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First Cuban Club president memory honored

First Cuban Club president memory honored

YBOR CITY — As a child, when Lloyd Carrera visited the Cuban Club, his mother always pointed to a photograph on the wall.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Patel students present ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie, Junior’

Patel students present ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie, Junior’

TAMPA — The Patel Conservatory at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts will present “Thoroughly Modern Millie, Junior” in the TECO Theater on Aug. 7-9.
Updated: 14 hours ago
Scouts vote to spend summer gathering school supplies for others

Scouts vote to spend summer gathering school supplies for others

TAMPA — The kids in Cub Scout Pack 315 were given a project, something fun to do during the long hot summer months.
Updated: 14 hours ago

ECHO, YMCA team up to provide backpacks, school supplies

RIVERVIEW — It’s already time for back-to-school shopping — for some families, a financially stressful time.
Updated: 14 hours ago
Solar power was worth the wait for Seminole woman

Solar power was worth the wait for Seminole woman

SEMINOLE — Karen Elfallah’s home needed a new roof, but the typical asphalt shingle covering wouldn’t do. So she went looking for an alternative.
Published: 07/31/14
Conditions will be pleasant overnight

Conditions will be pleasant overnight

Overnight, the area is looking at lower humidity and clear skies with low temperatures in the 70s, says WFLA-TV meteorologist Bryan Bennet. Some areas could even see lows in the mid- to upper 60s.
Published: 07/30/14
Little Strides Fitness hosts kickball competition for kids

Little Strides Fitness hosts kickball competition for kids

The Little Strides Fitness program holds kickball competition at Davidsen Middle School in Westchase on Monday nights. The program is open for kids from first through sixth-grade.
Published: 07/30/14

Tampa’s Keystone Little League team continues to create their own history

NORTHWEST – Tampa has a rich history when it comes to Little League baseball. Players like Fred McGriff, Tino Martinez, Lou Piniella, Tony LaRussa, Luis Gonzalez and Wade Boggs have all graced the smaller fields of Tampa before the moved on to...
Published: 07/24/14
Updated: 07/30/14
Florida ice hockey player Alex Weisenmiller plans to prove himself on the ice

Florida ice hockey player Alex Weisenmiller plans to prove himself on the ice

TAMPA – Alex Weisenmiller sees the smirks. They don’t bother him at all.
Published: 07/30/14
New cafe offers meals — and hope for homeless

New cafe offers meals — and hope for homeless

WESTSHORE — A second Inside the Box Cafe has opened, bringing jobs to formerly homeless citizens and raising funds for those who are homeless and hungry.
Published: 07/30/14

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