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Camper fire  injures one person  in eastern Hillsborough

Camper fire injures one person in eastern Hillsborough

One person was injured Thursday afternoon during a fire in a recreational vehicle in eastern Hillsborough County.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Tampa man arrested in January slaying of Gibsonton woman

Tampa man arrested in January slaying of Gibsonton woman

A Tampa man was arrested early this morning in connection with the January slaying of a woman in Riverview.
Updated: 17 hours ago

Sheriff seeks trio in theft of Ralph Lauren clothes from Westfield Brandon

Three people are being sought in the theft of more than $2,700 worth of Ralph Lauren merchandise last week from the Macy’s store at the Brandon mall.
Updated: 17 hours ago
Pair sought in theft of Ray-Bans from LensCrafters at Brandon mall

Pair sought in theft of Ray-Bans from LensCrafters at Brandon mall

Two people are being sought in the theft of more than $1,000 worth of Ray-Ban glasses from LensCrafters in the Westfield Brandon mall last month.
Updated: 17 hours ago
Kessel: Cracking the case on peeling hard-cooked eggs

Kessel: Cracking the case on peeling hard-cooked eggs

Peeling hard-cooked eggs is one of those tasks that should be easy, but I always seem to end up frustrated. One minute I'm on a roll, peeling off the shell in one piece, and then the next minute the shell cracks into tiny fragments with pieces sticki...
Published: 04/16/14
Brandies: Riverview garden gets high marks from  animals

Brandies: Riverview garden gets high marks from animals

Beatriz Till of Riverview called to tell me how she took an old makeup brush and used it to pollinate black pepper. I asked if she had a garden I could write about and learned it wasn’t too large, only a quarter of an acre. You can see the who...
Published: 04/16/14
SouthShore Chamber to host annual BBQ, beer and blues festival

SouthShore Chamber to host annual BBQ, beer and blues festival

APOLLO BEACH – Thousands of folks who like barbecue, brews and live music will flock to the upcoming Pigs in the Parking Lot BBQ, Beer and Blues Festival on May 16. And the SouthShore Chamber of Commerce is inviting area businesses to take par...
Published: 04/16/14
Malinoski: United Way offers chance to fish Lake Parrish

Malinoski: United Way offers chance to fish Lake Parrish

Some of us remember when the best freshwater fishing around was on Lake Parrish. But the events of September 2001 changed that when Florida Power & Light closed the lake for security reasons.
Published: 04/16/14

O’Neill: Time for a campaign finance amendment

Would that the First Amendment actually said: “Congress shall make no law ... abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press and centuries from now we solemnly trust these sacred rights will continue to prevail with appropriate application o...
Published: 04/15/14

Newsome service forum matches charities with students

LITHIA – High school students in need of community service hours, including rising ninth graders, may find everything they need and more at the Community Roundtable’s second annual free Community Service Forum from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wed...
Published: 04/15/14