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Bucs Training Camp: 5 Pro Bowlers attendees

Bucs Training Camp: 5 Pro Bowlers attendees

The arrival in January of Lovie Smith as the 10th head coach in Buccaneers history led to significant roster changes for 2014. To get you ready, we examine key issues for Smith's first training camp. Today, a look at five Bucs players with Pro Bowls on their résumés.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Kiss, Def Leppard bring on the rock

Kiss, Def Leppard bring on the rock

Their older fans may have worried about what a night of headbanging would feel like in the morning, but for a few hours, two veteran bands rolled back time, our reviewer says.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Israeli official condemns beating of Tampa teen

Israeli official condemns beating of Tampa teen

TAMPA — The Consul General of Israel to Florida said on Wednesday that he expects the Israeli police officers who attacked Tampa teenager Tariq Khdeir in early July will be indicted.
Updated: 11 hours ago
St. Pete trail camera initiative may get county’s help

St. Pete trail camera initiative may get county’s help

CLEARWATER — Pinellas County Commissioner Ken Welch wants the county to chip in on St. Petersburg’s plan to install security cameras on a crime-plagued section of the Pinellas Trail.
Updated: 11 hours ago

Vets told: Avoid ailing for-profit colleges

TAMPA — A national student veterans group is urging fellow military vets who are considering going back to school to avoid the Corinthian for-profit colleges, including Everest University campuses, which are on the market after Corinthian ran ...
Updated: 11 hours ago

Governor participates in call on border crisis

TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott took part in a conference call Tuesday with top officials from President Barack Obama’s administration to discuss the president’s $3.7 billion plan to stem the flow of unaccompanied minors across the...
Updated: 11 hours ago
St. Pete police paint spice bust as warning

St. Pete police paint spice bust as warning

Police are hoping the arrests of 20 people and fines levied on two retailers will send a message to anyone who may be inclined to buy, sell, distribute or smoke synthetic marijuana.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Hundreds hungry for work pack job fair

Hundreds hungry for work pack job fair

A crowd of job seekers attended a job fair Wednesday hosted by state Rep. Janet Cruz.
Updated: 12 hours ago

Tampa duathlon will have entrants run-bike instead of run-bike-run

TAMPA — Between this spring’s Gasparilla Criterium bike race and this fall’s 5K sponsored by the Tampa Police Department, endorphin junkies will be able to get their fix next month through another event — a duathlon combin...
Updated: 13 hours ago
Vehicle crashes into Dunedin business; 3 hurt

Vehicle crashes into Dunedin business; 3 hurt

Investigators are working to find out why a driver sped through a parking lot in Dunedin, striking two people and another vehicle, which then crashed into a business, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 13 hours ago