Friday, September 28, 2018

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Art events: ‘Yayoi Kusama: Love Is Calling’ opens at Tampa Museum of Art and Carrie Jadus’ cool blue nudes

Art events: ‘Yayoi Kusama: Love Is Calling’ opens at Tampa Museum of Art and Carrie Jadus’ cool blue nudes

Show Stopper: Love Is CallingAfter months of anticipation, the Tampa Museum of Art is finally opening "Yayoi Kusama: Love Is Calling" on Friday. The exhibit, owned by the Vinik Family Foundation, transforms a gallery into one of the contemporary Japa...
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Restaurant openings: Osteria from Fabio Viviano, an artisinal ice cream sandwich parlor and more

Restaurant openings: Osteria from Fabio Viviano, an artisinal ice cream sandwich parlor and more

What's better than ice cream? Coming up blank, right? Okay, what's better than cookies? Here's the answer: ice cream with cookies.
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Bucs rookie defensive backs Carlton Davis, Jordan Whitehead questionable for Bears

Bucs rookie defensive backs Carlton Davis, Jordan Whitehead questionable for Bears

TAMPA — As if the Bucs didn't have enough concerns in their secondary, two rookies who figured to either start or play significantly against the Chicago Bears were downgraded and questionable for Sunday's game.CB Carlton Davis appeared on the i...
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Bucs first-round pick Vita Vea could make his NFL debut Sunday at Chicago

Bucs first-round pick Vita Vea could make his NFL debut Sunday at Chicago

TAMPA — Bucs DT Vita Vea "does have a chance" to make his NFL debut Sunday at Chicago, coach Dirk Koetter said.Vea, the first-round pick from Washington who missed seven weeks with a calf injury, returned to practice last week but did not play ...
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Is Pinellas County really the most dangerous place in the nation to ride a bicycle?

Is Pinellas County really the most dangerous place in the nation to ride a bicycle?

The headline was alarming."The Most Dangerous Place to Bicycle in America," the Wall Street Journal wrote Monday, declaring "Pinellas County, Fla., has the highest cyclist death rate in the Tampa Bay metro area — which has the highest rate of any met...
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Steve Bannon to speak at Hillsborough GOP dinner Oct. 26

Steve Bannon to speak at Hillsborough GOP dinner Oct. 26

The Hillsborough County Republican Party will host a dinner with Steve Bannon, former adviser to President  Donald Trump, Oct. 26.The party announced the event on its Facebook page Friday, but only as a "save the date" notice with no details of ...
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Dade City’s Winn-Dixie is eighth to be remodeled in Tampa Bay

Dade City’s Winn-Dixie is eighth to be remodeled in Tampa Bay

DADE CITY — Southeastern Grocers has reopened its latest remodeled Winn-Dixie in Pasco County.The store at 12649 Highway 301 is the eighth Winn-Dixie to reopen with the brand’s sleek look in Tampa Bay. The location has been in Dade City for 23 years....
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Claim over construction of cold-storage warehouse at Tampa port lands in court

Claim over construction of cold-storage warehouse at Tampa port lands in court

TAMPA — Port Tampa Bay’s new refrigerated warehouse has been receiving bananas, limes, mangos and, most recently, pineapples, but one subcontractor on the project says it has yet to see all of the fruits of its labor.Canco General Contractors of Lake...
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State Sen. Dorothy Hukill ends re-election bid, enters hospice care due to cancer

State Sen. Dorothy Hukill ends re-election bid, enters hospice care due to cancer

State Sen. Dorothy Hukill, R-Port Orange, is ending her re-election bid and entering hospice care after "an aggressive recurrence" of cancer, she announced in a statement Friday.Hukill started treatment for cervical cancer shortly after her...
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Editorial: FBI investigation is best way forward in Kavanaugh confirmation

Editorial: FBI investigation is best way forward in Kavanaugh confirmation

Brett Kavanaugh is a seriously damaged nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, besieged by allegations of sexual assault and now raising new concerns about his combative demeanor and political objectivity. So it was a welcome turnabout when a Republican ...
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