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Lightning trade D Brewer to Anaheim for draft pick

Lightning trade D Brewer to Anaheim for draft pick

TAMPA — Facing a roster log jam, the Lightning opened up a spot on Friday by trading veteran defenseman Eric Brewer to Anaheim for a third-round draft pick in 2015.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Gov. Scott to kick off jobs-themed victory tour on Monday

Gov. Scott to kick off jobs-themed victory tour on Monday

TALLAHASSEE — For Rick Scott, Chateaubriand steak is out and beef brisket is in.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Stunned by cold, Florida Aquarium takes in endangered sea turtles

Stunned by cold, Florida Aquarium takes in endangered sea turtles

TAMPA — As they do every year, thousands of Kemp’s ridley sea turtles made their way up the Eastern seaboard this summer. Unfortunately, not all made it back as the cold weather set in.
Updated: 3 hours ago
No shortage of events on Tampa’s holiday calendar

No shortage of events on Tampa’s holiday calendar

Let’s all take a lesson from Santa this year, and make a list and check it twice.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Teaser released for newest ‘Star Wars’ episode

Teaser released for newest ‘Star Wars’ episode

An 88-second teaser for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” broke the Internet on Friday. And for millions of fans it was Thanksgiving Day all over again.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Crowds thinner as Tampa-area shoppers tackle second shopping wave

Crowds thinner as Tampa-area shoppers tackle second shopping wave

BRANDON — The stack of electronics in Marquis Wynn’s Best Buy shopping cart loomed taller than him as he stood among cell phones and gadgets.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Clearwater man faces charges in auto repair scam

Clearwater man faces charges in auto repair scam

A Clearwater man faces charges after police say he tried to defraud a man out of $300 in an auto repair scam.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Pinellas exhibit-builders featured on H2’s ‘Museum Men’

Pinellas exhibit-builders featured on H2’s ‘Museum Men’

A Pinellas Park company that specializes in building historical re-creations for Tampa-area museums is the focus of a TV series that debuts Saturday on History Channel’s H2 network.
Updated: 7 hours ago
On That Note: This week’s best concerts in the Tampa area

On That Note: This week’s best concerts in the Tampa area

DAVE KOZ AND FRIENDS SMOOTH JAZZ CHRISTMAS
Updated: 8 hours ago

Volusia deputies: Eight teens rob pizza deliverer

Eight teens were arrested Thursday, accused of robbing a pizza deliverer in Volusia County, deputies said.
Updated: 10 hours ago