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Mostly clear skies, mild temperatures remain rule

Mostly clear skies, mild temperatures remain rule

The National Weather Service says skies overnight will be mostly clear with lows in the lower 60s. Northeast winds will be from 10 to 15 mph.
Published: 10/22/14
Vendors sought for holiday fundraiser for library attack victim

Vendors sought for holiday fundraiser for library attack victim

RIVERVIEW – She’s come a long way in the six years since she was raped, beaten and left for dead outside the Bloomingdale Regional Library on April 24, 2008.
Published: 10/21/14
Updated: 10/22/14
Halloween makeup workshop teaches tricks for gory, glamorous looks

Halloween makeup workshop teaches tricks for gory, glamorous looks

DOWNTOWN — Whether they want to achieve a frightening look or something that's just too adorable, those who attend a Halloween makeup workshop will learn the basic tricks and beyond Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to noon. ...
Published: 10/22/14
Dreams closer to reality for wheelchair athlete

Dreams closer to reality for wheelchair athlete

TAMPA — Tyler Hernandez is closer than ever to his goal of playing for the U.S. national wheelchair soccer team.
Published: 10/22/14
Culture combines with history at Centro Asturiano

Culture combines with history at Centro Asturiano

YBOR CITY — When guests gather Saturday night at a historic structure, they will be celebrating more than the Centro Asturiano de Tampa building’s 100 years, said event organizers.
Published: 10/22/14
Knights go ‘Down Under’ for school fundraiser

Knights go ‘Down Under’ for school fundraiser

The fourth annual “Knights Down Under” event, hosted by the Robinson High School Foundation, was held in St. Mary’s Hall, 4311 W. San Miguel St., Tampa, on Oct. 11.
Published: 10/22/14
Environmentalist with a paintbrush uses tree-free surfaces for her art

Environmentalist with a paintbrush uses tree-free surfaces for her art

SOUTH TAMPA — She’s been described by some as an environmentalist with a paintbrush.
Published: 10/22/14
Sulphur Springs home’s makeover a mission of love

Sulphur Springs home’s makeover a mission of love

SULPHUR SPRINGS — William and Kristy Pinkney — and their children — couldn’t believe their eyes.
Published: 10/22/14

Weinberg Village to honor Hall of Fame inductees

Weinberg Village is ready to party with its bi-annual Eight Over 80 awards ceremony.
Published: 10/22/14
New Tampa Rotary to host clay shoot in memory of prized Rotarian

New Tampa Rotary to host clay shoot in memory of prized Rotarian

NEW TAMPA — Joe Amon was known as the consummate professional throughout his 40-year career as a civil engineer.
Published: 10/22/14

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