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Bob Buckhorn, City Council incumbents win in Tampa; March 24 runoff for District 6 seat

TAMPA — Mayor Bob Buckhorn breezed to a second term Tuesday night in a city election with the lowest voter turnout since the Nixon administration. With nearly all votes counted, Buckho …


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  1. Editorial: Voters wisely stick with incumbents on Tampa City Council


    Tampa voters chose vision and maturity over populism Tuesday, re-electing incumbents to the Tampa City Council and setting a strong course for the next four years. The stable leadership will help the city as it moves to further redevelop downtown, diversify the economy and improve the region's transportation system.

    Tampa voters chose vision and maturity over populism Tuesday, re-electing incumbents to the Tampa City Council and setting a strong course for the next four years.
  2. Tell Me About It: Friend is unsure how to handle a dreamer


    Q: I'm a nose-to-the-grindstone type with a steady job, on track with savings for a comfortable retirement. I have a very dear and close friend who's kind of the opposite — flits from job to job and career to career, lives hand-to-mouth, and is barely making it. She dreams of striking it rich someday with a …

  3. Things to do in north Pinellas


    06 Today

    Tommy Emmanuel: The two-time Grammy-Award winner and acoustic guitarist returns to the historic theater for two performances. 8 p.m. $45. Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 791-7400.

  4. Find A Friend: TinkerBell the cat


    Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center

    TinkerBell is petite and curious, but unlike her mischievous namesake, this sterling-colored stray with Irish eyes is one of the calmest and most patient kitties at the Hillsborough County shelter. Check out the party hat pose. TinkerBell (ID A25025395) is easygoing and gets …

  5. 'Star Wars' to 'Lincoln': A conductor picks his top five John Williams pieces

    Music & Concerts

    Ask a diehard John Williams fan to pick his top five pieces, and he'll probably say it's just not possible. • Such is the case for Bob Bernhardt, who visits the Florida Orchestra this weekend to conduct an all-John Williams concert spanning everything from Superman to Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's …

    Bob Bernhardt is the guest conductor for an all-John Williams concert with the Florida Orchestra this weekend.
    Marcus Mariota, left, and Jameis Winston, right, will appear on Jon Gruden's QB Camp segment on ESPN.

    Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota coming to Jon Gruden's QB camp

    Two of the Bucs’ possible targets for the No. 1 pick will be on ESPN’s Jon Gruden QB Camp later this spring....


    Employee letters spell out troubles at Department of Corrections

    In the last month, a series of letters from worried employees at the Florida Department of Corrections arrived in the mail box of Sen. Greg Evers, chairman of the Senate Criminal Justice Committee....


    Here is the stray dog Alex Cobb brought home.

    Rays starter Alex Cobb earns a save — of this stray dog

    Alex Cobb is the Rays' top starting pitcher, but he earned a save Monday when he chased down and brought home a stray dog that was running loose in traffic....