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Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015

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Renaissance man and retired teacher puts a city in background of his paintings

Renaissance man and retired teacher puts a city in background of his paintings

A painter, poet and classical pianist born in the town of Walton-on-Thames in England, Clinton Inman is a man of many talents.
Updated: 33 mins ago
Museum features Gasparilla memorabilia

Museum features Gasparilla memorabilia

UT CAMPUS — “Gasparilla: A Tampa Tradition,” the current featured exhibit at the Henry B. Plant Museum, features a look at the pirate festival, which began in 1905.
Updated: 35 mins ago
Krewe says ‘thank you’ before festivities

Krewe says ‘thank you’ before festivities

INTERBAY — The pirates may be the stars of Gasparilla, but the people gathered for a recent luncheon are the “unheralded heroes” who help make it happen, said the captain of Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla....
Updated: 36 mins ago
Volunteers convert former church into community center

Volunteers convert former church into community center

Dave Cohen spent hours behind a saw recently, cutting boards so that children and youths will have a place to learn and grow.
Updated: 37 mins ago
Church to host Bluegrass and BBQ Festival

Church to host Bluegrass and BBQ Festival

TEMPLE TERRACE — Tampa resident Tom Henderson was known as the godfather of bluegrass music throughout the Tampa Bay community and well beyond.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Prestigious award brought home to Tampa

Prestigious award brought home to Tampa

NEW TAMPA — Tampa resident Jason Sowell is now in the company of several people of prominence.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Vietnam vet remembers flight without radar

Vietnam vet remembers flight without radar

Even as an enlisted man in the Air Force, Fred Dean “Scotty” Cleland dreamed of being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. After working as a mechanic on B-36 and B-52 aircraft, the determined young airman made his way through Office...
Updated: 1 hour ago

Free yoga program helps combat-stressed veterans heal

BRANDON — For some veterans, the injuries they experienced are often unseen. Through yoga breath work and poses, for many healing can begin on a deeper level.
Updated: 1 hour ago

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.
Published: 01/26/15
Updated: 01/27/15

Firefighters extinguish house fire in South Tampa

Firefighters were called to a house fire in South Tampa this morning and investigators are working to determine how it started.
Published: 01/27/15