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'Live By Night,' the Ben Affleck film set in Ybor City, is a box office bomb and here's why

Ben Affleck's Live By Night , which is set largely in Ybor City, is bombing bad at the box office. The movie opened in late December in just a handful of theaters, a tactic studios usu …

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Britain's Prime Minister May signals clean break with EU: No partial membership

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May has made it clear: the U.K. will make a clean break from the European Union and leave its single market of some 500 million people. In her …

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  1. Tampa General, Florida Hospital join connected city wellness plan

    Economic Development

    The proposed connected city smart gigabit community in Wesley Chapel — still awaiting Pasco County Commission approvals — isn't waiting on private-sector partners.

    Tampa General Hospital and Florida Hospital have signed up as partners with Metro Development Group for a planned wellness district within Metro's proposed connected city corridor in Wesley Chapel. The wellness district, is planned to include a hospital, research center and other health-care facilities that will use the corridor's high-speed technology.
  2. 18 million could lose insurance, premiums to rise if Obamacare is repealed and not replaced, study finds

    National

    WASHINGTON — Insurance premiums would soar for millions of Americans and 18 million more would be uninsured in just one year if Republicans scuttle much of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul without a replacement, Congress' budget analysts said Tuesday.

    House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., accompanied by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif. leaves a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on Jan. 10. Premiums and the number of uninsured would soar under a Republican bill scuttling President Barack Obama's health care overhaul that Congress passed last year, lawmakers' nonpartisan budget analyst estimated Tuesday in a report underlining the GOP's risks as it starts a fresh push to dismantle and replace that statute. [Associated Press]
  3. Walmart is pulling out of St. Petersburg's Midtown neighborhood

    Retail

    ST. PETERSBURG — Walmart is closing its Neighborhood Market in St. Petersburg's Midtown neighborhood, reigniting a 20-year struggle to keep a grocery store in the underserved area.

     Shoppers and Walmart employees attend a grand opening ceremony Jan. 29. 2014 for a new store in St. Petersburg's Midtown neighborhood. On Tuesday, Walmart confirmed the store will close March 3.
[SCOTT KEELER    |    Times]
  4. Britain's Prime Minister May signals clean break with EU: No partial membership

    World

    LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May has made it clear: the U.K. will make a clean break from the European Union and leave its single market of some 500 million people.

    Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May smiles after she delivers a speech on leaving the European Union at Lancaster House in London on Tuesday. Pool photo by Kirsty Wigglesworth via AP]
  5. Starbucks opens cafe inside Publix store in South Tampa, and more are coming

    Retail

    TAMPA — Shoppers can now sip a Starbucks latte while they browse the aisles at the Publix grocery store in the Gandy Shopping Center.

    Publix opened a Starbucks cafe inside the store in the Gandy Shopping Center in Tampa. [JUSTINE GRIFFIN | Times]
  6. 'Live By Night,' the Ben Affleck film set in Ybor City, is a box office bomb and here's why

    Movies

    Ben Affleck's Live By Night, which is set largely in Ybor City, is bombing bad at the box office.

    Live By Night, the film set in Ybor City and directed by Ben Affleck, is bombing at the box office and may not make much more than $10 million. Here Affeck, left, and Sienna Miller in a scene from the film. (Claire Folger/Warner Bros. Entertainment)