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Missing Plant High teen returns home and is safe

Missing Plant High teen returns home and is safe

Thomas Reffue, the 17-year-old Plant High School student who went missing more than a week ago, has returned home safe, police said Tuesday.
Published: 04/07/15
Updated: 04/08/15
Two injured in fire at The Cove apartments in South Tampa

Two injured in fire at The Cove apartments in South Tampa

A fire that started in a pot on a stove sent one woman to the hospital and caused more than $300,000 in damage Monday night at The Cove apartments on South West Shore Boulevard, Tampa Fire Rescue officials said.
Published: 04/06/15
Updated: 04/07/15
Music lovers flock to Bach birthday bash

Music lovers flock to Bach birthday bash

TAMPA — Johann Sebastian Bach’s 330th birthday March 24 brought out a church full of music lovers to two downtown Tampa sanctuaries, Sacred Heart Church and St. Andrew’s Episcopal.
Published: 04/01/15
Former governor Bob Martinez honored

Former governor Bob Martinez honored

Former Florida Gov. Bob Martinez was honored recently with the T. Terrell Sessums Award from the Florida Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility.
Published: 04/01/15
Brunch brings out the bonnets

Brunch brings out the bonnets

Ladies donned wide-brimmed hats and flowing flowered dresses for the annual Roosevelt Rowing Club brunch. Meanwhile, the men broke out white pants and blue blazers.
Published: 04/01/15
Feast was a festival of friends

Feast was a festival of friends

WEST TAMPA — Plate after plate of spaghetti and sauce were served recently as several hundred guests filled the Sons of Italy Hall for the 40th annual Feast of St. Joseph.
Published: 04/01/15
The stars were out for “One Enchanted Evening”

The stars were out for “One Enchanted Evening”

TAMPA — Hyde Park brought the Hollywood hills to the banks of Hillsborough Bay for a magical evening, dripping with Old Hollywood glamour. About 150 partygoers went to “One Enchanted Evening,” a patron’s party planned by m...
Published: 04/01/15
Take a trip to the Philippines and never leave Tampa

Take a trip to the Philippines and never leave Tampa

TAMPA — People who savor the taste of fried lumpia and enjoy the bamboo beat of tinikling dancing will come together April 10-12 for the 20th annual Philippine Festival on the grounds of the Philippine Cultural Enrichment Complex in Northwest ...
Published: 04/01/15
Hide the Cheetos, my sister is coming

Hide the Cheetos, my sister is coming

My twin sister, Janet, is coming for a visit and she’s bringing her healthy paleo lifestyle to our mostly healthy doorsteps. So long as she doesn’t try to take the Cheetos out of my mouth, which is an easy way to lose a finger, our time t...
Published: 03/31/15
Updated: 04/02/15
17-year-old Plant High student missing, may be in danger

17-year-old Plant High student missing, may be in danger

TAMPA — The search continued Tuesday for a Plant High School student who disappeared early Sunday without his medication, the teen’s father says.
Published: 03/31/15