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Cynthia Cadle wipes her eyes during the public viewing for Monsignor Laurence Higgins Monday, Aug. 29, 2016 in Tampa. Cadle, a semi-retired St. Lawrence teacher with 33 years' experience at the church's school, stands next to her daughter, Dawn Cadle, the school's media specialist. Monsignor Higgins died on Aug. 24. The public viewing will continue Tuesday with a funeral held at St. Lawrence Catholic Church Wednesday. CHRIS URSO  |   Times

Visitation for Monsignor Laurence Higgins starts today; funeral Wednesday

TAMPA — Three days of remembrances start at noon today to honor the late Monsignor Laurence Higgins, who served as pastor of St. Lawrence Catholic Church for 49 years and who died last Wednesday at 87. And while all events are open to the public, organizers expect a crowd, especially for this coming Wednesday's fun …


Richard Corcoran, Janet Cruz join forces to demand federal action on Zika

The incoming Republican and Democrat leaders of the Florida House are teaming up to demand that the federal government grant persmission to use genetically modified mosquitoes in an effort to curb the spread of Zika....


Tampa bike stop numbers continue to drop

The number of bicyclists stopped by police and ticketed continues to decline as a result of a change in tactics by the Tampa Police Department....


Will the Pasco school district audit Mitchell High School's enrollment?

As word spreads that Mitchell High School's attendance zone might be redrawn to ease crowding, parents in the Trinity neighborhoods near the campus are asking Pasco County district officials to audit the school's enrollment....