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Man burned by fire in Riverview garage

Man burned by fire in Riverview garage

A man was burned in a fire that started in a garage at a Riverview townhome Sunday afternoon.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Lithia residents pack meeting about proposed ‘body farm’

Lithia residents pack meeting about proposed ‘body farm’

LITHIA — Lithia residents raised grave concerns Thursday during the first public meeting about plans to put a “body farm” in Lithia.
Published: 04/23/15
Updated: 04/24/15
Lawmaker: Gyrocopter pilot ‘should have been blown out of the air’

Lawmaker: Gyrocopter pilot ‘should have been blown out of the air’

Congressional lawmakers want security officials to explain how they determined that a small gyrocopter piloted by a Ruskin postal carrier didn’t pose a threat to the nation’s capital when it flew through restricted airspace.
Published: 04/22/15
Updated: 04/23/15
Mosaic worker burned after falling into 170-degree acid

Mosaic worker burned after falling into 170-degree acid

A worker fell into a tank of 170-degree phosphoric acid and sustained thermal burns over much of his body at the Mosaic fertilizer plant in Riverview early Wednesday, officials said.
Published: 04/22/15

Gibsonston motorcyclist, 55, dies after crash

A 55-year-old man was killed after his motorcycle entered an Gibsonton intersection in congested traffic and struck a car making a left turn Tuesday evening, deputies said.
Published: 04/22/15
Students honor favorite teachers in writing contest

Students honor favorite teachers in writing contest

BRANDON — Every year, Barnes & Noble hosts a contest recognizing teachers who make a difference.
Published: 04/22/15
Jumping for joy at 70

Jumping for joy at 70

SUN CITY CENTER – Here’s a thought. Why not jump out of a perfectly good plane on your 70th birthday? That’s exactly what local resident Madlyn Blom did on Good Friday.
Published: 04/21/15

South Shore Community News

Support this local horse rescue
Published: 04/21/15
Four to vie for Riverview honorary mayor

Four to vie for Riverview honorary mayor

RIVERVIEW – Four candidates have tossed their hats in the ring and are now planning to “buy” votes in hopes of becoming Riverview’s next honorary mayor.
Published: 04/21/15
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 ...
Published: 04/21/15