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Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015

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Latest plan to improve area around USF: an Innovation District

After years of talk, Hillsborough County leaders say they’re ready to start creating an “Innovation District” in the downtrodden but economically promising area around the University of South Florida.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Bass Pro Shops opens tonight in Brandon with free celebrity event

Bass Pro Shops opens tonight in Brandon with free celebrity event

The long wait is finally over for outdoors enthusiasts with the grand opening tonight of Bass Pro Shops in Brandon.
Updated: 4 hours ago
TECO installing giant solar power array at airport

TECO installing giant solar power array at airport

TAMPA — Huge white concrete and steel columns are going up atop the economy parking garage at Tampa International Airport, soon to anchor the largest solar panel array Tampa Electric Co. has ever installed.
Updated: 5 hours ago

County drops bid for legal fees in Higginbotham ethics case

TAMPA — Hillsborough County has failed in its attempt to recover legal fees from a Plant City winery owner who filed an unsuccessful ethics complaint against Commissioner Al Higginbotham.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Bucs hope to ‘Siege the Day’ through new marketing campaign

Bucs hope to ‘Siege the Day’ through new marketing campaign

TAMPA — Determined to “Siege the Day,” the Tampa Bay Buccaneers launched an ambitious marketing campaign Tuesday designed to attract women and youngsters to an NFL franchise that has struggled significantly on the field and at th...
Published: 07/28/15
Updated: 07/29/15
Dr. Seuss book explores what came before ‘One Fish Two Fish’

Dr. Seuss book explores what came before ‘One Fish Two Fish’

Move over mockingbirds and watchmen. There’s a new Yent in a tent in town.
Published: 07/28/15
Updated: 07/29/15
Hillsborough will consider spending BP money on environment

Hillsborough will consider spending BP money on environment

TAMPA — Many consider the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill one of America’s worst environmental disasters.
Published: 07/28/15
Allegiant: FAA looking into fuel emergency at Fargo airport

Allegiant: FAA looking into fuel emergency at Fargo airport

Allegiant Airlines said it was working with federal investigators after one of its flights declared a fuel emergency at the Fargo, North Dakota, airport on Thursday. However, Hector International Airport has said there was no emergency landing that...
Published: 07/28/15
Taco Bus rolling into SoHo

Taco Bus rolling into SoHo

Taco Bus is coming to SoHo.
Published: 07/28/15
Starbucks ends ban for Tampa advocate for disabled after parking flap

Starbucks ends ban for Tampa advocate for disabled after parking flap

Rob Rowen was so strident in challenging people who occupy handicap spaces at a local Starbucks without a permit that he was banned. He has been welcomed back with a promise to improve the parking situation, but he still wants more for the disabled from the company.
Published: 07/27/15
Updated: 07/28/15