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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.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Achievers

Achievers

Myers named VP at All Children’ s Hospital
Updated: 9 hours ago
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.
Updated: 9 hours ago
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.
Updated: 9 hours ago
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
Gun seizures on rise at Tampa airport, officials say

Gun seizures on rise at Tampa airport, officials say

TAMPA — Gun confiscations at Tampa International Airport security check points were up significantly in January, and if the numbers stay that high, the airport could become among the top three in the nation for firearms seizures....
Published: 02/05/16
Updated: 02/06/16
USF looks to train a workforce for a new age of manufacturing

USF looks to train a workforce for a new age of manufacturing

TAMPA — Today’s manufacturing, with all of its science and high-tech gadgetry, melds nicely with universities that pump out physicists, chemists and material scientists.
Published: 02/05/16

New Tampa Realtors leader coming from Treasure Coast

TAMPA — Dennis MacDonald has been named the new chief executive officer for the Greater Tampa Association of Realtors.
Published: 02/05/16
U.S. added just 151,000 jobs in January; unemployment at 4.9%

U.S. added just 151,000 jobs in January; unemployment at 4.9%

WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from recent months but still a sign of a solid job market. Employers raised pay, more people felt confident enough to look for work and the unemployment rate dipped to 4....
Published: 02/05/16
Company’s decision to rehab Carver City homes revitalizing neighborhood

Company’s decision to rehab Carver City homes revitalizing neighborhood

TAMPA — Run-down neighborhoods near bustling urban centers like the West Shore Business District can only stay run-down for so long, especially now that millennials and those involved in the new world economy are eager to live closer to work....
Published: 02/05/16