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Saturday, Dec 20, 2014

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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

Steinbrenner soccer phenom is thinking about future

TAMPA — In his heart, Michael Connell has been kicking soccer balls since he started kicking his mom’s belly — before he was born.
Published: 12/17/14

TCCA’s run falls short in championship game

TAMPA — Town ’N Country Christian Academy went after its first state championship in six-man football and, under a blistering sun in Lakeland, things were looking good — at least for a brief moment.
Published: 12/17/14
CDS senior challenges herself and the world ahead

CDS senior challenges herself and the world ahead

Rachel Simmons is a local rock star who doesn’t have time to party like one.
Published: 12/17/14
Soccer star gets a kick out of football

Soccer star gets a kick out of football

TAMPA — Carli Gauthier’s mom, Shannon, was always fine with Carli playing soccer.
Published: 12/17/14
Holy Hog expands with fourth location in Carrollwood

Holy Hog expands with fourth location in Carrollwood

Just three months after opening Holy Hog Barbecue in downtown Tampa, Holy Hog has opened its fourth stand alone location in Carrollwood. In this video, we take a look inside the kitchen and ask owner, Danny Hernandez the secret behind their continued...
Published: 12/12/14
Visiting Santa’s Workshop at MOSI brings out creativity

Visiting Santa’s Workshop at MOSI brings out creativity

Once wasn’t enough to satisfy the ingenious minds of Younglee Kwon’s four young children.
Published: 12/10/14
Mom has mission to help those with special needs

Mom has mission to help those with special needs

TAMPA — Taylor Atkinson is 22 and still believes in Santa Claus. He dances, loves the girls, and has a smile that makes them love him right back.
Published: 12/10/14