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Saturday, Apr 18, 2015

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St. Pete’s Mainsail Arts Festival marks 40th year

St. Pete’s Mainsail Arts Festival marks 40th year

ST. PETERSBURG — In the 1970s, St. Petersburg had quite a lot of artists, but it was far from being a city of the arts, as it is called today.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Hillsborough residents pay overdue court fees

Hillsborough residents pay overdue court fees

A steady of trickle of people stopped by the Hillsborough County clerk of court’s office Saturday for a chance to reinstate their driver’s licenses and avoid debt collectors.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Deputies: Body found in Walmart parking lot is missing woman

Deputies: Body found in Walmart parking lot is missing woman

Hillsborough County sheriff’s detectives say a woman’s body found in a vehicle in a Walmart parking lot today has been tentatively identified as a missing Tampa General Hospital employee.
Updated: 5 hours ago
‘Stop the Violence’ rally draws crowd in Tampa’s Sulphur Springs

‘Stop the Violence’ rally draws crowd in Tampa’s Sulphur Springs

TAMPA — Police officers swarmed the yard near 8109 Ninth Ave. after a 14-year-old boy was shot and killed during a birthday party on March 21.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Citizens’ input helps ID Hillsborough transportation needs

Citizens’ input helps ID Hillsborough transportation needs

TAMPA — Some Hillsborough County commissioners are still unconvinced the gridlock gripping county roads requires a sales tax referendum to fix the problem.
Updated: 6 hours ago
‘Drill baby drill’ calls from politicians unlikely this time around

‘Drill baby drill’ calls from politicians unlikely this time around

ST. PETERSBURG — It’s unlikely any presidential candidate making their way through the Sunshine State in coming months will try to lead the chant “drill baby drill” in one of the Tampa Bay area’s coastal cities as f...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Glazers looking out for No. 1, very involved in Bucs’ pick

Glazers looking out for No. 1, very involved in Bucs’ pick

TAMPA — They’re involved. Very involved. Don’t think for a moment that they’re not.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Bucs Beat: McCoy turns up heat on offseason training

Bucs Beat: McCoy turns up heat on offseason training

There’s not much a player like Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy can do to prevent the broken hand that cost him one game and limited him in others early last season.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Sarasota dad gets four-year sentence in hot-car death

Sarasota dad gets four-year sentence in hot-car death

A Sarasota man has been sentenced to four years in prison for the death of his 2-year-old daughter, who was left in a hot car for five hours.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Gyrocopter pilot is heading home to Ruskin

Gyrocopter pilot is heading home to Ruskin

A mail carrier who was arrested after landing his gyrocopter on the U.S. Capitol lawn is driving back to his Ruskin home to await his next hearing.
Updated: 9 hours ago