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Gasparilla’s alter ego: St. Petersburg

By MITCH TRAPHAGEN No women were tearing off their shirts. Not a single plastic cup of beer was dumped over anyone’s head in the street. Although a few strands of…

Sheriff’s office offers first-time bike registration to help find stolen property

By PENNY FLETCHER HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY — Four recreation centers around the county were the site of the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office’s latest effort to see that stolen property finds its…

Public meeting to be held on South Brandon Fire Station #7 relocation

RIVERVIEW — Hillsborough County is holding a public meeting to discuss a proposed new site for the replacement of the existing South Brandon Fire Station #7, currently located at 122…

County Commissioners award new contracts for collection of garbage and recyclables

TAMPA – Hillsborough County Commissioners awarded new contracts for the collection of garbage and recyclables in the county’s service areas. This award caps a successful competitive bidding effort that will…

Deputies discover 18-year-old girl with fatal gun shot wound

RIVERVIEW (HCSO) – On January 25, 2013, at approximately 11 p.m., deputies received a 911 call in reference to shots fired at 5219 Madison Lake Circle in Riverview. When deputies…

The Lost Millenial: The honeymoon is over

By NICK NARIGON The honeymoon is over. We have lived in Tokyo for over eight months. At first, everything was beautiful, everyone was so nice and the sushi was served…

A Couple of Ways of Doing Something: new FMoPA exhibit opens

The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts (FMoPA) has announced its upcoming exhibition: A Couple Ways of Doing Something: Photography by Chuck Close, Poetry by Bob Holman. The exhibition will be…

Firehouse Cultural Center introduces teens to photography as experimental art

RUSKIN – Prior to renowned photographer Ansel Adams, photography struggled as an art form. Few museums would consider photographs worthy of exhibition alongside the works of the great masters of…

Obituaries January 31, 2013

Alice J. BoylanAlice J. Boylan, 75 of Sun City Center, Fla passed away January 22, 2013. She was preceded in death by husband Charles Boylan and by her four sisters:…

Hello. My name is Marshall Arts

“Your name, sir?” The police officer had pulled over a speeding driver. “Ben Dover,” was the reply. An imaginary scenario to be sure, but can you imagine possessing a name…

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