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The Times purchases the Tampa Tribune

TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Times, Florida's largest newspaper, on Tuesday purchased the Tampa Tribune from Revolution Capital Group, saying it intends to create one financially secure locally owned daily newspaper in the Tampa Bay region. …


It's a new era for the Tampa Bay Times

Today marks a milestone for the Tampa Bay Times and this region we call home …


Allegiant Air flight forced to land in Florida after turbulence causes injuries

FORT LAUDERDALE — A flight destined for Pittsburgh was diverted to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport after some passengers and crew members were injured when the plane hit seve …


Federal officials to start preliminary investigation of TBX


Tampa police plan outreach in response to federal critique of bike tickets


  1. Huge projects face key vote in Madeira Beach

    Local Government

    MADEIRA BEACH — Two controversial redevelopment projects that would bring multiple high-rise hotels, condominiums, retail and restaurant space and marinas to the downtown core will be voted on by the City Commission on Tuesday.

  2. The bogeyman at the ballot box: Voter fraud in Florida is largely a myth

    State Roundup

    TALLAHASSEE — Florida has 12 million registered voters, but the only one named Zakee Furqan stands out.

    Mark Andersen of Panama City has been Bay County Supervisor of Elections since 2000. [STEVE BOUSQUET | Times]
  3. Could Bright House Networks customers have problems similar to Frontier's during Charter merger?


    TAMPA — Bob Bazata's landline phone hasn't been working since Frontier Communications took over Verizon's assets in Florida on April 1. He plans to switch to Bright House Networks.

    Will the expected upcoming merger of Bright House Networks and Charter Communications result in cable, phone and internet outages for Tampa Bay customers? (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
  4. ‘Orphan Black' season 4, episode 4: Care for a frittata?


    The fourth episode of Orphan Black gave us some classic moments that make us love to be in #CloneClub. We're still playing catch-up with each character, but it's been fun going back to go forward.

    MK is a million steps ahead of our #CloneClub, so how will Sarah catch up?
  5. Federal officials to start preliminary investigation of TBX


    TAMPA — Federal authorities will conduct a preliminary civil rights investigation of Tampa Bay Express, a proposed project by the Florida Department of Transportation that would expand the region's interstate highway system by adding toll lanes

    Traffic on northbound Interstate 275 through downtown Tampa slows to a crawl in January during construction.
  6. Sheriff's report details fight that led to slaying of 21-year-old in Tampa


    TAMPA — A dispute over a spilled beverage laced with drugs led to a shooting Sunday that left a 21-year-old man dead, sheriff's detectives reported.

  7. Donald Trump: Marco Rubio has been 'very supportive'


    Donald Trump confirmed Thursday he has had several recent conversations with Marco Rubio and said his former rival has been "very supportive."

  8. Dental care in the ER is costing us millions — and not helping patients


    Dental problems are driving a growing number of Floridians to the emergency room — and costing taxpayers millions of dollars, according to a new study published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry.

     Dental hygienist Amparo Rodriguez, of Wesley Chapel, cleans Diana Chavez's teeth during a preventative care appointment at Tampa Family Health Center on Thursday May 5, 2016 in Tampa. [MONICA HERNDON   |   Times]

  9. Jetsons-like technology pitched as Clearwater Beach traffic solution


    There's a second aerial passenger car system vying to be the savior to Clearwater Beach's traffic problems.

  10. Satellite camps give colleges many options


    Even though college football coaches knew the NCAA might overturn its ban on satellite camps, they still weren't ready.

    Head coach Jim Harbaugh on the field with his team as Michigan football practices at IMG Academy in Bradenton Friday evening. Harbaugh and Michigan have caused a stir by holding spring practices in Florida at IMG Academy. DIRK SHADD   |   Times

Donald Trump: Marco Rubio has been 'very supportive'

Donald Trump confirmed Thursday he has had several recent conversations with Marco Rubio and said his former rival has been "very supportive."...


Matt Carle, who missed the last two games with an undisclosed injury, was paired with Slater Koekkoek during drills, saying he'll see how he feels Friday.

Matt Carle, Erik Condra could play in Game 4

Both defenseman Matt Carle and wing Erik Condra participated fully in Thursday's practice at the Prudential Center, and there's a chance both could return to the lineup for Friday's Game 4 against the Islanders....


Drew Smyly will be on the mound for the Rays.

For starters: Rays vs. Dodgers, looking to get rolling

UPDATE, 5:54:  After the Rays originally posted that they were starting LHP Matt Moore on Sunday, but now say it is TBD. Since they need a fifth starter at some point on this trip that could mean they are considering dropping in Erasmo Ramirez or Matt Andriese on Sunday vs. the Angels. .... LHP Blake Snell started Wednesday, so if he is the call-up they would have to wait until Monday....