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Tampa man’s crimes as youth yield ‘15 to Life,’ a documentary

Tampa man’s crimes as youth yield ‘15 to Life,’ a documentary

TAMPA — When Kenneth Young was 14, his mother’s crack dealer told him he’d kill her unless the boy agreed to help him rob people.
Published: 07/20/14
Visitors have a ball at Youth Sports Expo

Visitors have a ball at Youth Sports Expo

Young athletes, parents, coaches and others turned out Saturday for the Tampa Bay Youth Sports Expo at the Tampa Convention Center in downtown Tampa. The one-day event featured an appearance by former Tampa Bay Buccaneer and future Pro Football Hall ...
Published: 07/19/14
Tween metal band plans book after signing $1.8 million record deal

Tween metal band plans book after signing $1.8 million record deal

NEW YORK – The teen metal band Unlocking the Truth, which recently signed a multi-album deal with Sony worth up to $1.8 million, plans to release a book next year.
Published: 07/19/14
Bradenton teen thrills crowd at ‘American Idol’ concert

Bradenton teen thrills crowd at ‘American Idol’ concert

CLEARWATER — The “American Idol Live!” tour rolled into Ruth Eckerd Hall on Friday night, playing to a cheering crowd of all ages.
Published: 07/18/14
Updated: 07/19/14
‘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