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St. Pete man buys 'iPad' for gift, opens box to find legal pads

A St. Petersburg man hoped to surprise his wife with an iPad for Christmas, but she got a lower tech surprise when she opened the box: legal pads.

Published on 12/31/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Obama, GOP reach deal on tax increases, spending cuts
Racing the clock, the White House reached a New Year's Eve accord with Senate Republicans late today to block across-the-board tax increases and spending cuts in government programs due to take effect at midnight, according...
Published on 12/31/12
Updated on 03/13/13
New Year's resolution? There's an app to help

Welcome to 2013, an age of technology where the power to uphold New Year's resolutions fits comfortably in a hip pocket.

Published on 12/31/12
Updated on 03/13/13
WFLA, Bright House reach agreement
— WFLA, News Channel 8, and Bright House Networks reached an 11th-hour deal tonight that means the station won't disappear from the cable service.
Published on 12/31/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Bus service from downtown to airport could be a lot quicker

Tampa International Airport's location is the envy of most U.S. cities, adjacent to Florida's largest commercial office district in West Shore and just eight miles from the heart of downtown.

Published on 12/30/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Tampa Bay area housing market poised to rebuild

The once decrepit new-housing market is showing signs of life.

Published on 12/29/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Fearful of ban, frenzied buyers swarm gun stores
The phones at Red's Trading Post wouldn't stop ringing. Would-be customers from as far away as New York wanted to know if the Twin Falls, Idaho gun shop had firearms in stock. Others clamored to find out if their orders had...
Published on 12/29/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Pinellas model train shop looking to stay on track

This year's gift under the Christmas tree was far more likely to be a video game than a model train.

Published on 12/29/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Lacrosse tourney brings net profits to Pasco

If anyone questions the economic impact of youth sports in Pasco County, all they needed to do was spend a few minutes at Dicks Sporting Goods on Friday as a record 90 lacrosse teams from across the country – and C...

Published on 12/29/12
Updated on 03/13/13
ASPCA to pay Ringling Bros $9.3 million over elephant allegations
A legal battle that has dragged on for more than a decade between one of the country's biggest animal welfare groups and a celebrated circus has been settled out of court.
Published on 12/28/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Plant City mourns loss of iconic grocer

Felton Williams opened his store in the mid-1950s and found a place in the heart of Plant City residents with his small-town heritage and eclectic selection of foods.

Published on 12/27/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Tampa's Castellano & Pizzo restaurant closes after 120 years

Castellano & Pizzo, a market selling Italian goods since 1892 and run for five generations by one family, has shut down.

Published on 12/27/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Suspect sought in Riverview bank robbery
A man is being sought by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office after a robbery at the Fifth Third bank at 10417 Gibsonton Drive in Riverview this morning.
Published on 12/27/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Florida, nation brace for possible port strike

Longshoremen and their employers have a Saturday deadline for a deal on handling containers, which are common in Jacksonville and Miami.

Published on 12/27/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Starbucks cups to come with a political message: 'Come Together'
Starbucks is using its coffee cups to jump into the political fray in Washington.
Published on 12/27/12
Updated on 03/13/13