WEST TAMPA — Jeanette LaRussa Fenton retired in January after 41 years of public service with Hillsborough County and most recently, the city of Tampa.
Former state Sen. Arthenia Joyner of Tampa says serving as one of the small minority of Democrats on the state's Constitutional Revision Commission will be "just a continuation of the battle I've been in since I've been here."
TAMPA — Ariel Quintela never lived among the cobbled streets of Ybor City, but he is working to keep history alive in this one-time cigar capital with its deep ties to his native Cuba.
TAMPA —- The first woman to be on a box of Wheaties, tiny Mary Lou Retton, overcame tremendous odds to win America's first Olympic Gold Medal in gymnastics in 1984.
The state of Florida uses a complex formula based on 11 categories of student achievement to grade its public schools, but perhaps the most important contributor to success can't be measured by a standardized test.
I'm talking about parental involvement.
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Medicine, murder in 17th Century
Vanderbilt professor Holly Tucker talks medicine and murder in the Scientific Revolution, presented by the USF Humanities Institute. Tucker holds appointments in French and Italian as well as in Biomedical Ethics and Society. She'll explore this tumultuous part of the …
Even among the thousands of bright green golf courses across the nation that routinely douse their fairways with pesticides and fertilizers, the nasty Dow worm-killer known as "Curfew" has had a hard time finding suitors.
Stop, Drop and Roll the Dice
Retired Tampa Fire captain and president of the Tampa Firefighters Museum Bill Wade welcomed department newbies, retirees and other supporters to Stop, Drop and Roll the Dice where they placed their bets to better the 106-year-old station in downtown Tampa. Blackjack, …
The mamas gather together, infants on hip and toddlers underfoot, but this is not a play date.
TEMPLE TERRACE — Anxious to get buyers for city-owned property in the redevelopment district, Temple Terrace City Council this week voted to negotiate a contract with Cushman & Wakefield, whose agent predicted he could find all the retail buyers within 12 to 18 months.