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Radice, ‘coach’ and builder of Hillsborough parks and rec, dead at 78

Radice, ‘coach’ and builder of Hillsborough parks and rec, dead at 78

TAMPA — When Ed Radice first took over as Hillsborough County’s parks and recreation director in 1974, his office was his car and his department files were boxed in the trunk.
Published: 01/27/15

Steel company expands at Tampa port, creates 108 new jobs

TAMPA — A steel company with local roots and an international reach is expanding, adding 108 jobs and investing $18 million in a new facility on Port Tampa Bay property.
Published: 01/27/15
Channelside restaurant set to talk taco

Channelside restaurant set to talk taco

Guy Revelle likely set a speed record in designing and creating the new Hablo Taco restaurant — just 45 days from cocktail napkin drawing to construction and hiring. And that’s just about right, he said, because the business plan is to ...
Published: 01/27/15

Port Tampa Bay set groundwork for future growth, CEO says

TAMPA — Port Tampa Bay handled 3.5 percent more cargo, gained 4 percent more cruise passengers and increased revenue to an all-time high of $48 million in 2014.
Published: 01/27/15

Florida CFO: Stress tests may instill confidence in insurers

LAKE BUENA VISTA — Florida’s top financial officer said Tuesday that creating a “stress test” will help instill public confidence in the smaller insurers that have come to dominate Florida’s property insurance marke...
Published: 01/27/15

Facebook outage brings jokes, marketing pitches to Twitter

SEOUL, South Korea — For many, the hour without a Facebook was a golden opportunity for a joke — or a marketing pitch — on other social media sites.
Published: 01/27/15

U.S. home price gains slow in November on weaker sales

WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices rose at a modest pace in November, held back by weaker sales and a limited number of available houses.
Published: 01/27/15
New restaurant planned for Hyde Park Village

New restaurant planned for Hyde Park Village

Hyde Park Village will soon have yet another new high-end restaurant.
Published: 01/26/15
Updated: 01/27/15

Sewage spill closes nature preserve

TAMPA — A Hillsborough County nature preserve in the Rocky Point area was closed Monday morning because of a sewage spill that occurred Friday.
Published: 01/26/15
Flights canceled out of Tampa ahead of Northeast blizzard

Flights canceled out of Tampa ahead of Northeast blizzard

TAMPA — Airlines canceled 37 flights out of Tampa International Airport Monday and another 49 were delayed as a major blizzard whirled toward the Northeast. But the airport experienced only minor passenger backup....
Published: 01/26/15