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Tampa wrestler has firm grasp on movie role

Tampa wrestler has firm grasp on movie role

TAMPA — Dwayne Johnson may be the most successful professional wrestler-turned-actor, but not even “The Rock” has headlined both the year’s biggest World Wrestling Entertainment event and, by early indications, its biggest...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Road clearing for ride-sharing in Tampa

Road clearing for ride-sharing in Tampa

Could Lyft go legit in Hillsborough County by Christmas? That’s entirely possible if all things go according to plan, according to public transportation officials, who are now in direct talks with Lyft and other ride-sharing car services over ...
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South Brandon Little Leaguers set sights on Series

South Brandon Little Leaguers set sights on Series

BRANDON — Eion Mulrenin stands confidently in the batter’s box for South Brandon Little League’s Major baseball team. He has been a big part of the team’s on-field success, hitting .450 over the past 10 games with three ho...
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Coming soon to Tampa, Creole, Cajun dining a la Roux

Coming soon to Tampa, Creole, Cajun dining a la Roux

TAMPA — It’s a tricky prospect for a restaurant to create dishes with flavors reminiscent of New Orleans’ new-guard masters John Besh and Donald Link while honoring the beloved classics from the bayou....
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Smyly surprised to be coming to Rays

Smyly surprised to be coming to Rays

ST. PETERSBURG — It wasn’t the armful of prospects many expected in return for David Price, but the Rays received three players Thursday in a three-team trade, two of whom can make an impact during the remainder of the season....
Updated: 3 hours ago
Largo complex puts emergency services under one roof

Largo complex puts emergency services under one roof

ST. PETERSBURG — Tampa Bay was square in the crosshairs of Category 4 Hurricane Charley in 2004 until it made a right turn and devastated Charlotte County.
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Rays say Price trade made with eye to future

Rays say Price trade made with eye to future

“We knew at some point David was not going to be a Ray,” executive vice president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman said about the three-team trade that sent the ace to Detroit.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Odessa heiress elevates dog from pound to palace

Odessa heiress elevates dog from pound to palace

TAMPA — Facebook is full of stories about pets with troubles - cats that need a home, dogs facing euthanasia. Some end with a new family or a heartfelt reunion; many don’t.
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Bucs Notes: Bowers impressive in first week

TAMPA — The Buccaneers wrapped up their first full week of training camp workouts Thursday, and some fans might be surprised to hear who one of the standout players has been.
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Bucs Hot Reads: Lovie feels need for speed

HOT READS
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