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Rays Notes: Jennings set for rehab assignment

Rays Notes: Jennings set for rehab assignment

OF Desmond Jennings (knee surgery) will begin his minor-league rehab Friday at Triple-A Durham. He will be on a plan similar to the one followed by Jaso and is targeted to receive 30 at-bats.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Hillsborough advisory issued for West Nile encephalitis virus

Hillsborough advisory issued for West Nile encephalitis virus

TAMPA — With the rain comes the mosquitoes, and with the mosquitoes comes diseases.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Tampa region's saturated soil strains to drain away heavy rains

Tampa region's saturated soil strains to drain away heavy rains

Most of the rain in the region is captured by the soil, a mix of sand and limestone, porous enough to handle the drainage of sporadic daily thunderstorms. But when the soil gets soaked from several days of heavy rain, that kind of drainage comes to a standstill, and water flows to low areas where it stays until evaporation takes its toll.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Red-hot Casali hits two more home runs as Rays rough up Price

Red-hot Casali hits two more home runs as Rays rough up Price

ST. PETERSBURG — Curt Casali returned to his locker Tuesday night after another big game, another two home run night, to find a note from the guy he twice took deep.
Published: 07/28/15
Updated: 07/29/15

Man shot in leg during fight at Pinellas Park basketball court

Police in Pinellas Park are searching for a suspect who shot a man in the leg during a fight at the basketball court at Sparkle Lake Park, 501 84th Ave. N., on Tuesday night.
Published: 07/28/15
Updated: 07/29/15
Idina Menzel’s soaring voice captivates kids, adults at Ruth Eckerd

Idina Menzel’s soaring voice captivates kids, adults at Ruth Eckerd

Idina Menzel announced her presence in Clearwater with authority, kicking off her concert at Ruth Eckerd Hall with the soaring “Defying Gravity” from “Wicked.”
Published: 07/28/15
No verdict yet in Clearwater drug murder trial

No verdict yet in Clearwater drug murder trial

CLEARWATER - A jury was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a St. Petersburg man charged with first-degree murder Tuesday.
Published: 07/28/15
Negro league great and Tampa native Dirk Gibbons dead at 86

Negro league great and Tampa native Dirk Gibbons dead at 86

TAMPA — Walter Lee “Dirk’’ Gibbons, a Tampa native and Negro League pitching legend who was a contemporary of Hall of Famers Jackie Robinson and Larry Doby, died Friday after a long battle with prostate cancer, family frie...
Published: 07/28/15
Bucs rookie class will get early opportunity to be special

Bucs rookie class will get early opportunity to be special

To get a jump on things, Bucs rookies reported for training camp Monday, and Tuesday they participated in a bonding activity while bowling with rookies from Tampa Fire Rescue.
Published: 07/28/15
FDA approves stomach-filling balloon for weight loss

FDA approves stomach-filling balloon for weight loss

WASHINGTON – Federal health regulators on Tuesday approved an inflatable medical balloon that aids weight loss by filling up space in the stomach.
Published: 07/28/15