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Wisconsin fans head to Tampa area for football, sunshine

Wisconsin fans head to Tampa area for football, sunshine

There's the Packers and Badgers, of course. Nice restaurants. Maybe the beaches and fishing. But make no mistake. There's another key reason the Bay area will be Wisconsin South the next few weeks: the forecast.
Updated: 5 mins ago
St. Pete council might reconsider if Rays make concessions

St. Pete council might reconsider if Rays make concessions

One day after rejecting a plan to allow the team to look around the area for stadium sites, three council members who scuttled the proposal say they may change their votes if some movement is made on Tropicana Field redevelopment rights.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Deal-hungry shoppers making retailers work harder for sales

Deal-hungry shoppers making retailers work harder for sales

NEW YORK — Sales data provided to The Associated Press shows that stores once again may have to rely on procrastinators to save the holiday shopping season.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Florida’s jobless rate at 5.8% in November

Florida’s jobless rate at 5.8% in November

TAMPA — The unemployment rate in every county in the Tampa Bay region dropped in November, with Hillsborough and Pinellas counties dropping below the state rate of 5.8 percent.
Updated: 14 hours ago
HART study: Extension of streetcar line could cost up to $60 million

HART study: Extension of streetcar line could cost up to $60 million

TAMPA — As development plans get cranking in downtown Tampa, the county’s transit authority is armed with a new study that shows what it could cost to extend and upgrade the streetcar system through the heart of the business district....
Updated: 16 hours ago

Breakfast with Mayor Buckhorn

The South Tampa Chamber of Commerce hosts the second annual Breakfast with Mayor Bob Buckhorn, who will present the State of the City Address, on Jan. 14 at the Sheraton Suites Tampa Airport Westshore, 4400 W. Cypress St. in Tampa. Networking and bre...
Updated: 22 hours ago

Speed networking

The South Tampa Chamber of Commerce presents a Speed Relationship Networking Event from 3 to 6 p.m. on Jan. 8 at the The Centre Club, 123 S. West Shore Blvd., eighth floor, Tampa. Join them and facilitator Dale Appell to build business relationships,...
Updated: 22 hours ago

YAD Networking Happy Hour

The Board of TampaBay-Job-Links invites Tampa Bay area young professionals to attend a Tampa Bay YAD Networking Happy Hour from 6:30 to 9 p.m. (program at 7:15 p.m.) on Jan. 7 at Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant, 4110 W. Boy Scout Blvd., Tamp...
Updated: 22 hours ago

Working Women coffee

Working Women of Tampa Bay host a St. Pete Coffee Connections networking event at 9 a.m. on Jan. 8 at Staybridge Suites, 940 Fifth Ave. S. in St. Petersburg. Connect and grow your business in an intimate and relaxed atmosphere. Guests receive a free ...
Updated: 22 hours ago
Tampa airport reminds fliers what they can take aboard planes

Tampa airport reminds fliers what they can take aboard planes

More than 13 years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks that prompted sweeping changes in airport security, it’s almost mind-numbing to see the number of knives, tools, fireworks and other assorted weapons collected at security checkpoints.
Published: 12/18/14
Updated: 12/19/14