weather unavailableweather unavailable
Make us your home page
Instagram

Trigaux: A peek at the plentiful paychecks of 25 Tampa Bay executives

0

High school teacher accused of sexual relations with Hernando student

0

Gay Men's Chorus brings 'It Gets Better' to Straz

Gay Men's Chorus brings 'It Gets Better' to Straz

0

Plan your weekend: Tampa Pride, Disney on Ice, Tampa's Fourth Fridays, Drumline Live

Plan your weekend: Tampa Pride, Disney on Ice, Tampa's Fourth Fridays, Drumline Live

0

Dining Planner: New restaurants coming: the Lure in Tampa, Urban at the Trop

Dining Planner: New restaurants coming: the Lure in Tampa, Urban at the Trop

0

At 100, Tampa's opera king Anton Coppola celebrates a life's work

  1. 'Donald Trump will turn out to be Bill Nelson's best friend'

    Blogs

    Check out the assorted comments from our latest Florida Insider Poll. We allow participants - many of them political pros, fundraisers, lobbyists, academics and the like …

    189 experts in Florida politics participated in this month's unscientific survey
  2. VA urges 'hiring surge' to reduce veterans' appeals backlog

    Military

    WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs is warning of a rapidly growing backlog for veterans who seek to appeal decisions involving disability benefits, saying it will need much more staff even as money remains in question due to a tightening Trump administration budget.

    The Department of Veterans Affairs is warning of a rapidly growing backlog for veterans who seek to appeal decisions involving disability benefits, saying it will need much more staff even as money remains in question due to a tightening Trump administration budget.  [Associated Press]
  3. Man shoots two in Seffner, one fatally, then calls 911, deputies say

    Public Safety

    SEFFNER — Deputies are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and another injured Wednesday night.

    Hillsborough sheriff's deputies check the scene of a shooting that killed one man and injured another Wednesday night at 1005 Lianne Place in Seffner. [TONY MARRERO   |   Times]
  4. Report: Albertson's in early talks to buy Sprouts Farmers Market

    Retail

    Albertsons Cos., the grocery-chain operator backed by Cerberus Capital Management, has held preliminary talks to merge with Sprouts Farmers Market Inc., according to a Bloomberg news report.

    Employees last month stock the deli cases at the Sprouts Farmers Market in Carrollwood at 15110 Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, in preparation for its opening. Albertsons Cos., the grocery-chain operator backed by Cerberus Capital Management, has held preliminary talks to merge with Sprouts, according to a Bloomberg news report. 
[CHERIE DIEZ   |   Times] 


FL, Tuesday, February 21, 2017. It's the first Sprouts Farmers Market to open in Tampa and will open to the public Wednesday, Feb. 23.
  5. Boxberger to begin season on disabled list

    Blogs

     

    Brad Boxberger will miss the start of the season because of soreness in his lat/back that resurfaced while throwing live batting practice last week.
  6. Trump tries to close health care deal with GOP skeptics

    National

    WASHINGTON — Showdown day at hand, Republicans remained short of votes Thursday for their showcase health care overhaul, hoping for President Donald Trump to close the deal with balky conservatives at a White House meeting.

    Members of the House Freedom Caucus Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., left, and Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., arrive at the White House on Thursday. [Association Press]
  7. Florida Senate advances bill that tries to limit 'gotcha' public records lawsuits

    Legislature

    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Senate on Thursday gave preliminary approval to a compromise proposal aimed at cracking down on "gotcha" public records requests while preserving the attorney fees leverage the public has against public officials who violate Florida's Sunshine laws.

    Barbara Petersen of the First Amendment Foundation said that this year her group plans to grade Florida legislators to guage their support for the state's open government laws. [Steven Cannon    |  AP]
  8. CBS analyst: Adjustments have been huge for Gators

    Blogs

    NEW YORK - Lost in the Gators' run in the NCAA Tournament is that they are doing it without big man John Egbunu. When the 6-11 transfer from USF went down with a torn ACL in February, most thought he took Florida's postseason hopes with him.

    The guy CBS analyst Jim Spanarkel really likes? Chris Chiozza, whom Spanarkel calls "wild card.''
  9. Utah governor says he will approve 0.05 DUI limit, strictest in nation

    Public Safety

    SALT LAKE CITY — Utah's governor announced Thursday that he will sign legislation giving the predominantly Mormon state the strictest DUI threshold in the country, a change that restaurant groups and representatives of the ski and snowboard industry say will hurt tourism.

    Ed Staley, left, and Tali Bruce, right, attend a rally last week at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. Utah's hospitality industry was urging Gov. Gary Herbert to veto a bill giving Utah the strictest DUI threshold in the country. On Thursday, Herbert says he plans to approve the legislation. [Associated Press]
  10. Rays' Sternberg says top choice unavailable, stadium search ongoing

    Blogs

    Rays principal owner Stuart Sternberg still expects to conclude the search for a new stadium site in the Tampa Bay area this year, but revealed Thursday that they have been denied their top choice, or even top two.

    Rays principal owner Stuart Sternberg revealed Thursday that they have been denied their top stadium choice, or even top two.
Sen. Dennis Baxley, R-Ocala

Bill promoting religious expression in school passes Florida Senate

Florida’s public schools would have to let students lead religious prayers during the school day and at school-sanctioned events, under a controversial proposal that the state Senate approved Thursday, mostly along party lines....

0

Brad Boxberger will miss the start of the season because of soreness in his lat/back that resurfaced while throwing live batting practice last week.

Boxberger to begin season on disabled list

It is now official: Brad Boxberger will miss the start of the season because of soreness in his lat/back that resurfaced while throwing live batting practice last week....

0

We see where Rex Culpepper got his quarterback skills when his father Brad crushes the sandbag tossing challenge on Survivor.

Recap: Ex-Buc Brad Culpepper on last night's 'Survivor'

“If you pull out an idol I will soil myself,” said Jeff Varner before the vote on last night's Survivor Game Changers, in which Tampa's own Brad Culpepper was again both a target and a team leader....

0