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Art Festival Beth-El to continue today, Monday

The 39th annual Art Festival Beth-El continues today and Monday at Temple Beth-El, 400 Pasadena Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Hours today are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; hours Monday are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., including a program at 11 a.m. and a docent tour at 2 p.m. The show and sale features original artworks in a variety of media. Free. (727) 347-6136.

Junior League hosts tea party, fashion show

The Junior League of St. Petersburg will present a tea party and fashion show featuring clothing from White House Black Market, Chico's, Anglo Couture and Old Navy from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First St. S. $40 adults, $20 for 14 and younger. jlstpete.org; (727) 895-5018.

Suncoast Hospice Ball to be held Saturday

"As Time Goes By: A Journey to Casablanca," the 2012 Suncoast Hospice Ball, begins at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. Black tie or white dinner jacket. $300. (727) 467-7423.

Luncheon to honor 'Five Fabulous Females'

Beth Morean, Lynne Stamey, Kanika Tomalin, Dr. Kim Costello and former Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio are the "Five Fabulous Females" who will be honored at the fifth annual "Friends & Flowers" event beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday. The luncheon will take place at the Tradewinds Island Grand Resort, 5500 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. $100. (727) 322-0800, ext. 2140.

Fundraiser will benefit hospital robotics plan

Bayfront on Vine 2012 gets started at 7 p.m. Saturday at Bayfront Medical Plaza, 603 Seventh Ave. S, St. Petersburg. The event features food from bay area chefs and wine pairings as a fundraiser for the hospital's da Vinci Robotics initiative. VIP $175 (includes commemorative glass); $100. bayfrontonvine.org; (727) 893-6922.

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Jon Mott wins record fifth Times Turkey Trot 10K

Jon Mott wins record fifth Times Turkey Trot 10K

By BOB PUTNAMCLEARWATER — The Tampa Bay Times Turkey Trot has long been a fixture on Jon Mott’s sporting calendar. Not even a 103-degree fever Tuesday could keep him away from the event, in its 39th year. Mott, a record four-time 10k champion, added ...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Bucs players, coaches say they cherish getting game balls for special feats

Bucs players, coaches say they cherish getting game balls for special feats

TAMPA — In the jubilant moments after a Bucs win, Dirk Koetter will sometimes ask for a game-used ball from his equipment staff, hold it high in the locker room and present it to the player who was most crucial to the victory.NFL players can ask for ...
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Woman killed in Largo motorcycle crash could ‘out-game any dude’

Woman killed in Largo motorcycle crash could ‘out-game any dude’

LARGO — Sydney Pender, 27, loved riding her motorcycle, even though she knew the dangers. Three years ago, her friend said, a delivery truck hit her. But she kept riding. On Thanksgiving, it was a crash with a taxi cab that killed her.Pender, a St. P...
Updated: 6 hours ago

Valrico intersection closed after car-sized hole opens in road

VALRICO — A hole the size of a vehicle opened up beneath the intersection of Nature’s Way Boulevard and Elm Grove Lane, Hillsborough officials said.The cause of the depression is unclear, but the intersection was blocked off to traffic.Hillsborough C...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Days after a high fever, Jon Mott wins his fifth Times Turkey Trot 10K

Days after a high fever, Jon Mott wins his fifth Times Turkey Trot 10K

CLEARWATER — On Tuesday, Jon Mott had a 103-degree fever. That was not enough to keep him from maintaining his dominance Thursday at the 39th Tampa Bay Times Turkey Trot.The former Northeast standout added to his record with his fifth title in the ev...
Updated: 8 hours ago

Update: Mother, toddler hit by car in critical condition at TGH

TAMPA — A mother and one of her two small children who were hit by a car while trying to cross Dale Mabry Highway on Wednesday were still in the hospital on Thanksgiving, according to Tampa General Hospital.Cassandra Marie Spicola, 29, and 18-month-o...
Published: 11/23/17

Pasco County put under immediate tornado warning

The National Weather Service has put out a tornado warning for Pasco County. Thunderstorms capable of producing a tornado and strong winds are expected over Jasmine Estates, New Port Richey and Hudson until 1:15 p.m., according to the NWS warning. Ba...
Published: 11/23/17
Thanksgiving forecast: Rain today, but sunny skies this weekend

Thanksgiving forecast: Rain today, but sunny skies this weekend

It’s going to be a wet Thanksgiving across Tampa Bay, but sunny skies are coming during the long weekend, according to WTSP 10Weather meteorologist Ric Kearbey. 10News WTSPThe latest Tampa Bay-area radar 10...
Published: 11/23/17