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Monday, Mar 02, 2015

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Gasparilla Festival of Arts award winners

The 45th Annual Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts took place at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park over the weekend. The winners:
Updated: 15 hours ago

Clearwater ticket a winner of Fantasy 5 jackpot

TALLAHASSEE — One “Fantasy 5” player has selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $272,984.14.
Updated: 15 hours ago

Boy killed in SUV crash; Winter Haven woman charged with DUI

BRADENTON — Police say a 2-year-old boy was killed after a Florida woman who was drunk crashed an SUV loaded with passengers.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Will Smith’s ‘Focus’ tops box office with $19.1 million

Will Smith’s ‘Focus’ tops box office with $19.1 million

NEW YORK – Will Smith’s con-man caper “Focus” disrobed “Fifty Shades of Grey” at the box office, but the film’s modest $19.1 million opening still left questions about the drawing power of the once uns...
Updated: 17 hours ago
College fair draws hundreds to Tampa’s convention center

College fair draws hundreds to Tampa’s convention center

TAMPA — Alexis McGurk listened intently and asked questions as Malcolm Edward Randolph, who works in the University of South Florida’s admissions office, explained how the Tampa college might be the best fit for her academic aspirations...
Updated: 17 hours ago

Hillsborough, Pinellas counties among worst in state for wage theft

TAMPA — Every year thousands of Floridians are cheated, one way or another, out of wages they’ve earned on their jobs.
Updated: 19 hours ago
Pinellas Urban League’s leader has devoted life to service

Pinellas Urban League’s leader has devoted life to service

ST. PETERSBURG — It was a ritual of Watson Haynes’ boyhood.
Updated: 20 hours ago
Billy Mays’ son creating documentary about father’s life

Billy Mays’ son creating documentary about father’s life

TAMPA — Billy Mays Jr., the television personality known for his boisterous sales pitches, black beard, blue shirt and khaki pants, was just beginning to bond with his son when he died in 2009.
Updated: 20 hours ago

Budget, beer, guns, pot and potties on Florida lawmakers’ agenda

TALLAHASSEE – Conservation land purchases, beer growlers, tax cuts, guns on state university campuses, medical marijuana and even where transgender people can go to the bathroom will all be issues that will come up during Florida’s 2015...
Updated: 20 hours ago

Clearwater ticket a winner of Fantasy 5 jackpot

TALLAHASSEE – One “Fantasy 5” player has selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $272,984.14.
Updated: 20 hours ago