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Friday, Jul 31, 2015

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Woman helping others pursue the American dream

Woman helping others pursue the American dream

LUTZ — When Cielo Magdalena Gomez Lopez — who goes simply by Cielo Gomez — immigrated to the United States from Chiapas, Mexico, she was looking to achieve the American dream. But she found something else....
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Scouts give final salute to beloved leader

Scouts give final salute to beloved leader

TAMPA — Most of the mourners at Dorothy Gibson McCarthy’s memorial service Saturday did not wear black.
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Robinson Flag Football scores again

Robinson Flag Football scores again

For the third year in a row, the Robinson High School girls flag football team won the Florida High School Athletic Association team grade point average award.
Updated one month ago
Japanese summer festival celebrates the season and culture

Japanese summer festival celebrates the season and culture

SOUTH TAMPA — A neighborhood summer festival in Japan celebrates the essence of the season in all its hot and humid glory, thus it was fitting that steamy Tampa weather graced the 10th annual Tampa Natsu Matsuri on June 27 on the grounds of Ch...
Updated one month ago
July art shows let viewers retreat to colorful, soothing worlds

July art shows let viewers retreat to colorful, soothing worlds

TAMPA — Couples looking for a date night or parents who want to expose their children to the arts will be able to view the works of area artists at several July art shows in South Tampa.
Updated one month ago
Children remark on their global inheritance

Children remark on their global inheritance

An interpretive art project’s goal is to give viewers a chance to see the future of the world from the eyes of children.
Updated one month ago

Hear ‘real world’ advice from Saint Leo alumni

TAMPA — Prospective and current students are invited to Saint Leo University’s Tampa Education Center Alumni Speaker Series. They will receive advice and network with an eye toward future employment at the event....
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Saving the bay – while on land

Saving the bay – while on land

SULPHUR SPRINGS — Don Streib gathered plastic bottles, food wrappers, broken chairs and other litter from the streets on Sulphur Springs — with a little help from his friends.
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Surprises were in store at 98th birthday celebration

Surprises were in store at 98th birthday celebration

YBOR CITY — Raul Lavin was in for some surprises.
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Villa Madonna student takes top award

Villa Madonna student takes top award

TAMPA — Dominique Deer, who recently completed eighth grade at Villa Madonna School, won the 2015 Holocaust Reflection Contest for middle school students with her drawing entitled “The Bliss of Hope.”...
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