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Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014

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Two-day Plant City Pig Jam lives up to expectations

Two-day Plant City Pig Jam lives up to expectations

PLANT CITY Reviews are in for the first-ever, two-day Plant City Pig Jam, a state championship contest that brings amateur and professional alike to a barbecue faceoff at the Randy L. Larson Softball Four-Plex.
Updated: 13 mins ago
St. Petersburg’s Christmas tree takes its place before parade, Snowfest

St. Petersburg’s Christmas tree takes its place before parade, Snowfest

The 2014 holiday season began to take shape as city parks workers lifted a nearly 50-foot Christmas tree into its usual spot at North Straub Park on Monday.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Fundraiser sees record response

Fundraiser sees record response

LAKELAND – A walk to fight a rare childhood disease raised $27,100, far exceeding its $20,000 goal.
Published: 11/24/14

Christmas tree lighting, parade next week in downtown Plant City

Santa Claus is probably getting ready right now to make his way from the North Pole to Plant City.
Published: 11/24/14
Go gourmet on Turkey Day the easy way: Takeout

Go gourmet on Turkey Day the easy way: Takeout

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Time to order takeout.
Published: 11/23/14
Warm and muggy in Tampa Bay today

Warm and muggy in Tampa Bay today

Warm and muggy is the order of the day with highs in the lower 80s in Tampa Bay.
Published: 11/23/14
Achievers

Achievers

Dahl hired as land acquisition manager
Published: 11/23/14
Clouds will keep temperatures steady overnight

Clouds will keep temperatures steady overnight

Temperatures overnight will stay steady thanks to mostly cloudy skies, the National Weather Service said. There could be scattered showers; the chance of rain is 50 percent. The low will be near 70.
Published: 11/22/14
Ronald McDonald Care Mobile pays a visit to Lacoochee Elementary

Ronald McDonald Care Mobile pays a visit to Lacoochee Elementary

LACOOCHEE — Students at Lacoochee Elementary received free medical screenings last week when the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile visited the school, which serves a large population of children from low-income families....
Published: 11/23/14

Dialogue moves ahead in St. Leo lawsuit

ST. LEO — Legal wrangling between the city of San Antonio and neighboring town of St. Leo is ongoing, but officials on both sides agree that the towns are working toward an agreement.
Published: 11/23/14

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