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Monday, Mar 02, 2015

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New state test rolls out in Hillsborough schools this week

TAMPA — The first round of brand-new state tests will be given to Hillsborough County public school students beginning today.
Updated: 21 hours ago
Hillsborough teacher of the year gears up for new state test

Hillsborough teacher of the year gears up for new state test

TAMPA — Before this year, Maria Reyes struggled in her English classes at Williams Middle Magnet School, especially with writing.
Updated: 2 hours ago
As Wawa, Thorntons multiply cheaper gas prices follow

As Wawa, Thorntons multiply cheaper gas prices follow

TAMPA — The land war between gas station chains Wawa Inc. and Thorntons Inc. continues apace around Tampa Bay, as Wawa just posted a flag in the Wellswood neighborhood of central Tampa — only a few hundred yards from a Thorntons that o...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Water transportation options growing in downtown Tampa

Water transportation options growing in downtown Tampa

TAMPA — Old time Tampa denizens recall a time when downtown turned into a ghost town after 5 p.m.
Updated: 2 hours ago
6 months in, St. Pete’s police chief making strides

6 months in, St. Pete’s police chief making strides

ST. PETERSBURG — Stepping into his new role as this city’s police chief six months ago, Anthony Holloway wasn’t sure what to expect.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Smyly welcomes enhanced role since trade to Rays

Smyly welcomes enhanced role since trade to Rays

PORT CHARLOTTE — The party room in back of the Beef ‘O’ Brady’s in Maumelle, Ark., used to be called the Tigers Den until, oh, last July 31 when the Tiger it was referring to — Drew Smyly — was traded to the ...
Updated: 4 hours ago

USF women get get 2nd shot at UConn

TAMPA — It should be quite the buzzworthy occasion when the University of South Florida women’s basketball team hosts the No. 1-ranked Connecticut Huskies, the two-time defending national champions, in tonight’s nationally televi...
Updated: 14 hours ago
Bolts Notes: Lightning see Jagr’s impact on Panthers

Bolts Notes: Lightning see Jagr’s impact on Panthers

SUNRISE — A familiar face awaited the Lightning when they arrived at BB&T Center on Sunday afternoon, eager to prove he can still impact a hockey game at the age of 43.
Updated: 14 hours ago
Rays Notes: Young lefty headed to pen

Rays Notes: Young lefty headed to pen

LHP Mike Montgomery, who made 55 starts over the last two seasons while pitching at Durham, will make the transition to the bullpen this spring.
Updated: 14 hours ago
Lightning can’t overcome early deficit in 4-3 loss to Panthers

Lightning can’t overcome early deficit in 4-3 loss to Panthers

The Panthers took control in the second period and held on for a 4-3 triumph, less than 24 hours before today’s 3 p.m. deadline.
Updated: 14 hours ago