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Tampa area event listings, July 20 to 26

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Kindle apps and eBooks: Learn how to check out and download free library eBooks to read on the Kindle or any device using the free Kindle application and OverDrive, 2 p.m. Saturday at John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N Ashley Drive. Free. Call (813) 273-3652.

Call to artists: Tampa Regional Artists is collecting submissions for its "Landscape and Seascape Show" in July. Pictures of all types of topography accepted; must be ready to hang. Framed art over 40 inches counts as two entries; 3-D art accepted. Member entries are $7 or three for $20. Nonmember entries are $12 each or three for $35. Drop off Saturday and Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. at Old Hyde Park Arts Center, 705 Swann Ave. Call (813) 220-5800.

Disability expo and forum: Discover the latest technology, ideas and apps for people living with disabilities during the Hillsborough County Disability Expo and Public Forum, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at County Center, 601 E Kennedy Blvd. The expo theme is ADA: Innovations and Access and includes food, prizes, exhibits and demonstrations. The public forum is from 10 to 11 a.m. Free. Call (813) 276-2742.

Astronomy misconceptions: Astronomy enthusiast Craig MacDougal will debunk six astronomy misconceptions followed by a discussion on moons, planets and stars. 7 p.m. Wednesday at John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N Ashley Drive. Free. For adults. Call (813) 273-3652.

Make recycled crafts: Learn how to create cool wallets and bags using everyday items like newspaper and tape, 2 p.m. Thursday at C. Blythe Andrews, Jr. Public Library, 2607 E Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Also at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Seminole Heights Branch Library, 4711 Central Ave. For teens in grades 6 to 12. Free. Call (813) 273-3652.

Immunization discussion: Join an informative discussion on childhood vaccines, the diseases they prevent and their safety, 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Tampa General Hospital Community Health Education Center, 740 S Village Circle. Free. Call toll-free 1-800-822-3627.

History Center needs volunteers: The Tampa Bay History Center needs docents to lead tours for groups of children and adults. No previous experience is required. Must be available one weekday morning per week. All training is provided. Call (813) 675-8981.

Children singers needed: The Tampa Bay Children's Chorus needs singers for the 2012-2013 season. Auditions are being held throughout July and the beginning of August. For an appointment, call (813) 977-5558 or visit tbcchorus.org.

Awesome Tampa Bay deadline: Have ideas to help make Tampa Bay awesome? Submit your ideas for the $1,000 microgrant and help keep Tampa cool. The deadline is Aug. 1. Visit awesometampabay.org.

Clean-up volunteers needed: Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful currently is recruiting volunteers for an East Tampa Community Action Event, 8 a.m. Aug. 3 at Al Barnes Park, 2902 N 32nd St. Volunteers will step into the streets of the East Tampa and Jackson Heights communities to assist with litter abatement efforts. To preregister, call (813) 221-8733.

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No. 7 Florida finishes No. 17 Gonzaga in 2OT; No. 1 Duke up next for Gators

PORTLAND, Ore. — Jalen Hudson scored a career-high 35, including eight 3-pointers, and No. 7 Florida downed No. 17 Gonzaga 111-105 in double overtime Friday night at the PK80 Invitational. Senior point guard Chris Chiozza added a career-high 26 poin...
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Region football: Plant 13, Lakeland 10

Region football: Plant 13, Lakeland 10

LAKELAND — The game — and the season — were supposed to be over.Lakeland was set to exact revenge. The Dreadnaughts had the lead and the ball in the final three minutes and were heading for a field goal. Then it happened. The magic continued.Plant’s ...
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Region football: Venice 48, Tampa Bay Tech 17

VENICE — Tampa Bay Tech not only had to stop a hot receiver in Friday night’s Class 7A region final against Venice, but a hot running back as well. That proved to be too much.Indians receiver Jaivon Heiligh caught 14 passes for 193 yards and three to...
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Region football: Armwood 31, Ocala Vanguard 17

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Region football: Immokalee 42, Lakewood 14

IMMOKALEE — The final score wasn’t truly indicative of what transpired on Friday night.Lakewood fell to a dynamic Immokalee squad 42-14 in a tough environment in a Class 5A region final.The Spartans (9-2) forced three turnovers and held Immokalee (12...
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State semifinal football: Hollywood Chaminade-Madonna 49, Clearwater Central Catholic 3

State semifinal football: Hollywood Chaminade-Madonna 49, Clearwater Central Catholic 3

CLEARWATER — Stocked with a wealth of Division I-A commits and prepared by a heavy-duty schedule, Hollywood Chaminade-Madonna spent three months building for Friday night’s Class 3A state semifinal game.The Lions played at another level against top-s...
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State semifinal football: Hialeah Champagnat Catholic 38, Cambridge Christian 0

TAMPA — Hialeah Champagnat Catholic was well on its way to a third unanswered touchdown, but the Lions just couldn’t stop blocking their own path. In one second-quarter drive during Friday’s 2A state semifinal against Cambridge Christian, Champagnat ...
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Lightning attitude under fire after loss to Capitals

Lightning attitude under fire after loss to Capitals

WASHINGTON — You don’t often sense frustration in captain Steven Stamkos’ voice, at least not this season. With the Lightning off to its best start in franchise history, there haven’t been many reasons to chide. Every criticism seems nitpicky. But af...
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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...
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Freshman quarterback leads Pitt to 24-14 upset over No. 2 Miami

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PITTSBURGH — Miami spent the better part of 13 months cultivating the nation’s longest winning streak behind a series of comebacks that returned the swagger to "The U" in all of its "Turnover Chain" glory. Sluggish through the first half against Pitt...
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