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This is one of the most expensive places in the nation to use an ATM

The Tampa Bay market holds the dubious distinction of being one of the more expensive places in the country for consumers to get access to their own money. Tampa Bay banking customers pay an …


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  1. Tell Me About It: Mom's protection involves censorship


    Q: How do I talk to my neighbor about the inappropriate movies her son is watching and their effect on my son?

  2. Editorial: Move carefully on CSX idea


    Experts often suggest that the key to amassing public support for a comprehensive transit system is simply to start somewhere — build one rail line first, then expand as riders come to appreciate the benefits. But an inappropriate starter line could sour the public on mass transit for good. At this point, …

    The idea that old CSX freight tracks might launch Tampa Bay into the era of modern mass transit is worth exploring, but public officials should tread carefully.
  3. 'Exposed: Women You Think You Know' explores lives of three local women


    Theatergoers will have a chance to learn much more about three Tampa Bay area women Tuesday in a series of monologues at American Stage.

    Jaye Sheldon, right, co-artistic director and co-founder of Your Real Stories, works with actor Ann Morrison of Sarasota, who portrays Katee Tully, former executive director of the Morean Arts Center in St. Petersburg, during a rehearsal of Exposed: Women You Think You Know at American Stage. [SCOTT KEELER | Times]
  4. Tampa's Jingle Ball lineup: 5 Seconds of Summer, Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas, more

    Music & Concerts

    There's no Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Bruno Mars or Pharrell Williams atop the lineup for this year's 93.3-FLZ Jingle Ball. No one jaw-dropping star with enough cross-generational appeal to help make it the top pop show of the winter.

    Demi Lovato performs onstage during 93.3 FLZ's Jingle Ball 2014 at Amalie Arena on December 22, 2014 in Tampa, Fla. She will join the lineup again for the show in 2015. [Photo Luis Santana | Times]
  5. Florida Orchestra to play for patients at Hillsborough hospitals


    LUTZ — The Florida Orchestra will give free concerts this week for patients and staff at Hillsborough County hospitals, part of an ongoing effort to reach the sick and the elderly.

    Michael Francis conducts the Florida Orchestra earlier this month at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. 

The orchestra will give free concerts this week for patients and staff at Hillsborough County hospitals, part of an ongoing effort to reach the sick and the elderly. [MONICA HERNDON | Times]

    Bucs Cannon Fodder podcast: Listen to Episode 4 ...

    Our weekly Bucs Cannon Fodder podcast is back, with Episode 4 now online and myself and Rick Stroud talking about the Bucs' 37-23 loss to Carolina and looking ahead to this week's home game against the Jaguars. Is this the week the Bucs get Lovie Smith a home win? Listen in, and subscribe on iTunes -- thanks for making this part of your Bucs week ......


    For starters, Rays vs. Blue Jays in the finale

    UPDATE, 2:18: Buehrle will start for the Jays. ... Cash said Forsythe won't play though he had additional testing done on his foot and it is no worse than a break. ... He said Kiermaier (back) may be available off the bench. ... Cash reiterated there was no injury issue with Archer - "none whatsoever" - and Archer said the same thing, that he feels the same way he does after a start and the only issue was fatigue....


    Rubio: 'My ambitions are not for me'

    Marco Rubio continued to grab the spotlight with an appearance on NBC's Today and one of the first questions he faced was his absence in Washington. The presidential contender is on track to miss two consecutive weeks of votes in Washington and has the worst attendance record of any current senator....