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Saturday, May 23, 2015

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It’s kitten season at local shelters again

It’s kitten season at local shelters again

TAMPA — Warm weather marks the start of cat breeding season, when the felines are extra frisky and a surge of kittens hits animal shelters.
Updated one month ago
Archbishop Auza wholly a fan of Florida

Archbishop Auza wholly a fan of Florida

TAMPA — Archbishop Bernardito C. Auza represents the Vatican at the United Nations, putting him at the center of international debate over issues that just this week have included nuclear disarmament, equal pay for women and the radicalization...
Updated one month ago
Do Derby Day right, throw a party

Do Derby Day right, throw a party

There’s an old saying about Louisville, Kentucky, this time of year: It’s the only place where folks party for two weeks to celebrate a two-minute horse race.
Updated one month ago
Scene and Heard

Scene and Heard

Coastal Conservation Association Banquet
Updated one month ago

Online tombstone is a good research tool

There’s an old adage that warns us not to look a gift horse in the mouth. It implies, of course, that when we get a gift we should just be grateful to have it and should not question it.
Updated one month ago
Sharing some of the garden’s funkiest flowers

Sharing some of the garden’s funkiest flowers

I have several plants in my home landscape that produce unusual flowers — some funky enough in looks to nearly stop traffic.
Updated one month ago

Soup may need a little help to thaw

Q: I put a carton of frozen lentil soup in the refrigerator this morning. Five hours later it is still as hard as a rock! Is there something in it that isn’t letting it thaw? Other things seem to thaw much more quickly....
Updated one month ago

‘Slaves Narratives’ offer look at everyday life in the South

Dey was a heap of things went on. Some I lac’s to remember, some I doan. But I’d rather be free now. I never seed Mr. Lincoln, but when dey tole me ‘bout him, I thought he was partly God.”
Updated one month ago
How Does Your Garden Grow? ‘My garden is an eclectic gathering of plants’

How Does Your Garden Grow? ‘My garden is an eclectic gathering of plants’

MADY SIDWELL/DADE CITY
Updated one month ago
Scene & Heard

Scene & Heard

American Heart Association Heart Ball
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