The Labor Department said today that employers added 175,000 jobs, up from 129,000 in January. The unemployment rate rose to 6.7 percent from a five-year low of 6.6 percent as more Americans began seeking jobs but many didn't find them.
The day you are in an accident, the paramedics will decide what trauma center to take you to. That decision could add tens of thousands of dollars to your bill. Our special Tampa Bay Times investigation publishes late today.
Even though their fragile immune systems will prevent pediatric cancer patients from participating in Saturday's Be The Match Walk Run in Tampa, the children got to participate in a Be the Match patient walk around the 7th floor Vincent Lecavalier Pediatric Cancer & Blood Disorders Center at the hospital.
UPDATE, 11:43: One change to the Rays lineup, as Sean Rodriguez will start at SS ahead of Lee. Rodriguez was supposed to play on Thursday, and already was up in the Tampa Bay area at his home so the Rays had him come over to get at-bats today....
Lots of people say Florida has no seasons. They should pay more attention. Here's Jeff Klinkenberg....
Oh, don't act all superior and Downton Abbish: You, my fin-loving friend, are totally jacked for the Sharknado sequel, which will somehow vault Ian Ziering's showbiz career into yet another calendar year. At 9 p.m. on July 31 (I predict a LOT of Jaws-themed parties), Syfy will unleash the beast: Sharknado 2: The Second One!! The new flick will relocate the Great White Twister from Los Angeles, site of the first doozy, to New York City, where, as you'll witness in the clips below, such noted thespians as Ziering, Tara Reid, Mark McGrath, Kelly Osbourne, Judd Hirsch and Judah Friedlander filmed intensely. Syfy's original S-Nado, produced by B-movie film studio the Asylum, scored 1.4 million viewers in its July 2013 debut. Then, thanks to a social media tizzy, it tallied 2.1 million in an encore showing. It was also released in theaters, where, well, almost no one wanted to pay real money for it. Still, we have high hopes (or cheesy hopes) (or something) for Part Deux....