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What the L? Super Bowl simply isn’t the same without Roman numerals
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What the L? Super Bowl simply isn’t the same without Roman numerals

Roman numerals are out for this golden anniversary, one numeral in particular.
Published: 02/06/16
Cooler weather slows work on U.S. 19

Cooler weather slows work on U.S. 19

HUDSON — Dodging orange-striped barrels marking lane closures, motorists driving on U.S. 19 north of State Road 52 might see a roadside sign that construction will conclude by summer 2015.
Published: 02/06/16
$20 million Wesley Chapel ice complex taking shape

$20 million Wesley Chapel ice complex taking shape

WESLEY CHAPEL — Between meetings with investors, engineers and potential staff, Gordie Zimmerman makes it a point to drop by the construction site of the Florida Hospital Center Ice complex on Cypress Ridge Boulevard every day. ...
Published: 02/06/16
Port Redwing, wide-open land helping spur region’s rise

Port Redwing, wide-open land helping spur region’s rise

TAMPA — Double-digit population growth is expected south of State Road 60 by 2020, so government and private industry in Hillsborough County are moving to answer the challenge.
Published: 02/06/16
Polk K9, deputy track down armed robbery suspects

Polk K9, deputy track down armed robbery suspects

A Polk County sheriff’s K-9 earned his dog treats Friday when he tracked down armed robbery suspects in Winter Haven, then found the gun they discarded during their attempted escape.
Published: 02/06/16
Pasco deputies seek man for questioning in homicide

Pasco deputies seek man for questioning in homicide

Pasco County deputies are seeking a man for questioning in a Dade City homicide.
Published: 02/06/16
“Puppy Bowl’ highlights opening of new dog park in Dunedin

“Puppy Bowl’ highlights opening of new dog park in Dunedin

Paws were in full force Saturday with the opening of a community dog park near downtown Dunedin.
Published: 02/06/16
Shipbuilder succeeds with wider net, goes from yachts to military craft

Shipbuilder succeeds with wider net, goes from yachts to military craft

PINELLAS PARK — Pushing the throttle forward, Adrian Bishop guns the 44-foot boat to nearly 65 mph through the gently rolling waters of Tampa Bay.
Published: 02/06/16
Fans award Winston Pepsi Rookie of the Year honors

Fans award Winston Pepsi Rookie of the Year honors

TAMPA – Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winton’s rookie season began quite ominously, with Titans cornerback Coty Sensabaugh intercepting his first NFL pass and returning it 26 yards for a touchdown.
Published: 02/06/16

Senate seeks unanimous juries in death sentences

TALLAHASSEE — With executions indefinitely on hold in Florida, lawmakers hurriedly are considering legislation to address a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that struck down the state’s capital sentencing law as unconstitutional....
Published: 02/06/16