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Thursday, Apr 17, 2014
Container design keeps new Ferg’s mobile
Shipping containers make up the design of the new Ferg's bar/restaurant in Tampa, directly across Channelside Drive from the Forum. Source: Ferg's, Fraze Design

Care to have a beer and brat in a shipping container down by the Forum?

Cody Wygant
Homosassa man killed son to play video games, deputies say
The scene where two teenage sisters were struck by a car and injured while walking to Middleton High School on Tuesday morning. The girls, ages 14 and 15, were hit about 7:15 a.m. while crossing Hillsborough Avenue at 25th Street, near Middleton, where they are students, police said. JIM REED/STAFF
Students get bus to cross Hillsborough Ave.
Currently, trapping is permitted 5 p.m. till 10 a.m. during the state’s 11-week alligator season. It lasts Aug. 15 to Nov. 1. Counties also have their own “alligator harvests” during that season. 
No more small, stuffed, oddly posed gators under new rules


The Right Stuff takes a provisional holiday; back April 28

Tom Jackson The Right Stuff is, officially, taking a spring holiday (beginning with a whirlwind visit to London, which is why I’ve applied the British variation of “vacation”) through April 27. But that doesn’t mean it absolutely, positively won’t weigh in on occasion if the moment, issue or happenstance presents itself. No matter what, however, all-new episodes of TRS insights episodes are scheduled to resume April 28.

Editorial: USF meets state’s challenge
Editorial: Gun law poses a dangerous gamble
Give us another run, Lightning
Let us march for life
Letters to the editor: Wasted chances at plate