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Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016

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NB ramp from Lois Avenue to I-275 opens in Tampa

Another milestone in the ongoing construction along Interstate-275 approaching downtown Tampa was completed today with the opening of the northbound ramp from Lois Avenue....
Updated: 7 hours ago
The Talker: 5 things on our radar today

The Talker: 5 things on our radar today

From the results of the New Hampshire presidential primary to renewed speculation about Steven Stamkos’ future with the Lightning, here are five things we’re talking about this morning what to look for around the Tampa Bay region.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Analysis: Trump proves GOP establishment can’t stop him

Analysis: Trump proves GOP establishment can’t stop him

CONCORD, N.H. — The current and former chiefs of the state Republican Party condemned him. New Hampshire’s only two Republican members of Congress refused to endorse him. The conservative owner of the state’s largest newspaper ca...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Sarasota Opera, director DeRenzi caps unique Verdi project

Sarasota Opera, director DeRenzi caps unique Verdi project

NEW YORK – When the curtain rises on Giuseppe Verdi’s “La Battaglia di Legnano” (“The Battle of Legnano”) in Sarasota later this month, it will cap an achievement as historic in its way as the military vict...
Updated: 8 hours ago
 Germany: No one missing in deadly train crash; cause sought

Germany: No one missing in deadly train crash; cause sought

BAD AIBLING, Germany – As emergency workers started removing the wreckage, German police said Wednesday they are no longer looking for a missing person in the head-on train crash that killed 10 people and injured dozens in southern Germany.
Updated: 8 hours ago

Deputies: Teen dies after accidental shooting by cousin on hoverboard

Authorities in Orlando say an 18-year-old with a gun lost his balance on a hoverboard and accidentally shot his 13-year-old cousin in the back of the head Sunday.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Steam atop World Trade Center confused for smoke; worries observers

Steam atop World Trade Center confused for smoke; worries observers

NEW YORK – A combination of steam and the lights atop 1 World Trade Center had some people concerned that smoke was rising from the tower.
Updated: 8 hours ago
 Iran plans to purchase Sukhoi-30 fighter jets from Russia

Iran plans to purchase Sukhoi-30 fighter jets from Russia

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran will sign a contract with Russia for the purchase of Sukhoi-30 fighter jets, Iran’s defense minister said Wednesday.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Tampa-area forecast: Another breezy, chilly day; colder overnight

Tampa-area forecast: Another breezy, chilly day; colder overnight

North-northwest winds will continue to bring cool, drier air in the Tampa area today, allowing skies to gradually clear, forecasters say.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Pro sports teams plan interactive experiences for Tampa fans

Pro sports teams plan interactive experiences for Tampa fans

TAMPA — Imagine a smart phone app that senses when you’re close to the ballpark or football stadium turnstile and brings up your admission ticket on the screen.
Updated: 5 hours ago