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‘Walking Dead Escape’ brings zombie apocalypse to Tampa

‘Walking Dead Escape’ brings zombie apocalypse to Tampa

The zombie horde has already infected every aspect of pop culture, now it’s spreading to a college campus in Tampa.
Updated: 6 mins ago
Deputies: Man killed son to play video games

Deputies: Man killed son to play video games

A 24-year-old Homosassa man was charged Thursday with suffocating his 1-year-old son because he wanted to have time to play video games, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 7 mins ago

Brandon doctor found guilty in pill mill case

A Brandon doctor, the prescribing physician at several Tampa Bay-area and Miami pain management clinics, faces a maximum of 20 years in federal prison after he was found guilty Thursday of illegally distributing painkillers.
Updated: 8 mins ago
Bollywood awards are like ‘the Oscars on Steroids’

Bollywood awards are like ‘the Oscars on Steroids’

With all the talk about hotel bookings, ticket sales, and economic impact, the real reason behind the 15th annual Bollywood Oscars has taken a back seat so far.
Updated: 28 mins ago

Florida unemployment rate nudges up 0.1%

Florida’s unemployment rate ticked up slightly to 6.3 percent in March.
Updated: 31 mins ago
Severe thunderstorms as system moves through Tampa

Severe thunderstorms as system moves through Tampa

The Tampa Bay area can expect strong downpours and possibly severe thunderstorms today as an area of low pressure in the Gulf of Mexico makes its way onshore.
Updated: 58 mins ago

Gov. Scott’s office: Ask employees for records, not us

TALLAHASSEE — The administration of Gov. Rick Scott is making a unique legal argument when it comes to handing over public records: Get it from the employees, not us.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Company signs contingency deal to buy Walden Lake golf club

Company signs contingency deal to buy Walden Lake golf club

Coastal Companies' deal for the property is contingent on the city rezoning 131 acres for development, mostly on a closed golf course known as The Hills.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Tampa will be hopping with Easter egg hunts, family events

Tampa will be hopping with Easter egg hunts, family events

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Updated: 2 hours ago
Dick's Sporting Goods to open in WestShore Plaza

Dick's Sporting Goods to open in WestShore Plaza

If all goes according to plan, the massive Dick's Sporting Goods flagship store will open April 25 with Under Armour T-shirt giveaways and a 4,000-gallon “Dick's Bass Tank” to try fishing.
Updated: 2 hours ago