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History Center's 'Spirited' Prohibition exhibit examines Tampa's speakeasy era

History Center's 'Spirited' Prohibition exhibit examines Tampa's speakeasy era

During the 1920s, when public consumption of alcoholic was outlawed and the legal sale of booze dried up, Tampa became one of the “wettest” places in the nation.
Updated: 32 mins ago
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Altman: Sharing intel can backfire for U.S.

One of the biggest security challenges the U.S. faces is how to share intelligence in a world where it’s been at war at one point with some of its closest friends, you never know who tomorrow’s enemy will be and espionage, even among al...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Rays Notes: Buchholz sharp in outdueling Cobb

Rays Notes: Buchholz sharp in outdueling Cobb

ST. PETERSBURG — Rays CF Kevin Kiermaier singled on the first pitch RHP Clay Buchholz threw Sunday, but any thoughts of another easy day for the offense were dashed when Buchholz retired the next 10 batters....
Updated: 9 hours ago
Buccaneers revamped offensive line has week to prepare for Panthers

Buccaneers revamped offensive line has week to prepare for Panthers

TAMPA — An offensive line that has yet to take its first practice snap together has just six days to figure out how to control a defense that ranked second overall while leading the league in sacks last year.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Clearwater’s new aquarium to focus on animals’ return to ocean, not shows

Clearwater’s new aquarium to focus on animals’ return to ocean, not shows

Don’t expect to see Winter the dolphin or her companion Hope jumping through the air or squeaking for a stadium full of fans like their Hollywood forerunner, Flipper.
Updated: 10 hours ago
25 takeaways from a punch-less summer box office

25 takeaways from a punch-less summer box office

NEW YORK — The movie of the summer might have been Marvel’s irreverent hit “Guardians of the Galaxy,” the top domestic film at the box office. Or it could have been Michael Bay’s sequel-reboot hybrid “Transfo...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Commission candidate Stacy White has deep roots in Hillsborough County

Commission candidate Stacy White has deep roots in Hillsborough County

Stacy White grew up fishing the flats off Port Manatee and hunting the backwoods of Wimauma. He can still remember the wide-open vistas south of Big Bend Road.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Near-record August heat gives way to storm season

Near-record August heat gives way to storm season

TAMPA — If you think it was hot in August, the kind of hot that burns your fingers when you grip the steering wheel or wilts your reserve when you walk across a shimmering parking lot of black tar, you're right. ...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Now starring in commercials: Hillsborough County

Now starring in commercials: Hillsborough County

Bar-goers in Tampa will feel right at home with a future Bud Light commercial, and there could be more to come.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Supporters, opponents kick in $7.6 million in Florida medical pot debate

Supporters, opponents kick in $7.6 million in Florida medical pot debate

TAMPA — Florida’s citizen initiative process has long offered residents a path to direct democracy when elected officials can’t or won’t pass laws reflecting their wishes.
Updated: 11 hours ago