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Anthem acquiring rival health insurer Cigna in $54.2 billion deal

Anthem acquiring rival health insurer Cigna in $54.2 billion deal

NEW YORK — Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation’s largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about 53 million U.S patients.
Published: 07/24/15
First retailers for Wesley Chapel outlet mall revealed

First retailers for Wesley Chapel outlet mall revealed

Simon Property Group officials have announced the initial slate of stores opening at Tampa Premium Outlets in Wesley Chapel. The multimillion-dollar project will feature a mix of more than 110 retailers when it opens in late October.
Published: 07/24/15

Tea party and Sierra Club both ask for more money for roads

TAMPA — A small group of Sierra Club and tea party members asked Hillsborough County commissioners Thursday to commit money to fixing roads now instead of waiting for a sales tax referendum late next year that could fail. ...
Published: 07/23/15
Advocates for raising Florida’s minimum wage rally in St. Pete

Advocates for raising Florida’s minimum wage rally in St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG — A single mother who lives in this city said she has to pick and choose which bills to pay to put food on the table for her daughter, even though she works full time.
Published: 07/23/15
Recliners being installed at Regal Citrus Park cinema

Recliners being installed at Regal Citrus Park cinema

Moviegoers at Regal Citrus Park Stadium 20 in Tampa soon will be able to catch films as if they were in the comfort of their own living rooms.
Published: 07/23/15

Tampa General ranked No. 3 hospital in Florida

Tampa General Hospital was ranked the No. 3 hospital in Florida for 2015-16 and has been ranked as one of the top 50 hospitals nationally in six medical specialties.
Published: 07/23/15
Single-family home sales ‘red hot’ in Tampa area

Single-family home sales ‘red hot’ in Tampa area

TAMPA — Single-family home sales are “red hot” in the Tampa metro area, jumping 28.5 percent in June, compared to the same month in 2014.
Published: 07/22/15
Updated: 07/23/15
Cuba may drill for oil using U.S. equipment

Cuba may drill for oil using U.S. equipment

TAMPA — The U.S. embargo has stymied Cuba’s search for oil off its shores.
Published: 07/22/15
Updated: 07/23/15
SkyHouse Channelside to hold grand opening party Thursday evening

SkyHouse Channelside to hold grand opening party Thursday evening

TAMPA — The developers of a 23-story, 320-unit luxury apartment tower in the Channelside district will hold a grand opening party Thursday evening.
Published: 07/22/15
Dockside Dave’s closing St. Pete Beach location

Dockside Dave’s closing St. Pete Beach location

Dockside Dave’s, a popular Pinellas County beach dining destination, is closing one of its two locations at the end of the month.
Published: 07/22/15