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Saturday, Mar 28, 2015

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Annual GreenFest benefits Tampa’s historic Plant Park

TAMPA — Plant Park at the University of Tampa was transformed into a garden of whimsy Saturday to herald in springtime and raise money for the historic park’s preservation.
Updated: 11 mins ago
Unique sculptures welcome people to funky Gulfport

Unique sculptures welcome people to funky Gulfport

GULFPORT — The whimsical figures that populate this sprawling green parkway on the way into town seem to personify the creative, laid-back spirit of this coastal community.
Updated: 16 mins ago
Hundreds rally against Indiana law, say it's discriminatory

Hundreds rally against Indiana law, say it's discriminatory

INDIANAPOLIS - Hundreds of people, some carrying signs reading #x201c;no hate in our state,#x201d; gathered Saturday outside the Indiana Statehouse for a boisterous rally against a new state law that opponents say could sanction discrimination agains...
Updated: 34 mins ago
Hillsborough jury awards $64M to work-site accident victim

Hillsborough jury awards $64M to work-site accident victim

TAMPA — A Hillsborough County jury late Friday awarded $64 million in damages to a man his lawyers say was “nearly cut in half” almost five years ago when a building collapsed on him.
Updated: 55 mins ago

Seven shot and injured at Florida spring break house party

PANAMA CITY BEACH - Seven people were injured, some critically, during an early-morning spray of gunfire today at a spring break party on the Florida Panhandle, police said. An Alabama man was quickly apprehended and charged with attempted murder....
Updated: 1 hour ago
Tom Brady posts video of cliff jump

Tom Brady posts video of cliff jump

Tom Brady really went deep.
Updated: 1 hour ago
L.A. commuter train hits car, partially derails; 21 hurt

L.A. commuter train hits car, partially derails; 21 hurt

LOS ANGELES - A commuter train slammed into a car at a crossing in front of the University of Southern California on Saturday, seriously injuring the driver and the train's operator. Nineteen passengers on the train suffered lesser injuries. ...
Updated: 1 hour ago

School aide barricaded self in classroom; took off clothes

LEMON GROVE, Calif. – Authorities say an afterschool program assistant kept 14 children inside a California classroom while appearing to be hallucinating on drugs.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Tampa mayor: Pride Parade ‘a long time coming’

Tampa mayor: Pride Parade ‘a long time coming’

YBOR CITY — About 10 years ago, the Hillsborough County Commission voted almost unanimously to “abstain from acknowledging, promoting and participating” in gay pride recognition or events.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Bucs Beat: Free agent additions already familiar with Tampa 2

Bucs Beat: Free agent additions already familiar with Tampa 2

TAMPA - The Buccaneers haven't exactly swung for the fences in free agency this year. In the words of general manager Jason Licht, their goal from the start was to shorten their swing and #x201c;hit a few doubles.#x201d;...
Updated: 2 hours ago