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Saturday, Apr 19, 2014

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Counties on the hook for film incentives

TAMPA — If Hillsborough County is going to reap the benefits of new state tax incentives for the film and television industry, it could come at a cost — as much as $800,000 in county money per production.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Downtown St. Pete may open up to food trucks

Downtown St. Pete may open up to food trucks

ST. PETERSBURG — Food trucks may abound in Tampa but they have yet to become part of St. Petersburg’s culinary DNA.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Opening of new Busch Gardens ride delayed

Opening of new Busch Gardens ride delayed

TAMPA — Busch Gardens Tampa on Friday backed off from its previously announced May 1 opening of Falcon’s Fury, a thrill ride featuring a five-second, 60 mph vertical drop, after canceling Tuesday’s Media Day event because of &#x...
Updated: 16 hours ago
Florida unemployment rate nudges up 0.1%

Florida unemployment rate nudges up 0.1%

Florida’s unemployment rate rose from 6.2 percent in February to 6.3 percent in March, one of 17 states to report an increase, but economists pointed out that could reflect additional workers re-entering the labor market after becoming optimis...
Updated: 17 hours ago
Bollywood awards are like ‘the Oscars on Steroids’

Bollywood awards are like ‘the Oscars on Steroids’

With all the talk about hotel bookings, ticket sales, and economic impact, the real reason behind the 15th annual Bollywood Oscars has taken a back seat so far.
Updated: 22 hours ago

Business After Hours

The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce hosts a Business After Hours from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Continental Wholesale Diamonds, 1715 N. West Shore Blvd., Tampa. Join them for free hors d’oeuvres and a cocktail while networking with your fel...
Updated: 22 hours ago

New Tampa Chamber Connections

New Tampa Chamber of Commerce hosts Chamber Connections after-hours networking at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Cafe Ole, 10020 Cross Creek Blvd., Tampa. Members and guests network in a relaxed, social setting and learn more about each other. Appetizers are ...
Updated: 23 hours ago

South Tampa networking

Join the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce for after-hours networking from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Invitation Consultants, 4062 Henderson Blvd. in Tampa. It’s free to all South Tampa Chamber members and guests.
Updated: 23 hours ago

Riverview Chamber meets

Join members and guests of the Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce for its Monthly Membership Meeting Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at The Regent, 6437 Watson Road, Riverview. Speakers are Bryan Thatcher, whose program is “Ma...
Updated: 23 hours ago

Tueaday Career Fair

CareerSource Tampa Bay hosts its second Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at TPepin’s Hospitality Centre, 4121 N. 50th St., Tampa. Although this event will have a focus on veterans, all job seekers are welcome after 11 a.m.
Updated: 23 hours ago