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Monday, Feb 08, 2016

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Tampa Bay outpaces other tourist destinations

TAMPA — Crediting strong growth in hotel occupancy and profitability, Visit Tampa Bay said Monday it outpaced its competitors around the nation in key industry benchmarks.
Updated: 25 minutes ago
Cheap road trip? Map shows everywhere you can go from Tampa for $50

Cheap road trip? Map shows everywhere you can go from Tampa for $50

Ever feel like you can’t afford to get away?
Updated: 2 hours ago
Insurance differences stall progress on ride-hail regulation

Insurance differences stall progress on ride-hail regulation

TALLAHASSEE – Mind the insurance gap.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Chipotle outlets  to close for four hours today for national staff meeting

Chipotle outlets to close for four hours today for national staff meeting

Chipotle plans to close all of its locations for four hours today because of a company-wide meeting over food safety.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Construction projects suffer from a shortage of skilled trades

Construction projects suffer from a shortage of skilled trades

TAMPA — There are more than a dozen high-rise or mid-rise residential projects on drawing boards in the downtown Tampa area. At least three more are in the works in downtown St. Petersburg.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Despite Tampa’s ties to Cuba, commercial flights are elusive

Despite Tampa’s ties to Cuba, commercial flights are elusive

As the first commercial flights to Cuba are announced in the coming months, Tampa is unlikely to make the list, aviation analysts say.
Published: 02/07/16
Achievers

Achievers

Myers named VP at All Children’ s Hospital
Published: 02/07/16
Port Redwing, wide-open land helping spur region’s rise

Port Redwing, wide-open land helping spur region’s rise

TAMPA — Double-digit population growth is expected south of State Road 60 by 2020, so government and private industry in Hillsborough County are moving to answer the challenge.
Published: 02/06/16
After career building racing engines, Tampa pioneer pulls out of fast lane

After career building racing engines, Tampa pioneer pulls out of fast lane

TAMPA — Drag racing roared to popularity after World War II in rural areas like those around Tampa, where young men toiled under hoods, then turned dark, isolated roads into car-lit speed tracks.
Published: 02/05/16
Updated: 02/06/16
Housing development planned on site of Tampa’s A La Carte Pavilion

Housing development planned on site of Tampa’s A La Carte Pavilion

TAMPA — Events at the A La Carte Pavilion over the past four decades have ranged from nose cracking boxing to enchanting wedding receptions to bone-dry corporate meetings. There have been velvety Krewe balls, baby showers, birthday parties and...
Published: 02/05/16
Updated: 02/06/16