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Opinion: New resource center shows Hillsborough’s commitment to its many veterans

More veterans call Hillsborough home than any county in Florida except Duval County, both hosts to major military installations. With 95,667 veterans, according to the latest numbers from the Veterans Administration, Hillsborough is No. 18 among all ...
Published: 09/24/16
Recruiting specialist Velocity Resource Group moving its headquarters from Chicago to Tampa

Recruiting specialist Velocity Resource Group moving its headquarters from Chicago to Tampa

Velocity Resource Group, a recruiter specializing in resume mining and candidate qualification, is pulling up stakes at its Illinois headquarters to relocate to Tampa.
Published: 09/24/16
How do you transform a downtown like Tampa’s that has such little history?

How do you transform a downtown like Tampa’s that has such little history?

It’s one thing to decide which building goes where when mapping out a new $3 billion district for downtown Tampa. But it’s another challenge entirely to create a sense of place and identity that has been lacking in downtown Tampa for de...
Published: 09/24/16
Tampa WW2 veteran honored by French with Legion of Honor

Tampa WW2 veteran honored by French with Legion of Honor

Leonard Stevens was the pilot of a wooden glider that crash- landed near the town of Marseille.
Published: 09/24/16
Clinton’s challenge with young voters easy to find at USF

Clinton’s challenge with young voters easy to find at USF

TAMPA — “I need you,” Hillary Clinton humbly declared, a stage behind her filled with a diverse group of college students.
Published: 09/23/16
What to expect at this weekend’s Tampa Bay Boat Show as boating industry thrives

What to expect at this weekend’s Tampa Bay Boat Show as boating industry thrives

The annual Tampa Bay Boat Show is back, with dealers and manufacturers plugging the latest in boating culture.
Published: 09/23/16
Amid cancer research push, Tampa’s Moffitt Cancer Center earns top national designation

Amid cancer research push, Tampa’s Moffitt Cancer Center earns top national designation

TAMPA — Moffitt Cancer Center has once again been awarded the National Cancer Institute’s top title, Moffitt officials announced Thursday.
Published: 09/23/16
Simple trip revives memories of Brandon’s past

Simple trip revives memories of Brandon’s past

Everything I’m about to write is true to my memory, even the part about my sister riding her horse bareback on Kings Avenue across State Road 60 in the middle of “rush hour” traffic.
Published: 09/23/16

Hooper: A kiosk never smiles back

I spend a lot of time in Starbucks and Panera Bread and various other establishments where the caffeine is strong and the Wi-Fi is good.
Published: 09/23/16
History: How Port Tampa vs. port of Tampa came to be

History: How Port Tampa vs. port of Tampa came to be

The Tampa Bay area’s port system, under the umbrella of Port Tampa Bay, handles between 30 million and 40 million tons of cargo every year — almost one-third of all cargo coming in and out of Florida.
Published: 09/23/16