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Water transportation options growing in downtown Tampa

Water transportation options growing in downtown Tampa

TAMPA — Old time Tampa denizens recall a time when downtown turned into a ghost town after 5 p.m.
Updated: 4 hours ago

Hillsborough, Pinellas counties among worst in state for wage theft

TAMPA — Every year thousands of Floridians are cheated, one way or another, out of wages they’ve earned on their jobs.
Updated: 5 hours ago
As Wawa, Thorntons multiply cheaper gas prices follow

As Wawa, Thorntons multiply cheaper gas prices follow

TAMPA — The land war between gas station chains Wawa Inc. and Thorntons Inc. continues apace around Tampa Bay, as Wawa just posted a flag in the Wellswood neighborhood of central Tampa — only a few hundred yards from a Thorntons that o...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Billy Mays’ son creating documentary about father’s life

Billy Mays’ son creating documentary about father’s life

TAMPA — Billy Mays Jr., the television personality known for his boisterous sales pitches, black beard, blue shirt and khaki pants, was just beginning to bond with his son when he died in 2009.
Updated: 6 hours ago

Clearwater ticket a winner of Fantasy 5 jackpot

TALLAHASSEE – One “Fantasy 5” player has selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $272,984.14.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Is this the last chapter for Radio Shack?

Is this the last chapter for Radio Shack?

TAMPA — Ahmed Manasrah‘s face fell into shock and then despair as he turned the corner in Tampa to find his closest Radio Shack store was closed and crews of workers were inside taking apart the shelving.
Updated: 20 hours ago
Achievers

Achievers

Accident-free for 1 million miles
Published: 03/01/15
Tampa’s Fabulous Rockers will finally play in Havana

Tampa’s Fabulous Rockers will finally play in Havana

TAMPA — In their heyday, The Fabulous Rockers were in such demand that high schools scheduled proms around the Tampa band’s calendar.
Published: 02/28/15
Uber says database containing driver info was breached

Uber says database containing driver info was breached

NEW YORK – Uber says a database containing the names and drivers’ license numbers of 50,000 of its drivers was breached in May.
Published: 02/28/15
Florida lawmakers to consider effectiveness of film incentives

Florida lawmakers to consider effectiveness of film incentives

TAMPA — With a resume including “Beetlejuice” and “Edward Scissorhands,” director Tim Burton has proven he is among the great fantasy storytellers in Hollywood.
Published: 02/28/15