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Residents have mixed feelings on express toll lane proposal

TAMPA — Views on the state’s proposed express toll lanes for area interstates spanned the map Thursday night.
Updated: 2 mins ago
4K HDTVs fill electronics stores ahead of Super Bowl

4K HDTVs fill electronics stores ahead of Super Bowl

These are good times for TV aficionados who feel “high-definition” just isn’t high-def enough.
Updated: 2 hours ago

Fed must boost infrastucture funding for ports, officials say

TAMPA — Like it or not, the United States is part of an ever-expanding global economy and the federal government needs to ramp up its infrastructure funding to more efficiently move freight in and out of the nation’s ports, maritime off...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Hogan’s Beach bows to complaints, pulls plug on dance music

Hogan’s Beach bows to complaints, pulls plug on dance music

TAMPA — The party at the end of the Courtney Campbell Causeway is over, at least for now.
Updated: 5 hours ago
World Liquors’ renovation a sign of times in St. Pete

World Liquors’ renovation a sign of times in St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG — The neon “Drive-In” lights outside World Liquors have been glowing along Central Avenue for more than 50 years, but the store’s giant globe stopped spinning decades ago.
Updated: 11 hours ago
‘Infiltrator’ begins hiring cast for Tampa filming

‘Infiltrator’ begins hiring cast for Tampa filming

TAMPA — Think you oughta be in pictures?
Updated: 15 hours ago
Headquarters expansion a bright spot for Tampa lighting company

Headquarters expansion a bright spot for Tampa lighting company

TAMPA — SLV Lighting, one of Europe’s largest lighting companies, plans to expand its North American headquarters here and nearly double its work force.
Published: 01/28/15
Radice, ‘coach’ and builder of Hillsborough parks and rec, dead at 78

Radice, ‘coach’ and builder of Hillsborough parks and rec, dead at 78

TAMPA — When Ed Radice first took over as Hillsborough County’s parks and recreation director in 1974, his office was his car and his department files were boxed in the trunk.
Published: 01/27/15

Steel company expands at Tampa port, creates 108 new jobs

TAMPA — A steel company with local roots and an international reach is expanding, adding 108 jobs and investing $18 million in a new facility on Port Tampa Bay property.
Published: 01/27/15
Channelside restaurant set to talk taco

Channelside restaurant set to talk taco

Guy Revelle likely set a speed record in designing and creating the new Hablo Taco restaurant — just 45 days from cocktail napkin drawing to construction and hiring. And that’s just about right, he said, because the business plan is to ...
Published: 01/27/15