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Trigaux: TECO pursuit of solar despite potential sale is curious timing


Hillsborough school district has been dipping into emergency funds to cover expenses


Plant City toddler hospitalized after being trapped in dog's mouth


Three sentinel chickens test positive for West Nile virus in Pinellas County


  1. Brandon Sports and Aquatics Center extends reach to help Tampa kids


    The Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center has expanded its reach approximately 10 miles west after announcing a partnership with a pair of Tampa parks.

    “We believe we have a great model for superior, quality programming,” says Chuck Burgess, director of Brandon Sports and Aquatics Center, which will provide round trip transportation for children from Palm River Park.
  2. Find a Friend: Shyla the Basenji mix


    Hillsborough Pet Resource Center

    Shyla is an exotic, 1-year-old basenji mix. She was stray and timid, but now wags her tail in recognition of friends. Her breed is known as the "African barkless hound" for its unusual vocalizations, but to date, Shyla has been utterly silent. She's no doubt dreaming of a patient …

    Shyla, the basenji mix
  3. Editorial cartoons for Aug. 5

  4. Staff shake-ups come to St. Petersburg's Locale Market

    Food & Dining

    ST. PETERSBURG — When Locale Market opened in January, the two-story, 20,000-square-foot collaboration between celebrity chefs Michael Mina and Don Pintabona was the hottest game in town, with hundreds of would-be shoppers queuing for the opportunity to browse wares from 11 different kitchens. San Francisco-based …

    Celebrity chefs Michael Mina, left, and Don Pintabona pose in front of their new Locale Market in St. Petersburg in December.
  5. Editorial: A textbook case for police body cameras


    The recent indictment of a University of Cincinnati police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed man illustrates the helpful role police body cameras can play in sorting out the truth. Footage from the officer's body camera contradicted his official statements about the incident, accounts that likely would not …

    If we were to sing in the rain, it'd be a tasteful mix of Taylor, Bey and Lana del Ray.

    My Outfit Monday: It's all about the Wellingtons, baby

    If we were singing in the rain, we would be hoarse by now....


    House paid $600,000 for ex-Speaker Ray Sansom's legal bills

    The final chapter in the Ray Sansom story has been written, in the form of a big check to Sansom's lawyers....


    Chris Archer ranks third in the American League in strikeouts with 173.

    For starters, Rays at White Sox, on Archer Day

    UPDATE, 6:40: Cash said he and Longoria were talking about a DH day, decided on tonight. ... Cash in anticipation of a low-scoring game he would consider being aggressive defensively - such as bringing in the infield - to limit runs. ... Smyly will make at least two more rehab starts, Thursday and presumably Tuesday as the Rays then decide if he is ready to return. ... Cash said there was no actual lineup change, he just made a mistake in filling it out originally.