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Hundreds hungry for work pack job fair

Hundreds hungry for work pack job fair

A crowd of job seekers attended a job fair Wednesday hosted by state Rep. Janet Cruz.
Published: 07/23/14

Vinik closes on $1.7 million property deal

Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik cemented control over more property north of the Forum by closing a deal to acquire the last three homes standing in the area along Nebraska Avenue at the corner of Cumberland Avenue.
Published: 07/23/14

Port far from decision on cruise ship options, says director

TAMPA — Port Tampa Bay isn’t anywhere close to deciding how to handle its cruise ship business in the future, Port Director Paul Anderson told the Westshore Alliance Wednesday.
Published: 07/23/14

Port Tampa Bay names marketing director

TAMPA — Port Tampa Bay has named Gonzalo Padron as its new director of marketing and business development for Latin America.
Published: 07/23/14

County planners ask public for input on development priorities

TAMPA — Residents have already made their views known on how they would like Hillsborough County to look in the future, with more infill development and less sprawl, more transit choices and more neighborhoods close to job centers....
Published: 07/23/14

GM issues six more safety recalls

DETROIT — General Motors is issuing six more recalls covering a total of almost 718,000 vehicles in the U.S.
Published: 07/23/14
Tampa delegation sees ways to help during Cuba visit

Tampa delegation sees ways to help during Cuba visit

TAMPA — A delegation that traveled to Cuba last week signed up in the belief they would be part of history — the Charlie Crist excursion, featuring the Florida gubernatorial candidate who denounced the Cuban embargo.
Published: 07/22/14
Updated: 07/23/14

State sues Digital Domain to try to recoup $20 million in incentives

TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott’s administration Tuesday filed a politically charged lawsuit trying to recoup millions of dollars it says a now-bankrupt special effects company “fraudulently” secured from the state....
Published: 07/22/14
Tampa-area housing sales, prices rise in June

Tampa-area housing sales, prices rise in June

The June housing report released Tuesday by Florida Realtors paints a fairly bright picture of the market here with more closed sales and better median housing prices than the Tampa metro area saw a year ago.
Published: 07/22/14
Settlement approved, Vinik takes control of Channelside

Settlement approved, Vinik takes control of Channelside

After years of acrimonious lawsuits, the Channelside legal fight came to a quick resolution Monday, as the judge controlling the case approved a settlement that gives Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik effective control of the property....
Published: 07/21/14