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Centerplate replaces CEO seen mistreating dog

Centerplate replaces CEO seen mistreating dog

Stadium concessionaire Centerplate listened its employees, clients and customers, then decided to replace its CEO after a video showed him abusing a dog....
Updated: 19 mins ago
Falcon’s Fury officially opens at Busch Gardens

Falcon’s Fury officially opens at Busch Gardens

The long-awaited wait to take a plunge on Falcon’s Fury at Busch Gardens is officially over.
Updated: 28 mins ago
Spanish Lyric Theatre founder Gonzalez bows out

Spanish Lyric Theatre founder Gonzalez bows out

Rene Gonzalez, 76, has led the theater company since its inception in 1959. His decision to bow out left some theater patrons in disbelief. But "even the pope retired," he says.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Fall tourism campaign targets locals

Fall tourism campaign targets locals

Local tourism officials are wagering that Floridians aren’t ready to throw in the beach towel just yet.
Updated: 5 hours 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.
Published: 09/01/14
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