure what to do this week? Don’t worry. Here are our editors’ picks for things to do in the Tampa area, from so much mac and cheese at RiverFest to a screening of “Purple Rain” to honor Prince.
Published: 04/28/16
Riverview couple arrested after standoff, deputies say

Riverview couple arrested after standoff, deputies say

A Riverview couple was arrested after a standoff with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team and crisis negotiators on Wednesday, the sheriff’s office said.
Published: 04/28/16
Tampa native BK Jackson talks about touring with Prince

Tampa native BK Jackson talks about touring with Prince

It’s been one week since the world lost pop icon Prince.
Published: 04/28/16