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Thursday, Nov 27, 2014

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Seminole Heights to hold Shop Hop on Small Business Saturday

Seminole Heights to hold Shop Hop on Small Business Saturday

Step inside the new Christopher Wayne Home store in Seminole Heights, and shoppers could easily think they’re in Hyde Park.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Law enforcement beefs up to protect Black Friday shoppers

Law enforcement beefs up to protect Black Friday shoppers

ST. PETERSBURG — Local law enforcement officials are reminding Black Friday deal-seekers to keep their wallets close and be careful where they put shopping bags in their cars before heading back into the frenzy.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Deal-hunting? Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday for bargains

Deal-hunting? Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday for bargains

NEW YORK — Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Tampa airport travelers feel effects of nor’easter

Tampa airport travelers feel effects of nor’easter

TAMPA — Rachel Fischer-Tripodi thrust her suitcase toward the shuttle door at Tampa International Airport, then dashed in.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Rogel quits as Tampa Bay Partnership chief

Rogel quits as Tampa Bay Partnership chief

Stuart Rogel, the only leader the Tampa Bay Partnership has known since it was formed in 1994 to promote regional economic development, resigned Friday as president and CEO.
Updated: 11 hours ago
When will stores open Thanksgiving, Black Friday?

When will stores open Thanksgiving, Black Friday?

Here is a guide to major store openings in the Tampa area on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Superstores such as Wal-Mart remain open 24 hours a day.
Updated: 17 hours ago
Fun facts: Thanksgiving by the numbers

Fun facts: Thanksgiving by the numbers

From your favorite pies to the the number of turkeys eaten each Thanksgiving, a look at the holiday by the numbers.
Updated: 21 hours ago

Hillsborough prepares to open new small business center

YBOR CITY — Hillsborough County is preparing to open its updated, revamped small business center under the name the Mark Sharpe Entrepreneur Collaborative Center (ECC), named for former County Commissioner Mark Sharpe, who just stepped down du...
Updated: 23 hours ago
Hillsborough moves ahead on amateur sports complex

Hillsborough moves ahead on amateur sports complex

TAMPA — Two years after pledging $15 million for an amateur sports complex, Hillsborough County commissioners are ready to start searching for land and seeking bids from companies interested in building and operating the fields....
Published: 11/25/14
Updated: 11/26/14
Retailers in a tizzy to grab holiday dollars

Retailers in a tizzy to grab holiday dollars

Is it possible this holiday season could be more nuts than ever?
Published: 11/25/14
Updated: 11/26/14