Sunday, April 22, 2018
News Roundup

South Tampa neighborhood news calendar

Women's hall of fame: The deadline to nominate an outstanding woman for the 2013 Hillsborough County Women's Hall of Fame is at 5 p.m. today. The Hillsborough County Commission on the Status of Women will select up to three women who have made a significant contribution to the betterment of life for residents of Hillsborough County. For nomination forms, visit hillsborougcounty.org/WHOF or call (813) 276-2640.

Thought leaders luncheon: This year's theme is "2012 Elections: What Happened and Why?" with USF political science professor Susan MacManus, 11:30 a.m. today at the Centre Club, 123 S West Shore Blvd., Eighth Floor. $25, $16 for members. Call (813) 286-4040.

Documentary: The North Tampa Branch Library will show Afro-Punk, a 66-minute documentary that explores issues of race identity through four African-American teenagers living punk rock lifestyles in mostly white communities. 2 p.m. Saturday at 8916 N Boulevard. Panel discussion afterward. Free. For adults. Call (813) 273-3652.

Canned food drive: Florida Sports Authority locations will be collecting canned goods at all their locations through Sunday. Receive a $10 coupon when you drop off your nonperishables. For more information, visit sportsauthority.com.

Cancer support: Ovacome of Tampa Bay hosts a support group to assist women who have been diagnosed with ovarian and other gynecological cancers. Family members and caregivers are also invited. 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph's Hospital, Medical Arts Building Auditorium, 3001 W Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Call (813) 443-3078.

Diabetes support group: Discuss challenges, share success stories and gain resources, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday Memorial Hospital of Tampa, 2901 W. Swann Ave. Internal medicine staff at the hospital will facilitate the group. Free. Call (813) 342-1313.

Boards need members: Hillsborough County commissioners seek residents to serve on several volunteer advisory boards and councils. Applications are due Dec. 6 and can be picked up on the second floor of the County Center, 601 E Kennedy Blvd. Call (813) 272-5826.

Meet Mike Huckabee: On Nov. 26, the former Arkansas governor will sign copies of his latest book, Dear Chandler, Dear Scarlett: A Grandfather's Thoughts on Faith, Family, and the Things That Matter Most. The first event, which begins at 8 a.m., will be held at the Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce at 1651 Sun City Center Plaza. The second signing will begin at 4 p.m. at the Costco at 10921 Causeway Blvd., Brandon. Books will be available for purchase at each event.

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Rays thoughts are with ex-teammate Danny Farquhar

Rays thoughts are with ex-teammate Danny Farquhar

Members of the Rays organization sent their thoughts and prayers to former teammate Danny Farquhar, who was hospitalized Saturday night in Chicago in stable but critical condition after suffering a brain hemorrhage caused by a ruptured aneurysm.Farqu...
Updated: 13 minutes ago
Baseball: Bulls edge Knights to even series

Baseball: Bulls edge Knights to even series

After a two-hour weather delay Saturday evening at USF, the remote local threat of lightning finally dissipated.The postseason intensity never did.For the second consecutive night, the UCF-USF baseball series delivered, this time with the Bulls (25-1...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Perspective: The Heartland to Headwaters Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition finds frustration and fear seeking a safe a path for wildlife across Interstate 4

Perspective: The Heartland to Headwaters Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition finds frustration and fear seeking a safe a path for wildlife across Interstate 4

The original Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition in 2012 was inspired by the how the Florida black bear roamed ó and the space it needed to do so successfully. In 2010, expedition team member Joe Guthrie conducted research through the University of ...
Published: 04/22/18
Athleticsí Sean Manaea no-hits Red Sox

Athleticsí Sean Manaea no-hits Red Sox

OAKLAND, Calif. – Sean Manaea watched as Marcus Semien fired a ball from short to second baseman Jed Lowrie, turned around, and jumped into the arms of catcher Jonathan Lucroy. History was made at the Coliseum.Manaea no-hit the Red Sox on ...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Maple Leafs force Game 6 with Bruins

Maple Leafs force Game 6 with Bruins

BOSTON — Tyler Bozak and James van Riemsdyk scored 1:19 apart in the second period, and then the Maple Leafs killed off a 5-on-3 and three more power plays in a row to beat the Bruins 4-3 in Game 5 on Saturday night and avoid playoff eliminatio...
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Marc Topkinís takeaways from Raysí 10-1 Saturday win over Twins

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Updated: 8 hours ago
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Updated: 9 hours ago
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Rays Journal: Team effort pays off in 10-1 win over Twins

ST. PETERSBURG – Let's be clear here, the Rays still have a long way to go, and a lot of ground to make up.But seeing them play like they did Saturday in beating the Twins 10-1, putting on a solid all-around show in cobbling their first three-g...
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Rays will go forth with four starters

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ST. PETERSBURG — Three weeks was enough for the Rays to officially ditch their three-man rotation plan.Starting Sunday, they will go forth with Yonny Chirinos as their fourth starter.Which is a five-star idea.The flaws in the three-man plan ...
Updated: 9 hours ago