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Thursday, Apr 17, 2014

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Tampa police reviewing death of diabetic driver

TAMPA - The death of a diabetic man Wednesday after he was handcuffed by Tampa police raises questions about the training law enforcement officers receive to spot symptoms of a disease that affects nearly 26 million Americans....
Updated: 4 hours ago
No more small, stuffed, oddly posed gators under new rules

No more small, stuffed, oddly posed gators under new rules

HAVANA, Fla. — Hunting alligator in season would be allowed 24 hours a day under a proposal adopted Thursday by the state’s fish and wildlife board. ...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Students get bus to cross Hillsborough Ave.

Students get bus to cross Hillsborough Ave.

Students who live in an apartment complex across from Middleton High School now may take a shuttle to and from school every day until the end of this school year.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Colorful dances grab attention as ‘Bollywood Oscars’ approach

Colorful dances grab attention as ‘Bollywood Oscars’ approach

It’s the hallmark of great Bollywood movies: lavish, high-energy music and dance numbers.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Problem Ybor clubs not the problem they once were

Problem Ybor clubs not the problem they once were

TAMPA — Tampa City Council members tried once again to get a handle on bad behavior at the city’s bars and restaurants Thursday morning. And once again, they didn’t get very far.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Sharing intelligence with U.S. allies has challenges, risks, McRaven says

Sharing intelligence with U.S. allies has challenges, risks, McRaven says

Wednesday afternoon, the nation’s spy master visited MacDill Air Force Base to talk to the nation’s top commando.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Los Lonely Boys to play Tampa Bay Margarita Festival

Los Lonely Boys to play Tampa Bay Margarita Festival

The first annual Tampa Bay Margarita Festival was a big hit in 2013. Now promoters are bringing in a band that knows something about hits for the festival’s second year.
Updated: 6 hours ago

Deputies: Bradenton sanctuary owners face cruelty charges

The owners of a Bradenton animal sanctuary were arrested today and charged with animal cruelty, according to Manatee County deputies.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet

Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet

LOS ANGELES — Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected — a distant, rocky world that’s similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it’s not too hot and not...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Camper fire  injures one person  in eastern Hillsborough

Camper fire injures one person in eastern Hillsborough

One person was injured Thursday afternoon during a fire in a recreational vehicle in eastern Hillsborough County.
Updated: 7 hours ago