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Monday, Jun 26, 2017

Restaurant review: Deccan Spice in Feather Sound is a gateway to the allures of Indian cuisine

Restaurant review: Deccan Spice in Feather Sound is a gateway to the allures of Indian cuisine

CLEARWATERFeather Sound's Tru Lounge, which was Flo Lounge before that, morphed into Grand Siam in 2012, a giant Thai restaurant owned by the folks who had Ban Thai restaurants in Tampa, Clearwater, Brandon and Lakeland. It was lavish with dramatic f...
Updated: 9 minutes ago
How good is Florida Gators' Jim McElwain? We're about to find out

How good is Florida Gators' Jim McElwain? We're about to find out

With Florida finally, formally announcing the addition of quarterback Malik Zaire on Monday, the attention turns from the Notre Dame grad transfer to the man who will be coaching him.We're about to find out just how good Jim McElwain is. With UF losi...
Updated: 14 minutes ago
Romano: I think Uber is Latin for gouging (Or why I should apologize to cabs)

Romano: I think Uber is Latin for gouging (Or why I should apologize to cabs)

Let's talk about regulations.Specifically, let's talk about the battles we've seen locally, and nationally, that have pitted the taxi industry against ride share companies such as Uber.So I was in Foxborough, Mass. Sunday night for a U2 concert at th...
Updated: 17 minutes ago
Gov. Rick Scott appoints 'my friend' Jimmy Patronis as state chief financial officer

Gov. Rick Scott appoints 'my friend' Jimmy Patronis as state chief financial officer

Gov. Rick Scott on Monday appointed a long-time friend and political supporter, Jimmy Patronis, to replace Jeff Atwater as Florida's next chief financial officer, making him one of three members of the Cabinet that sets ...
Updated: 20 minutes ago
Local gas prices plummet as Fourth of July holiday travel approaches

Local gas prices plummet as Fourth of July holiday travel approaches

TAMPA — Local gas prices are enjoying an unseasonal dip around the $2 mark just in time for the hectic Fourth of July holiday travel weekend. Today, AAA - The Auto Club Group reported average gas prices had dropped to $2.09 in Tampa Bay area, d...
Updated: 23 minutes ago
How important will education policy be in Florida's 2018 election cycle?

How important will education policy be in Florida's 2018 election cycle?

The recent fight over Florida's education budget and conforming bill (HB 7069) looks likely to carry over into the 2018 election campaign, with some of the state's most high-profilie politicians already fashioning pointed messages on the issue. House...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Officially official: Malik Zaire, Jake Fruhmorgen join Florida Gators

Officially official: Malik Zaire, Jake Fruhmorgen join Florida Gators

It's finally, officially official: Malik Zaire has joined the Florida Gators. UF formally announced the addition of the graduate transfer quarterback from Notre Dame on Monday, the first day of classes in the school's Summer B session. The move has b...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Is this Dave Andreychuk's Hall of Fame year? Doubtful

Is this Dave Andreychuk's Hall of Fame year? Doubtful

The Hockey Hall of Fame class of 2017 will be announced at 3 p.m. today. It's a downright crime that former Lightning captain Dave Andreychuk still isn't in, and his chances today are iffy with those in the first year of eligibility...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Who topped the Billboard charts 35 years ago? Paul and Stevie, of course

Who topped the Billboard charts 35 years ago? Paul and Stevie, of course

We really did have it so much better in the early ‘80s. Just check out the Billboard top 5 songs for the week of June 26, 1982.  1. Ebony and Ivory (Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder)2. Don’t You Want Me (The Human League)3. Rosanna (...
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McEnroe: Williams would be ranked 'like 700' on men's tour

McEnroe: Williams would be ranked 'like 700' on men's tour

John McEnroe says Serena Williams would be "like 700" in the world tennis rankings if she played on the men's tour
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