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Tampa girl honored for amphibian advocacy

Avalon Theisen, 11, receives national honors for advancing the cause of lizards and frogs in the world of humans.

Published on 10/15/12
Updated on 03/18/13
USF gets $12 million gift from Patels to fund new college
Kiran and Pallavi Patel talk a lot about wanting to be a "do" tank, not a think tank.
Published on 10/02/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Heavy rains created breeding ground for mosquitoes, mushrooms

The heavy rains have soaked the Tampa Bay area, making it fertile territory for mushrooms and insects. And, mosquitoes are right behind.

Published on 06/12/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Swiftmud to consider opening additional lands for hunting

Swiftmud will discuss a plan for expanded hunting in Cypress Creek Preserve, Lower Hillsborough Wilderness Preserve and Green Swamp West at 6 p.m. today in Plant City.

Published on 12/05/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Tampa Bay Water's settlement on reservoir repair on hold
A $30 million settlement reached this morning between Tampa Bay Water and one of the companies that helped build the regional reservoir is on hold.
Published on 09/19/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Season finally catches up to temperature today
Summer officially arrives today, but the Tampa Bay area has already baked with humid weather for weeks.
Published on 06/21/11
Updated on 03/20/13
State regulators to inspect sinkhole at county landfill

County and state officials will meet this afternoon to discuss the large sinkhole that has formed at a county landfill.

Published on 12/17/10
Updated on 03/22/13
Acorn deluge makes a mess, delights squirrels

They've been falling for weeks on area landscapes, pelting cars and even people who dare to walk under oaks.

Published on 12/03/10
Updated on 07/12/13
BP report doesn't surprise state's counsel on oil spill

Lawyer Steve Yerrid says the finger-pointing has officially begun with BP's version of events.

Published on 09/08/10
Updated on 03/21/13
BP spent $93 million on advertising after Gulf oil spill

BP spent more than $93 million on advertising as it tried to clean up from the massive oil gusher in the Gulf of Mexico, according to federal lawmakers.

Published on 09/01/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Greenpeace workers to study effects of Gulf oil spill

The Arctic Sunrise, a 50-meter long icebreaker owned by Greenpeace, is about to head out to sea for nearly three months to study the wide-ranging effects that 172 million gallons of oil has on the Gulf of Mexico.

Published on 08/11/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Panhandle officials: BP cleanup efforts far from over

BP and the Coast Guard call them meetings to discuss "right-sizing'' future oil response operations in the Panhandle. Officials there, however, fear there might be another purpose behind the sessions.

Published on 08/09/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Weatherbird returning to Gulf to look for signs of oil

Researchers from the University of South Florida will head back into the Gulf of Mexico later today for another research mission related to the nation's largest oil disaster.

Published on 08/06/10
Updated on 03/21/13
USF prof: Beaches still tainted with oil

Just because the oil was cleaned up from the beaches doesn't mean it's gone. The opposite is true, a University of South Florida professor says.

Published on 08/06/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Town hall on Gulf restoration tonight in St. Pete

A town hall meeting is on tap this evening to discuss plans for the long-term restoration of the Gulf of Mexico after the nation's worst oil disaster.

Published on 08/03/10
Updated on 03/21/13