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Conga Caliente event culminates Hispanic Heritage month

Celebrating its 11th anniversary, one of Florida’s top Hispanic events, Conga Caliente, will once again bring nationally and internationally recognized artists to Tampa.
Published: 10/29/14
Health center renovation planned; ACA enrollment starts

Health center renovation planned; ACA enrollment starts

TAMPA — A $250,000 federal grant will enhance the Tampa Family Health Center’s Patient-Centered Medical Home model, as the centers gear up for helping thousands with enrollment in medical insurance through the Affordable Care Act....
Published: 10/29/14
At age 4, Maddie winning her long battle with leukemia

At age 4, Maddie winning her long battle with leukemia

TAMPA — Little Maddie Dary runs through her Westchase home singing along to the song from “Frozen,” “Let It Go.”
Published: 10/29/14
Moving days finally are over for TBCA

Moving days finally are over for TBCA

TAMPA — Natasha Sherwood sits in her office at the Tampa Bay Christian Academy amidst boxes. She doesn’t even know what’s in some of them. She just knows they are related to her school and will have to be emptied soon enough....
Published: 10/29/14
‘War of the Worlds’ to be restaged

‘War of the Worlds’ to be restaged

TAMPA — The year was 1938 and little green men were raiding the swamps of New Jersey.
Published: 10/29/14

Golf tourney aims to help Mattie reach potential

TAMPA ­— Mattie Spinner, slowly but surely, is catching up with her friends, but it hasn’t been easy. Things can be difficult when you are 3 years old and seeing a whole new world for the first time.
Published: 10/29/14
Weinberg Village residents central to Jewish Community Center

Weinberg Village residents central to Jewish Community Center

TAMPA — If only kids today had the vitality of the residents of Weinberg Village.
Published: 10/29/14
It’s all about food, community at Ruskin Seafood Fest

It’s all about food, community at Ruskin Seafood Fest

RUSKIN – Hordes of people are expected to descend into South Shore the weekend of Nov. 1-2 for Ruskin's signature community celebration – the annual Ruskin Seafood Festival. It's a weekend where more than 25,000 visitors will seek their f...
Updated: 1 months ago
Dreams closer to reality for wheelchair athlete

Dreams closer to reality for wheelchair athlete

TAMPA — Tyler Hernandez is closer than ever to his goal of playing for the U.S. national wheelchair soccer team.
Updated: 1 months ago
How ‘Sweet Tweets’ it is

How ‘Sweet Tweets’ it is

If there is such a thing as a dessert conspiracy, then Sweet Tweets Cakery, at 11127 N. Dale Mabry Highway in Carrollwood, could be considered a front for a much larger operation. Owners Leticia and Scott Stovern opened the shop in 2011 as a way to e...
Updated: 1 months ago