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Saturday, Apr 19, 2014

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The Art of the Sari: Traditional dress will be common during IIFA

The Art of the Sari: Traditional dress will be common during IIFA

When the green carpets roll out next week for the four-day International Indian Film Academy Awards spectacular known as the “Bollywood Oscars,” stylish saris are expected to dazzle along with the stars.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Best Bets: Fun stuff to do in the Tampa Bay area this week

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

Here are our editors' picks for things to do in Tampa and beyond, from the Florida Orchestra's mash-up with classic video games to Record Store Day at shops around the area.
Updated: 9 hours ago
‘Walking Dead Escape’ brings zombie apocalypse to Tampa

‘Walking Dead Escape’ brings zombie apocalypse to Tampa

The zombie horde has already infected every aspect of pop culture, now it’s spreading to a college campus in Tampa.
Published: 04/18/14
Opening of new Busch Gardens ride delayed

Opening of new Busch Gardens ride delayed

TAMPA — Busch Gardens Tampa on Friday backed off from its previously announced May 1 opening of Falcon’s Fury, a thrill ride featuring a five-second, 60 mph vertical drop, after canceling Tuesday’s Media Day event because of &#x...
Published: 04/18/14
Video: Bollywood Best Picture nominees look amazing

Video: Bollywood Best Picture nominees look amazing

I haven't seen any of the nominees at the upcoming International Indian Film Academy awards AKA the “Bollywood Oscars” — or any Bollywood movies, ever, for that matter (unless “Slumdog Millionaire counts).
Published: 04/18/14
Son: TNT reporter Craig Sager battling leukemia

Son: TNT reporter Craig Sager battling leukemia

Craig Sager, the Turner Sports basketball sideline reporter known for his loud blazers, is being treated for acute leukemia and won’t work during the upcoming NBA playoffs, according to his son....
Published: 04/18/14
Orangutans hunt for Easter eggs at Lowry Park Zoo

Orangutans hunt for Easter eggs at Lowry Park Zoo

The Bornean orangutans at Lowry Park Zoo got a seasonal treat during the zoo’s annual orangutan egg hunt.
Published: 04/18/14
Bolts fans take on the challenge of growing a playoff beard

Bolts fans take on the challenge of growing a playoff beard

A majority of players in the National Hockey League have been known to let their beards grow as long as their team remains in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Hockey fans have been known to join the players by growing their own beards. Whether it’s b...
Published: 04/18/14
A nutty finale for ‘Scandal,’ TV’s craziest show

A nutty finale for ‘Scandal,’ TV’s craziest show

NEW YORK – “Scandal” is arguably the nuttiest show on the air. But there’s a method to its madness, demonstrated every week with OMG intensity.
Published: 04/18/14
‘The Boondocks’ back for final ‘offensive’ season

‘The Boondocks’ back for final ‘offensive’ season

NEW YORK – The brash animated series “The Boondocks” returns to Adult Swim for its fourth and final season without Aaron McGruder, the man who spawned it, but with its brashness intact.
Published: 04/18/14