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Pint-sized running phenomenon has ambition to spare

Pint-sized running phenomenon has ambition to spare

Amir Stiff is 8 years old and can outrun almost anybody.
Published: 08/20/14
Water main breaks snarl traffic on Ashley, S. Dale Mabry

Water main breaks snarl traffic on Ashley, S. Dale Mabry

TAMPA — A pair of water main breaks late Monday and early Tuesday snarled traffic at busy Tampa intersections and caused headaches for nearby businesses, with street repairs not expected to be complete until Friday evening....
Published: 08/18/14
Updated: 08/19/14
Heart recipients aim to raise funds for other patients

Heart recipients aim to raise funds for other patients

TAMPA — They are part of a special fraternity. They have seen life, death and then life again. Not a lot of people can say that. They meet at Tampa General Hospital to talk, laugh and share their experiences.
Published: 08/13/14
New South Tampa charter school to offer daily Spanish

New South Tampa charter school to offer daily Spanish

Dania Serrano is willing to drive her children from Citrus Park to South Tampa each weekday because she believes a new charter school will be that good.
Published: 08/13/14
Children stay out of trouble with supervised, after-school activities

Children stay out of trouble with supervised, after-school activities

WEST TAMPA — With the ringing of more than 100 cowbells, members and staff of the West Tampa Boys & Girls Club kicked off the nonprofit group’s Great Futures Campaign recently.
Published: 08/13/14
Tampa Prep completes summer renovation

Tampa Prep completes summer renovation

When middle school students of Tampa Preparatory return to school next week, they will see entirely remodeled classrooms and a central common area.
Published: 08/13/14
Family Fest set for new Water Works Park

Family Fest set for new Water Works Park

TAMPA HEIGHTS — A free festival Saturday will celebrate the re-opening of Water Works Parks, just north of downtown.
Published: 08/13/14

Eight tips when your first child goes off to college

The boxes are packed — so is the car — and your first bird is ready to leave the nest. Here are eight tips from a career educator to help you through the days ahead.
Published: 08/13/14
This gardener is a wonder named Willow

This gardener is a wonder named Willow

A few hours with Willow Lamonte of Willow Herbal Delight Nursery in Valrico is sure to lift the spirit, soothe the soul and give you all sorts of new ideas for your garden.
Published: 08/13/14

Making room for the future

The time has come and we’re ready. Until now I could never have imagined being willing and able to address this issue. I’m not sure exactly what changed, but the challenge awaits us and the determination has arrived.
Published: 08/13/14