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Parent of Burger King, Tim Hortons to buy Popeyes for $1.8 billion

NEW YORK — The parent company of Burger King and Tim Hortons is buying Popeyes for $1.8 billion, with plans to accelerate the growth of the fried chicken chain. Such a move fits Resta …

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Renovation of small St. Petersburg building gets big attention

ST. PETERSBURG — In the past few years, downtown St. Petersburg has gained more than 2,000 new rental units. But it was a 12-unit apartment building dating to Harry Truman's presidency that …

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    Tourism

    For a theme park company that easily could have been financially mauled by years of bad publicity, SeaWorld Entertainment is showing surprising resilience.

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    News

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    Retail

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    Real Estate

    TAMPA — It started with the loading docks.

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[CHRIS URSO | Times]
  5. Renovation of small St. Petersburg building gets big attention

    Real Estate

    ST. PETERSBURG — In the past few years, downtown St. Petersburg has gained more than 2,000 new rental units. But it was a 12-unit apartment building dating to Harry Truman's presidency that recently drew kudos from Mayor Rick Kriseman and other civic leaders.

  6. Parent of Burger King, Tim Hortons to buy Popeyes for $1.8 billion

    Retail

    NEW YORK — The parent company of Burger King and Tim Hortons is buying Popeyes for $1.8 billion, with plans to accelerate the growth of the fried chicken chain.

     Restaurant Brands International says it's buying Popeyes for $1.8 billion, bringing the chicken chain under the same corporate umbrella as Burger King and Tim Hortons. 
[Associated Press file photo]