BRANDON — The mac 'n' cheese has carrots and veggies hidden in the sauce, and the brownies are made with a dried plum base.
TAMPA — About a dozen researchers are splitting fibers in pursuit of a cure for cancer in a third floor research lab on the edge of the University of South Florida campus.
The other day, a slick, expensive political mailer arrived from a group called Progressive Choice Florida.
The message caught my attention.
Here's what it said (sort of):
TAMPA — It's a 3-2 count with the game on the line.
APOLLO BEACH — The shoreline of Apollo Beach Nature Park has been slipping away for years, but a recent decision by the Tampa Port Authority put East Hillsborough residents one step closer to reclaiming the once popular swimming spot.
SUN CITY CENTER — Sandra Bucha's parents encouraged her to be a good student and an accomplished swimmer.
BRANDON — South Brandon's Little League Major (11-12) Division All Stars will take another step closer to Williamsport when they travel to Fort Myers this weekend for the state championship.
In a special tribute, the Veterans Council of Hillsborough County will hold a Korean War memorial ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hillsborough County's Veterans Memorial Park, 3602 U.S. 301.
They say life comes full circle. In a way, it already has for Miguel Menendez, the new head baseball coach at Jesuit High School. Menendez, 37, was born in Tampa and played baseball under the minarets at the University of Tampa, where he graduated in 1999 with a degree in sports management. Menendez returns to Tampa …
The first owner of Lyla, a 5-year-old shepherd mix, gave her up unceremoniously to the county shelter. She found a temporary home just hours before she would have become a statistic. Her foster family soon discovered a happy, healthy, friendly, potty-trained pal who loves car rides and other dogs. You can adopt Lyla …