Monday, July 16, 2018
Human Interest

It's no sweat for a machine to fix Florida's humidity

It's maddening. One state has too much moisture. Another too little.

The arrival of summer this month means Floridians can once again expect the air here to go from moist to downright clammy.

When our gripes and sighs rise to the heavens, it's good to remember that Californians would gladly take some of that moisture off of our hands. The Golden State is in its fifth year of a drought. The government there declared a state of emergency and residents have had to take shorter showers and turn off sprinklers.

So Times illustrator Don Morris wondered: What if there were a way for technology to give Mother Nature a boost...

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Beating the summer heat

Beating the summer heat

MICHELE MILLER | TimesThe splash pad in Sims Park offers some relief from the heat for local children. On a recent morning Landon Roditis (center), 6, and his twin brother, Ethan Roditis (right) skipped through the spraying water as Amiya Jackson...
Published: 07/09/18
Updated: 07/10/18
Instagrandmas: Women over 60 are in fashion on social media

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Updated one month ago
St. Petersburg couple drive a minivan, volunteer at church and were CIA spies

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What's it like to start a family when you're working for the CIA? Jihi and Andrew Bustamante know.
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