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Miss Colombia crowned Miss Universe in Miami

Miss Colombia crowned Miss Universe in Miami

MIAMI — Miss Colombia Paulina Vega, a relative pageant newcomer, has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries at Sunday’s pageant in Miami.
Updated: 5 hours ago
SAG Awards win sends ‘Birdman’ Oscar hopes soaring

SAG Awards win sends ‘Birdman’ Oscar hopes soaring

Oscar hopes for “Birdman” got an enormous updraft over the weekend with big wins from the acting and producing guilds, possibly sending the comedy soaring over the perceived Academy Awards front-runner “Boyhood.”
Updated: 5 hours ago
Tampa store owner gets surprised with visit from “Undercover Boss”

Tampa store owner gets surprised with visit from “Undercover Boss”

Marianne Banales was probably having as ordinary of a day in July as you can when you own a colorful soda and candy shop called Rocket Fizz.
Published: 01/23/15
Rush’s 40th anniversary tour stops May 24 in Tampa

Rush’s 40th anniversary tour stops May 24 in Tampa

After 40 years of rocking out together and 20 platinum and gold albums, Rush is ready to embark on its 21st tour.
Published: 01/23/15
Martina McBride heads to Clearwater with country hits, R&B classics

Martina McBride heads to Clearwater with country hits, R&B classics

While coming of age in Kansas during the Reagan era, Martina McBride devoured a considerable amount of pop and hair metal, which reigned a generation ago.
Published: 01/22/15
Updated: 01/23/15
Best Bets: Fun things to do in Tampa Bay area this week

Best Bets: Fun things to do in Tampa Bay area this week

Not sure what to do this week? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are our editors’ picks for things to do in Tampa this week, from stand-up comedy legends at Amalie Arena to some of TV’s most popular dancers in St. P...
Published: 01/22/15
‘Radio Golf’ at American Stage shows a community in transition

‘Radio Golf’ at American Stage shows a community in transition

Actor Anthony Chisholm has a rich history with the late August Wilson, having worked with the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright for 15 years before Wilson’s death in 2005.
Published: 01/22/15
See ‘Better Off Dead’ Sunday at Tampa Theatre

See ‘Better Off Dead’ Sunday at Tampa Theatre

Ready to see another 80s classic on the big screen?
Published: 01/22/15
George Lopez ready for Tampa arena show, and maybe a run for mayor

George Lopez ready for Tampa arena show, and maybe a run for mayor

In more than 35 years as a stand-up comedian, George Lopez has mastered his craft, earned rewards most comics only dream of (a sitcom in syndication, for starters) and performed for audiences as large as they get in that business.
Published: 01/22/15
Busch Gardens expecting baby gorilla, releases ultrasound footage

Busch Gardens expecting baby gorilla, releases ultrasound footage

Busch Gardens is expecting another furry bundle of joy.
Published: 01/22/15