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Fennelly: Wishing ex-Rays manager Joe Maddon well, but not 'this' well


  1. Dade City looks at ways to slow traffic in residential neighborhoods

    Local Government

    DADE CITY — Complaints about speeding drivers cutting through residential neighborhoods have led the Dade City Commission to embark on an effort to slow down traffic.

    Dade City is looking at ways to slow traffic in residential neighborhoods such as speed humps and round-abouts. [Times 2006]
  2. Worst of Red Tide seems over in Pinellas


    It has been a busy time for Treasure Island city workers, who in the past few weeks have cleaned up 40,000 pounds of dead fish on the city's beachfront.

  3. Millennials in Tampa Bay are starting to buy houses and that's going to revolutionize real estate

    Real Estate

    When Michael Berry first moved into Tampa's Madison at Soho condos, he liked being smack in the midst of the lively bar and restaurant scene on South Howard Avenue.

  4. Rising Tampa Bay business star and former USF point guard Brian Lamb leaves Tampa Bay for Cincinnati


    TAMPA – Brian Lamb is leaving Tampa Bay.

    It was basketball that earned Brian Lamb the spotlight and the opportunity to lead.  The USF graduate sees the intense competition found in sports and business as kindred spirits. Lamb has received a promotion with Fifth Third Bank and will be leaving Tampa Bay to work in Cincinnati. [CHARLIE KAIJO | Times]
  5. From Howl-O-Scream to Lowry Park Zoo, scare actors share their secrets


    By Sharon Kennedy Wynne Times Staff Writer

    University of South Florida biomedical science student Lindsay Weppelman, 19, plays a zombie bride at Busch Gardens’ Howl-O-Scream, sometimes posing for “zelfies” with parkgoers.
  6. Your guide to MegaCon Tampa Bay's guests, panels and more


    This weekend the Tampa Convention Center will be filled with geeks, cosplayers, comic book lovers and plenty of Whovians celebrating all the great things about living in the nerddom.

  7. MLK crash kills five, including two Tampa children ages 9 and 10


    TAMPA — Five people are dead, including two children ages 9 and 10, after a fiery multi-car crash Wednesday night on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

    Law enforcement investigate a crash that claimed the lives of at least four people around 10 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. Bystanders and deputies attempted to rescue the occupants of the van that caught fire trapping people inside. According to witnesses who saw the crash it appeared as if at least one of the vehicles involved were racing. Investigators closed State Road 574 at Coconut Palm Dr. in Tampa for hours as they investigate the crash.  [LUIS SANTANA | Times]
  8. Democrat Jeff Zampitella targets Republican Sandy Murman's transportation votes in Hillsborough commission race


    TAMPA — Hillsborough County Commissioner Sandy Murman has been on the winning side of two contentious transportation votes this year.

  9. Why are utilities spending $22 million to 'protect' your right to solar?

    State Roundup

    TALLAHASSEE — Why would Florida's electric utilities want to spend $22 million to get voters to put into the state Constitution "rights of electricity consumers regarding solar energy choice," if consumers already have that legal right?

    A worker installs a solar panel at Duke Energy Florida's 3.8 megawatt solar array in Osceola County, near St. Cloud. The facility is on 17 acres and is expected to start generating electricity in the spring. [William R. Levesque | Tampa Bay Times]
  10. Forecast: Warm, dry, breezy conditions remain intact across Tampa Bay


    A warm, dry and breezy day is on tap again for Tampa Bay on Thursday, a trend forecasters said will continue throughout the weekend and on Halloween.

Elhame Shala, left, and husband Raif greet former President Bill Clinton after his speech on Oct. 11 in Safety Harbor.

Albanian family thanks Bill Clinton for helping bring them to America

It was 1999 when the Shala family first met Bill Clinton....


Bucs gunners again forced rare turnover on special teams

Positions on special-teams units aren't as well known as "quarterback" and "linebacker," but the last two Bucs games have shown how much of a game-changing difference can come from gunners battling jammers in punt coverage....


Graham McTavish as The Saint of Killers on Preacher.

Graham McTavish talks 'Outlander,' 'The Hobbit' and being a secret writer before Megacon Tampa

In the past four years, Graham McTavish has been a Dwarf, an 18th century Scottish Highlander and a gun-slinging murderous cowboy....