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Tampa, Florida is located in Hillsborough County. Zip codes in Tampa, FL include 33623, 33681, and 33674. The median home price in Tampa is $158,000 which is roughly $104/per square foot. More Tampa information.

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3 min ago | Creative Loafing Tampa

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July 25 was Omar Hamid's eighth day on the job as a barista. Armed with no previous coffeehouse experience other than training from Tampa's Buddy Brew Coffee crew, who taught him how to execute a fine cup of joe, Hamid - whose enthusiasm for coffee started at home - opened Dunedin's 9th Bar Espresso about two weeks ago for what he calls "selfish ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Tampa

Tonight in live music: Royal Thunder and O'Brother, Maxwell, Curren$y, Dirty Heads & more

It's a busy Friday, Aug. 1, and there's a little something for everyone tonight.

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8 hrs ago | Business Journal

Chick-fil-A, Chipotle, Smoothie King eye sites at high-profile corner

A prominent south Tampa intersection which once was known for a discount motel is now attracting an array of national food chains and retailers.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

South Tampa pizza landmark closes its doors for good

"Yes," Bastone said, her voice somber. She has made pizza at Cesare's for 38 years.

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WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Florida judge delays primary in Tampa race

A Florida judge is ordering that a primary election for a Tampa Bay legislative seat be pushed back until November.

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Creative Loafing Tampa

Annette Taddeo takes in West Tampa in 1st solo campaign appearance in the Bay area

The importance of the Latino vote in a Florida statewide election has never been more apparent than in this year's gubernatorial contest.

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ABC Action News

Deliberations to begin in McTear murder trial

Richard McTear trial: Jury to decide fate of man accused of throwing baby out of a car window on a Tampa highway Judge Williams Fuente began his instructions around 8:45 a.m. The jury left the room around 9:30 a.m. so that issues involving a typo and word usage could be fixed in the instructions.

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St. Petersburg Times

Tampa looks to sell vacant Ybor City land for apartments

The City Council today considers a deal that would clear the way for a new Ybor City apartment complex with a brick-and-tall window design meant to echo the historic district's old cigar factories.

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St. Petersburg Times

Find A Friend: Ranger the terrier

Dog days of August got you down? Let Ranger share the bright side! This 10-month old, medium-sized mixed terrier was dumped -- literally.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Bradenton.com

Tampa Bay Comic Con set for this weekend

Taking part in any of the myriad "comic con" events that have proliferated around the country, John Rhys-Davies said, is pretty much busy work for most actors.

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St. Petersburg Times

Revive, don't raze, Tampa's Riverfront Park

This past Christmas we bought for my middle child something called a Spooner Board, which is marketed as a toy for gifted children but is really just a sort of a curved plastic skateboard without wheels.

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ABC Action News

Standing desk trend taking off in Tampa

Turner is one of 11 employees at the agency who now works while standing up. She does everything while standing on a cushioned pad that she normally would have done from her seat.

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St. Petersburg Times

A Tampa taxi odyssey: Are our cabs really not up to snuff?

The taxi cabs here might not be the newest, swankiest ones on Earth. But are they really the "deplorable, embarrassing" pigsties that one critic alleges? Hotel developer Lou Plasencia blasted the city's taxi industry during a recent meeting of the Hillsborough County Hotel Motel Association.

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St. Petersburg Times

New Port Richey tattoo studio hosts Big Cat Rescue benefit

In the studio at Standing Art Tattoos and Art Gallery, owner Adam Natonio usually covers arms, legs and backs in ink for profit.

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Creative Loafing Tampa

New albums on the horizon from local bands Zulu Wave and DieAlps

Lots of noteworthy news in local music coming from bands that hail from here, and from venues bringing big name acts back to town to get our adrenaline pumping and hearts thumping.

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Business Journal

Atlanta buyer enters Tampa with $47M Fifth Third Center buy

The buyer of the Fifth Third Center was looking to enter the Tampa market when the 19-story downtown office tower went up for sale.

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WMTX-FM Tampa

Going Viral: Couple Almost Hit By Lightning

I was almost hit by lightning this weekend. It wasn't even raining out and a lightning bolt struck a tree about 150 away from me.

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ABC Action News

5 things you need to know for Wednesday

Here are five things you need to know happening in Florida on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Tampa company makes synthetic cadavers for TV, schools

Ever wonder where the dead bodies from some of your favorite TV dramas come from? A local company here in Tampa Bay.

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ABC Action News

Tampa man describes surviving lightning strike

He looked at the weather and saw all the storms south of St. Pete Beach. So he decided to stay close to Clearwater and relax on the beach at Sand Key Park.

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