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Cridlin: Aretha Franklin, world’s greatest singer, transcended cultural barriers
Aretha Franklin performs at Radio City Music Hall in New York on March 22, 2008. She died Thursday at 76. [Rahav Segev | The New York Times]
Aretha Franklin wore her crowns like no other.At the Grammy Awards in 1972, where she won the fifth of her 18 trophies: A regal scarlet shawl embroidered with gold, swirled around her sturdy Afro. At the first Divas Live concert in...
LUIS SANTANA   |   Times (2017)
The Kiwanis Club of Tampa hosted a rubber duck race to raise funds for The Tampa Kiwanis Foundation which supports many local children\u2019s programs and charities. More than 7,000 duck have been purchased for the race at $5 per duck. The rubber ducks  raced down the Hillsborough River starting at Curtis Hixon Park and the first 3 ducks that  crossed the finish line won their adoptive parents a cash prize. The first place prize is $5,000. [Saturday, August 12, 2017] [Photo Luis Santana | Times]
5 things to do under $5: Duck Race, pet adoption drive, Reel Western Movie Series
Times (1982)
A 1965 Corvette in front of Goody Goody in 1982. A documentary about the iconic Tampa restaurant opens at Tampa Theatre.
Dining events: Bolts Brew Fest, Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month
JOHN OLSON   |   Life Picture Collection, Getty Images
Rock promoter Bill Graham onstage before a concert at Fillmore East in New York in 1970.
Top things to do this weekend: Rock memorabilia, Halloween at Disney, TICA Cat Show

Fun Fact


Epilogue: Tampa’s Mother Teresa, Delia Sanchez, remembered as child welfare champion

Delia P. Sanchez collected things — purses, shoes, newspapers.

She hid them away in a storage unit, out of sight from her tidy husband. She had her reasons. And not one of them was...

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