Thursday, July 19, 2018

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of the Tampa Bay Times

Protestors gather during the “Treason Will Not Stand” rally at Demens Landing

The legacy of the Surfers for Autism event at Pass-A-Grille

The legacy of the Surfers for Autism event at Pass-A-Grille

TAILYR IRVINE | Times A St. Petersburg rescue boat sprays swimmers during the 8th Annual Suncoast Surfers for Autism Beach Festival on Saturday, July 7, 2018 in St. Pete Beach, FL.TAILYR IRVINE | Times Elijah Stanton, 10, of Palm Harbor, smil...
Published: 07/09/18
Local volunteers and businesses tackle Tampa Bay’s piece of global plastic pollution (w/video)

Local volunteers and businesses tackle Tampa Bay’s piece of global plastic pollution (w/video)

The array of netting and floatation - managed by Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful, and adopted by Phi Theta Kappa - strains the water, which becomes laden each month with hundreds of pounds of trash which would otherwise end up in Tampa Bay transported throu...
Published: 07/06/18
If your fireworks show fizzled, here’s some sparkle to enjoy (w/video)

If your fireworks show fizzled, here’s some sparkle to enjoy (w/video)

In St. Petersburg, people waited hours on the waterfront for a 9:15 p.m. show before the city announced at 9:45 p.m. that it was canceled due to technical difficulties. City officials blamed the vendor and said they wouldn’t pay the bill.Across...
Published: 07/05/18
Immigrant Family Separation Protests From Around the Nation

Immigrant Family Separation Protests From Around the Nation

Demonstrators rally against the separation of immigrant families, on Saturday, June 30, 2018, in Washington D.C. Demonstrations are being held across the U.S. Saturday against President Donald Trump's hardline immigration policy. Olivier Douliery | ...
Updated one month ago
3-year-old enjoys being Chief-for-a-Day at Clearwater fire station

3-year-old enjoys being Chief-for-a-Day at Clearwater fire station

Eli Bright has spinal muscular atrophy and loves firefighters and engines. He got a tour of the station got to sit in a ladder truck, met their arson dog, met the Mayor of Clearwater and had lunch with the crew. He then took a ride on Ladder 45 to th...
Updated one month ago
Rays 11-0 win over Nationals after coming off their thrilling sweep of the Yankees

Rays 11-0 win over Nationals after coming off their thrilling sweep of the Yankees

"Very exciting day for me,'' Wilson Ramos said. "I was super excited for those two games in D.C. (in early June) and I went 0-for-8. This time, I was more relaxed. … I was trying to do something special today.''CHRIS URSO | TimesTampa Bay R...
Updated one month ago
Thousands line Bayshore Drive for St. Pete Pride parade

Thousands line Bayshore Drive for St. Pete Pride parade

A marcher prepares to toss beads to the crowds during the Pride parade in St. Petersburg on Saturday. MARTHA ASENCIO RHINE | TimesRELATED: At St. Pete Pride, attendees find community, acceptanceCrowds celebrate during the Pride parade in St. Pete...
Updated one month ago
Rays sweep Yankees with Bauers walk-off in 12 innings

Rays sweep Yankees with Bauers walk-off in 12 innings

Tampa Bay Rays first baseman Jake Bauers (9) hit a walkoff homerun during the Tampa Bay Rays game against the New York Yankees at Tropicana Field on June 24, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Rays won 7-6.Tampa Bay Rays first baseman Jake Bauers (9)...
Updated one month ago
Aquadog to the rescue: Labrador likes to play in the water (w/video)

Aquadog to the rescue: Labrador likes to play in the water (w/video)

  Chief doesn't enter the water like most dogs doing a belly flop but dives in head first when he has to get to the bottom of deep pools. He can dive to 15 feet says Masson. "He started by jumping and looking underwater for the object and then he w...
Updated one month ago
Woman who lost arm in shark attack, visits Winter the dolphin (w/video)

Woman who lost arm in shark attack, visits Winter the dolphin (w/video)

“I felt like I bumped into something," said Johnson, of Concord, North Carolina, about her encounter with the shark, “when I turned to look, I was face to face with the shark. He had my whole arm in his mouth, (and) the first bite was al...
Updated one month ago