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Scene and Heard

Scene and Heard

Breast Cancer Research Foundation Tampa Bay Bachelor Auction
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Keep good records so descendants can find you

Finding the death record or final resting place of a long-dead ancestor can be tedious and frustrating. Here’s why:
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He had winning numbers, but can't find the tickets

He had winning numbers, but can't find the tickets

TAMPA — Everybody’s got a story about the one that got away, but Walid Aboroomi’s tale of loss and deprivation can bring tears to anyone who favors simple games of chance and the specter of quick riches. ...
Published: 06/17/15
Updated: 06/25/15
Joe Guggino packed a lot of living into his nearly 105 years

Joe Guggino packed a lot of living into his nearly 105 years

TAMPA — An estimated 150 guests attended Joe Guggino’s 104th birthday party held in the backyard of his West Tampa home last year. Those who couldn’t make it, Guggino said at the time, shouldn’t worry; they could celebrate...
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For many, Davis Islands means business

For many, Davis Islands means business

The Davis Islands business district is an important and often discussed part of life on Davis Islands. Though envisioned by Islands creator David P. Davis back in the ’20s, the district did not reach its current size until the mid-1960s, on th...
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Genealogy ‘Poolside Chat’ to cover copyright laws

Have you ever copied a photograph from another researcher’s website or entry on Ancestry? Or have you spent a long time with your scanner or a copy machine churning out pages of a published book that features one of your ancestors?
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What’s Blooming in the Bette S. Walker Discovery Garden?

What’s Blooming in the Bette S. Walker Discovery Garden?

Gloriosa lily
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Colorful blooms are star attraction at Crested Butte festival

Colorful blooms are star attraction at Crested Butte festival

At some point there is a certain magical moment during a summer wildflower hike in the Rocky Mountains when reality becomes surreal. You round a bend on a winding trail and suddenly you are transported into a National Geographic calendar. Spread befo...
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Scene and Heard

Scene and Heard

Krewe of Pair O’ Dice 20 Wild Years party
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Apprenticeships are often mistaken for adoptions

Family lore often includes stories of ancestors who were sent to live with relatives, were taken in by kind neighbors or were informally adopted by unknown persons.
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