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Tampa welcomes two new ways to get around downtown

Tampa welcomes two new ways to get around downtown

TAMPA — Downtown Tampa residents, workers and visitors have a couple of more reasons to leave the car in the garage. If they need a car at all.
Published: 04/27/16
Amazon offers one-hour delivery service for Prime Now members

Amazon offers one-hour delivery service for Prime Now members

TAMPA — If that same-day delivery option that Amazon Prime began offering last year just wasn’t fast enough for you, rejoice — the online retailer is picking up the pace.
Published: 04/27/16
Putnam: Inspection programs for fresh produce inadequately funded

Putnam: Inspection programs for fresh produce inadequately funded

TAMPA — Florida is prepared to allow the import of some foreign produce into the state but the federal government needs the best technology possible to detect any danger coming with it, said Adam Putnam, Florida’s commissioner of Agricu...
Published: 04/27/16
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