Friday, September 21, 2018
Tampa General nurses record the last heartbeats of dying patients, making a family memory
Ernest Fisher III rests Thursday while nurse manager Amy Hunt shows how she recorded his heartbeat with a stethoscope at Tampa General Hospital's Jennifer Leigh Muma Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. When Ernest was born 28-weeks early, his mother, Santana Fredrick, asked for the recording.
TAMPA — As John Reisinger waited with family at Tampa General Hospital, grief settled in like a fog. So some of the details are hazy.But he remembers the moment when three women in white lab coats approached him.The day before, his niece,...
A Proterra Catalyst 40-foot, zero-emission electric bus is seen at the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit's Metro Rapid bus stop at E. Kennedy Boulevard and Pierce Street Wednesday, May 30, 2018 in Tampa. HART is considering adopting fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly electric busses as an alternative transit option. [ALESSANDRA DA PRA   |   Times files]
Could Trump starve a Tampa Bay transit project of federal funds?
A slurry fo dead fish, the result of Red Tide, moves out of Clearwater Harbor on the north side of Sand Key Park on Thursday as Pinellas County continues to monitor the bloom at a number of beaches right now, including Madeira Beach, St. Pete Beach, and Indian Shores. A Red Tide Advisory remains in effect at Sand Key Park, which has suspended parking fees. For weeks, the city of Clearwater has become the place of respite from the bloom for people on southern beaches experiencing red tide, as the bloom had not been detected. But the tide has changed in recent days after dead fish began washing onto the beach over the weekend, and spilling into the Intracoastal Waterway. The naturally occurring phenomenon and has been documented along Florida's Gulf Coast since the 1840s, and its foul odor can cause respiratory irritation. (DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD  |  Times)
Clay may combat Florida’s Red Tide, but opposition ended experiments here 15 years ago
Rays centerfielder Mallex Smith, left, second baseman Joey Wendle and rightfielder Austin Meadows (not pictured) can't get to shallow, two-out pop fly hit by Blue Jays DH Kendrys Morales to keep the ninth-inning rally alive on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. [NATHAN DENETTE  |  Canadian Press via Associated Press]
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