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Don’t read much into military service of police shooters, those who work with veterans say

Don’t read much into military service of police shooters, those who work with veterans say

Local experts who deal with troubled veterans caution against drawing conclusions from the military service of the men who carried out the deadly ambushes of police in Dallas and Baton Rouge.
Published: 07/20/16
Dean sees bright present and future for USF’s medical school

Dean sees bright present and future for USF’s medical school

Much has changed at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine since Dr. Charles Lockwood took over as dean two years ago.
Published: 07/20/16
Could Courtney Campbell electrocution have been prevented?

Could Courtney Campbell electrocution have been prevented?

TAMPA — When a thin, gray wire fell from a pole along the Courtney Campbell Causeway last week, a life-or-death countdown began.
Published: 07/19/16
Updated: 07/20/16
Pinellas identifies 10 potential stadium sites for Tampa Bay Rays

Pinellas identifies 10 potential stadium sites for Tampa Bay Rays

The saga over where to build a new stadium for the Tampa Bay Rays grew murkier Tuesday as Pinellas County unveiled a list with 10 possible sites that officials hope could keep the team from crossing the bay.
Published: 07/19/16
Updated: 07/20/16
Bucs players strike a pose, tackle yoga

Bucs players strike a pose, tackle yoga

TAMPA — Robert Ayers and Noah Spence, the oldest and youngest of the Bucs’ defensive ends, are lined up a few feet apart, each in a decidedly nontraditional three-point stance.
Published: 07/19/16
St. Pete to Tampa ferry pilot program up for final approval this week

St. Pete to Tampa ferry pilot program up for final approval this week

TAMPA — A proposed ferry route between St. Petersburg and Tampa that will begin operation this fall needs final approval, and quickly, from Hillsborough County commissioners and Tampa City Council.
Published: 07/19/16
Nonprofit admits more children in state care were forced to sleep in offices than previously acknowledged

Nonprofit admits more children in state care were forced to sleep in offices than previously acknowledged

TAMPA — Child-care advocates were alarmed to learn this month that more than a dozen children in the care of the state were recently forced to sleep in a Tampa office and teen center because there were no other available beds.
Published: 07/19/16
Bloomin’ Brands testing delivery at Tampa Bay Outback and Carrabba’s restaurants

Bloomin’ Brands testing delivery at Tampa Bay Outback and Carrabba’s restaurants

Tampa-based Bloomin’ Brands is the latest company to get behind the online ordering and delivery trend by testing food delivery at some Tampa Bay area Carrabba’s Italian Grill and Outback Steakhouse locations.
Published: 07/19/16
Tampa Bay’s black officers caught in middle of national debate over police and race

Tampa Bay’s black officers caught in middle of national debate over police and race

St. Petersburg Police Chief Tony Holloway lost friends when he decided to become a cop.
Published: 07/19/16
Amalie Arena getting a free ‘beach’ made of opaque balls; no sunscreen required

Amalie Arena getting a free ‘beach’ made of opaque balls; no sunscreen required

TAMPA — Imagine a simulated ocean of translucent bubbles crashing onto a white turf carpet beach inside Amalie Arena.
Published: 07/19/16