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  1. Class 7A, District 7 football standings point north

    Footballpreps

    The top of the Class 7A, District 7 high school football standings looks like a North of Tampa roll call. And with district play starting tonight, Gaither, Freedom, Sickles and Steinbrenner are each looking to jump ahead in the standings.

  2. Tampa streetcar concerts catching on

    Human Interest

    YBOR CITY

    Julie Latimer and her friends stood at the TECO Streetcar's Centennial Park Station stop on Eighth Avenue with a cool breeze and the crackle and boom from a distant thunderstorm.

     Fans and streetcar riders watch the TECO Line Streetcar rolling concert with indie folk-pop duo Good Graeff Saturday evening September 6, 2014.  Twin sisters Brittany and Brooke, 26, make up the duo group Good Graeff, a cello-driven group with guitar and vocals. The cost of the concert was $2.50 one way or $5 to attend the full two hours concert. This is the second in the "Streetcar Live" concert series that will take place on the first Saturday of each month.
  3. Changes needed in Florida's complex family laws

    Human Interest

    As she tries to envision her son — see his smile, recall his voice, remember his touch — tears fill her eyes.

  4. Save the date: Tampa-Hillsborough 2014-15 society datebook

    Events

    TAMPA — A simple, silly, out-of-the-box revenue opportunity, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, sure put the fun into giving money for a serious cause. Rarely is philanthropy as astonishingly successful as all those millions of video dumper donors inciting others to fund a cure for Lou Gehrig's disease.

  5. Hillsborough real estate transactions for Sept 12

    Hillsborough real estate transactions for Sept 12

    Real Estate

    APOLLO BEACH

    834 Symphony Isles Bv., to Eric L. Snyder & Tina Hazellief by Pattie W. Jenkins, $350,000, 07-02-2014.

  6. Everybody's Business for Sept. 12: Mimi's Cafe closes

    Business

    CARROLLWOOD — In a move that surprised many, the Mimi's Cafe in Carrollwood's Main Street Plaza closed near the end of August.

  7. New pastor leads Bible Based Fellowship in transition

    Religion

    NORTHDALE — When senior pastor Arthur T. Jones, founder of Bible Based Fellowship Church in North Tampa, lost his battle with multiple myeloma in May 2013, a mournful congregation did not have to look to replace him.

    Pastor Anthony C. White strives to appeal to all generations.
  8. Temple Terrace council cuts budget by nearly 10 percent

    Local Government

    TEMPLE TERRACE — Reflecting an effort to break the habit of using savings to help pay operating expenses, the City Council is poised to pass a 2015 budget that's about 9 percent smaller than the current year's.

  9. Hometown Hillsborough

    Human Interest

    Photo by Frank Kepley

    MFST presents donation to LifePath Hospice

    Emergency Squad honored with a tribute to Marty Paulsen: Marty Paulsen was a special person. She loved to laugh and tell a good story. Her teammates at the Sun City Center Emergency Squad loved her laugh and enjoyed her company. She brightened every room she entered, and the squad mourned her passing this past May. Recently, though, her husband Roy memorialized her service to the squad and the community with a donation of three chairs for the dispatchers and for the captain’s desk in the ready room. Pictured from left: Roy Paulsen and Chief Dennis Floto.
  10. Salvation Army rings the bell over human sex trafficking

    Human Interest

    TAMPA — Most consumers probably toss their bag of coffee into their shopping cart unaware of its origins.