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Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015

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Podcast: Self-order McDonald’s burgers and Apple watches – coming your way

Podcast: Self-order McDonald’s burgers and Apple watches – coming your way

Published: 03/27/15
Roadway construction slows traffic at busy SR 60 intersection

Roadway construction slows traffic at busy SR 60 intersection

TAMPA - It's not exactly a raceway at the intersection of State Road 60 and 50th Street with so much truck traffic running back and forth from Port Tampa Bay and the industrial areas. But with construction under way to rebuild the intersection and re...
Published: 03/27/15

Morning networking event

Working Women of Tampa Bay host St. Pete Coffee Connections at 9 a.m. Thursday at Whim So Doodle, 237 Second Ave. S. in St. Petersburg. Connect and grow your business in a cozy and relaxed atmosphere. Guests receive a free cup of coffee and baked goo...
Published: 03/27/15

Google+ is topic of series

Join the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce for the third part of its social media breakfast series entitled #x201c;Everything You Need to Know About Google+.#x201d; Registration and breakfast buffet is at 8 a.m. Wednesday with the panel discussion from...
Published: 03/27/15
MakerCon to celebrate innovation, technology at Tampa fairgrounds

MakerCon to celebrate innovation, technology at Tampa fairgrounds

TAMPA — Experts with FreeFab 3D will demonstrate how to use a 3D printer. Gamers on the Edge will showcase their charity gaming events and the USF Robotics Interest Group will exhibit fighting robots.
Published: 03/26/15
Updated: 03/27/15
Corps of Engineers seeks $38.6 million to fight Egmont Key erosion

Corps of Engineers seeks $38.6 million to fight Egmont Key erosion

EGMONT KEY — The island is a little larger than it was a year ago.
Published: 03/26/15
Updated: 03/27/15

Forty high-tech jobs coming to St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG - A software tech company is coming to the city's Arts Warehouse District, bringing 40 new jobs to the rapidly redeveloping neighborhood south of Central Avenue and a few blocks west of Tropicana Field....
Published: 03/26/15
McDonald’s testing kiosks at Wesley Chapel restaurant

McDonald’s testing kiosks at Wesley Chapel restaurant

TAMPA — A McDonald’s Corp. restaurant in Wesley Chapel is among a select few nationwide to test a distinctly new way for McDonald’s customers to order food: Via a digital kiosk.
Published: 03/25/15
Lawsuit: Boy, 11, died of allergic reaction to Publix cookie

Lawsuit: Boy, 11, died of allergic reaction to Publix cookie

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The family of an 11-year-old boy is suing the Publix grocery chain, saying the child was allergic to nuts and died from a severe reaction after eating a cookie despite a worker’s assurance it was safe.
Published: 03/25/15
AP Investigation: Slavery taints global supply of seafood

AP Investigation: Slavery taints global supply of seafood

BENJINA, Indonesia — The Burmese slaves sat on the floor and stared through the rusty bars of their locked cage, hidden on a tiny tropical island thousands of miles from home.
Published: 03/25/15