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Here's more proof that Hillsborough is where transportation ideas go to die

I am absolutely convinced there is a vast, endless warehouse somewhere in Hillsborough County similar to the final scene in the Indiana Jones movie Raiders of the Lost Ark that is filled to …

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Interview: Internationally renowned artist Alex Katz brings works to Tampa Museum of Art

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  1. Trump administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance

    Nation

    WASHINGTON — Transgender students on Wednesday lost federal protections that allowed them to use school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities, as the Trump administration stepped into a long-simmering national debate.

  2. Republicans who won after rowdy town halls now avoiding them

    National

    DENVER — Republicans who benefited from rowdy town halls six years ago and harnessed a wave of discontent with Democrats to win seats in Congress are learning a hard lesson this week as they return home: The left is happy to return the favor.

  3. Twin threat to relations trail Tillerson into Mexico

    National

    MEXICO CITY — The Trump administration calls the visit a step toward mutual understanding, a way to move the relationship forward.

  4. Documents: After shooting, Roof went toward second black church

    Nation

    COLUMBIA, S.C. — The man convicted of killing nine worshipers during Bible study at a black church in 2015 drove toward a second black parish afterward, according to federal court documents unsealed Tuesday, but no one was there because that sanctuary's class had been canceled.

  5. Don't take away our health care, Obamacare defenders urge Gus Bilirakis at his third town hall

    Blogs

    A lot of U.S. House members and Senators are avoiding town hall-style meetings in their districts rather than risk being attacked before TV cameras. U.S. Rep. Bilirakis, R-Palm Harbor, drew national attention early this month when dozens of people turned out for his town hall meeting in northern Pinellas County to rip …

  6. Re-signing Logan Morrison: Rays' big offseason gamble

    The Heater

    PORT CHARLOTTE — Some of the decisions the Rays made during a busy offseason definitely can be debated, headlined by why they traded Logan Forsythe and added to most recently by why they didn't spend more to sign free agent Matt Wieters.

  7. If it's Daytona, it's time for the question: When will Danica win a race?

    Auto racing

    DAYTONA BEACH — It has been five years since Danica Patrick made her Daytona 500 debut, and NASCAR is still waiting for her to live up to the hype.

  8. Jones: Jameis Winston's pep talk to kids sends wrong message (w/video)

    Sports

    This is a story about a well-intended photo op that had some good in it and some bad. It involves Tampa Bay's most famous face, one of its most struggling schools, and perhaps a blind spot when it comes to how little boys and girls view the world and how the world views them.

  9. Lightning's Callahan likely out for season

    Lightning Strikes

    TAMPA — Ryan Callahan's season is likely over.

  10. Should local governments have less power? Some state lawmakers think so.

    State Roundup

    TALLAHASSEE — Wage theft laws meant to help workers get paid what they are owed, rules meant to curb pollution and protections for LGBT Floridians could be on the chopping block this year if some Republicans in the Florida House get their way.

Don't take away our health care, Obamacare defenders urge Gus Bilirakis at his third town hall

A lot of U.S. House members and Senators are avoiding town hall-style meetings in their districts rather than risk being attacked before TV cameras. U.S. Rep. Bilirakis, R-Palm Harbor, drew national attention early this month when dozens of people turned out for his town hall meeting in northern Pinellas County to rip the GOP's plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Then Bilirakis held another town hall meeting in Hillsborough County that also turned fiery. And tonight in Pasco County, Bilirakis held a third town hall meeting....

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It's already soggy in Port Charlotte.

Port Charlotte report: Rainy day, union meeting

UPDATE, 10:16: Due to the rain, all workouts will be the cages, and the complex is closed to fans. Pitchers will be able to throw off the mounds, and hitters hit off machines or coaches' throwing. ...Longoria was back in the clubhouse and with the team....

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Cast members and co-directors of the Han Solo "Star Wars" spinoff pose for a photo. From bottom left, co-director Christopher Miller, Woody Harrelson, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke, Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca, co-director Phil Lord and Donald Glover. (Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm via AP)

First official glimpse at cast of 'Star Wars' Han Solo spinoff (w/ video)

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