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Friday, Apr 18, 2014

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Malinoski: United Way offers chance to fish Lake Parrish

Malinoski: United Way offers chance to fish Lake Parrish

Some of us remember when the best freshwater fishing around was on Lake Parrish. But the events of September 2001 changed that when Florida Power & Light closed the lake for security reasons.
Published: 04/16/14
Deputies searching for suspects in Odessa horse theft

Deputies searching for suspects in Odessa horse theft

Hillsborough County deputies are searching for the suspects in the theft of a $15,000 quarter horse from an Odessa stable.
Published: 04/16/14
Sheriff seeks suspect in north Tampa bank robbery

Sheriff seeks suspect in north Tampa bank robbery

A man wearing a “Scream”-style mask is being sought Tuesday in connection with the robbery of a bank in north Tampa.
Published: 04/15/14

O’Neill: Time for a campaign finance amendment

Would that the First Amendment actually said: “Congress shall make no law ... abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press and centuries from now we solemnly trust these sacred rights will continue to prevail with appropriate application o...
Published: 04/15/14
Bakas center hosts Special Olympics event

Bakas center hosts Special Olympics event

The Bakas Equestrian Center hosted the Area 6 Special Olympics championships on April 5. Three local teams – Bakas, Kiddy Up, and ARC Nature Coast – participated in the three-day event with a special opening ceremony on April 5.
Published: 04/15/14

Gaither’s Permuy eyes one more shot at baseball title

TAMPA – After 31 years of win after win, from building a baseball team from scratch to watching it become a perennial power in the Tampa Bay area, Frank Permuy thought he had seen it all.
Published: 04/15/14

Spaghetti Mondays help unite Sickles baseball team

TAMPA – It’s all about the spaghetti.
Published: 04/15/14
Small ‘community orchards’ in three Tampa parks

Small ‘community orchards’ in three Tampa parks

TAMPA — Tanja and Jared Vidovic had out-of-town guests a while back who wondered aloud where all the fruit trees were, the ones for which Florida is famous.
Published: 04/13/14
Skate park opens April 19  in Town ‘N Country

Skate park opens April 19 in Town ‘N Country

Skateboarders and inline skaters in the Town ‘N Country area are getting their own park on April 19.
Published: 04/10/14

The quality of life is enhanced by our natural surroundings

I never had the experience before and now that I’ve had it, I hope to never have it again. It’s such a simple thing, I just didn’t expect the feelings that came with it.
Published: 04/09/14