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Friday, Jul 25, 2014

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Boy, 6, dies after being hit by SUV near USF

The 6-year-old boy who was struck by an SUV in northeast Tampa near the University of South Florida on Tuesday night has died, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 4 hours ago

Synonyms for senior-hood

You can call my husband and me many things at this stage of our lives. We both were sexagenarians a decade ago and are septuagenarians now. We look forward to being octogenarians, nonagenarians and even centenarians.
Published: 07/24/14
Shrimp plants come in many colors

Shrimp plants come in many colors

Half a century ago when I first visited Florida with my parents, my mother was quite taken by a shrimp plant she spotted in a restaurant. Papa was more taken that she had given it a name. How did she know it was a shrimp plant? he asked.
Published: 07/24/14
Camp Care-A-Lot gives kids a week of adventure

Camp Care-A-Lot gives kids a week of adventure

It was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity during which kids with disabilities unearthed abilities they never dreamed they had.
Published: 07/23/14
Family, friends champion Bondi’s bid for re-election

Family, friends champion Bondi’s bid for re-election

TEMPLE TERRACE – From outside, the gathering at the dining room of the Temple Terrace County Club may have appeared to be a “welcome home” celebration.
Published: 07/23/14
Assisted living facility with memory care center opens

Assisted living facility with memory care center opens

TAMPA PALMS — Karen Birbeck is well aware that most people dread the thought of giving up their homes as they age.
Published: 07/23/14
UACDC launches microloan program

UACDC launches microloan program

TAMPA — With 10 years of experience and business savvy in the corporate arena under her belt, Kiana Wilson dreamed of one day owning a business of her own.
Published: 07/23/14
Lightning may be cause of apartment fire in USF area

Lightning may be cause of apartment fire in USF area

A lightning strike apparently sparked a fire Wednesday at an apartment complex near University Mall in north Tampa, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue said.
Published: 07/16/14
Christmas in July event planned

Christmas in July event planned

TAMPA — It will be Christmas in July with a Taste of Tequila when Tampa Bay Business Owners sponsors its fourth annual holiday-themed event.
Published: 07/16/14
Menendez back home at helm of Jesuit baseball

Menendez back home at helm of Jesuit baseball

TAMPA — It’s all come full circle for Miguel Menendez.
Published: 07/16/14