Thursday, October 18, 2018
Hurricane Michael: What if it had hit Tampa Bay?
A vehicle and other items are smashed against a home Oct. 12 in Mexico Beach. [CHRIS URSO | Times]
Hurricane Michael barely grazed the edge of the Tampa Bay area on its way to flattening the small towns of the Florida Panhandle.But what if Tampa Bay had been its target? What if the strong Category 4 storm had slammed into Belleair Shore instead...
In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 file photo, American Lara Alqasem sits in a courtroom prior to a hearing at the district court in Tel Aviv, Israel. Lawyers for Alqasem who was denied entry to Israel because of alleged support for a boycott campaign say the Supreme Court has accepted her appeal and will allow her study at Hebrew University, where she had been registered for classes. [Sebastian Scheiner | AP]
Israel's Supreme Court overturns deportation of Florida student
The Welcome Center now has a retail boutique that features local gay artists and businesses. (SARA DINATALE | TIMES)
St. Petersburg is vying to be gay tourism capital of Florida
Andrew Gillum, Democratic candidate for governor, holds his son Jackson during his election watch party. [COLIN HACKLEY | Special to the Times]
Andrew Gillum begins his closing argument in St. Petersburg
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