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Tampa golf tournament to benefit  medical research for veterans

Tampa golf tournament to benefit medical research for veterans

Veterans, their families and friends and all golf enthusiasts are invited to participate in a golf tournament to benefit the Tampa VA Research and Education Foundation Inc.
Published: 04/15/14
Updated: 04/18/14
Hillsborough gardening clubs offer cure for spring fever

Hillsborough gardening clubs offer cure for spring fever

Gardening club leaders and master gardeners in Hillsborough County are helping people channel their spring giddiness in April and May with plant sales and programs.
Published: 04/15/14
Updated: 04/18/14
Valrico Players show dark side in musical ‘Jekyll and Hyde’

Valrico Players show dark side in musical ‘Jekyll and Hyde’

The show, a reprise for director Carlton Jones, was the first show he performed in and was costumer for in Florida.
Published: 04/15/14
Updated: 04/18/14
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.
Published: 04/17/14
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.
Published: 04/17/14

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.
Published: 04/17/14
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.
Published: 04/17/14
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
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