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Charter buying Time Warner Cable, Bright House

Charter buying Time Warner Cable, Bright House

NEW YORK — Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion, creating another U.S. TV and Internet giant.
Published: 05/26/15
Buddy Brew to open location in Hyde Park Village

Buddy Brew to open location in Hyde Park Village

Buddy Brew Coffee is opening a location in Hyde Park Village.
Published: 05/26/15
Web-based room rentals enrich some Tampa area homeowners, anger others

Web-based room rentals enrich some Tampa area homeowners, anger others

TAMPA — The guests who stay in this South Tampa home come from Indiana, Philadelphia, Germany and Belgium.
Published: 05/26/15
After backlash, PacSun pulls shirt with upside-down American flag

After backlash, PacSun pulls shirt with upside-down American flag

Clothing retailer PacSun has pulled a T-shirt sold this Memorial Day weekend after widespread criticism that the shirt, which shows an upside-down flag, is disrespectful.
Published: 05/26/15

Deadline to file for BP claims nears

TAMPA — When the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform exploded and burned in April 2010, spewing more than 134 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, huge areas of the Gulf were declared off limits to shrimpers....
Published: 05/25/15
Tampa man helping Cubans prepare for onslaught of fishing tourism

Tampa man helping Cubans prepare for onslaught of fishing tourism

TAMPA — If Cuba were marketing itself to American tourists, the ads might feature mojitos on the beach, golf overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and stays at a luxury resort.
Published: 05/24/15
Port of Tampa leaders unsure how strongly to pursue Cuba ties

Port of Tampa leaders unsure how strongly to pursue Cuba ties

Those excited over the prospect that Cuba and Tampa will reconnect through business are concerned that officials running the region’s biggest economic engine are idling instead of jetting to Cuba to lay the groundwork for trade.
Published: 05/24/15
Theme parks find upgrading aging coasters brings fresh excitement for less

Theme parks find upgrading aging coasters brings fresh excitement for less

By JOHN SEEWER
Published: 05/24/15
Achievers

Achievers

Holland & Knight lawyers make Chambers guide
Published: 05/24/15
Cannes site of distribution deal for Tampa film ‘Infiltrator’

Cannes site of distribution deal for Tampa film ‘Infiltrator’

TAMPA — Rights to distribute “The Infiltrator,” the major motion picture filmed partially in Tampa and starring Bryan Cranston, were acquired by a company new to the business during the Cannes Film Festival this week in France.
Published: 05/22/15