Monday, February 19, 2018
News Roundup

South Tampa neighborhood news calendar

Holiday market: A free shopping event with gift items, prepared foods, plants and garden art, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Tampa Garden Club, 2629 Bayshore Blvd. Free parking available. Bring your knives and garden tools, as a sharpening truck will be on site. Call (813) 251-5059.

D-Day film: Visit sites of major actions in the film The Americans on D-Day and hear from veterans who were there, 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N Ashley Drive. Free. Call (813) 273-3652.

Computer boot camp: Craigslist and eBay: Get a hands-on guide to two of the most popular sites on the Internet, 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N Ashley Drive. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills recommended. Limit 12 participants. Call (813) 273-3652.

Real estate resource: The Suncoast Real Estate Investor's Association meets from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Ramada Tampa Westshore Inn, 1200 N West Shore Blvd. Networking, informational sessions and vendors from 6 to 7:30 p.m., with program at 7:30. Free for members, $20 for guests. Call (813) 287-1515.

Rosalynde Vas Dias: The 2012 Robert Dana-Anhinga Poetry Prize winner will speak as part of the Writers at the University series, 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Board of Trustees Room at the Vaughn Center, University of Tampa, 401 W Kennedy Blvd. Free. Open to the public. Call (813) 257-3116.

Honors symposia: Kendra Frorup, assistant professor of art, will talk on "Not All Who Wander Are Lost: Exploring and Exhibiting in Andorra, Africa and Haiti," 4 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Tampa, Scarfone/Hartley Gallery, 401 W Kennedy Blvd. Free. Call (813) 257-3545.

English-Spanish conversations: Improve your language skills with basic conversations in English and Spanish, 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Tony Garcia Jr. Community Room at the West Tampa Branch Library, 2312 W Union St. Call (813) 257-3545.

Breast cancer support group: A free monthly support group for breast cancer patients, family members and significant others, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Hospital, Medical Arts Building Auditorium, 3001 W Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Call (813) 443-3078 to register.

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Water Wars starting to simmer again in Tampa Bay

Water Wars starting to simmer again in Tampa Bay

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Ex-workers at Russian ‘troll factory’ trust U.S. indictment

Ex-workers at Russian ‘troll factory’ trust U.S. indictment

Associated PressST. PETERSBURG, Russia — While Russian officials scoff at a U.S. indictment charging 13 Russians with meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, several people who worked at the same St. Petersburg, Russia, "troll factory" say t...
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Man sought in sexual assault of woman, 71, in New Port Richey

Man sought in sexual assault of woman, 71, in New Port Richey

NEW PORT RICHEY — Deputies are searching for a man who they said broke into a home and raped a 71-year-old woman on Monday.The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said the woman was checking on a home at 7437 Heather St. for the homeowner at about 8:15 a.m...
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Trump offers support for limited effort on background checks

Trump offers support for limited effort on background checks

Associated PressWEST PALM BEACH — From the confines of his Mar-a-Lago golf club, President Donald Trump offered support Monday for a limited strengthening of federal background checks on gun purchases while staying largely mum in the past few days ab...
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U.S. input unlikely on climate rule book

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