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Halloween Horror Nights, Howl-O-Scream look to the í80s and classics for horror nostalgia

Halloween Horror Nights, Howl-O-Scream look to the í80s and classics for horror nostalgia

A thin guy with perfectly Purple Rain era Prince curly mullet hair, blood dripping from his mouth to the front of his puffy shirt, struts past a group of theme park guests onto the streets of "New York City."With Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam blaring in the...
Published: 09/18/18
Marreese Speightsí nephew inherits his height, but puts it to use on the gridiron

Marreese Speightsí nephew inherits his height, but puts it to use on the gridiron

ST. PETERSBURG – Percy Speights is ready to battle. With knees slightly bent and elbows instinctively deployed, the 6-foot-4 sophomore stakes out his spot, pushing and pressing until his opponent is no longer a factor.It is hard labor for the d...
Published: 09/18/18
Pumpkin spice haters, back off: Itís okay to crave the seasonal flavor

Pumpkin spice haters, back off: Itís okay to crave the seasonal flavor

All right, okay, enough, I get it: You all hate pumpkin spice. But Iíve got one request as we head into fall: Can you just let us have this?There are many things on which to heap anger and despair right now, but please, that thing does not need to be...
Published: 09/18/18
Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: What happens when Jameis Winston returns?

Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast: What happens when Jameis Winston returns?

Who should start at quarterback for the Bucs in Week 4, when Jameis Winston returns from his three-game suspension?Head coach Dirk Koetter won't talk about it, while DeSean Jackson says, "you can't take the hot man out." But what might most impact th...
Published: 09/18/18
New Papa Johnís ads emphasize Ďthis isnít a single personís brandí

New Papa Johnís ads emphasize Ďthis isnít a single personís brandí

Associated PressNEW YORK ó Papa Johnís, which wants to distance itself from founder John Schnatter, is releasing new ads Tuesday that replace him with a diverse group of franchisees. The commercials show several franchisees looking into the camera a...
Published: 09/18/18
Rays morning after: Choi on an impressive pace

Rays morning after: Choi on an impressive pace

Ji-Man Choi doesn't want to get caught up in the numbers game.In leading the Rays to a 3-0 win over the Rangers on Monday, Choi hit his eighth homer in 43 games/146 at-bats since getting called up.That projects over a full season to roughly 30-plus h...
Published: 09/18/18
Road warriors truly define Palm Harbor University volleyball players

Road warriors truly define Palm Harbor University volleyball players

PALM HARBOR — The microphone was put away for the day, so Palm Harbor University volleyball coach Dexter Rogers had to shout. Luckily, the intimate crowd at Carwise Middle School was easily within earshot.It was senior night, and the Hurricanes...
Published: 09/18/18
Plenty of sunshine means hot, humid day for Tampa Bay

Plenty of sunshine means hot, humid day for Tampa Bay

Temperatures will rocket into the lower 90s by the late morning to early afternoon Tuesday, while little cloud cover will leave plenty of sunshine to warm up Tampa Bay.Tuesday morning will begin relatively dry with sparse cloud cover and few storms a...
Published: 09/18/18
The Daystarter: Red Tide seeps into Pinellasí waterways; Fitzpatrick or Winston? A QB controversy is brewing; Putnamís 27-year-old hire has a Publix connection

The Daystarter: Red Tide seeps into Pinellasí waterways; Fitzpatrick or Winston? A QB controversy is brewing; Putnamís 27-year-old hire has a Publix connection

Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what to know today.ē Expect a muggy morning with lows in the 80s before the usual scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms arrive, according to the National Weather Service. Hot and humid, as usual, ...
Published: 09/18/18
Whatís that bug gunk on your car? Thereís an app for that

Whatís that bug gunk on your car? Thereís an app for that

Florida is rich in biomass. Itís got a lot of bugs. Youíre driving down the highway, and all of a sudden ó splat ó a bug smacks your windshield, leaving a gooey glob on the glass. Thatís the end of it from the bugís perspective, but did you ever wond...
Published: 09/18/18