Wednesday, November 22, 2017
News Roundup

South Tampa neighborhood news calendar

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Titanic documentary: Watch a documentary with storyteller James Cameron as he journeys back to the Titanic wreck site, 2 p.m. Saturday at John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N Ashley Drive. Free. For adults. Call (813) 273-3652.

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 to 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.

Program on wetlands: Peggy Morgan from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, will discuss Florida wetlands, biological communities, ecological functions and how they relate to human populations and how individuals can protect water quality. 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at North Tampa Branch Library, 8916 N Boulevard. For adults. Free. Call (813) 273-3652.

Business plan in a day: A two-part series where participants will receive critical information and tools to construct an effective business plan, at 10 a.m. (Part I) and 1 p.m. (Part II) Wednesday at Robert W. Saunders Sr. Public Library, 1505 Nebraska Ave. For adults. Advanced registration required. Call (813) 914-4028.

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

Free screenings: Know your numbers and make an appointment for free blood pressure, glucose and total cholesterol screening, from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday at Tampa General Hospital Community Health Education Center, 740 S Village Circle. By appointment only. Call toll-free 1-800-822-3627.

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Details emerge in suicide of Hernando school volunteer accused of sexual abuse

Details emerge in suicide of Hernando school volunteer accused of sexual abuse

A former Brooksville school volunteer accused of sexually assaulting teenage foreign exchange students who were under his care was found dead last week, a day before he was due in court on the charges.The body of Bruce McAllister was found at the bas...
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Pasco students score big at Junior Thespian Festival

Pasco students score big at Junior Thespian Festival

NEW PORT RICHEY — Pasco schools brought home 20 top honors from the District 11 Junior Thespian Festival, which included 22 schools from Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando and Manatee counties and took place at the new River Ridge FAME Academy on Nov. 17 and ...
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University of Tampa volleyball finds playoff form in time

University of Tampa volleyball finds playoff form in time

TAMPA — Earning an NCAA Tournament bid is usually not cause for celebration with the University of Tampa volleyball program. It has become routine.But after hitting the abyss of a 3-10 record, after players felt their confidence was shot, after coach...
Updated: 22 minutes ago
Howard Altman: SS American Victory will host cruise to mark Pearl Harbor Day

Howard Altman: SS American Victory will host cruise to mark Pearl Harbor Day

Looking for a unique way to commemorate Pearl Harbor Day and celebrate the military’s nautical traditions?Check out the SS American Victory, which will set sail Dec. 2. for a two-hour cruise at 1:30 p.m.Registration will begin at noon to ride the car...
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TreeUmph! navigates its own obstacle course in opening Brooksville location

TreeUmph! navigates its own obstacle course in opening Brooksville location

BROOKSVILLE — The point behind the adventure park east of Brooksville is for visitors to challenge themselves to overcome obstacles to gain a sense of personal achievement.For the owners of the tree-top adventure course known as TreeUmph!, the road t...
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Brian Setzer talks about Tom Petty, ‘The Simpsons’ and his third act with holiday music

Brian Setzer talks about Tom Petty, ‘The Simpsons’ and his third act with holiday music

Brian Setzer knows he’s overdue for a trip to Florida. For 13 years, the Grammy-winning rockabilly guitarist and big-band frontman has been packing theaters coast to coast for his annual Christmas Rocks Tour. But somehow, he keeps skipping this area....
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SOCom asking rifle makers for single weapon to serve many sniper roles

SOCom asking rifle makers for single weapon to serve many sniper roles

When Ryan Cleckner was an Army Ranger sniper in Afghanistan, he had as many as nine rifles he would use in different situations. But whenever a mission would evolve quickly, he would have to chose which ones to lug onto a helicopter. Even narrowing t...
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Thief in stolen rental truck steals ATM machine from Secrets Gentlemen’s Club

Thief in stolen rental truck steals ATM machine from Secrets Gentlemen’s Club

TAMPA — Instead of dropping money at the strip club, a burglar hauled off an ATM machine full of it about an hour before Secrets Gentlemen’s Club opened Tuesday.The the man loaded the club’s single cash machine into a stolen U-Haul storage truck, lic...
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