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Sunday, May 24, 2015

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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 ...
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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...
Updated one month ago
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...
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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.
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Here’s a new twist on a classic treat

Here’s a new twist on a classic treat

I’m all about dessert. I can’t finish a meal without thinking about or eating one. So after a day out in the sun pulling weeds and muscles, we sat down to a lazy, but healthy dinner – salad and a turkey burger. Then came the big ...
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Tampa woman dies in Carrollwood crash

An 18-year-old Tampa woman was killed early this morning in a single-car crash in Carrollwood.
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It’s all in the family at Patel Conservatory’s ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

It’s all in the family at Patel Conservatory’s ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

Seven-year-old Blaze Hunter Flasterstein is thrilled.
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Remembrance of things past

I was born in 1941 in the Washington, D.C., area and lived there for more than 59 years. Wisdom has it that home is where the heart is, and I agree. But I’d extend that to say that home is also where our memories lie. I’ll be returning ...
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Brandon bash offers open garden tours

Brandon bash offers open garden tours

There are few treats for gardeners better than wandering through people’s gardens, and this Saturday will be a fine opportunity. At no cost but your traveling expenses you can visit four very different gardens in the Brandon, Riverview and Val...
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Turn to bison for a healthy, delicious change of pace

Turn to bison for a healthy, delicious change of pace

Demonstrating yet again my devotion to explore food trends, I recently tossed the family and a cooler in the car and headed to Punta Gorda for some bison meat.
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