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Bright House Networks announces regional business awards

Bright House Networks and the chambers of commerce of Hillsborough, Pinellas, Polk, Pasco, Hernando, Citrus, Manatee and Sarasota counties announced the winners in the third annual Regional Business Awards — Tampa Bay Area.
Published: 02/12/16
Ohio Art sells Etch A Sketch to Toronto toy firm

Ohio Art sells Etch A Sketch to Toronto toy firm

BRYAN, Ohio — The Ohio company that has produced or owned the Etch A Sketch for more than five decades has sold the classic toy to a Toronto-based toy firm.
Published: 02/12/16
South Tampa residents say airport traffic noise keeps getting worse

South Tampa residents say airport traffic noise keeps getting worse

TAMPA — Airplane traffic buzzing over John Few’s waterfront home in Beach Park has him fuming.
Published: 02/11/16
Updated: 02/12/16
Tampa airport, Tampa Electric unveil solar energy project

Tampa airport, Tampa Electric unveil solar energy project

TAMPA — Tampa International Airport and Tampa Electric today unveiled a canopy of solar panels on the top floor of the airport’s south Economy Parking Garage – which provides solar energy to Tampa Electric’s customers and ...
Published: 02/11/16
Construction to start on downtown Tampa apartment, retail tower

Construction to start on downtown Tampa apartment, retail tower

TAMPA — The lofty expectations for downtown Tampa residential construction are beginning to meet reality, with developers and city officials celebrating this morning the groundbreaking for a 23-story apartment tower in the North Franklin neigh...
Published: 02/11/16

Winn-Dixie closes store on Bearss Avenue in Tampa

Southeastern Grocers, parent of Winn-Dixie, BI-LO and Harveys grocery stores, has closed the Winn-Dixie in the Skipper Palms shopping center, 2540 Bearss Ave., Tampa.
Published: 02/11/16
Tampa area home sales end 2015 with strong gains

Tampa area home sales end 2015 with strong gains

TAMPA — Home sales in the Tampa metro area ended on a strong note in 2015, up 16 percent year over year, beating the state figure of 12.4 percent.
Published: 02/10/16
Burger King’s next conquest: Hot dog king

Burger King’s next conquest: Hot dog king

NEW YORK — Burger King is looking for a new crown: Hot Dog King.
Published: 02/10/16

Carrollwood couple sues over neighbor’s renovations that block lake views

A Carrollwood couple, who says their view of Lake Carroll was partially blocked by an illegally permitted home, is suing Hillsborough County for allowing the house to be built.
Published: 02/09/16
Fernando Noriega, son and champion of Ybor City, dead at 81

Fernando Noriega, son and champion of Ybor City, dead at 81

TAMPA — A tour of Ybor City with Fernando Noriega revealed there was hardly a red brick to which the native son couldn’t claim a connection.
Published: 02/09/16