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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.
Updated: 7 hours ago
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.
Updated: 8 hours ago
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.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Bucs kicker Roberto Aguayo’s struggles deepen

Bucs kicker Roberto Aguayo’s struggles deepen

TAMPA — Over the past 12 days, the escalating struggles of rookie kicker Roberto Aguayo have become the biggest story of Bucs training camp.
Published: 08/23/16
Florida Hospital, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital team up to expand pediatric care

Florida Hospital, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital team up to expand pediatric care

TAMPA — Two of the biggest names in Tampa Bay medicine have joined to provide access to high-quality pediatric care in Hillsborough and Pasco counties.
Published: 08/23/16
A city-only transportation referendum? House candidates in South Tampa are all over the map

A city-only transportation referendum? House candidates in South Tampa are all over the map

TAMPA — For most of the years he’s been mayor, Bob Buckhorn’s wish list for the Florida Legislature consistently has included one thing: The chance for the city of Tampa to hold its own transportation sales tax referendum.
Published: 08/23/16
Gov. Rick Scott confirms locally transmitted Zika virus case in Pinellas County

Gov. Rick Scott confirms locally transmitted Zika virus case in Pinellas County

CLEARWATER — Gov. Rick Scott announced Tuesday that a locally transmitted case of Zika virus has been confirmed in Pinellas County.
Published: 08/23/16