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Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016

South Shore News

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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Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful tackles cigarette butt litter Receptacle installation targets problem at Apollo Beach Nature Preserve

Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful tackles cigarette butt litter Receptacle installation targets problem at Apollo Beach Nature Preserve

Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful is participating in a national program to install ash receptacles, promote education and reduce the impact of cigarette butt litter through the Keep America Beautiful Cigarette Litter Prevention Program.
Updated one month ago
The new year brings some cooler weather

The new year brings some cooler weather

Last year ended with record temperatures and some awesome fishing. As late as December, I found myself fishing spots that we typically fish in October. I guess the fish didn’t get the memo. They simply go by water temperature and bait.
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South Shore Community News

Church to host Vegas Night fundraiser
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Relay For Life fights cancer year round

Relay For Life fights cancer year round

Just weeks into the new year, cancer fighters are gearing up for another season of Relay For Life, which last year in southeastern Hillsborough County alone, raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for the American Cancer Society.
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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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Doctors to host grand opening of new pain management practice

Doctors to host grand opening of new pain management practice

RIVERVIEW – Chronic pain needn’t be an agonizing cross to bear, say medical doctors Nikhil Patel and Rodney Rodrigo. There are treatments available to significantly lessen or sometimes eliminate a condition that greatly affects a person...
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Artist finds a way for loved ones to hold hands forever

Artist finds a way for loved ones to hold hands forever

SOUTH TAMPA – A person’s hands are undoubtedly one of their most distinctive features. They say that the older you get, the more unique they become – wrinkles, wedding rings and scars all tell your life’s story.
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Phone line provides access to resources for veterans

Phone line provides access to resources for veterans

TAMPA – Clara Reynolds, president and CEO of the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay, noticed a trend in the calls the center’s 2-1-1 contact phone line was receiving.
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