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  1. Tampa police investigating sexual battery of UT studentRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Police are investigating the reported sexual battery of a University of Tampa student they say occurred early Saturday morning, possibly in the area of N Rome Avenue and W Arch Street. The victim, a woman in her 20s, said she was walking alone to a friend's house when a man forced her into nearby bushes, sexually battered her, then fled, according to authorities.

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  2. Hillsborough deputy arrests wrong-way driverRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    A wrong-way driver was arrested on W Linebaugh Avenue Sunday, continuing a disturbing trend of errant driving that killed 15 people last year. Leann Robins, 52, of Tampa was stopped on in a painted median area facing westbound on W Linebaugh Avenue at about 6 a.m. Sunday, authorities said.

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  3. Gasparilla, Lightning, 'Book of Mormon' converging in downtown TampaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Converging on Saturday in downtown Tampa is the Gasparilla pirate parade, matinee and evening performances of The Book of Mormon , and a Tampa Bay Lightning home game - all within about eight hours. But this isn't Tampa's first Gasparilla to go alongside a show at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts.

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  4. Hooper: A governing board might be just what DCF needsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    In the 20 months that Kelley Parris has served as executive director of the Children's Board of Hillsborough County, three people have led the state's Department of Children and Families. Parris, the ex-director of the Alabama Department of Child Abuse Prevention, said she thinks current DCF boss Mike Carroll is doing a good job, but worries the constant changes have hurt DCF.

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  5. Frustration with superintendent MaryEllen Elia bubbled overRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    Surrounded by red-wearing supporters of Hillsborough County school superintendent MaryEllen Elia, Michael Pheneger wondered Tuesday night if School Board members would have the votes to fire her. "Apparently they did," said Pheneger of the American Civil Liberties Union.

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  6. Pint-sized pirates overtake BayshoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    The five-year-old sat atop her dad's shoulders and let out an ear-splitting scream as Ye Mystic Crewe of Neptune chugged down Bayshore Boulevard. Despite temperatures in the mid-60s and wind gusts that reached 33 mph in parts of Tampa Bay, thousands gathered on Bayshore to dance, eat funnel cake, corn dogs and cotton candy and, most importantly, clamor as loudly as possible for the symbolically valuable beads.

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  7. Times' Blue Chipper of the Year: Armwood DE Byron CowartRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    Armwood High School coach Sean Callahan looked out of his office door on a summer day in 2011 to see three boys and their mothers waiting to meet with him. It had become a familiar sight for Callahan, as would-be transfers often beat down his door to join a team fresh off its fourth state championship appearance in seven years.

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  8. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Petersburg Times

    Fifty Shades! The Musical Parody : When a ladies book club decides to read Fifty Shades of Grey , their interpretation of the novel begins a sexy, hysterical roller coaster ride featuring dance numbers and original songs with an on-stage band. It's around for two shows: 5:30 and 8 p.m., Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa.

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  9. Poverty forum discusses solutions for struggling families around Tampa BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Petersburg Times

    Ellen Stoffer used that Suncoast United Way statistic to open a poverty forum Friday. This means that more than a million people are living below the poverty line, said Stoffer, the organization's income and investment director.

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  10. Events: Tess Gerritsen to sign latest Rizzoli and Isles thrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Petersburg Times

    Tess Gerritsen , author of the bestselling Jane Rizzoli and Maura Isles series , will discuss and sign her book at 2 p.m. today at the Firehouse Cultural Center, First Avenue NE at Shell Point Road, Ruskin. The Florida Writers Circuit of the Florida Literary Arts Coalition presents novelist Larry Baker at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Plant Hall Grand Salon, University of Tampa, 401 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa; at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Literature for Lunch Series in TECO Hall, Saint Leo University, 33701 State Road 52, St. Leo; and at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the Grace Allen Reading Room, Main Library, University of South Florida, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa.

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  11. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Petersburg Times

    Martina McBride : The four-time Country Music Association Female Vocalist of the Year performs on her tour for new album Everlasting at 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $45-$85.

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  12. Carlton: Why Sally Harris cast the deciding vote to oust MaryEllen EliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Petersburg Times

    Interesting fact about Sally Harris, the brand-new Hillsborough County School Board member who cast this week's deciding and explosive vote to oust schools superintendent MaryEllen Elia: How could she? Her opponent, Michelle Shimberg, carries a very big name in this town. She got endorsements and/or donations from no less than the mayor, the sheriff, the state attorney, Florida's attorney general, the classroom teachers association and members of the City Council, County Commission and, oh yeah, Congress.

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  13. Tampa Bay Partnership enters makeover mode ahead of CEO searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Petersburg Times

    In tandem with the launch of a national search for a new CEO, the regional business leadership group is honing its mission to primarily be an advocacy organization promoting the eight-county area, partnership chairman Brian Lamb said Friday. In the past, the partnership and its outgoing CEO Stu Rogel had been criticized for being spread too thin between economic development, job promoting, marketing and advocacy.

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  14. Four forecasts for Tampa Bay in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | St. Petersburg Times

    It's that time of year in Florida. January ushers in playoff football, Northern visitors and, as always, a flurry of economic and political predictions about the year ahead.

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  15. Committee to shortlist St. Petersburg Pier ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | St. Petersburg Times

    A pier committee will decide today which of eight concepts submitted by design teams from St. Petersburg and beyond Tampa Bay will continue to the next phase in the quest to restore the city's more than century-old downtown tradition. The six-member committee, which includes an architect, a Tampa Bay Rays executive and a preservationist, will take into account various criteria, including the cost, feasibility and schedule of each proposed concept.

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  16. Inaugural Bill Minahan Award honors spirit of legendary Hillsborough football coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | St. Petersburg Times

    The spirit of the legendary Hillsborough County football coach, who died a little more than a year ago, was palpable at the Columbia Restaurant on Monday night. Five county football players, all with inspiring qualifications, were honored as finalists for the inaugural Bill Minahan Award, with Plant City junior Markese Hargrove selected the winner.

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  17. USF gets $5 million to study downtown Tampa medical school projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | St. Petersburg Times

    This week the University of South Florida didn't get all the money it wanted to build its new downtown medical school. But it did get the first installment: $5 million.

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  18. Amy Scherzer's Diary: Weekly wrap-up of the Tampa social sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | St. Petersburg Times

    The multifaceted Quintessence granted just that with look-sees at luxury transportation, fashion, cuisine and entertainment. Guests climbed aboard boats, planes, cars and RVs parked at Davis Islands' Peter O. Knight Airport.

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  19. Still strong after 125 years, Gorrie credits teachers, parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | St. Petersburg Times

    At John B. Gorrie Elementary School, the school's basement doubled as a Cold War-era fallout shelter and kids scrambled down rickety metal fire escapes during fire drills. Students walked more often than rode to school and they sweated out pre- and post-summer months in classrooms without air conditioning.

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  20. Tampa police chase ends with four suspects charged with stealing two carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | St. Petersburg Times

    Five people were in custody and a police cruiser was in the shop after a brief chase in east Tampa early Thursday, Tampa police said. They drove it to Tampa's Hyde Park neighborhood where the suspects were seen taking an additional car, a Lexus.

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