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5 ways to have fun giving back today for Give Day Tampa Bay


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  1. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 6


    Flogging Molly: The seven-piece Irish band combines punk, rock and folk to create hits like Swagger and Devil's Dance Floor. 6:30 p.m., Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $29.50 advance, $32 day of show.

  2. 5 ways to have fun giving back today for Give Day Tampa Bay


    Today is Give Day Tampa Bay, a 24-hour giving event that benefits 550 local nonprofits. You can find your favorite charity and give them a boost at We found five off-beat ways to have fun while giving back:

  3. Morean, Silver Meteor and Florida CraftArt shows on spring art scene

    Visual Arts

    Spring brings lots of new gallery shows. Here are three examples of the diversity you'll find throughout our region.

    Lennie Bennett, Times Art Critic


    Carrie Smith, Nascent, 2014, oil on canvas, at the Morean Arts Center.
  4. Tell Me About It: Personality differences require acceptance


    I have a mother-in-law like the one in Monday's column. Over the years I have realized that she is pretty much acting on "do unto others as you would have them do unto you" — that is, she is a huge extrovert, hates being alone, and would love family dropping in to see her, lots of people around, someone …

  5. Downtown St. Petersburg employer uses Apple, not carrot and stick



    The local travel insurance company that woos its employees with unlimited paid vacation time, no assigned desks and a keg of beer always on tap just keeps on giving. Squaremouth Inc. is bestowing Apple Watches on its 24 employees to thank them and promote an enjoyable downtown workplace.

    Courtesy Megan Singh
Aidan Harvey shows off his new Apple Watch Sport from Squaremouth's downtown St. Petersburg balcony overlooking Tampa Bay. He is one of 24 employees of the travel insurance clearinghouse to get a free Apple Watch.
    Doug Martin is tackled by Green Bay Packers inside linebacker Sam Barrington in the third quarter of the Dec. 21 game at Raymond James Stadium.

    Bucs decline 2016 option for RB Doug Martin

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    Poll backs Rubio's emphasis on national security

    Sen. Marco Rubio’s focus on national security and foreign policy — he’ll give his first speech as a candidate next Wednesday in New York — comes as Americans are increasingly concerned about turmoil overseas....


    Alex Cobb in the dugout during a March 19 spring training game between the Rays and Minnesota Twins at Charlotte Sports Park.

    Informed speculation on Rays Alex Cobb: Partial tear in elbow

    Rays RHP Alex Cobb's season may be very much in jeopardy....