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Privatizing the Pinellas tourism agency fraught with drawbacks
Outgoing Visit St. Pete-Clearwater head David Downing suggested the agency could be better off going private.
Published: 01/18/19
William Shatner tries to stop Clearwater man who claims to be his son from changing his last name to Shatner
On Jan. 14, Peter Sloan petitioned the Pinellas County court to have his name legally changed to "Peter Shatner."
Updated: 1 hour ago
Dave Matthews Band coming to the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa
The group's annual late-July date in Tampa has been set.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Funeral director Dick Stowers, jokester and lifelong champion of Brandon, dead at 89
"He was the benefactor for just about anything to do with the community, especially children,'' said friend Mark Vargo,
Published on 01/21/19
Good Samaritans of the sea, sailors answer Coast Guard call to help find missing boater
In rough seas, the sailboat crew out of New Orleans followed the lights of a rescue airplane flying circles and dropping flares to pinpoint the target. The results were bittersweet.
Published on 01/21/19
In Hillsborough County's suburbs, the coyote next door is here to stay
In 2018, the wildlife commission's Wildlife Assistance Program received about 1,000 calls statewide. That's about 200 more calls than in 2017 and about 300 more than in 2016 and 2015.
Published on 01/21/19
Feeding Tampa Bay to take hot and healthy meals into "food swamp" areas
After a merger with Trinity Cafe, Feeding Tampa Bay is planning to launch a new hot and healthy free meal program this spring to give families a healthy alternative to fast-food restaurants.
Published on 01/21/19
FHP: Driver with suspended license hits 80-year-old at Skyway toll stop
Troopers said the driver was asked to stop to allow a toll worker to cross the lane. But the driver ended up hitting the worker.
Published on 01/21/19
Kamala Harris opens presidential bid
Vowing to "bring our voices together," Harris would be the first woman to hold the presidency and the second African-American if she succeeds.
Published on 01/21/19
TSA screener sick-outs hit 10 percent over holiday weekend
According to TSA, many of them say the financial hardship is preventing them from reporting to work.
Published on 01/21/19