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Wastewater storage could improve water quality in Tampa Bay

Wastewater storage could improve water quality in Tampa Bay

TAMPA — The best hope for cleaning up the murky portions of upper Tampa Bay might rely on an unconventional but proven technology that diverts treated wastewater from the bay into deep wells where it is stored for later use watering lawns, was...
Updated: 10 hours ago
‘Stripper mansion’ owner faces fines for code violations

‘Stripper mansion’ owner faces fines for code violations

It wasn’t the stripper school that earned the Odessa mansion a unanimous finding of non-compliance by the code enforcement board. The mansion ran afoul of the county by holding special events without a permit and running a business in a residential district.
Published: 04/24/15
Updated: 04/25/15
Clearwater man faces DUI charge in Town ’N Country wrong-way crash

Clearwater man faces DUI charge in Town ’N Country wrong-way crash

A Clearwater man faces DUI charges this morning after deputies say he drove the wrong way in Town ’N Country and struck another car head-on.
Published: 04/24/15
PhilFest 2015 draws a record crowd

PhilFest 2015 draws a record crowd

A heavy volume of cars created rare traffic tie-ups on two-lane Nine Eagles Drive in Northwest Hillsborough County as fans of all things Filipino made their way to PhilFest 2015 the weekend of April 10-12.
Published: 04/22/15

Impact of the game a bonus for flag football

TAMPA — Playing football doesn’t mean you have to risk getting maimed.
Published: 04/22/15

Barbecue, cigars, guns and more at Smoke & Guns event

TAMPA — On May 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Tampa Arms Company will hold its annual Smoke & Guns event. There will be barbecue food, art, hand-rolled cigars, gun safety materials and in-store specials on guns and ammo....
Published: 04/22/15
YMCA looks to increase its Focus on Family

YMCA looks to increase its Focus on Family

TAMPA — The YMCA has always been a place for families. This year, it has launched a new initiative to ensure that families are indeed the foundation of its operations. Focus on Family has been designed to provide opportunities for families to ...
Published: 04/22/15
Pictures good enough to hang on your wall

Pictures good enough to hang on your wall

There is a big difference between the quality of photograph you’d post to your wall on Facebook and the quality of photograph you’d mount on your wall at home. The difference is significant enough to keep Kevin Newsome in business. Sinc...
Published: 04/22/15
Radiant Fruit now open at the Carrollwood Cultural Center

Radiant Fruit now open at the Carrollwood Cultural Center

Florida is the citrus state. The state was grown by the fruit industry. Citrus has always been a key element of Florida’s economy, so what better way to celebrate that than with an art exhibit dedicated to fruit? Radiant Fruit is currently dis...
Published: 04/22/15
North, to Alaska, for gymnast

North, to Alaska, for gymnast

TAMPA — If you ask Freedom High senior Morgan Colee, gymnastics is pretty much the same everywhere — she’s headed off to college next year and taking her sport with her.
Published: 04/22/15