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St. Petersburg Police: Man run over by bulldozer, killed at construction site

ST. PETERSBURG — A 25-year-old construction worker died Wednesday morning when he was run over by a bulldozer at a construction site north of Gandy Boulevard, St. Petersburg police said. …


Recruiting GE headquarters: Why Florida may not be in the major leagues — yet

Shunning its Connecticut home for a tax-friendlier state, Fortune 100 giant GE recently launched a search for a new site for its headquarters. That expectation created a burst of invitations and p …


Florida Supreme Court will hear challenge to state's ban on openly carrying guns


Go Hillsborough transit plan tops county commission agenda


  1. Bar review: Anclote River Boat Club a delightfully dilapidated dive

    Bars & Spirits

    I often peruse review websites in search of new or interesting bars to check out. While on TripAdvisor, I came across a post by user "Tiki lounge112" that described the scene at the Anclote River Boat Club. It began:

    A 16-foot boat hangs in the oak outside the Anclote River Boat Club, which was flooded by 1993’s no-name storm.
  2. Dining Planner: All you need to know about St. Petersburg's Localicious

    Food & Dining


    Last year the first Localicious Eat Local and Drink Local week, the brainchild of Olga Bof of Keep St. Petersburg Local, seemed audacious. Were there really enough locally made foods, food trucks, breweries, distilleries, markets and so forth to merit a solid week of festivities? …

    Sarasota chef Paul Mattison will be in Tampa for a pair of events in October: a cooking class and dinner at the Epicurean Hotel on Oct. 16; and a meet-and-greet at Oxford Exchange to debut his new cookbook on Oct. 18.
  3. Things to do planner Oct. 8-14: Monty Python comedy greats, Tampa zipline, ZooBoo treats for kids


    COMEDY GREATS: Something funny's going on

    LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 20:  (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) John Cleese and Eric Idle perform on the closing night of 'Monty Python Live (Mostly)' at The O2 Arena on July 20, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
  4. Hernando Pet of the Week for Oct. 9


    Pet of the week | Misha

    Misha is a tiny 1-year-old domestic medium-hair mix. She is affectionate, loves to be held and does well with both cats and humans. Misha has been spayed, microchipped and is current on her vaccinations. Inquiries about adopting Misha or other dogs and cats can be made at the …

  5. Music Planner: Club shows abound, from Ghost to Drive-By Truckers to Death Grips

    Music & Concerts


    There are big concerts all around Tampa Bay this week, including Big Sean at the USF Sun Dome. But if there's ever been a week to go to a club show instead of an arena, this is it. Whether you love punk, pop, folk, soul or metal, you'll find it in spades at one of the area's top …

    Death Grips
    Lightning center Tyler Johnson returned to practice Wednesday.

    Tyler Johnson returns to practice, looks good for Lightning opener

    Lightning center Tyler Johnson returned to practice Wednesday, a good sign he might be available for Thursday's season opener. ...


    Bucs add WRs Humphries, Hall to practice squad

    Undrafted rookie receivers Adam Humphries and Rannell Hall, two of the Bucs' most promising players in preseason camp, are both back on roster, filling the last two spots on Tampa Bay's practice squad....


    Dennis Ross presses case for majority whip

    Rep. Dennis Ross of Lakeland is running for majority whip, and appeared on C-SPAN this morning. He said he's fed up with inaction on Capitol Hill, which he blamed on the lack of regular order....