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Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014

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TECO Energy sells coal subsidiary for $170 million

TAMPA — TECO Energy Inc. will sell its TECO Coal subsidiary to Kentucky-based Cambrian Coal Corp., a subsidiary of the Booth Energy Group, company officials said Monday.
Published: 10/20/14

HART looks at options for late bus riders, disabled

TAMPA — The county’s transit agency is investigating new ways to help customers go that last mile from a bus to home late at night and how to provide rides for the disabled at a reasonable cost.
Published: 10/20/14
For hip, funky dining, try Seminole Heights

For hip, funky dining, try Seminole Heights Video

The Fodder & Shine building site is a frenzy of construction, with contractors of all sorts trying to make a deadline for a soft opening for the Florida Cracker cuisine restaurant in early December, thus adding yet another funky destination to the gr...
Published: 10/20/14
Tampa Bay area tourism is booming

Tampa Bay area tourism is booming

With one month left in the accounting year, Pinellas already has surpassed last year's $31 million record for the 5 percent tax collected on overnight hotel stays, posting more than $33 million in revenue through August. Hillsborough brought in an annual record of $23.7 million, breaking a pre-recession high-water mark.
Published: 10/19/14
Updated: 10/20/14
Tampa Bay area drywall giant calling all DIYers

Tampa Bay area drywall giant calling all DIYers

GIBSONTON — Residential construction is ramping back up in the Tampa Bay area, but not nearly to the extent it occurred before the Great Recession.
Published: 10/19/14
Tampa’s streetcar fest offers glimpse into past, future

Tampa’s streetcar fest offers glimpse into past, future

TAMPA — With about 100,000 passengers a year, most of them tourists, the old-fashioned streetcars that rumble down Ybor City’s streets are more novelty than mass-transit.
Published: 10/18/14
Achievers

Achievers

Seminole Kiwanis Club elects new officers
Published: 10/19/14

Facebook unfriends federal drug agency

WASHINGTON – Facebook wants assurances from the Drug Enforcement Administration that it’s not operating any more fake profile pages as part of ongoing investigations.
Published: 10/17/14

New Seminole Heights eateries offer unique experiences Video

Quite a few restaurants, breweries and other eateries are choosing the bungalow-heavy neighborhood to set down roots.
Published: 10/17/14
Studio Movie Grill prepares for University Mall premiere

Studio Movie Grill prepares for University Mall premiere

Guests of the new Studio Movie Grill may find that the most striking feature of the dinner-with-a-movie location is the food.
Published: 10/17/14