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Riverhills Elementary a top 6 magnet school

Riverhills Elementary a top 6 magnet school

TEMPLE TERRACE — Diana Favata remembers back to only a few years ago when Riverhills Elementary was a struggling school. The students’ annual state test scores ranked near the bottom among Hillsborough County’s public schools....
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Learning to live with change

In the process of growing up and reaching senior-hood, I have lost many things – innocence, weight, hair, sometimes patience and memories – to name just some of what has seemed to slowly evaporate from my life. And I know from speaking ...
Updated one month ago
Saying goodbye to recipe clutter, dull knives

Saying goodbye to recipe clutter, dull knives

Last week I did two things I’ve put off doing for a long, long time. They’re the kind of things you know need attention but you keep putting off ad nauseam. Call the job a spring cleaning of sorts.
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Images released of suspect in Macy’s theft attempt at University Mall

Images released of suspect in Macy’s theft attempt at University Mall

Detectives released surveillance images Monday of a woman who tried to steal items stuffed in a purse from the Macy’s at Tampa’s University Mall last month, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
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Tampa woman, 19, killed when car hits tree in Thonotosassa

A 19-year-old woman in the backseat of a car was killed when the driver failed to negotiate a curve and the vehicle hit a tree early Sunday, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
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Three dive into New Tampa pond to rescue woman from submerged car

Three dive into New Tampa pond to rescue woman from submerged car

When Shane Mitchell saw a woman drive into a pond in New Tampa he knew he had to do something. Mitchell and two others dove into the water at Meadow Pine Drive and New Tampa Boulevard just after 8 a.m. and pulled Marla Zick from the submerged vehicle.
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Veterans group promotes fishing to improve health

Veterans group promotes fishing to improve health

TAMPA — When Gian Di Bella left the Navy after serving 10 years as an enlisted aircrew member, he took off for the tropical backcountry of Puerto Rico. Living closer to the land and sea gave him a new perspective and a new skill set....
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Yankees recognize HOPE that local charity gives to youngsters

Yankees recognize HOPE that local charity gives to youngsters

The New York Yankees began their spring training season in Tampa a few weeks ago. Now they’ve also kicked off a major annual outreach program by recognizing a charity in the Tampa Bay area.
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Music-themed Temple Terrace relay will also honor veterans

Music-themed Temple Terrace relay will also honor veterans

TEMPLE TERRACE — Relay for Life has been part of Gillian Finklea’s life for more than a decade.
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New Tampa Junior  Woman’s Club sets Topgolf charity event

New Tampa Junior Woman’s Club sets Topgolf charity event

NEW TAMPA — Avid golfers, occasional golfers and non-golfers alike are promised a night of pure fun with family, friends and acquaintances if they take part in the New Tampa Junior Woman’s Club annual charity fundraiser....
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