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Man dies after falling into path of truck in Plant City

A man who fell into the road in Plant City this morning died after he was run over by a pickup truck, Plant City police said.
Published: 07/26/14

Fire caused $85,000 in damage to East Tampa home

A fire sparked by an electrical failure caused an estimated $85,000 in damage to a house at 1309 E. North Bay St. in East Tampa this morning.
Published: 07/26/14

Boy, 6, dies after being hit by SUV near USF

The 6-year-old boy who was struck by an SUV in northeast Tampa near the University of South Florida on Tuesday night has died, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 07/25/14
Girl, 13, missing from Plant City

Girl, 13, missing from Plant City

A 13-year-old girl has been missing from her home in Plant City since Tuesday, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 07/24/14
Plant City softball star invited to national tryout

Plant City softball star invited to national tryout

PLANT CITY USA Baseball has announced that 40 players, including Plant City’s Kendall Dawson, have been invited to try out for a national women’s softball team.
Published: 07/26/14

Synonyms for senior-hood

You can call my husband and me many things at this stage of our lives. We both were sexagenarians a decade ago and are septuagenarians now. We look forward to being octogenarians, nonagenarians and even centenarians.
Published: 07/24/14
Shrimp plants come in many colors

Shrimp plants come in many colors

Half a century ago when I first visited Florida with my parents, my mother was quite taken by a shrimp plant she spotted in a restaurant. Papa was more taken that she had given it a name. How did she know it was a shrimp plant? he asked.
Published: 07/24/14
Hot and cold fishing this summer

Hot and cold fishing this summer

Our bay waters are in the 90-degree range. That’s hot, and the fishing can be also.
Published: 07/23/14
Random acts of kindness coming to South Shore

Random acts of kindness coming to South Shore

RUSKIN – Ruskin United Methodist Church members will do some door knocking the week of July 27 to share the good news about Jesus Christ and perform random acts of kindness throughout the community.
Published: 07/23/14
Coast Guard Auxiliary supports boater education, celebrates 75 years of service

Coast Guard Auxiliary supports boater education, celebrates 75 years of service

RUSKIN – Not everyone needs a license to get behind the wheel in Florida.
Published: 07/23/14