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SeaWorld drops appeal of OSHA violation

SeaWorld drops appeal of OSHA violation

SeaWorld Entertainment has dropped an appeal of citations it received after the drowning of a trainer who was pulled under by a killer whale.
Updated: 46 mins ago
McCafé brews heading to market

McCafé brews heading to market

NEW YORK — McDonald’s plans to start selling its packaged coffee at supermarkets nationally by early next year, a move intended to help raise the profile of the coffee sold at its U.S. restaurants.
Updated: 14 hours ago
Allegiant pilots 3 routes to Bay area

Allegiant pilots 3 routes to Bay area

ST. PETERSBURG — Allegiant Airlines is adding three new nonstop routes from cities in Illinois and North Carolina to St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport.
Updated: 15 hours ago

Vinik takes charge of Channelside

Jeff Vinik is officially in charge of Channelside Bay Plaza.
Updated: 18 hours ago

Port Tampa Bay negotiating for two new gantry cranes

TAMPA — Two mega cranes scheduled to be installed at Port Tampa Bay in a couple of years will allow the seaport to prepare for a future with larger, wider cargo ships.
Updated: 20 hours ago
New Tampa airport kiosks speed international visitors through customs

New Tampa airport kiosks speed international visitors through customs

More than 530,000 international travelers clear Customs at Tampa International Airport every year and the airport is working to attract even more. Adding 10 automated passport kiosks to get them on their way faster is just one more benefit the airport can tout in that quest, Airport Chief Executive Officer Joe Lopano said.
Published: 08/18/14
Updated: 08/19/14

Civil citations keeping Hillsborough kids out of trouble

TAMPA — A program that gives juveniles a second chance after they commit misdemeanor crimes is proving effective in keeping them from offending again.
Published: 08/18/14
Hyde Park Village lands upscale J. McLaughlin fashions

Hyde Park Village lands upscale J. McLaughlin fashions

TAMPA — Hyde Park Village will soon have another decidedly high-end fashion retailer.
Published: 08/18/14

Gas prices keep sliding in Tampa

TAMPA — Gas prices continue to slide this week with motorists here and in cities like Memphis, Chattanooga and Orlando finding gasoline at or below $3.20 per gallon, according to AAA -The Auto Club Group.
Published: 08/18/14

Tribune, Centro bask in Sunshine awards

The Tampa Tribune and sister paper Centro were honored with 10 awards at the 2014 Sunshine State Awards in Miami Beach Saturday.
Published: 08/17/14
Updated: 08/18/14