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Police seek man connected to Temple Terrace fatal shooting

Police seek man connected to Temple Terrace fatal shooting

Temple Terrace police are looking to question a man connected to a fatal shooting that occurred Friday night in a shopping plaza parking lot.
Published: 12/20/14

Woman’s body found during Lutz apartment fire

A woman’s body was located by emergency workers called to extinguish a fire at a Lutz apartment unit, officials said.
Published: 12/19/14

A vital tool that can save a life

Sandi didn’t sound too well when I phoned her. My lifelong friend – we were born on the same day at the same hospital – told me she had used a ladder in the kitchen to reach for something, missed the last rung and fallen onto the...
Published: 12/18/14
The skinny on food-related gifts

The skinny on food-related gifts

Christmas is a week away and if you’re like me, you’re busier than a bee, bunny or beaver – so I’ll get right to it.
Published: 12/18/14
Gardening
55 monarch caterpillars almost died of starvation

Gardening 55 monarch caterpillars almost died of starvation

Those of us who raise monarch butterflies often have to buy new milkweed to replenish our supply. We usually go to Kerby’s in Brandon, because it almost always has some.
Published: 12/18/14
City dedicates new monument to honor former mayors

City dedicates new monument to honor former mayors

TEMPLE TERRACE — A tremendous amount of sacrifice and commitment goes with the role of mayor.
Published: 12/17/14
Mayor lauds local for helping special-needs kids

Mayor lauds local for helping special-needs kids

TEMPLE TERRACE — Russ Oberbroeckling, the founder and commissioner of Buddy Baseball, a league for Tampa Bay-area special-needs children, is no stranger to receiving accolades.
Published: 12/17/14
Florida College food service providers donate foodstuff

Florida College food service providers donate foodstuff

TAMPA — Compassion for the homeless and hungry is alive and well on the campus of Florida College.
Published: 12/17/14
Painting, wine, camaraderie add up to fun and self-discovery

Painting, wine, camaraderie add up to fun and self-discovery

You’re invited to come hang out and let yourself go.
Published: 12/17/14
School shoots for the stars – with marshmallows

School shoots for the stars – with marshmallows

Fourth grade scientists at Lawton Chiles Elementary School researched energy and motion the past month by launching soft projectiles – better known as marshmallows.
Published: 12/17/14