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As tropics heat up, you might wonder: What the heck is an Invest 99L?

As tropics heat up, you might wonder: What the heck is an Invest 99L?

Before they’re worthy of names like Andrew and Katrina, before they become numbered tropical depressions, the blobs of wind and rain that might one day become hurricanes are branded with a designation that sounds more like a mutual fund than m...
Published: 08/25/16
Even as medical marijuana becomes more widespread, there’s little science to show it works

Even as medical marijuana becomes more widespread, there’s little science to show it works

More and more Americans are turning to marijuana to treat a range of conditions, hoping to shrink cancerous tumors, halt epileptic seizures or manage chronic pain.
Published: 08/25/16
Throwback Thursday: Local millennials remember Tampa’s ‘David D TV’

Throwback Thursday: Local millennials remember Tampa’s ‘David D TV’

Throwback Thursday: Local millennials remember Tampa’s ‘David D TV’
Published: 08/25/16
USF study suggests Tampa police with body cameras less likely to use force

USF study suggests Tampa police with body cameras less likely to use force

TAMPA — Tampa police officers who wear body cameras are less likely to use force than their counterparts who do not wear them, a University of South Florida study suggests.
Published: 08/25/16
Trump touts jobs and restoring law and order at Tampa rally

Trump touts jobs and restoring law and order at Tampa rally

Supporters of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in Tampa had their first chance to see in person the rebooted candidate during his stop Wednesday at the Florida State Fairgrounds.
Published: 08/24/16
Forecasters predict system could turn into Tropical Storm Hermine, hit Florida

Forecasters predict system could turn into Tropical Storm Hermine, hit Florida

Meteorologists across Florida were watching weather patterns closely on Wednesday as hurricane hunters flew into a developing system that forecasters say could turn into a tropical storm this week.
Published: 08/24/16
Home prices rise again around Tampa Bay as supply remains tight

Home prices rise again around Tampa Bay as supply remains tight

Sorry, Tampa Bay home buyers — prices are still shooting up.
Published: 08/24/16
Jeff Vinik says transportation improvements key to luring major companies

Jeff Vinik says transportation improvements key to luring major companies

A congested road system is the biggest obstacle Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik and his real estate team must overcome as they try to lure potential companies to downtown Tampa.
Published: 08/24/16
Monsignor Laurence Higgins, who built a parish and helped build Tampa, dies at 87

Monsignor Laurence Higgins, who built a parish and helped build Tampa, dies at 87

TAMPA — Monsignor Laurence Higgins, the charming Irish priest who was a confidant of Tampa’s power elite in politics, business and professional sports, died Wednesday. He was 87.
Published: 08/24/16
South Tampa institution returns as Goody Goody opens in Hyde Park Village

South Tampa institution returns as Goody Goody opens in Hyde Park Village

TAMPA — Goody Goody is officially back in business.
Published: 08/23/16
Updated: 08/24/16