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McNugget makeover? McDonald’s tests ‘simpler’ recipe

McNugget makeover? McDonald’s tests ‘simpler’ recipe

NEW YORK — McDonald’s wants to take some of the mystery ingredients out of Chicken McNuggets.
Published: 04/27/16
Man going viral with video asking to use women’s restroom at St. Petersburg Target

Man going viral with video asking to use women’s restroom at St. Petersburg Target

A video posted online in response to Target’s new restroom policies is racking up millions of views and appears to have been recorded in St. Petersburg.
Published: 04/27/16
Rays' leaders want local businesses, fans to prove interest in team

Rays' leaders want local businesses, fans to prove interest in team

As the Rays look to build a new stadium, local businesses, corporations and fans need to show more support and to fill Tropicana Field more often, the team's leaders told a chamber of commerce luncheon.
Published: 04/26/16
Updated: 04/27/16
Hillsborough OKs developers'  fees for transportation improvements

Hillsborough OKs developers' fees for transportation improvements

New fees adopted Tuesday by Hillsborough County commissioners seemed acceptable to many developers while ensuring a guaranteed new source of money for transportation projects.
Published: 04/26/16
Updated: 04/27/16
Downtown Tampa will get Zipcar service, on-demand shuttle

Downtown Tampa will get Zipcar service, on-demand shuttle

TAMPA — Downtown residents, visitors and workers will soon have a couple of new ways to get around an area expected to soon be bursting with people and cars.
Published: 04/26/16
Updated: 04/27/16

Miami, Fort Lauderdale chambers of commerce may merge

The chambers of commerce in Miami and Fort Lauderdale are considering a merger to add more business clout.
Published: 04/26/16
Trinity Cafe opens second location to feed homeless, needy

Trinity Cafe opens second location to feed homeless, needy

TAMPA — In the hall of an East Busch Boulevard church Monday, there was such a thing as a free lunch.
Published: 04/25/16
Updated: 04/26/16
Hillsborough getting closer to reaching deal with Uber, Lyft

Hillsborough getting closer to reaching deal with Uber, Lyft

The chairman of Hillsborough County’s Public Transportation Commission said he’s ready to make concessions that will allow ride-share companies Uber and Lyft to operate here much like they do in other U.S. metro areas.
Published: 04/25/16
Updated: 04/26/16

Federal regulators approve Charter’s bid to buy Bright House, Time Warner Cable

NEW YORK — Federal regulators have approved Charter Communication’s bid to buy Time Warner Cable and create the country’s second-largest home Internet provider.
Published: 04/25/16

Emera U.S. CEO says TECO will focus on clean energy

TAMPA — TECO Energy has recently built an award-winning reclaimed water project at its Polk Power Station, shuttered a coal-fired plant in favor of a gas-fired plant, and built a 2-megawatt solar array at Tampa International Airport.
Published: 04/25/16