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Bucs RB Martin healthy, impresses Smith at minicamp

Bucs RB Martin healthy, impresses Smith at minicamp

TAMPA — Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin missed the final 10 games of the 2013 season because of a torn labrum, but you wouldn’t know it from watching his work at the team’s minicamp this week, coach Lovie Smith sai...
Updated: 1 min ago

Henderson: Resignation won’t solve all school transportation woes

When news broke Wednesday about the resignation of Hillsborough County Schools transportation chief John Franklin, maybe I should have at least pretended to be surprised.
Updated: 16 mins ago
Bollywood Oscars nominees a mix of pop entertainment and art

Bollywood Oscars nominees a mix of pop entertainment and art

“And the Oscar for Best Picture goes to — ‘The Fast and the Furious.’ ”
Updated: 17 mins ago
Train strikes logging truck in Plant City

Train strikes logging truck in Plant City

PLANT CITY — A semitrailer truck hauling timber from the new Lower Green Swamp Nature Preserve was struck by a CSX freight train on Wednesday.
Updated: 24 mins ago
Bollywood party draws estimated 8,000 to downtown Tampa

Bollywood party draws estimated 8,000 to downtown Tampa

The free event, the IIFA Stomp, was part celebration of India through food and music, part loud, raucous party that introduced Bollywood to its Tampa hosts.
Updated: 26 mins ago

Gainesville doctor faces 200 counts of health care fraud

A Gainesville doctor has been charged with more than 200 counts of health care fraud
Updated: 1 hour ago
FCAT conflicts with taking kids to work day

FCAT conflicts with taking kids to work day

ST. PETERSBURG — Tampa Bay area students may have to forgo this year’s national “Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day” to take care of some work of their own — the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test....
Updated: 1 hour ago
Investigation into Tampa homicide detective forces review of cases

Investigation into Tampa homicide detective forces review of cases

The federal criminal investigation of a Tampa police homicide detective has forced prosecutors and police officials to review high-profile cases in which Det. Eric Houston played a part.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Early fog, then pleasant conditions in Tampa area

Early fog, then pleasant conditions in Tampa area

Early-morning commuters around the Tampa Bay region should leave a little extra time today as thick patchy fog is covering some areas.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Review: ‘Ghost The Musical’ love story DOA

Review: ‘Ghost The Musical’ love story DOA

When you adapt a stage musical from a hit movie, it can be difficult to leave behind comparisons to the original film.
Updated: 2 hours ago