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Ohio IT consulting firm Cohesion moves headquarters to Tampa, plans to add 100 jobs

TAMPA — An IT consulting firm has recently moved its headquarters from Ohio to Tampa where it plans to add 100 jobs, Gov. Rick Scott announced during a visit here Monday. Cohesion, whi …


Lululemon is the first store to close in St. Petersburg's Sundial

ST. PETERSBURG — Yoga retailer Lululemon has become the first tenant in the Sundial shopping center to close its doors. Lululemon, a Vancouver-based company known primarily for selling …


  1. St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport sees spike in passenger traffic for January


    The St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport set a new record for the month of January with a 14 percent spike in passenger traffic.

  2. N.C. regulator fines Duke Energy nearly $7M for coal ash spill


    RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina environmental regulators say they're fining the country's largest electric company nearly $7 million for pollution related to a big spill of liquefied coal ash in 2014.

  3. Yacht StarShip to launch pirate-themed water taxis along Tampa riverfront


    TAMPA — Imagine dinner at Ulele, then a water taxi ride to a concert or hockey game at Amalie Arena.

    Yacht StarShip Dining Cruises plans to launch a three-vessel water taxi service along Tampa's riverfront on Feb. 27.
  4. After sailing into storm, Royal Caribbean's 'Anthem of the Seas' is headed back to home port (w/video)


    MIAMI — A Royal Caribbean cruise ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, forcing frightened passengers into their cabins overnight as their belongings flew about, waves rose as high as 30 feet, and winds howled outside. The cruise line says that although no one was injured and the …

  5. Duke Energy lowering rates by nearly $6 per month


    ST. PETERSBURG — Duke Energy Florida expects to lower residential electric rates $5.83 monthly for the typical customer beginning with its April billing in a plan submitted to state utility regulators.