Wednesday, December 06, 2017

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Photo of the Day for December 6, 2017

Photo of the Day for December 6, 2017

Today’s Photo of the Day comes from George W. Capaz of Wesley Chapel, FL.George writes: “This photo was taken in Holiday, Florida, just north of Anclote River Park on Baillies Road. The nest is easily seen off of Baillies Road. Park on Ru...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Gallery: California wildfires continue to grow

Gallery: California wildfires continue to grow

California Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency for Ventura County, location of the largest of wildfires currently burning in the state.The fire 60 miles (97 kilometers) northwest of Los Angeles ignited Monday evening near the city of S...
Published: 12/06/17
Lil Pump pumps up crowd at recent Ybor City show

Lil Pump pumps up crowd at recent Ybor City show

Lil Pump shakes his dreads as he begins his concert at the Ritz Ybor in Tampa, FL, on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. He greets his fans with a warm, drawn-out "Esketit!" "Esketit," howls the crowd, starting a mosh pit. GABRIELLA ANGOTTI-JONES | Times Lil ...
Published: 12/05/17
A visit from Lightning players brings cheer to Seminole Heights

A visit from Lightning players brings cheer to Seminole Heights

DIRK SHADD | Times Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos signs a 5 foot by 4 foot painting of himself made by Dario Cruz.They signed autograph as a show of support for local businesses in Seminole Heights.DIRK SHADD | Times Ricky Baley...
Published: 12/05/17
Baby Pygmy hippo makes its public debut

Baby Pygmy hippo makes its public debut

_informq.push(['embed']);Spectators look on as a baby Pygmy hippopotamus, top right, follows its mother Zsa Zsa at Tampa's Lowry Park. CHRIS URSO | TimesA baby Pygmy hippopotamus follows its mother Zsa Zsa at Tampa's Lowry Park Tuesday, Dec. 5...
Published: 12/05/17
5 great photos from Tampa Bay Times readers

5 great photos from Tampa Bay Times readers

Our latest reader photo poll features cute critters, beautiful flora and a spectacular sunset. Please cast your vote below to help decide which of these five images from Tampa Bay Times readers will hold the title of Reader Photo of the Month.Each of...
Published: 12/05/17
Photo of the Day for December 5, 2017

Photo of the Day for December 5, 2017

Today’s Photo of the Day comes from Mary Lane of Port Richey, FL.Mary writes: “You can almost feel the sea breeze as the sun shines on these beautiful ships and boats adorning the Harbour at St. Petersburg.”To download or order repr...
Published: 12/05/17
All Eyes gallery: Photos of the national monuments that Trump scaled back

All Eyes gallery: Photos of the national monuments that Trump scaled back

President Donald Trump on Monday took the rare step of scaling back two sprawling national monuments in Utah, declaring that “public lands will once again be for public use” in a move cheered by Republican leaders who lobbied him to undo ...
Published: 12/04/17
December’s beautiful supermoon

December’s beautiful supermoon

The name supermoon was coined by astrologer Richard Nolle in 1979, arbitrarily defined as... a new or full moon which occurs with the Moon at or near (within 90% of) its closest approach to Earth in a given orbit (perigee). In short, Earth, Moon and ...
Published: 12/04/17
Miami Hurricanes lose the ACC Championship 38-3 to the Clemson Tigers

Miami Hurricanes lose the ACC Championship 38-3 to the Clemson Tigers

Published: 12/03/17