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Thursday, Nov 27, 2014

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Hop on the safari bus to help local retailers

TAMPA — Hillsborough County is urging holiday shoppers to support local, independently-owned businesses Saturday — the annual Small Business Saturday holiday shopping event.
Published: 11/26/14
Troop celebrates two more Eagle Scouts

Troop celebrates two more Eagle Scouts

Tampa’s Boy Scout Troop 4 celebrated two Eagle Scouts in its new home at Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church in South Tampa on Nov. 10. Daniel Paskert and Wade FitzGerald became the newest Eagle Scouts from the 98-year-old troop.
Published: 11/26/14
Elementary students, military enjoy personal interactions

Elementary students, military enjoy personal interactions

TAMPA — The kids at Bellamy Elementary got a surprise last week, just in time for Thanksgiving. They learned about troops who won’t have the chance to share Thanksgiving dinner with their families.
Published: 11/26/14
It might be six-on-six, but it is still football

It might be six-on-six, but it is still football

TAMPA – There are 15 boys that attend the Town ‘N Country Christian Academy. Thirteen of them play football.
Published: 11/26/14
Math teacher seeks funding to reach students

Math teacher seeks funding to reach students

TAMPA — Timothy Nolan wants to give his students a chance to apply advanced math principles to real-life situations — by teaching them to build electric guitars.
Published: 11/26/14
Charitable Turkey Trot aims to start Thanksgiving off right

Charitable Turkey Trot aims to start Thanksgiving off right

WESLEY CHAPEL — Typically, Thanksgiving is a celebration of all things good — family, friends and the soundness of minds and bodies.
Published: 11/26/14
Recycling trash can be chic

Recycling trash can be chic

TAMPA — Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful set out to demonstrate how repurposed trash can be trendy.
Published: 11/26/14
Temple Terrace celebrates veterans

Temple Terrace celebrates veterans

TEMPLE TERRACE — Most government offices and related facilities across the country were closed in acknowledgement of Veterans Day.
Published: 11/26/14
A cappella choir to perform Christmas concert at St. Catherine’s

A cappella choir to perform Christmas concert at St. Catherine’s

TEMPLE TERRACE — Thrilling, eclectic, entertaining.
Published: 11/26/14
Where campaign relics spend their sunset years

Where campaign relics spend their sunset years

Every wonder what happens to old political props after the campaigns are over?
Published: 11/26/14

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