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Hillsborough moves ahead on amateur sports complex

Hillsborough moves ahead on amateur sports complex

TAMPA — Two years after pledging $15 million for an amateur sports complex, Hillsborough County commissioners are ready to start searching for land and seeking bids from companies interested in building and operating the fields....
Updated: 21 mins ago
Fun facts: Thanksgiving by the numbers

Fun facts: Thanksgiving by the numbers

From your favorite pies to the the number of turkeys eaten each Thanksgiving, a look at the holiday by the numbers.
Updated: 1 hour ago

Spirit flight from Tampa hit by lightning, lands safely

A Spirit Airlines flight from Tampa to New Jersey was struck by lightning Tuesday night and was diverted to Fort Lauderdale as a precaution.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Martinez, bypassed for Rays’ manager job, leaving organization

Martinez, bypassed for Rays’ manager job, leaving organization

Less than a week after learning he was not among the three finalists to be the Rays’ next manager, bench coach Dave Martinez announced his decision to leave the organization and pursue a job with another team.
Updated: 1 hour ago
USF’s Dunkley makes most of second chance

USF’s Dunkley makes most of second chance

After nearly crashing out of the sport, USF senior cornerback Chris Dunkley has set himself up for a bright future.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Emotions high for St. Louis' return to Tampa

Emotions high for St. Louis' return to Tampa

Former Lightning star Marty St. Louis returns to Tampa to face his former team for the first time since his trade to the Rangers.
Updated: 1 hour ago

FSU’s Winston shut out as finalist for awards

It will be an uneventful awards season for Jameis Winston.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Retailers in a tizzy to grab holiday dollars

Retailers in a tizzy to grab holiday dollars

Is it possible this holiday season could be more nuts than ever?
Updated: 2 hours ago
When will stores open Thanksgiving, Black Friday?

When will stores open Thanksgiving, Black Friday?

Here is a guide to major store openings in the Tampa area on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Superstores such as Wal-Mart remain open 24 hours a day.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Soggy weather to give way to temperate Tampa Thanksgiving

Soggy weather to give way to temperate Tampa Thanksgiving

TAMPA — Tuesday was soggy — a rarity for normally dry November — but the rest of the holiday week should be quite pleasant.
Updated: 3 hours ago