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Palm River community welcomes adoptive families

Palm River community welcomes adoptive families

TAMPA — In early July, Pam Kelly will load up her car in Oregon and head to Florida to start the next chapter in her life.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Sunrise doesn’t disappoint during Easter service in Tampa

Sunrise doesn’t disappoint during Easter service in Tampa

Parishioners who braved a light drizzle were rewarded with a brilliant sunrise over Hillsborough Bay during an Easter morning service at Bayshore Presbyterian Church.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Transportation officials, firms unsure of Bollywood impact

Transportation officials, firms unsure of Bollywood impact

TAMPA — City transportation could be tested with up to 30,000 people expected in town for Bollywood, the International Indian Film Academy Awards events from Wednesday through Saturday....
Updated: 6 hours ago
Demand rising for Pinellas condo towers

Demand rising for Pinellas condo towers

ST. PETERSBURG — From the ninth-floor balcony of this new condominium north of downtown, the whole expanse of the city’s waterfront comes into view.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Tampa International preps for unexpected with  Bollywood

Tampa International preps for unexpected with Bollywood

TAMPA — George Gyduska is ready for Bollywood, a good thing for those who worked for more than a year to host the International Indian Film Academy awards events in Tampa on Wednesday through Saturday....
Updated: 6 hours ago
'Capt. America' tops box office for third week

'Capt. America' tops box office for third week

LOS ANGELES — Captain America continues to vanquish box office foes, triumphing in ticket sales for the third consecutive week and beating formidable contender Johnny Depp.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Bucs Beat: McCown here to mentor, win

Bucs Beat: McCown here to mentor, win

Josh McCown has seen a few visions of what might be his team’s future pass right in front of his eyes the past couple of weeks.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Boxer Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter dies at 76

Boxer Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter dies at 76

TORONTO — Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, has died at 76.
Updated: 8 hours ago

On Easter, Pope Francis pleads for dialogue in Syria, Ukraine

VATICAN CITY – Marking Christianity’s most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hu...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Fennelly: Friendly rivalry grows among childhood pals

Fennelly: Friendly rivalry grows among childhood pals

MONTREAL — It's been 20 years, but Donna Callahan can still see and hear them out in front of the house on Groveview Circle in suburban Rochester, N.Y. Her Ryan is on the cul-de-sac with his big brother Mike. So are the Gionta boys: Mike's budd...
Updated: 9 hours ago