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Thursday, Feb 11, 2016

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Former Temple Terrace mayor played key role in area’s growth

Former Temple Terrace mayor played key role in area’s growth

TEMPLE TERRACE — When Beth Bosserman met and subsequently married Gerry Curts nearly eight years ago, her newfound friendship with and admiration for George W. Fee came with the deal.
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Young woman from Williams Middle Magnet is Teacher of the Year finalist

Young woman from Williams Middle Magnet is Teacher of the Year finalist

TAMPA — When Williams Middle Magnet seventh-grader Aarush Prasad looks back to his sixth-grade year at the school, there is one educator he remembers as a standout.
Updated one month ago

Public invited to Partnership Coalition

UNIVERSITY AREA — On Thursday, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., the University Area CDC Partnership Coalition will hold its first-quarter gathering at the University Area CDC Community Center, 14013 N. 22nd St. The public is invited....
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Show highlights vintage postcard art

Show highlights vintage postcard art

Long before email and social media, postcards provided a way to keep in touch with brief messages written on the back of images illustrating everything from exotic vacation spots to kittens.
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What we can learn from one another at all ages

She was a beautiful young woman in a black and white bikini when she approached me at the children’s swimming pool. We were on a vacation cruise with family, and I was watching our two granddaughters play in the water.
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Rain barrels save water, plants and frustration

Rain barrels save water, plants and frustration

Everyone who lives in Hillsborough County can take a class at the extension office and be given one, free rain barrel per family to take home. The classes are offered monthly, but you must call and register at (813) 744-5519 because the class size is...
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It’s time for tax filing, beware the scams

It’s time for tax filing, beware the scams

APOLLO BEACH – Tax season has officially started, and local officials are warning area residents to be wary of predators wanting to defraud them.
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Strawberries Romanoff, a dessert fit for a tsar

Strawberries Romanoff, a dessert fit for a tsar

When my youngest daughter Lauren was 3 or 4, she had a few adorable phrases and words that I loved to hear her say. During the summer her “bathing suit” was called a “babing suit“ and “spaghetti” was “...
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Senor T’s Mexican eatery opens to rave reviews

Senor T’s Mexican eatery opens to rave reviews

NEW TAMPA — Motorists traveling on Bruce B. Downs Boulevard likely are finding it hard to miss the bold new look of an 8,000 square-foot building fronting the east side of the busy thoroughfare, about one mile north of Interstate 75. ...
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Nun’s devotion to foster kids earns her Lightning’s Hero award

Nun’s devotion to foster kids earns her Lightning’s Hero award

THONOTOSASSA — Claire LeBoeuf is a voice for the voiceless and a lifelong champion for children.
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