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Sunday, Jul 05, 2015

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Car fire backs up traffic on NB I-75 near Gibsonton

Car fire backs up traffic on NB I-75 near Gibsonton

Traffic on northbound Interstate 75 near Gibsonton was backed up this afternoon after a car caught on fire.
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Japanese festival celebrates summer

Japanese festival celebrates summer

TAMPA — The 10th annual Tampa Natsu Matsuri (summer festival) gives people interested in Japanese culture a chance to venture beyond the California roll entry on a sushi menu.
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South Shore Community News

Kids, dads can share the fun
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No passport needed for these cool dinner destinations

No passport needed for these cool dinner destinations

I imagine Hades has nothing on us during the summer. It’s so hot a brief walk around the block with the pups and I melt like Muenster cheese in the microwave (and so do they).
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Improper pruning can be costly and ruin the aesthetics of your landscape

Improper pruning can be costly and ruin the aesthetics of your landscape

The two best rules for success in landscaping is: Work with nature rather than against it, because Mother Nature will always win. And put the right plant in the right place.
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Mangrove snapper fishing is hot, hot, hot

Mangrove snapper fishing is hot, hot, hot

Summer is here and boy is it hot. This time of year is a great time to fish, as long as you prepare for the extreme heat and humidity. This means getting out early and back in before the afternoon thunderstorms hit and those dreaded west winds pick u...
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Peach-picking interest boosts farming family’s aims

Peach-picking interest boosts farming family’s aims

LITHIA – Ryan Gill attributed “good word-of-mouth advertising” and “definitely social media” chatter for his family’s first season of “you-pick” success at the Southern Peach Company in Lithia.
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The Regent to host second annual Christmas in July event

RIVERVIEW – Memorable holiday experiences are worth repeating, which is the logic behind bringing back “Christmas in July” at The Regent, with plans to build upon last year’s success and then some.
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The chance to be of use

Oscar and I love shopping for antiques. It’s an old habit we developed early in our marriage, after finding a shop in Ephreta, Pa., which had an attic full of them. Over the years we bought a wooden hand-crank wall telephone, an oak time-punch...
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‘Reverse’ snowbird travels south to Mexico every winter

‘Reverse’ snowbird travels south to Mexico every winter

SUN CITY CENTER – Is a Floridian who travels further south every winter called a sand bird?
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