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Tampa mayor's race coming down to affordable housing, transportation

Tampa mayor's race coming down to affordable housing, transportation

There are now nine candidates running for Tampa mayor, and the seven who came to this forum skipped the usual attacks to focus on cheaper housing and reducing congestion.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Man who ambushed Clearwater officers:  'I'm ready to die, everybody's going to die.'

Man who ambushed Clearwater officers: 'I'm ready to die, everybody's going to die.'

Wayne Falana Jr. assaulted his girlfriend, then opened fire on the officers who investigated, authorities said. He was shot 16 times in the ensuing gun battle.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Deputies: Biker gang member found dead in Spring Hill driveway

Deputies: Biker gang member found dead in Spring Hill driveway

Paramedics found the man in a Spring Hill driveway, then called in deputies after seeing his injuries.
Updated: 4 hours ago
St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport sets fourth consecutive record with 2.2 million passengers in 2018

St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport sets fourth consecutive record with 2.2 million passengers in 2018

Allegiant is the dominant airline at the airport, where passenger traffic was up 9 percent last year.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Foster care failures uncovered in death of 2-year-old Jordan Belliveau

Foster care failures uncovered in death of 2-year-old Jordan Belliveau

The Florida Department of Children and Families orders review of Pinellas foster care after the death of Jordan Belliveau; Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says those responsible will be held accountable.
Updated: 5 hours ago
John Bogle, founder of Vanguard, dies at 89

John Bogle, founder of Vanguard, dies at 89

The investing pioneer and founder of Vanguard Group brought index funds to millions of investors.
Updated: 5 hours ago
After resigning under scrutiny, Pinellas tourism head tells board to consider privatization

After resigning under scrutiny, Pinellas tourism head tells board to consider privatization

Visit St. Pete-Clearwater head David Downing encouraged tourist council to carefully consider any changes made to his outgoing role.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Yes, Tampa mayoral candidate David Straz is very, very rich

Yes, Tampa mayoral candidate David Straz is very, very rich

The retired banker and philanthropist has a net worth of $426 million. He qualified for the Tampa mayor's race on Wednesday.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Land O' Lakes man shot in road-rage incident had advised friend to always stay calm

Land O' Lakes man shot in road-rage incident had advised friend to always stay calm

Scott Bartolotti, 38, was shot and killed Tuesday night over some kind of disagreement with another motorist, deputies said. No arrests were immediately made.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Lane DeGregory podcast: Episode 57 - The science

Lane DeGregory podcast: Episode 57 - The science

This podcast features a discussion around the fourth chapter of a multi-part series, which was published by the Tampa Bay Times on Dec. 19, 2018.Read the series here: Lincoln’s shotA new podcast is available each Wednesday morning on the Times&...
Updated: 8 hours ago