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Glazer Children’s Museum celebrates four years of fun

Glazer Children’s Museum celebrates four years of fun

TAMPA — The third floor of the Glazer Children’s Museum was full of happy white noise on Sunday afternoon, when excited children’s voices blended with a tinkling xylophone, clapping cymbals and a honking trombone.
Updated: 40 mins ago
Dover couple dance their way to the top at national championships

Dover couple dance their way to the top at national championships

PLANT CITY — Lelia Blevins said she had to trick her husband Carl into taking their first lesson in ballroom dancing.
Published: 09/20/14
Updated: 09/21/14
To celebrate Zappa, tribute band adds an orchestra

To celebrate Zappa, tribute band adds an orchestra

ST. PETERSBURG — To the uninitiated, Frank Zappa’s musical catalog doesn’t appear to extend beyond such novelty-rock tracks as “Valley Girl” and “Don’t Eat the Yellow Snow.” ...
Published: 09/19/14
Man arrested in St. Pete homicide, Polk trafficking case

Man arrested in St. Pete homicide, Polk trafficking case

The suspect in the fatal shooting of a Plant City man was arrested Thursday night by U.S. marshals in Orlando. He is also a suspect in a Polk County human trafficking case....
Published: 09/19/14

Tampa man, 22, electrocuted by downed power lines

A 22-year-old man was electrocuted by downed power lines Wednesday morning at a South Tampa home, authorities said.
Published: 09/18/14

Cocoa man dies in four-vehicle wreck on I-4 in Plant City

A 70-year-old Cocoa Beach man died in a four-vehicle crash on Interstate 4 in Plant City on Wednesday, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Published: 09/18/14
Local family gets a turn  on the ‘Feud’

Local family gets a turn on the ‘Feud’

PLANT CITY — Angela Johnson and her mother, Janet Wright, were watching “Family Feud” over the holidays when Johnson had an idea.
Published: 09/18/14
State ethics agency clears Plant City commissioner of misuse of power

State ethics agency clears Plant City commissioner of misuse of power

PLANT CITY — State ethics officials have found no merit to allegations that City Commissioner Billy Keel tried to use his influence to silence a key witness in a city investigation of then-Police Chief Steve Singletary....
Published: 09/18/14

Groups prepare for beinnial fashion event

DOWNTOWN — The biennial Chiselers-Plant Museum Luncheon and Neiman Marcus Fashion Show will have some firsts this year, the seventh staging of the fundraiser.
Published: 09/17/14
Plant-based restaurant about to take root

Plant-based restaurant about to take root

SEMINOLE HEIGHTS — A locally owned vegan restaurant is coming in October to Seminole Heights. Delicious Surprise – Food for Thought is set to open in about six weeks at 5921 N. Nebraska Ave., in the site of a former pizza shop....
Published: 09/17/14