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Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015

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Former Plant student diagnosed with tuberculosis, others being tested

TAMPA — Local health officials are recommending that about 150 Plant High School students be tested for tuberculosis after a former student there tested positive for the disease.
Updated: 10 hours ago

Photos: Little pirates rule at Gasparilla Children’s Parade

Thousands of little ones gathered along Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa for the Gasparilla Children’s Parade on Saturday. The parade is part of the Gasparilla Children’s Extravaganza, which includes a fireworks show.
Published: 01/24/15
Dividing bromeliads can be prickly

Dividing bromeliads can be prickly

One of the wonderful aspects of bromeliads is the way they multiply. Many times I’ve dug up a clump, pulled each rosette of leaves away from the other, and then replanted or re-potted them with room to spread again.
Published: 01/22/15

My broken dishwasher and an unexpected journey

Life is definitely an adventure and one thing can lead to another with totally unanticipated consequences. Today my dishwasher stopped working and as a result I had a truly poignant memory-visit with my mother.
Published: 01/22/15
Wildlife corridor team given warm send-off

Wildlife corridor team given warm send-off

CHANNEL DISTRICT — More than 100 well-wishers sent “explorers” on their way across Florida when guests gathered recently to send off the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition team.
Published: 01/21/15
Mayor Buckhorn brings chamber up to date

Mayor Buckhorn brings chamber up to date

WEST SHORE — Focusing on businesses, arts and housing, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn espoused the changes in Tampa — and those coming — to South Tampa community leaders at a recent South Tampa Chamber of Commerce Breakfast....
Published: 01/21/15
Cafe serves up tastes of the Philippines

Cafe serves up tastes of the Philippines

NORTH TAMPA — PAO Cafe in North Tampa offers diners a chance to explore Filipino food in a casual atmosphere with menu choices that can be familiar, like the PAO burger — or not — such as the entrée lechon kawali, which is d...
Published: 01/21/15
Jesuit students’ project aims to keep Shriners’ kids smiling

Jesuit students’ project aims to keep Shriners’ kids smiling

TAMPA — Alvin, along with the rest of the Chipmunks, have been entertaining audiences for nearly half a century, in both recordings and on the big screen.
Published: 01/21/15
Ardent Joshua House kids’ supporter to host open house

Ardent Joshua House kids’ supporter to host open house

TEMPLE TERRACE — Jan Sutton has never been one who seeks attention.
Published: 01/21/15
Photographer’s pix reveal inspiration

Photographer’s pix reveal inspiration

Jodi Loson makes time stop as she takes photographs of her subjects blissfully or painfully experiencing life, often unaware of the camera.
Published: 01/21/15