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Friday, Oct 31, 2014

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St. Pete downtown waterfront master plan in feedback phase

ST. PETERSBURG — It won’t be tomorrow, but St. Petersburg is on the verge of a major shift toward a more pedestrian-friendly downtown, the planning consultant leading development of the downtown waterfront master plan said Thursday....
Updated: 12 hours ago

Symposium theme: Tampa Bay businesses must work together to boost exports

TAMPA — It took the Great Recession to shake the Florida business community out of its comfortable snooze. Many of the companies that survived it did so because of their overseas business dealings, said Doug Davidson, regional global commercia...
Updated: 12 hours ago
Hillsborough Sheriff’s Office to women: Get a job with us

Hillsborough Sheriff’s Office to women: Get a job with us

TAMPA — At the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, one of the largest sheriff’s offices in the country, only about 17 percent of the 2,000 deputies are women.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Demi Lovato added to 93.3 Jingle Ball at Amalie Arena

Demi Lovato added to 93.3 Jingle Ball at Amalie Arena

Singer Demi Lovato is joining the lineup for the 93.3 FLZ Jingle Ball at Amalie Arena this winter.
Updated: 15 hours ago

Troopers identify motorcyclist killed in Tampa accident

Troopers have identified a man killed in an Oct. 24 motorcycle accident.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Jannus Award winner, Copa CEO, praises Tampa business community

Jannus Award winner, Copa CEO, praises Tampa business community

TAMPA — Copa Airlines CEO Pedro Heilbron said his company’s experience in the Tampa Bay area has been nothing but positive over the past two years. He foresees growth here in the future for the only airline that provides direct flights ...
Updated: 16 hours ago

Tampa City Center tower sells for $128 million

The 38-story Tampa City Center tower in downtown Tampa has changed hands in what brokers call the largest transaction in the area in recent memory. The tower at 201 N. Franklin St. sold for $128 million.
Updated: 16 hours ago

Deputies looking for man who robbed Zales Video

Deputies are looking for a man who robbed Zales on Oct. 18.
Updated: 17 hours ago
Best Bets: Fun things to do in Tampa Bay area this week

Best Bets: Fun things to do in Tampa Bay area this week

Not sure what to do this week? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. From an environmentally conscious film fest in St. Pete to a day of Hispanic heritage, food and music at Al Lopez Park.
Updated: 17 hours ago
Clearwater man sentenced to 90 years for producing child pornography

Clearwater man sentenced to 90 years for producing child pornography

A Clearwater man was sentenced to 90 years in federal prison for producing child pornography.
Updated: 17 hours ago