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  1. Banged-up USF women finish regular season against No. 1 UConnRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    South Florida Bulls guard Laia Flores drives toward the basket past Memphis Tigers center Brianna Porter and draws the foul in the second half during the game between the South Florida Bulls and the Memphis Tigers at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. The Bulls beat the Tigers 79-49.

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  2. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of Feb. 27-March 5Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Chef Tony DeFrancesco carefully prepares a four-pound pile of strawberry shortcake for the Strawberry Shortcake Eating Contest sponsored by St. Clement's at the Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City Thursday. Contestants were give ten minutes to attempt to finish the portion, a feat that no one managed to complete.

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  3. Will Vragovic | TimesRays' Kevin Kiermaier embracing visibility, marketing opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    Kevin Kiermaier was boarding a flight in Tampa, filing back to the coach seats he booked late heading to a New Year's Eve get-together in Utah with current and ex-Rays teammates and their significant others, when he heard someone calling his name from the first-class cabin. "I just turned around and this man and his wife were signaling to me and saying, 'Hey, please, will you switch seats with us?' " Kiermaier said.

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  4. In his final race, Lake Wales coach Richmond captures Gasparilla 15K for second timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    He joined thousands of other runners on the southern edge of downtown Tampa before dawn Saturday and began running beneath a cloud-stained sunrise. In what he called his final competitive race, the 31-year-old married father of three pulled away from Babson Park neighbor Jon Mott in the last one-third of the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K to win the event for the second time, in 47 minutes, 26 seconds.

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  5. Youth wins the day in Gasparilla Distance Classic 5KRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | St. Petersburg Times

    When Ellie Pleune finished as the runnerup in last year's Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic 5K by 19 seconds, she wasn't satisfied with her result. In the year following that race, the 13-year-old Pleune went to work to assure she would have her best shot to stand alone as the winner.

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  6. USF puts TV behind it and strengthens a treasured radio resourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Petersburg Times

    There can be no joy in the loss of WUSF-TV, the public television station sold off by the University of South Florida for its space on the broadcast spectrum and scheduled to go off the air by the end of the year. It's a place on the dial where shows like Nova reveal the wonders of the universe, Father Brown entertains with wry whodunits, and Tavis Smiley provokes new ways of looking at developments in the news.

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  7. Community Roundtable honors volunteer Raysick, Portamento of Hope charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Petersburg Times

    But, unlike some volunteers, the only payment they seek for their selflessness is in satisfying their own souls rather than seeing their names in the limelight. Both graciously took center stage, however, when their names were called during the Community Roundtable's annual Community Affairs Dinner on Thursday at Center Place Fine Arts.

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  8. 15th annual Historic Hyde Park home tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Petersburg Times

    Pull back the curtains on some of south Tampa's most distinguished architecture at the 15th annual Historic Hyde Park Neighborhood Association Home Tour. Visitors will be welcomed Saturday at seven homes and two outdoor backyard spaces between Richardson Place and South Fremont Avenue.

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  9. Commando crowd sees gritty truth in documentary on Green Beret missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | St. Petersburg Times

    To the producers of a documentary about Green Beret troops who helped topple the Taliban, waiting to show "Legion of Brothers" in Palm Harbor was in many ways more nerve-wracking than when it debuted at the Sundance International Film Festival last month. "This is a very important audience," said Peter Bergen, the CNN national security reporter who with his wife, Emmy-nominated documentarian Tresha Mabile, produced the documentary featuring soldiers such as Scott Neil, a retired Green Beret from Tampa.

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  10. Column: "No-brainer" legislation is harder to pass than it looksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Florida Legislature convenes next week for a two-month session. Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of bills will be addressed, with a small number making it to the governor's desk to sign.

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  11. Editorial: Why should Tampa Bay rank last in transit?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | St. Petersburg Times

    Sabrena Lloyd of Tampa spends 30 hours a week on a bus going to and from her job. A Pinellas student spends four hours a day on buses to attend St. Petersburg College.

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  12. In 2017, six things on the upswing sure to elevate Tampa Bay's economy, quality of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | St. Petersburg Times

    What's most striking about Tampa Bay's momentum lately is the breadth both of economic and quality of life strides under way. Forbes this month published a list of the 25 fastest growing U.S. metro areas that, to use the magazine's words, "provides a holistic picture of places on the upswing."

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  13. Turner, retired Tampa Electric VP and 'luckiest guy ever,' dead at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | St. Petersburg Times

    Each week for half a century, you could find Heywood Axtell Turner Jr. holding court at the Columbia Restaurant with the Ybor City Rotary Club, eventually as its president. Mr. Turner threw himself into everything he did, family and friends said, with both the Navy and the Army, in more than four decades as an engineer and mentor at Tampa Electric Co,, and as a father and grandfather.

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  14. That six-seat electric car you see around downtown is officially a limoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    A "stretch golf cart" is one of the more irreverent descriptions of the six-seat electric cars that putter around downtown Tampa. But now the Downtowner can officially claim the cache of being a limousine, albeit a low-speed, non-luxury one.

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  15. St. Petersburg art community divided over Pier projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | St. Petersburg Times

    St. Petersburg artist Jon Hair, who created oversized sculptures for the U.S. Olympic Committee, the cities of Beijing and Shanghai and mascots for various universities, wants to create a massive 108-foot wide, 30-foot-high blue whale with other life-size marine life called Oceanica for the Pier District project. [Courtesy of Jon Hair] ST.

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  16. MOSI brings back pay for a day ticket deal starting SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | St. Petersburg Times

    Finnegan Dunn and Gracen Cole play in a "glowing rocks" tunnel exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa in 2015. [LOREN ELLIOT Tampa's Museum of Science and Industry is bringing back its pay for a day ticket deal starting Saturday, giving guests free admission for the rest of the year with one admission ticket.

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  17. March column: Cohen faces challenge in plan to slow traffic on BayshoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | St. Petersburg Times

    City Council member Harry Cohen has had a few hot potatoes on his plate recently, and he may be about to get another - proposed changes that would make Bayshore Boulevard more pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly but less efficient as a commuter thoroughfare. The plan comes as Cohen, who faces a term limit in his south Tampa district seat in 2019, decides on his political future.

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  18. Cost rising to create 'quiet zone' in downtown Tampa for train hornsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | St. Petersburg Times

    The cost of creating a "quiet zone" for train horns in downtown Tampa started at $2.7 million, but now has risen to more like $3.17 million. The City Council recently approved spending $320,000 more for the project.

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  19. Overnight fire at Thonotosassa mosque under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | St. Petersburg Times

    The fire occurred at an entrance door of the Islamic Society of New Tampa, 15830 Morris Bridge Road, and was quickly put out around 2 a.m., according to 10News WTSP.

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  20. Forecast: Rain, clouds clear for dry, sunny Gasparilla race weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | St. Petersburg Times

    An extremely slight chance of light rain may sprinkle across Tampa Bay on Friday before giving way to a dry, sunny weekend. Conditions will be nearly ideal for folks running in the Tampa's Gasparilla Distance Classic along Tampa's Bayshore Boulevard on Saturday and Sunday.

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