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President Obama will travel to Tampa Tuesday and remain overnight. He's scheduled to visit U.S. Central Command at MacDill Air Force Base the next day, a release from the White House said Sunday.
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The information of nearly 700 patients at Tampa General Hospital was stolen in a data breach, hospital officials said. The so-called "face sheets" of 675 patients scheduled for surgery at the hospital between Oct. 3, 2011 and Aug. 7, 2014, were accessed last month.
9 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
NB lanes now open on I-275 after crash A traffic fatality investigation temporarily closed lanes for hours on Sunday morning. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1s1M9Ki Tampa, Florida -- The northbound lanes on I-275 at Dale Mabry are now open after a crash that occurred at 2 a.m. on Sunday morning.
13 hrs ago | Examiner.com
The idea for X-Shield originated with a simple urge to go swimming and a need to protect the face from damaging UV rays. Tom Tredup, President/CEO of Raygear in Tampa, FL came up with a solution to his problem and in the meantime solved some problems for anglers too.
Mishay Simpson was jolted awake in the early hours of Aug. 20 when the alarm system in her Davis Islands home went off. Her husband, Rhett Simpson, was out of town.
The celebrities - stars who made their names for everything from The Six Million Dollar Man to The Walking Dead - are the draw, but, really, the fans are the show. Saturday's edition of the three-day event, expected to draw a total of 5,000 people, turned the Hilton Tampa Downtown into a pop-culture jukebox.
Tampa Bay area law enforcement agencies are taking a hard look at the makeup of their forces in the wake of last month's police shooting of unarmed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Most of the region's departments have far fewer black and Hispanic officers than the populations they serve, the Tampa Bay Times reported Saturday.
Obama to visit Tampa on Wednesday Obama to discuss battle plans at Central Command Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1rZRAcT President Barack Obama speaks at a news conference at the NATO summit at Celtic Manor, Newport, Wales, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014.
Eight people were injured at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa when a construction wall fell Friday night, said a spokesman from the Seminole Tribe Police Department. One man suffered a broken arm, said Gary Bitner, a Seminole Tribe Police Department spokesman, while some people were treated at the scene.
Tampa - Looking for something to do this weekend? We have a few suggestions: FAN BOY EXPO WHAT: During this weekend's Fanboy Expo you can meet your favorite TV and movie actors. Actors including Lee Majors, Drea De Matteo and Linda Blair and from "Sons of Anarchy," "The Walking Dead," "Supernatural" and "Firefly."
GreenPal, a mobile-friendly website and soon-to-be app, is getting ready to launch in Tampa, the first market out of its base in Nashville.
Advocates for immigration reform in Tampa and around the country haven't had a whole lot to cheer about of late, but they'll take any little victories they can, which is why the group Raíces en Tampa held a press conference in front of the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office in Ybor City on a blisteringly hot morning on ... (more)
ZZ Top is done with their touring for the year. The band has announced on Facebook that they intend to resume their road work early next year, explaining that "Dusty's well being is paramount."
To the surprise of absolutely no one, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn announced at a morning press conference today that he will be running for re-election in 2015.  'I'm running.
A Tampa woman's been arrested and charged with child neglect. Police say 63 year old Ruby Lee Brown didn't seek care for a 7 year old boy who had been set on fire by another child.
A Tampa man is under arrest for three bank robberies after he was identified on Facebook, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. Detectives say Todd Michael Vincent was armed with a gun when he robbed a BB&T Bank in Seffner Thursday morning.
Mayor Bob Buckhorn on Friday launched his campaign to seek a second term in Tampa's municipal elections on March 3. "There is a lot of momentum moving Tampa forward, and I want to finish the job I was hired to do," said Buckhorn, who planned to file papers establishing his candidacy with the Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Office in the morning. So far, Buckhorn is the only candidate in the race, and people who follow city politics say they aren't hearing of strong challengers getting ready to step forward.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 06:31 pm
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