Tuesday, January 23, 2018
News Roundup

Tampa area event listings, June 1-7

Tuberculosis outreach event: Learn about tuberculosis and its prevention, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at 2902 E Lake Ave. Free TB testing for the first 50 people, plus free HIV and syphilis testing. Call (813) 307-8015.

Hurricane expo: The city of Tampa and Hillsborough County will present an expo to inform and educate on the importance of making plans for an emergency, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Museum of Science and Industry, 4801 E Fowler Ave. Free. Call (813) 987-6000.

Free ballet classes: Patel Conservatory will offer three free ballet classes from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 1010 N MacInnes Place. Preschool and kindergartners get an introduction to ballet, from 9 to 9:45 a.m.; first- to eighth-graders can take "Beginning Ballet," from 10 to 11 a.m.; fourth- to 12th-graders can take elementary/intermediate ballet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free. Call (813) 222-1263.

Kid's club: Whole Foods Market will launch its first kid's club event, with Radio Disney, interactive games and prizes, from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at 1548 N Dale Mabry Highway. Kids will get a membership badge for future in-store surprises. Free. Call (813) 874-9435.

Addiction recovery: A weekly self-help program for people with addictive behaviors including drinking, gambling, drugs and compulsive eating, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday at Tampa Crossroads, 3813 N Nebraska Ave. Meeting also available from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursdays . Call (813) 238-8557, ext. 202.

Real estate resource: Learn how to sell houses fast in today's economy at the Suncoast Real Estate Investors Association meeting 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. The program is at 7:30 p.m. Free for members, $20 for guests. Call (813) 287-1515.

Garden tour: Tour several Davis Islands gardens in honor of National Garden Week, from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at 81 Columbia Drive. Free. Call (813) 250-3875.

Grief support: New Beginnings, an eight-week adult grief support group, begins from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at LifePath Hospice South Tampa Resource Center, 3010 W Azeele St. Free. To register, call (813) 357-5609.

Arthritis seminar: Meet with arthritis experts who can answer questions and provide information on treatment options and self-management, from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at John F. Germany Library, 900 N Ashley Drive. Free, Registration recommended. Call toll-free 1-847-430-5054.

Medicare workshop: Baby boomers can attend the education workshop, "Managing Health Care Expenses in Retirement: What Baby Boomers Need to know About Medicare and Long-Term Care," 7 p.m. Thursday at Grace Lutheran Church, 3714 W Linebaugh Ave. Free. Limited seating. Call (813) 884-6648.

Donations for homeless: The Homeless Coalition is collecting donations for a health fair. Items needed include one-day bus passes, socks, rain ponchos, sun screen, bug repellent and hygiene kits with items like razors, shaving cream, soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, feminine products and mouthwash. Donation deadline is Thursday. Call (813) 223-6115.

Boards need people: Hillsborough County commissioners seek residents to serve on several volunteer citizen advisory boards and councils. Applications are due June 14 and can be picked up on the second floor of the County Center, 601 E Kennedy Blvd. Call (813) 272-5826.

Comments
Lightning beats Predators in overtime

Lightning beats Predators in overtime

NASHVILLE — Steven Stamkos’ celebration said it all.The Lightning captain delivered an emphatic fist pump after his rocket one-timer clanked in off the crossbar, tying the score with just over two minutes left at Bridgestone Arena on Tuesday night. S...
Updated: 24 minutes ago

High school scoreboard for Jan. 23

Tuesday’s scoreboardBoys basketballBoca Ciega 55, Canterbury 53Girls basketballBoca Ciega 65, Largo 19
Updated: 1 hour ago

Hernando sheriff: Shooter injures three; in standoff with SWAT

BROOKSVILLE — A shooter was on the loose Tuesday night after injuring three victims, according to Hernando Sheriff Al Nienhuis.The sheriff would not say if there were any fatalities.The Sheriff’s Office received a report about the at about 9 p.m. Dep...
Updated: 1 hour ago

Updated: 1 hour ago
Sheriff: Pasco man planned, then carried out neighbor’s execution

Sheriff: Pasco man planned, then carried out neighbor’s execution

HOLIDAY — A neighborhood dispute ended in gunfire when one neighbor executed another on Tuesday, deputies said, as the victim kneeled in his own front yard begging for his life.The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said the execution, which took place ju...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Career Q&A: Sharpen interview skills to overcome impression of shyness

Career Q&A: Sharpen interview skills to overcome impression of shyness

Q: At the end of a recent interview, the manager told me that I would not be getting the job. He said I wasn’t a good fit for the position because I was shy. As a naturally introverted person, I found this very discouraging. How can I avoid similar p...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Lawmakers call for additional investigations into Tampa Bay’s two CareerSource boards

Lawmakers call for additional investigations into Tampa Bay’s two CareerSource boards

Federal and state lawmakers are calling on Congress and the Florida House of Representatives to investigate whether two regional workforce centers inflated the number of people they helped find jobs. U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D–St. Petersburg, and sta...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Undersea quake causes fear of tsunami in Alaska; Kentucky teen kills 2 classmates in shooting; ex-gymnast tells Nassar: ‘You didn’t heal me. You only hurt me’; more in U.S. news

Undersea quake causes fear of tsunami in Alaska; Kentucky teen kills 2 classmates in shooting; ex-gymnast tells Nassar: ‘You didn’t heal me. You only hurt me’; more in U.S. news

AlaskaUndersea quake causes panicA powerful undersea earthquake sent Alaskans fumbling for suitcases and racing to evacuation centers in the middle of the night after a cellphone alert warned a tsunami could hit communities along the state’s southern...
Updated: 4 hours ago
MacDill crews shift from Islamic State battle to join winter fight against Taliban

MacDill crews shift from Islamic State battle to join winter fight against Taliban

Now that the fight against the largely defeated Islamic State is winding down, the U.S. Air Force is turning its efforts toward the Taliban and moving aircraft and crews to Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan.Crews and a KC-135 Stratotanker aerial refue...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Deputies identify 11-month-old who drowned, no other details released

Deputies identify 11-month-old who drowned, no other details released

BRANDON — The 11-month-old girl who drowned in an apartment complex pond on Monday was identified as Deleah Morgan by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday.Deputies released no other details about the incident or the ongoing investigation....
Updated: 4 hours ago