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Fall campaigns aim to lure Floridians to Bay area attractions

Local tourism officials are wagering that Floridians aren’t ready to throw in the beach towel just yet.
Updated: 5 mins ago
Tampa’s Lyric Theatre founder bows out

Tampa’s Lyric Theatre founder bows out

TAMPA — Rene Gonzalez, founder and artistic director of the Spanish Lyric Theatre, promoted his Aug. 10 lunchtime show at the historic Centro Asturiano as the end of the theater company’s 55th annual season....
Updated: 11 mins ago
Atlantic City’s $2.4 billion Revel casino closing after just two years

Atlantic City’s $2.4 billion Revel casino closing after just two years

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City’s 36-year history of casino gambling begins to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel empties its hotel.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Commission candidate Stacy White has deep roots in Hillsborough County

Commission candidate Stacy White has deep roots in Hillsborough County

Stacy White grew up fishing the flats off Port Manatee and hunting the backwoods of Wimauma. He can still remember the wide-open vistas south of Big Bend Road.
Published: 08/31/14
Now starring in commercials: Hillsborough County

Now starring in commercials: Hillsborough County

Bar-goers in Tampa will feel right at home with a future Bud Light commercial, and there could be more to come.
Published: 08/31/14
Choose your next neighbor: Wal-Mart or Costco?

Choose your next neighbor: Wal-Mart or Costco?

Once upon a time, there were two superstores.
Published: 08/31/14

Wal-Mart eyes Wesley Chapel store

WESLEY CHAPEL — Just days after opening a huge new supercenter on State Road 54, Wal-Mart officials were meeting with the county’s planning staff to discuss plans for another Wesley Chapel store....
Published: 08/30/14
Drones with cameras the latest technology to help golf game

Drones with cameras the latest technology to help golf game

TAMPA ­— Golf has long looked to technology to improve performance, from the golf cart in the 1930s to cutting-edge sensor gloves that analyze each swing.
Published: 08/30/14
Achievers

Achievers

Beaches chamber opens new office
Published: 08/31/14

Budget carrier lands at St. Pete-Clearwater

CLEARWATER — Resurrected airline brand PEOPLExpress made its first landing Friday night at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport on a new route from Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport in Virginia. ...
Published: 08/29/14