Wednesday, May 16, 2018

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Photos: High school graduations across Tampa Bay

Photos: High school graduations across Tampa Bay

Put on your gowns. Get in line. Cue Pomp and Circumstance. Tampa Bay’s high school graduation season begins in earnest.[ MORE: High school graduations taking place across Tampa Bay ]Osceola Fundamental High School senior Sarah Richardson, 18, P...
Updated: 2 hours ago
All Eyes: Kilauea volcano sends rock and dust into the atmosphere

All Eyes: Kilauea volcano sends rock and dust into the atmosphere

PAHO, Hawaii (AP) — A geophysicist says a plume that’s rising from the Kilauea volcano summit on Hawaii’s Big Island does not contain as much ash as it did on Tuesday. A woman takes a photo as an ash plume rises from the Kilauea vol...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Lightning takes Game 3 series 2-1 in favor of the Capitals

Lightning takes Game 3 series 2-1 in favor of the Capitals

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, pushes Tampa Bay Lightning center Cedric Paquette (13) with Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) and Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92), from Russia, nearby during ...
Published: 05/15/18
Gallery: Royal Caribbean brings bigger ship to Port Tampa Bay to handle Cuban tourism traffic

Gallery: Royal Caribbean brings bigger ship to Port Tampa Bay to handle Cuban tourism traffic

It’s optimistic enough that Royal Caribbean International on Monday launched a new, larger ship, the 880-foot-long Majesty of the Seas, in response to increased demand for sailings to Havana. Through October, Majesty of the Seas will offer fou...
Published: 05/14/18
Lightning drops Game 2 6-2 to the Capitals, play moves to D.C.

Lightning drops Game 2 6-2 to the Capitals, play moves to D.C.

Simone Blackwood, of Seffner, left, and Naomi Ouellette, of Seffner, pause next to a statue of Dave Andreychuk while arriving at Thunder Alley before Sundays (5/13/18) game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Washington Capitals in Game 2 of the ...
Published: 05/13/18
Lightning drops Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final, losing 4-2 to the Capitals

Lightning drops Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final, losing 4-2 to the Capitals

The Lightning wanted to play Friday the way it played in the final four games against the Bruins. Play with intensity. Play with energy.“If we do that and we keep playing the right way we should be fine,” Yanni Gourde said after the morni...
Published: 05/11/18
Updated: 05/13/18
From the sidelines at Bucs rookie minicamp

From the sidelines at Bucs rookie minicamp

Ah, the fleeting existence of an NFL tryout player.Bucs receiver Adam Humphries, with 143 catches in the last three years, was a tryout player in 2015. Tight end Cameron Brate, with 14 touchdown catches in the past two seasons, missed the cut with th...
Published: 05/11/18
In honor of Mothers Day, we share these exotic moms and their babies

In honor of Mothers Day, we share these exotic moms and their babies

In honor of Mothers Day, we have compiled some of our favorite photos of animal moms and their babies. If you are looking for things to do with your human offspring this weekend, check out this long list. The giraffes get used to their new exhibit be...
Published: 05/11/18
When Tim Tebow comes to town

When Tim Tebow comes to town

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — Before the minor league season started here, a local news anchor asked a sports reporter if one of the new players on the Binghamton Rumble Ponies was a good baseball player.“No, not really,” the reporter said.The...
Published: 05/11/18
AirFest 2018 at MacDill AFB

AirFest 2018 at MacDill AFB

The Blue Angels are scheduled to appear at 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and the Air Force is bringing its F-22 and A-10 demonstration teams as well. The show will feature parachute jumps from the Navy Leap Frogs. Private pilots will show off their vin...
Published: 05/10/18
Updated: 05/14/18