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Sat, 10/28/2017 - 19:38
I remember learning about the day in school. The day Martin Luther posted his Ninety-Five Theses on European church doors, protesting abuses within the Catholic Church and beginning the Reformation.

31-year-old Brandon motorcyclists dies in two-vehicle crash

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 09:11
TAMPA — A Brandon motorcyclist is dead after an early morning crash involving two cars on S 78th Street and Causeway Boulevard, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

Hillsborough deputies: Man, 20, fatally shoots 17-year-old

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 17:18
TAMPA — A 20-year-old man was arrested Friday in connection with the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old teenager in Town 'N Country the night before.

170 jobs featured at Tampa International Airport job fair Monday

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 14:21
TAMPA — Tampa International Airport is hosting its ninth concessions job fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday in the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Board Room.

Out of the park: Will new ballpark spell the end for Tampa Park Apartments?

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 12:30

The aging, income-restricted housing complex would be in the shadow of Hillsborough's site for the Rays. That would make it highly prized by developers looking to build bars, restaurants and residential development to cater to fans.

Detectives identify suspect in Plant City mobile home shooting

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 12:00
PLANT CITY — Detectives have identified a suspect in a shooting that critically injured a man here this week.

Florida Orthopaedic to expand its Brandon presence with new facility

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 11:10
BRANDON — Florida Orthopaedic Institute plans to build a new, larger facility in Brandon to accommodate its growing practice.

Bald eagle with broken wing rescued after causing Veterans Expressway traffic jam

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 09:39
TAMPA — The traffic snarl that backed up Veterans Expressway at Hillsborough Avenue early Friday wasn't because of a fender bender but a vehicle-on-bald-eagle collision.

School Search: Charter school enrollment growing quickly in Hillsborough

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 08:37
Publicly funded but privately managed, charter schools have been shaking up Florida's educational landscape for two decades. And this year, they've become even more controversial with a new Florida law that makes charter schools easier to start and forces school districts to give them money earmarked for school maintenance and construction.

Appointments at Fisher-Phillips and McKibbon Hospitality highlight this week's Tampa Bay business Movers & Shakers

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 08:29
Tourism McKibbon Hospitality announced the promotion of Denise Kauble to regional director of sales and marketing. She will oversee sales and marketing for a large portfolio of McKibbon's hotels, including seven properties in the Tampa Bay area. Kauble previously worked as market director of sales for McKibbon Hospitality …

Murders cast pall over Seminole Height's festive Halloween

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 02:00

Noticeably fewer homes are decorated for a holiday that makes light of the macabre. Some parents who usually stay close to home will take their children elsewhere this year for trick-or-treating and parties.

School Search: Catholic schools an option for many in Hillsborough

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 18:15
Hillsborough County is home to 15 Catholic schools in the Diocese of St. Petersburg, part of a larger group of 48 schools and early childhood centers with more than 12,000 students across the Tampa Bay area.

School Search: A range of private school options in Hillsborough

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 18:07
In Hillsborough County and across the nation, most families continue to choose traditional public schools. Private school enrollment has declined nationally — from 6.3 million students in 2002, to 5.4 million in 2014, to 4.9 million the following year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.

$1.5 billion-plus in investment headed for USF area in Tampa

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 16:17

The investors are the University of South Florida, Moffitt Cancer Center, Florida Hospital Tampa, Busch Gardens and University Mall — the anchors of a 6-year-old nonprofit that now goes by the name "Tampa's !p." They share a focus on economic development and job creation as each organization builds its own operations.

Self-made media entrepreneur tells Florida women they don't have to do it alone

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 14:33
TAMPA — Coming to America from Cuba as a young child, Nely Galán discovered the importance of sacrifice and setting goals to move ahead.

School Search: Magnets, academies and attractors among the choices in Hillsborough public schools

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 14:28
The Hillsborough County school system offers dozens of special programs for families who want to venture beyond their zoned school, with options that include magnets, academies, attractors and partnership schools. The complete list for the 2018-19 school year is below. For more information, visit the school district's

Hillel commemorates loss of student with new garden<br /><br />Hooper:

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 12:24
Classmates, family and friends gather at the garden created in her memory.

West Tampa residents want renovation without gentrification<br /><br />

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 12:23
Area residents and business owners offer views for revitalizing the neighborhood.

At 24, she's baking up pastries and a successful business

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 12:22
Young entreprenuer energetically faces the challenges of owning of two bakeries.

Ruskin man sought in fatal stabbing of roommate

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 02:59
RUSKIN — The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office has issued an arrest warrant for the suspect who fatally stabbed his roommate in a Ruskin home on Monday afternoon.
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