Friday, November 24, 2017
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Tickets for the following events go on sale this week:

Here Comes the Funny with Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, David Spade and Nick Swardson, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa, $95-$250, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at strazcenter.org, and at noon Friday at the box office, 1010 N MacInnes Place, or by calling (813) 229-7827.

Billy Joel, 8 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Amway Center, Orlando, $49.50-$149.50, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster at Ticketmaster.com, or by calling toll-free 1-800-745-3000.

Roger Waters, 8 p.m. July 11 at the Amalie Arena, Tampa, $51.25-$195.75, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office, 401 Channelside Drive (walk-up only), and through Ticketmaster.

Don Henley, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24 at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, $98.75-$133.75, on sale at noon Saturday at the box office, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, or by calling (727) 791-7400, or at rutheckerdhall.com.

Tom Segura, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22 at Capitol Theatre, Clearwater, $28.50-$50, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the Ruth Eckerd Hall box office.

Flotsam and Jetsam, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 25 at State Theatre, St. Petersburg, $18, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster.

Saliva, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 18 at State Theatre, St. Petersburg, $18, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster.

August Burns Red, 6 p.m. Feb. 6 at State Theatre, St. Petersburg, $22, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster.

Dancing With the Stars: Live, 3 p.m. Dec. 30 at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, $38.75-$78.75, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office.

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Tampa officer revives overdose victim in department’s first use of Narcan drug kit

TAMPA — A Tampa Police officer administered the department’s first use of an overdose-reversal drug to revive a 27-year-old man on Friday.About 2 a.m., Tampa Police Officer Scott Seely responded to a call in east Tampa about a possible drug overdose,...
Updated: 12 minutes ago
Car-sized hole from broken water pipe closes road in Valrico

Car-sized hole from broken water pipe closes road in Valrico

VALRICO — A large hole that opened in Valrico’s Bloomingdale neighborhood on Thanksgiving day was caused by a broken water pipe, not a sinkhole, county officials said. The hole swallowed a Mini Cooper-sized chunk of Natures Way Boulevard, at the Elm ...
Updated: 14 minutes ago

Study to determine number of red snapper in the Gulf

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. — A team of 21 scientists will conduct a study to estimate the number of red snapper in the U.S. waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The panel of researchers from universities and state and federal agencies was convened by the Mississi...
Updated: 19 minutes ago
Newly engaged couple among three killed in wrong-way crash on I-75

Newly engaged couple among three killed in wrong-way crash on I-75

TAMPA — Last month, LaShay Waiters got down on one knee and proposed to Yvette Alexandre in front of their family and friends. About two weeks ago, the young couple found out Alexandre was pregnant."They had a great future together," said Waiters’ mo...
Updated: 22 minutes ago

Police investigate suspicious package at Clearwater Babies"R"Us

CLEARWATER — Authorities evacuated a Babies"R"Us on Friday after reports of a suspicious package in a shopping cart.According to Clearwater police, someone noticed the package about 10:30 a.m. at the store at 21315 U.S. 19 N. The store was evacuated ...
Updated: 24 minutes ago
Tampa artist alleges Clearwater Mercado project is remarkably similar to hers

Tampa artist alleges Clearwater Mercado project is remarkably similar to hers

After designer Mishou Sanchez was unable to raise the $50,000 needed to jump start her Mercado proposal, an affordable retail plaza built from shipping containers on a 3-acre parcel in Tampa, she reluctantly moved on.Mercado Tampa was a concept she h...
Updated: 27 minutes ago
Suburban-bound millennials and other 2018 housing trends to watch

Suburban-bound millennials and other 2018 housing trends to watch

What’s ahead for real estate in 2018? Zillow economists put their heads together and offered up a laundry list of forecasts and predictions. The chief one to remember? Inventory shortages of homes for sale which challenged the market in 2017 will pe...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Top 5 at Noon: How chartering the wrong boat can mean tragedy; Newly engaged couple killed in wrong-way crash; Who’s that woman who lives above the Ritz Ybor?

Top 5 at Noon: How chartering the wrong boat can mean tragedy; Newly engaged couple killed in wrong-way crash; Who’s that woman who lives above the Ritz Ybor?

Here are the latest headlines and updates on tampabay.com: CHARTERING THE WRONG BOAT CAN LEAD TO TRAGEDY Captain Dan Peretz noticed the same charter boats overloaded with passengers again and again. He thought, "This is how people die.’’...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Bucs-Falcons: Tampa Bay Times staff predictions for Sunday’s 1 p.m. game

Bucs-Falcons: Tampa Bay Times staff predictions for Sunday’s 1 p.m. game

The Bucs face the defending NFC champion in its new home Sunday in Atlanta.Here’s the Times’ Bucs coverage team’s predictions for Tampa Bay’s 1 p.m. game against the Atlanta Falcons at Mercedes-Benz Stadium:MATTY ICE-FOLLIESRick Stroud, @NFLStroud: T...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Florida-Florida State: What’s really riding on Saturday’s game

Florida-Florida State: What’s really riding on Saturday’s game

GAINESVILLE — If misery loves company, at least the Gators and Seminoles have each other. That’s about the only positive in the least appealing Florida-Florida State showdown in decades. Both enter Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at 4-6 —...
Updated: 1 hour ago