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Here's a guide to the authors coming to the Times Festival of Reading
Read interviews with the 2018 festival authors and reviews of their books.
Animal activist Michael Leaming listens to his lawyer Peri Sedigh argue for his defense in Pinellas County court Friday, Nov. 16, 2018.  Last year Leaming and members of the group Direct Action Everywhere, protested inside a Pinellas Park Chick-fil-A before confronting a family fishing at Crescent Lake in St. Petersburg.  The fisherman, Robert Hope, had just caught a tilapia when Leaming was filmed yelling at him and throwing the fish back into the lake.  He was charged with 'interfering with lawful taking of game or fish,' but that was changed the day before the trial to petit theft, both a second degree misdemeanor.
Activist threw a fisherman's catch back into the lake. Now, he has to pay.
DIRK SHADD   |   Times  
People line up for Hamilton tickets as they go on sale at the Straz Center in Tampa Friday morning (11/15/18). The show runs Feb. 12-March 10.
'Hamilton' ticket sales brought early morning frenzy to the Straz
38 Special is among the headliners for the 2018 St. Pete Beach BikeFest, Nov. 14-18 at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort in St. Pete Beach. Photo: Campbell Entertainment Group
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Saturday, Nov. 17

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