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Ruskin man who landed gyrocopter on Capitol lawn is free from prison

Ruskin man who landed gyrocopter on Capitol lawn is free from prison

Doug Hughes, the former mailman who landed his gyrocopter on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol last year to protest government corruption, returned home on Wednesday, his 62nd birthday, after serving three months of a four-month prison sentence at Federal...
Updated one month ago
New Life Village looks to expand mission for adopted, foster children

New Life Village looks to expand mission for adopted, foster children

PALM RIVER — For Sister Claire LeBoeuf, it was a 50-year dream come true.
Updated one month ago
SouthShore Chamber looks to lead 9/11 awareness effort for Hillsborough schools

SouthShore Chamber looks to lead 9/11 awareness effort for Hillsborough schools

APOLLO BEACH — SouthShore Chamber of Commerce executive director Melanie Morrison picked up her daughters — and some of their neighborhood friends — on Sept. 11 last year and inquired about how they commemorated the tragic events...
Updated one month ago
Burglars target dense, fast-growing subdivisions in southeast Hillsborough

Burglars target dense, fast-growing subdivisions in southeast Hillsborough

Law enforcement officers throughout the bay area have long tried to warn drivers about the dangers of leaving their car doors unlocked, especially overnight. It’s a special concern with the rapid development of that part of the county.
Updated: 2 months ago
Mirabay residents divided over multi-million-dollar seawall repairs

Mirabay residents divided over multi-million-dollar seawall repairs

MIRABAY — When they were awarded an $8.3 million settlement from contractors in 2013, some MiraBay residents thought they’d reached the end of a 10-year struggle to fix failing seawalls there.
Updated: 3 months ago