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9 hrs ago | The Age

'Mum's brain could have tricked her'

When Jayde Poole left her five-month-old daughter in the car on a hot day, where the infant died from heatstroke, her brain could have tricked her into believing the baby was safe and asleep in her cot, a court has heard.


12 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

For love of the piano

Rebecca Penneys laughs with her students during a technique class during the Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival at USF on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in Tampa.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Interim chancellor named for USF Sarasota-Manatee

University of South Florida on Monday named an interim chancellor to replace Arthur M. Guilford at USF Sarasota-Manatee after he steps down July 31. Here is the news release: Terry A. Osborn, USF Sarasota-Manatee regional vice chancellor for academic and student affairs, will serve as interim regional chancellor effective August 1. Arthur M.


Related Topix: Bradenton, FL

Sun Jul 20, 2014


The little girl who may hold the secret to aging

Mackenzee Wittke, a five-year-old Alberta girl with the body of an infant, might just hold the genetic key to how we age Every year, on her birthday, Mackenzee Wittke gets the same cake.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Tampa, FL

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Salem News

Salem Saxon Scholarship Fund announces recipients

The Salem Saxon Scholarship Fund announced the recipients of the 2014 scholarships at its joint social on July 12 at the Salem Saxon Club.


Related Topix: University, FL, Kent State University, University of Dallas

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Lakeland's J.Burns' Pizza opens on Anna Maria Island

Matt Wade couldn't shake the nostalgia of the days he worked at J. Burns' Pizza Shop as a 15-year-old in Lakeland.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, Lakeland, FL, Anna Maria, FL, Polk County, FL, Sarasota, FL

Hotel Interactive

Aloft Hotel Debuts in Downtown Tampa

Liberty Group and Starwood Hotels are proud to announce that the Aloft Tampa Downtown has made its debut in the heart of downtown Tampa, Florida, following a two-year adaptive re-use project that has transformed the former Mercantile Bank office building into the city's hippest hotel.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, University of Tampa

The Washington Post

We put a man on the moon, so why cana t we...?

Putting a man on the moon really opened a can of worms. More precisely, it gave us an overused preface to a widely varied phrase: "If we can put a man on the moon, why can't we a '' Here are a few memorable questions following that phrase, some serious, some not.


Related Topix: Blog News, Seinfeld, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News, Al Gore, Science / Technology, NASA, University, FL

Summit County Voice

4 years after Deepwater Horizon oil disaster, dispersant still found lingering in the environment

In 2012, University of South Florida scientists found oil remnants all along the Gulf Coast, often at levels that pose a potential risk to human health.


Related Topix: Environment, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Oil Spill

Seeking Alpha

Quiet Period Expiration For Minerva Biosciences IPO: Short-Term Buying Window

On July 26th, NERV's underwriters will likely release detailed positive reports, leading to at least a temporary rise in NERV prices.


Wed Jul 16, 2014

Northwest News and Tribune

Lightning may be cause of Tampa apartment fire

A lightning strike apparently sparked a fire Wednesday at an apartment complex near University Mall in north Tampa, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue said.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Hillsborough County, FL

Sys-Con Media

All Children's Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine Launches New...

All Children's Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine launched a new study that will focus on healthy infants and young children, looking at prenatal and early childhood factors that could influence health problems later in life.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, University, FL, Pediatrics, Family, Kids

Business Journal

Tampa bar offers IV drips, not liquor

A newly opened Tampa bar offers a powerful concoction, but those who are scared of needles may want to avoid it.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL

Business Journal

USF names new dean for College of Engineering

The University of South Florida has named Robert H. Bishop the new dean of the USF College of Engineering.


Related Topix: Marquette University, University, FL

Tue Jul 15, 2014

National Catholic Reporter

Voters in two states to consider legalizing recreational pot in 2014

When someone close to Teresa Miller developed an addiction to prescription pain medication in 2009, the Florida mom was so distraught she enrolled herself at the University of South Florida.


Related Topix: Florida, Drugs, Marijuana, Tampa, FL, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Tampa Bay Newspapers

New principal expects to help Thunderbirds take flight

Even before Lori Potenza could drive a car, she knew how to fly an airplane. Already she has earned a private pilot's license with an instrument rating.


Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, Pinellas County, FL, Tarpon Springs, FL, Pinellas Park, FL, Clearwater, FL

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Smawley named artistic director of Sunsation

Director Brian Smawley was named artistic director of the Sunsation Show Chorus.


Related Topix: Seminole, FL, Largo, FL, Theater, Arts

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Hidden Heroes - Engineer makes his mark in lighting for sea turtles

Hank Johnson believes that charity begins at home - and can extend as far away as the Amazon region of Brazil.


Related Topix: Travel, Brazil Travel, Indian Rocks Beach, FL, Tampa, FL

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Music in the Park: Gypsy Wind up next

A long-time local favorite ensemble, Gypsy Wind, is next in the impressive lineup for this city's free Music in the Park concert series.


Related Topix: Bluegrass, Vassar Clements, Country, Yalaha, FL, Dade City, FL

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Three distinct styles represented in new GCMA exhibitions

The Gulf Coast Museum of Art presents high-quality, diverse exhibitions that educate, challenge and inspire the museum visitor.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel, Ringling School of Art & Design, Pinellas County, FL, Opinion