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Tampa, Florida is located in Hillsborough County. Zip codes in Tampa, FL include 33623, 33681, and 33674. The median home price in Tampa is $158,000 which is roughly $104/per square foot. More Tampa information.

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2 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Times recommends: 3 new faces for Hillsborough Schools

Now more than ever, the Hillsborough County School Board must focus on providing a higher quality education for its more than 200,000 students.

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6 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Tampa

Do This: Weekend Top 10

Salute a local legend by celebrating the birthday of late USF artist Richard Beckman at USF CAM Friday night at 8 p.m. Click here to find out more about Beckman's exhibition and the party the University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum - and attend the Richard Beckman Birthday Party to learn more about a talented, complex and ... (more)

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10 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Auto title lender TMX Finance skirts Florida's ban on high-interest loans

This InstaLoan in Brandon is one of 1,470 TMX stores in 18 states. A typical Florida contract carries an effective annual rate of 144 percent.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Florida no longer worst state for pedestrians

Florida no longer worst state for pedestrians FDOT: Pedestrian fatality rate improving in Florida, but we've still got a long way to go.

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Business Journal

CenterState looks to stake a claim in Tampa

CenterState Banks Inc. wants a bigger urban footprint. The Davenport-based bank holding company - " one of the largest Florida-based banks with $3.9 billion in total assets - " has 68 branches statewide, including offices in Brandon, Plant City, Riverview and Valrico.

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Business Journal

Franklin Street CEO: Repositioning of Channelside Bay Plaza could 'transform Tampa forever'

Channelside Bay Plaza has all but consumed Franklin Street CEO Andrew Wright's thoughts for the last month.

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Business Journal

Westfield Citrus Park Mall signs Tampa region's fourth H&M store

Westfield Citrus Park Mall has signed five new tenants, among them the region's fourth H&M store and a Vietnamese restaurant.

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Business Journal

Tampa 'matchmaker' gets prison time for arranging fake marriages

A Tampa woman has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison for conspiracy to commit marriage fraud.

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Business Journal

Tampa medical marijuana company attracts $500K investment

The investment from an unnamed group began with a tranche of $25,000 but could grow to the full amount as needed to support iMD's core business, according to a statement.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

5 escape Tampa house fire

Fire crews are currently battling a house fire in the 1300 block of East North Bay street.

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Business Journal

Industry insider's prediction for new hotels in Tampa

The Plasencia Group issued its "Cracked Crystal Ball" report Thursday at the annual Trends & Forecasting Forum presented by the Hillsborough County Hotel & Motel Association.

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WDUV-FM Saint Petersburg

Lighting Strikes; New Budget For Tampa

Mayor Bob Buckhorn took his proposed 2015 budget to City Council yesterday. There are no personnel layoffs in that budget, but it does include 138.9 million in capital improvements.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Hotel executive calls out Tampa's 'deplorable, embarrassing' taxi cabs

Hotel developer Lou Plasencia flies all over the nation from Tampa International Airport.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Police search for dog stolen in South Tampa

Tampa police are looking for the woman who stole a dog Wednesday in the area of Gandy Boulevard and Dale Mabry Highway.

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ABC Action News

Proposed Tampa budget won't dip into reserves

"I mean in 2007, we were recouping about $166 million dollars in property taxes.

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Creative Loafing Tampa

Life as we blow it: Gone but not forgotten

Where you see live music often informs the experience every bit as much as what you're seeing and hearing.

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Creative Loafing Tampa

Buckhorn proposed $876 million FY2015 budget won't dip into reserves

For the first time since Bob Buckhorn was elected Mayor in 2011, the proposed budget he submitted today for fiscal year 2015 does not dip into financial reserves, and in fact includes a modest surplus of $1.3 million.

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Business Journal

Forbes: Tampa sits in middle of pack for 'Best Places for Businesses and Careers'

In Forbes' annual ranking of the Best Places for Businesses and Careers, Tampa Bay lies in the upper-middle of the pack at No.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Bay area teen talks about attack by Israeli police

Bay area teen talks about attack by Israeli police Teen who was caught on tape being attacked by Israeli police talks for first time since return.

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Creative Loafing Tampa

The Music Issue 2014 - Seminole Heights/Mid-East Tampa

Dallas Bull The boot-scooting honky tonk is Tampa Bay's one-stop shop for country music, founded more than three decades ago but only in its current 34,000-square-foot digs since 2006.

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