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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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Find A Friend: Ranger the terrier

Dog days of August got you down? Let Ranger share the bright side! This 10-month old, medium-sized mixed terrier was dumped -- literally.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Bradenton.com

Tampa Bay Comic Con set for this weekend

Taking part in any of the myriad "comic con" events that have proliferated around the country, John Rhys-Davies said, is pretty much busy work for most actors.

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St. Petersburg Times

Revive, don't raze, Tampa's Riverfront Park

This past Christmas we bought for my middle child something called a Spooner Board, which is marketed as a toy for gifted children but is really just a sort of a curved plastic skateboard without wheels.

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ABC Action News

Standing desk trend taking off in Tampa

Turner is one of 11 employees at the agency who now works while standing up. She does everything while standing on a cushioned pad that she normally would have done from her seat.

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St. Petersburg Times

A Tampa taxi odyssey: Are our cabs really not up to snuff?

The taxi cabs here might not be the newest, swankiest ones on Earth. But are they really the "deplorable, embarrassing" pigsties that one critic alleges? Hotel developer Lou Plasencia blasted the city's taxi industry during a recent meeting of the Hillsborough County Hotel Motel Association.

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St. Petersburg Times

New Port Richey tattoo studio hosts Big Cat Rescue benefit

In the studio at Standing Art Tattoos and Art Gallery, owner Adam Natonio usually covers arms, legs and backs in ink for profit.

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Creative Loafing Tampa

New albums on the horizon from local bands Zulu Wave and DieAlps

Lots of noteworthy news in local music coming from bands that hail from here, and from venues bringing big name acts back to town to get our adrenaline pumping and hearts thumping.

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Business Journal

Atlanta buyer enters Tampa with $47M Fifth Third Center buy

The buyer of the Fifth Third Center was looking to enter the Tampa market when the 19-story downtown office tower went up for sale.

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WMTX-FM Tampa

Going Viral: Couple Almost Hit By Lightning

I was almost hit by lightning this weekend. It wasn't even raining out and a lightning bolt struck a tree about 150 away from me.

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ABC Action News

5 things you need to know for Wednesday

Here are five things you need to know happening in Florida on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Tampa company makes synthetic cadavers for TV, schools

Ever wonder where the dead bodies from some of your favorite TV dramas come from? A local company here in Tampa Bay.

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ABC Action News

Tampa man describes surviving lightning strike

He looked at the weather and saw all the storms south of St. Pete Beach. So he decided to stay close to Clearwater and relax on the beach at Sand Key Park.

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ABC Action News

FBI: Tampa woman harassed Soundgarden singer

The Tampa woman accused of stalking rock star Chris Cornell is not allowed to go near the MidFlorida Amphitheater next month when his group performs.

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Creative Loafing Tampa

Mitchell Goodrich of Get Lost Press: A Post-'Zine Fest Interview

July 12th's Tampa Zine Fest turned out to be a great opportunity, as always, for networking among like-minded weirdos.

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Creative Loafing Tampa

Tonight in live music: Indie rock at New World, Summer Slaughter Tour at State Theatre

Some live music highlights for this Tuesday; one is a day full of death metal that starts in the afternoon, while the other features three indie rock bands, two out-of-towners and a local.

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Business Journal

Anytime Fitness gym owner charged with stealing sales tax

The co-owner of an Anytime Fitness gym in Lutz is accused of collecting sales tax from his customers that he never turned over to the state.

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ABC Action News

Experts weigh in on electronic facial cleansers

For our unscientific test of these products, we tried three devices that range in price from $25 to $99: The Clarisonic Mia cleanser, the Pro X by Olay cleansing system and the Neutrogena Microdermbrasion kit.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

ABC Action News

Tampa native gets engaged on "The Bachelorette"

Denny and Lauren Murray teared up when they saw their eldest son get down on one knee.

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Cult of Mac Blog

Florida man allegedly scammed Apple Stores out of $309,768 in products

Most Apple Store thieves we've seen prefer to go with the classic smash and grab technique, but according to federal court charges, one fraudster in Florida broke his Apple heist into 42 separate scams by using a simple but major flaw in Apple's credit card processing system to plunder $309,768 worth of products from Apple's retail locations.

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Business Journal

Exclusive: Fifth Third Center in downtown Tampa sold

The Fifth Third Center in downtown Tampa has been sold. The sale of the 19-story 281,187-square-foot office building at 201 E. Kennedy Blvd. closed Monday, CBRE Group Inc. confirmed to the Tampa Bay Business Journal.

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