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Clearwater Aquarium unveils streamlined plans

Clearwater Aquarium unveils streamlined plans

CLEARWATER — When Clearwater Marine Aquarium officials said they would significantly cut costs for a new downtown facility originally estimated at $160 million, they really meant it.
Updated: 21 mins ago
Plant City teen charged with DUI-manslaughter in traffic death

Plant City teen charged with DUI-manslaughter in traffic death

PLANT CITY — A 17-year-old Plant City girl has been charged with driving under the influence-manslaughter in the Feb. 2 death of a man who was delivering The Tampa Tribune.
Updated: 23 mins ago

Lower fuel costs could reduce TECO bill

With falling natural gas prices, Tampa Electric customers could pay $1.22 less a month for electricity in January than they do today – even after a planned increase later this year.
Updated: 49 mins ago

Fourth Not for Profit Workshop set for Straz Center

TAMPA — For the fourth year, two local philanthropists are sharing their secrets on how to successfully run and grow a charitable operation.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Rocker Vince Neil to own Arena Football League team

Rocker Vince Neil to own Arena Football League team

Another rocker will own an Arena Football League team.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Suspect in teen’s 2007 slaying extradited from New York

Suspect in teen’s 2007 slaying extradited from New York

A gang member arrested in New York in the 2007 slaying of a 17-year-old Tampa boy was extradited Wednesday to Hillsborough County, officials said.
Updated: 1 hour ago

Pasco school district to close bus call centers early

LAND O’ LAKES — The Pasco County School District has decided to close its transportation call center a week early.
Updated: 2 hours ago
More colleges mixing beer, football at stadiums

More colleges mixing beer, football at stadiums

Walk through the tailgate area at a college football stadium, and beer drinking is as common a sight as fans adorned in jerseys of their favorite players.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Manziel fined $12,000 by NFL for middle-finger flip

Manziel fined $12,000 by NFL for middle-finger flip

CLEVELAND — A person familiar with the penalty says Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel has been fined $12,000 by the NFL for flipping his middle finger at Washington’s sideline.
Updated: 2 hours ago

Hernando jail inmate dies of embolism

The medical examiner in Hernando County says a 27-year-old inmate died of a pulmonary embolism.
Updated: 3 hours ago