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Identifying fallen U.S. soldiers carries a high emotional cost

Identifying fallen U.S. soldiers carries a high emotional cost

The quiet pace of working at Dover Port Mortuary ended for John Harper when hijackers crashed a Boeing 757 passenger jet into the Pentagon on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
Published: 05/30/16
Silver Airways has big plans for growth in and beyond Tampa

Silver Airways has big plans for growth in and beyond Tampa

Silver Airways became the only air carrier to offer nonstop flights from Tampa to Nassau last week.
Published: 05/30/16
Weekend tragedy illustrates danger on busy waters

Weekend tragedy illustrates danger on busy waters

ST. PETERSBURG — Memorial Day weekend was just kicking off Friday night when, authorities said, a motorboat cut through Bayboro Harbor, hitting another vessel before it rammed into the seawall and spun out of control.
Published: 05/30/16
Memorial Day weekend, parties, memorials, parades and more

Memorial Day weekend, parties, memorials, parades and more

Have you made your Memorial Day weekend plans? Here are a few suggestions.
Published: 05/27/16
Tampa Bay bars have trouble holding their bourbon thanks to ‘Mad Men,’ barrel shortage

Tampa Bay bars have trouble holding their bourbon thanks to ‘Mad Men,’ barrel shortage

TAMPA — It was called the Mad Men effect.
Published: 05/27/16
Carlton: Ex-top cop Jane Castor as Tampa’s next mayor? It could happen

Carlton: Ex-top cop Jane Castor as Tampa’s next mayor? It could happen

Just before Jane Castor retired as Tampa police chief last year, I asked her about what had to be the most ridiculous rumor going: Castor would one day run for mayor of the city where she was a cop for 31 years.
Published: 05/27/16
Jones: Lightning falls just short of goal

Jones: Lightning falls just short of goal

PITTSBURGH — One year ago, the Lightning sat in its locker room at Chicago’s United Center, crestfallen over losing in the Stanley Cup final. Players vowed to remember that pain and use it as fuel to get back to this year’s Stanl...
Published: 05/27/16
Hillsborough’s first Dickey’s Barbecue Pit restaurant opens

Hillsborough’s first Dickey’s Barbecue Pit restaurant opens

RIVERVIEW — Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, a Dallas barbecue chain that is the largest in the nation, has opened its first location in Hillsborough County.
Published: 05/26/16
Court documents: FSU student accused of murdering parents had difficult relationship with mother

Court documents: FSU student accused of murdering parents had difficult relationship with mother

TAMPA — The young woman on the other side of the glass smiled. Her anxiety was gone, she told her brother. She was eating well and sleeping soundly.
Published: 05/26/16
Romano: Banning a book is the real obscenity in this case

Romano: Banning a book is the real obscenity in this case

I just finished reading The Perks of Being a Wallflower, and I’m offended.
Published: 05/26/16