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Thursday, Jan 29, 2015

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Florida CFO: Stress tests may instill confidence in insurers

LAKE BUENA VISTA — Florida’s top financial officer said Tuesday that creating a “stress test” will help instill public confidence in the smaller insurers that have come to dominate Florida’s property insurance marke...
Published: 01/27/15

Facebook outage brings jokes, marketing pitches to Twitter

SEOUL, South Korea — For many, the hour without a Facebook was a golden opportunity for a joke — or a marketing pitch — on other social media sites.
Published: 01/27/15

U.S. home price gains slow in November on weaker sales

WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices rose at a modest pace in November, held back by weaker sales and a limited number of available houses.
Published: 01/27/15
New restaurant planned for Hyde Park Village

New restaurant planned for Hyde Park Village

Hyde Park Village will soon have yet another new high-end restaurant.
Published: 01/26/15
Updated: 01/27/15

Sewage spill closes nature preserve

TAMPA — A Hillsborough County nature preserve in the Rocky Point area was closed Monday morning because of a sewage spill that occurred Friday.
Published: 01/26/15
Flights canceled out of Tampa ahead of Northeast blizzard

Flights canceled out of Tampa ahead of Northeast blizzard

TAMPA — Airlines canceled 37 flights out of Tampa International Airport Monday and another 49 were delayed as a major blizzard whirled toward the Northeast. But the airport experienced only minor passenger backup....
Published: 01/26/15
Tax collector to add Drew Park office

Tax collector to add Drew Park office

TAMPA — Hillsborough County Tax Collector Doug Belden has chosen the Tampa neighborhood of Drew Park to build a new service center where customers can get driver’s licenses, birth certificates and concealed weapons permits....
Published: 01/25/15
Ybor's La Segunda bakery warming up for its next century

Ybor's La Segunda bakery warming up for its next century

As the bakery enters its next century, a new generation of family owners smells money in the opportunity to leverage La Segunda's brand power and lengthy loaves.
Published: 01/25/15
I-275 express lanes coming, but with tolls — and not soon

I-275 express lanes coming, but with tolls — and not soon

Imagine cruising at the actual speed limit on Interstate 275 during rush hour in downtown Tampa.
Published: 01/25/15
Homeowner group fights resident over mowing

Homeowner group fights resident over mowing

If you mow the lawn for an older neighbor or a sick relative, that’s called a good deed. But what’s it called when someone forces you to mow, edge and maintain land you don’t own?
Published: 01/25/15