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Wednesday, Nov 26, 2014

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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: 4 mins ago
Inclement weather affecting Thanksgiving travelers

Inclement weather affecting Thanksgiving travelers

MINEOLA, N.Y. — One of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year posed special challenges in the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor as travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations contended with a nor’easter packing ...
Updated: 55 mins 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....
Updated: 4 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: 5 hours ago
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?
Updated: 6 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: 6 hours ago

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: 18 hours ago
Tampa airport still faces congestion even at construction’s completion

Tampa airport still faces congestion even at construction’s completion

TAMPA — With the first phase of its master plan getting underway next week, Tampa International Airport is on its way to smooth flying, or so it would seem.
Updated: 18 hours ago

State regulators approve rates for Duke customers

TALLAHASSEE — State regulators are setting new rates for Duke Energy Florida customers.
Updated: 21 hours ago
St. Pete office tower latest purchase for equity group

St. Pete office tower latest purchase for equity group

A St. Petersburg-based equity firm is heading a joint venture to purchase its third high-rise tower in the Tampa Bay area.
Published: 11/25/14