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Tampa business helps owners cope with loss of a pet

Tampa business helps owners cope with loss of a pet

Anyone who has lost a pet knows what a difficult time it can be. Now, there is a new facility that helps pet owners with every aspect of losing a pet.
Published: 08/19/16
USF students petition Busch Gardens to restore discount admission

USF students petition Busch Gardens to restore discount admission

TAMPA — Busch Gardens is canceling its discount admission for students at the University of South Florida, blaming a lack of interest in the half-off, $50 pass good for the academic year.
Published: 08/19/16
Big changes afoot as new leader takes over Salvation Army in Tampa area

Big changes afoot as new leader takes over Salvation Army in Tampa area

Walking around the Salvation Army’s Tampa headquarters, new area commander Andy Miller III balances a tray of pastries with one hand so he can shake hands with volunteers and “guests,” the army’s term for people who stay a...
Published: 08/18/16
See what it’s like to operate one of the 300-foot tall cranes at Port Tampa Bay

See what it’s like to operate one of the 300-foot tall cranes at Port Tampa Bay

TAMPA — If you can play a video game, you can operate one of the two $24 million cranes at Port Tampa Bay.
Published: 08/17/16
Led by PayKings, 73 Tampa Bay firms make 2016 Inc. 5000 list of fastest growers

Led by PayKings, 73 Tampa Bay firms make 2016 Inc. 5000 list of fastest growers

A 5-year-old Apollo Beach credit card processing firm called PayKings racked up a dazzling 7,905 percent growth rate, landing it as the 22nd fastest growing company in the country and tops in the Tampa Bay market, according to a newly released 2016 I...
Published: 08/17/16
Google Fiber’s plan for high-speed internet service in Tampa is on hold

Google Fiber’s plan for high-speed internet service in Tampa is on hold

TAMPA — The city is in a “holding pattern” on the highly-touted Google Fiber project after the company said it is rethinking its high-speed internet and TV business.
Published: 08/16/16
Greybeard the Business Pirate tries to hook Tampa business travelers in marketing video

Greybeard the Business Pirate tries to hook Tampa business travelers in marketing video

Tampa is on pace to more than double the number of convention visitors it had last year, the county’s tourism agency said Monday.
Published: 08/16/16
Tampa hotel one of 20 where hackers may have collected customers’ data

Tampa hotel one of 20 where hackers may have collected customers’ data

Hyatt, Sheraton, Marriott and Westin hotels in 10 states and the District of Columbia may have been targeted by hackers for months.
Published: 08/16/16
It’s a terrible summer for termites in the Tampa Bay area and exterminators can’t keep up

It’s a terrible summer for termites in the Tampa Bay area and exterminators can’t keep up

If you see piles of the tiny pellets along the baseboards or window sills that are the telltale signs of a drywood termite infestation, be patient.
Published: 08/16/16

Florida Hospital drops its offer in Temple Terrace

TEMPLE TERRACE — Florida Hospital, one of two companies that planned to make pitches Monday to be the anchor of Downtown Temple Terrace, has withdrawn its proposal.
Published: 08/15/16