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Friday, Aug 29, 2014

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Judd, Morgan make their cases on medical marijuana

Two of Florida’s loudest voices with opposing viewpoints on Amendment 2 — a ballot measure to legalize medical marijuana — made their cases Thursday night in Lakeland.
Updated: 12 mins ago

Driver killed in crash in front of Riverview apartments

A Riverview driver was killed in crash while attempting to make a U-turn outside a Riverview apartment complex late Thursday, deputies said.
Updated: 22 mins ago
Fight between Hillsborough, ride-sharing services goes up a notch

Fight between Hillsborough, ride-sharing services goes up a notch

TAMPA — The simmering feud between the agency that regulates cab and limousine services in Hillsborough County and a handful of upstart ride-sharing companies escalated Thursday when a Lyft driver refused to take a plea on a misdemeanor of dri...
Updated: 29 mins ago
Developer buys city housing project near UT

Developer buys city housing project near UT

A private land developer this week closed on a deal to purchase a major downtown housing project along North Boulevard, marking yet another step toward the city’s vision of creating a thriving, mixed-use neighborhood in the area north of Kenne...
Updated: 41 mins ago

Patron runs down security guard at Palm Harbor adult nightclub

The Florida Highway Patrol is seeking the public’s help in finding a driver who seriously injured a security guard at a Palm Harbor adult nightclub after intentionally running over him.
Updated: 57 mins ago
Appliances make tailgating a lot more fun

Appliances make tailgating a lot more fun

Now is the season when we combine our avid interest in drinking adult beverages with our white-hot passion for watching millionaires, hundredthousandaires and athlete scholars chase an oblong hunk of inflated leather.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Lakewood QB has knack for making most of opportunities

Lakewood QB has knack for making most of opportunities

ST. PETERSBURG — Ryan Davis made the most of his second chance last season.
Updated: 2 hours ago

Women seriously hurt after crashing into Tampa day care

A car crashed into a Tampa day care early today, seriously injuring the two women in the vehicle and leaving a gaping hole in the building.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Stately old church gets new life

Stately old church gets new life

The abandoned three-story building christened First Baptist Church in A.D. 1926, as its marble cornerstone reads, has had a long history as a house of worship for Tarpon Springs residents.
Updated: 3 hours ago

Bucs QB coach remains uncertain for season opener

Offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford continues to recover from an unspecified medical procedure performed this week and his status for the Bucs regular-season opener Sept. 7 against Carolina remains uncertain.
Updated: 3 hours ago