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High pressure will bring sunny skies, warm temps

High pressure will bring sunny skies, warm temps

The National Weather Service says high pressure across the southern peninsula will remain in control, with pleasant dry weather expected on Wednesday.
Updated: 2 hours ago

$15 wage campaign recruits at USF for April 15 rally

TAMPA — All he wanted Tuesday morning was a bagel and an hour to relax between his classes and shifts at two minimum-wage jobs, but University of South Florida student Casey Hamilton left campus with a new mission.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Boggs Jewelry still in touch with the times

Boggs Jewelry still in touch with the times

SUN CITY CENTER - After almost 30 years at the same location, Boggs Jewelry has a new home. Customers won't have far to go, though. The new store is at 4852 State Road 674, just a short walk from the front doors of Publix at the King's Crossing Shopp...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Blue Thong members brighten lives at Mary & Martha House

Blue Thong members brighten lives at Mary & Martha House

RUSKIN – There is a special group of women in South Shore who do some extraordinary community work while having a fabulous time together clad in blue-green. They are called the Aqua Vita Divas, a chapter of the national Blue Thong Society.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Get out on the water and catch some fish

Get out on the water and catch some fish

It's April and spring is in full swing. Few could argue there's a better place to be right now than in central Florida. Mid-April brings the best fishing of the year to the South Shore area of Tampa Bay. As the water temperatures rise into the 80's, ...
Updated: 11 hours ago
New Big Bend YMCA preparing to open for summer camp

New Big Bend YMCA preparing to open for summer camp

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Updated: 11 hours ago
Hide the Cheetos, my sister is coming

Hide the Cheetos, my sister is coming

My twin sister, Janet, is coming for a visit and she's bringing her healthy paleo lifestyle to our mostly healthy doorsteps. So long as she doesn't try to take the Cheetos out of my mouth, which is an easy way to loose a finger, our time together wil...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Motorcycle rodeo to benefit My Warrior’s Place

Motorcycle rodeo to benefit My Warrior’s Place

APOLLO BEACH - Motorcycle enthusiasts will have an opportunity to test their riding skills when My Warrior's Place hosts its first Rockin' Rodeo April 11 at The Oasis, 250 Apollo Beach Blvd. The event will feature fun motorcycle competitions, live mu...
Updated: 13 hours ago
Men’s chorus to perform at Tropicana Field

Men’s chorus to perform at Tropicana Field

SUN CITY CENTER – Rays and Red Sox fans will be all ears April 23 when the Sun City Center Men’s Chorus opens the game with the singing of the National Anthem.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Old church faces new challenges to stay relevant to congregants

Old church faces new challenges to stay relevant to congregants

RUSKIN – For more than six decades the steeple of the Northside Baptist Church has been a beacon for residents and travelers alike along the South Shore stretch of U.S. 41.
Updated: 13 hours ago

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