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Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014

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Women welcome Murman

The Southshore Chapter American Business Women welcomes Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandy Murman to its monthly networking dinner meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at the Sandpiper Grille, 1702 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. in Sun City Center. Murman will speak ...
Published: 10/17/14
Gasoline prices slip below $3 in Tampa Bay area

Gasoline prices slip below $3 in Tampa Bay area

Gas prices haven’t been this low here since last November. The average price is $3.15, but several local stations have posted prices of $2.89, if not $2.79, according to price spotters with TampaGasPrices.com.
Published: 10/16/14
Updated: 10/17/14
Top Democrat takes on veteran commissioner in District 7

Top Democrat takes on veteran commissioner in District 7

TAMPA — The electoral contest for the Hillsborough County Commission District 7 seat offers a clear choice between a pro-business, pro-development conservative and a smart-growth, pro-transit liberal.
Published: 10/17/14

CSX celebrates Winter Haven transportation hub

WINTER HAVEN —CSX Corp. on Thursday celebrated the official grand opening of a new transportation hub here that will allow trucks and trains to exchange goods for distribution across the state.
Published: 10/16/14

Hillborough County Airport Authority, TIA counsel resigns

TAMPA — Gigi Rechel, the long-time attorney for the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority and Tampa International Airport, resigned Thursday.
Published: 10/16/14

Talks between ride-sharing firms, county crumble

If talks between local taxi regulators and ride-sharing companies aren’t dead, they appear to be on life support.
Published: 10/16/14

Brandon Chamber president takes new position

BRANDON — Laura Simpson, president and CEO of the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce has resigned to take a position in Bartow.
Published: 10/16/14
Maritime honors academy launched at Jefferson High

Maritime honors academy launched at Jefferson High

TAMPA — Michael Weber’s father served in the Coast Guard and his grandfather in the Navy during World War II. So when the 15-year-old from Carrollwood learned Jefferson High School was starting a maritime academy, he started to envision...
Published: 10/16/14

Starbucks to roll out ‘pay ahead’ option in 2015

NEW YORK – Starbucks says it will start letting customers across the country place orders ahead of time on their smartphones by next year.
Published: 10/16/14

U.S. stocks mostly recover from steep decline

U.S. stock indexes mostly recovered from a steep decline and were modestly lower in midday trading Thursday, following a wild ride the day before.
Published: 10/16/14