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‘Ninja Warrior’ competitor wants to inspire others

‘Ninja Warrior’ competitor wants to inspire others

SAN ANTONIO – A YouTube video that shows Kacy Catanzaro, a 5-foot, 100-pound gymnast, breezing through an obstacle course where others twice her size often fail has garnered more than 6 million views since she competed in the “American ...
Published: 07/18/14
Hundreds of lifeguards compete on Clearwater Beach today

Hundreds of lifeguards compete on Clearwater Beach today

Clearwater Beach may have been the safest beach on the coast Friday as about 200 lifeguards came out to compete in life saving drills in the Gulf of Mexico. The lifeguards from Florida, Alabama, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands participated in...
Published: 07/18/14
‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Lord of the Rings’ actors added to Tampa Bay Comic Con

‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Lord of the Rings’ actors added to Tampa Bay Comic Con

The Tampa Bay Comic Con has capped off its celebrity guest list with a pair of actors from the world of fantasy.
Published: 07/18/14
Marvel unveils black Captain America, female Thor

Marvel unveils black Captain America, female Thor

It looks like Marvel picked this week to show the world that people other than white men can be star superheroes.
Published: 07/18/14
Lowry Park’s WaZoo beer festival returning in August

Lowry Park’s WaZoo beer festival returning in August

The Lowry Park Zoo is bringing back its WaZoo beer festival for a 19th year on Aug. 2 at 7:30 p.m., the zoo announced today.
Published: 07/18/14
Sex Tape’ an X-rated tale with a PG plot

Sex Tape’ an X-rated tale with a PG plot

The high-concept comedies spawned by “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” need to start using birth control.
Published: 07/18/14
Broadway lights will be dimmed in Stritch’s memory

Broadway lights will be dimmed in Stritch’s memory

NEW YORK – Broadway marquees will be dimmed in memory of a Tony- and Emmy-winning actress who epitomized New York and the theater world.
Published: 07/18/14
Cigar City beers to be part of traveling fest

Cigar City beers to be part of traveling fest

This summer, Sierra Nevada Brewing of Chico, Calif., is putting on Beer Camp Across America, a traveling beer festival taking place in seven U.S. cities. More than 700 breweries and 1,300 craft beers will be on tap during the extravaganza. ...
Published: 07/18/14
Rev. Billy Wirtz brings humor to faithful fans

Rev. Billy Wirtz brings humor to faithful fans

In 1977, an irreverent prankster named William McLean Wirths, a special education major at James Madison University, became an ordained minister via a mail order certificate from what he recalls was “The First Universal Life Christian Kingdom....
Published: 07/18/14
Def Leppard will be out for fun at Tampa concert

Def Leppard will be out for fun at Tampa concert

Joe Elliott is a blast, and it shouldn’t be surprising that the Def Leppard vocalist is a fun chat since the British band always has been about writing good-time music.
Published: 07/18/14