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Home Depot to fill 1,350 positions in Tampa area

Home Depot to fill 1,350 positions in Tampa area

Home Depot is accepting applications to fill about 1,350 positions in its 30 stores in the Tampa Bay area.
Published: 02/03/16
Longtime competitors Tribune, Times ink five-year printing partnership

Longtime competitors Tribune, Times ink five-year printing partnership

TAMPA – The Tampa Tribune, which will soon vacate its longtime headquarters and printing plant on the Hillsborough River, has formed a partnership with the Tampa Bay Times to print the Tribune and its related products.
Published: 02/02/16
Updated: 02/03/16
High school students land trade jobs at first Tampa fair

High school students land trade jobs at first Tampa fair

TAMPA — Anthony Comer walked in to Amalie Arena on Tuesday morning hoping for a fun way to skip class. He walked out with a potential new job.
Published: 02/02/16

Publix to open stores in its seventh state, Virginia

TAMPA — Publix Super Markets announced Tuesday that it has signed leases for two stores in Virginia, the seventh state into which the Lakeland-based grocer has expanded.
Published: 02/02/16
Seminoles plan new Tampa hotel tower with gambling expansion

Seminoles plan new Tampa hotel tower with gambling expansion

The Seminole Tribe would launch a $1.8 billion expansion of its Seminole Hard Rock casino complexes in Tampa and Hollywood if state lawmakers approve a gambling deal that allows the tribe to offer more types of games.
Published: 02/01/16

Bacardi protests renewal of Cuba’s rum trademark in the U.S.

CORAL GABLES – Bacardi wants to know more about a recent U.S. government decision allowing Cuba to sell its Havana Club rum in America when the U.S. trade embargo ends.
Published: 02/01/16
Free Uber rides in Chicago promote visits to sunny Pinellas County

Free Uber rides in Chicago promote visits to sunny Pinellas County

ST. PETERSBURG — Shivering Chicago residents can get free Uber rides in February along with a virtual blast of Central Florida sunshine and a chance to experience the real deal.
Published: 02/01/16
Airlines restore tiny perks, like pretzels, to pacify fliers in coach

Airlines restore tiny perks, like pretzels, to pacify fliers in coach

NEW YORK – After 15 years of near austerity, U.S. airlines are restoring some small perks for passengers crammed into coach.
Published: 02/01/16

Havana book fair offers glimpse into modern Cuba

TAMPA — With a population of 11 million living 90 miles from Florida and a literacy rate of nearly 100 percent, Cuba is a market ripe with opportunity for American authors, publishers and book distributors now that relations between the two na...
Published: 01/31/16
Updated: 02/01/16
ATM future not in the cards, but a cellphone call away

ATM future not in the cards, but a cellphone call away

NEW YORK — Soon, losing your ATM card won’t be the financial life-stopping event it used to be. Just don’t also lose your phone.
Published: 01/31/16