Tuesday, June 19, 2018
News Roundup

Spend an evening with celebrated maestro Anton Coppola

spend an evening with celebrated maestro coppola

"Musings with Maestro, an Intimate Evening with Anton Coppola," will feature the noted composer and conductor and founding artistic director of Opera Tampa at 6 p.m. Friday in the Marly Room of the Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg, 255 Beach Drive NE. Cathy Unruh of WEDU television will be the moderator. $60. (727) 896-2667, ext. 210.

Scholarship open to Pinellas daughters

The Suncoasters of St. Petersburg, producers of the Festival of States, are taking applications for the 56th annual Junior Sungoddess Scholarship. Applicants must be daughters of Pinellas County families, with plans to continue education after high school. They must be 16 by March 1. The deadline is Friday. Applications are available in the guidance offices at all Pinellas County high schools or by calling the Suncoasters at (727) 821-9888.

Nominate an iconic woman of influence

The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for Iconic Women of St. Petersburg, an acknowledgement of Pinellas County women of influence. The honor once was known as the Women's Symposium/Women of Distinction Awards. Nominations should be submitted by Monday; forms are available at tinyurl.com/iconicwomen; email [email protected] or call (727) 893-8698.

Children's hospital hosts fashion show

The annual All Children's Hospital Guild, St. Petersburg Branch luncheon and fashion show features So Chic clothing and begins at 11 a.m. Jan. 16 in the All Children's Hospital Education and Conference Center, 701 Fourth St. S, St. Petersburg. $35. (727) 520-0286.

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Another detention center for immigrant children planned for Houston

Another detention center for immigrant children planned for Houston

Another facility intended for detaining undocumented children is reportedly in the works for Houston as the number of children separated from their parents at the border continues to swell.Southwest Key Programs, the same contractor that operates the...
Updated: 6 minutes ago
Muralist working with huge St. Pete ‘canvas’ to create neighborhood eye-grabber

Muralist working with huge St. Pete ‘canvas’ to create neighborhood eye-grabber

ST. PETERSBURG — They appear to rise out of nowhere — two enormous, reclaimed-water tanks with an artist’s white clouds scudding across a blue background.A closer view reveals silhouettes of a lone coyote howling at the sky, mangrove islands, oak, cy...
Updated: 24 minutes ago
Forecast: High humidity, searing temperatures and little rain across Tampa Bay

Forecast: High humidity, searing temperatures and little rain across Tampa Bay

Dry air will keep rain chances down Tuesday, which could be a good or bad thing depending on your afternoon plans.While showers will be at a minimum, the searing heat won’t be as high humidity and mostly sunny skies will push the heat index at ar nea...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Romano: A Tampa Bay ‘superstar’ caught in the crosshairs of Trump’s border policy

Romano: A Tampa Bay ‘superstar’ caught in the crosshairs of Trump’s border policy

At this moment, she is Tampa Bay’s most influential export. A smart, accomplished and powerful attorney making life-altering decisions on an international stage.But what of tomorrow? And the day after?When the story of President Donald Trump’s border...
Updated: 1 hour ago
‘Papa! Papa!’ Audio of children stokes rage over separation

‘Papa! Papa!’ Audio of children stokes rage over separation

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking voices of small Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents at a U.S. immigration facility took center stage Monday in the growing uproar over the Trump admi...
Updated: 2 hours ago
The Daystarter: South Florida rapper gunned down; latest on the immigration controversy; the album we’ve all been waiting for

The Daystarter: South Florida rapper gunned down; latest on the immigration controversy; the album we’ve all been waiting for

Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what to know today.• It’s here: summer. Highs this week will all be in the 90s, with feels-like temperatures near 100 degrees, according to 10Weather WTSP.• As you head out for your morning commute, check...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Up to 1,000 children held by immigration authorities now living in Homestead compound

Up to 1,000 children held by immigration authorities now living in Homestead compound

The Trump administration has reopened a 1,000-bed Homestead facility that once housed minors who entered the country illegally and alone, reviving a compound at a time when the White House is under fire for a new policy that separates children from p...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Argument over dog leads to fatal shooting in Polk County

Argument over dog leads to fatal shooting in Polk County

A Fort Meade man was killed Monday night and two others were wounded after Polk County deputies say they approached a man while searching for a lost dog.The shooting occurred around 6:45 p.m. at the home of suspected shooter Charles Peddycoart, at 41...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Review: On ‘Everything Is Love,’ Beyonce and Jay-Z emerge from chaos defiant, triumphant

Review: On ‘Everything Is Love,’ Beyonce and Jay-Z emerge from chaos defiant, triumphant

In 2016 Beyoncé dropped Lemonade, a culture-quaking song cycle about her troubled marriage to Jay-Z, and more broadly about the black female experience in America. It was her best and most meaningful work, and it was nominated for Album of the Year a...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Rays DFA Rob Refsnyder to make room for Kevin Kiermaier

Rays DFA Rob Refsnyder to make room for Kevin Kiermaier

The Rays made official after Monday's game that CF Kevin Kiermaier would be activated on Tuesday.And to make room on the 40- and 25 man rosters, they designated for assignment OF Rob Refsnyder.Acquired from the Indians for cash considerations just be...
Updated: 7 hours ago