Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Pinellas EMS transport committee to meet

Committee to discuss ambulance transport

A committee established by state Sen. Jack Latvala, R-Clearwater, to choose an accountant to evaluate ambulance transport plans is scheduled to meet at 9 a.m. Monday in Room 1-455 at the EpiCenter at St. Petersburg College, 13805 58th St. N, Largo. The meeting is open to the public. For information, call (727) 582-2037.

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NFL player salaries: How much will the 2018 Tampa Bay Buccaneers make?

NFL player salaries: How much will the 2018 Tampa Bay Buccaneers make?

Here’s a look at what each player on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is set to earn this season.Note that the amounts listed are “cash” figures, or the actual dollars a player will receive. In some cases, the cash a player earns will diffe...
Updated: 9 minutes ago
MLB commissioner confident Rays owner is “going to get” stadium deal done

MLB commissioner confident Rays owner is “going to get” stadium deal done

WASHINGTON – MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said the time is now for the Rays stadium situation to be resolved with partnership from the community and business on financial support and he is confident in principal owner Stuart Sternberg's creativ...
Updated: 10 minutes ago
SEC media days: On Gators’ Van Jefferson and UCF’s McKenzie Milton

SEC media days: On Gators’ Van Jefferson and UCF’s McKenzie Milton

ATLANTA — We still don't know whether receiver Van Jefferson will be eligible at Florida.But we do know how one of his former quarterbacks feels about his potential in Gainesville."He's just an explosive guy," Ole Miss quarterback Jordan T...
Updated: 21 minutes ago
Artist, advocate, Marine: New Pasco school security director compelled to serve

Artist, advocate, Marine: New Pasco school security director compelled to serve

LAND O’ LAKES — Chris Stowe has a storied past as an explosives technician in the U.S. Marine Corps.The retired master gunnery sergeant has mementos of his service — a field knife mounted to the lid of an explosives box, for instance — hanging promin...
Updated: 29 minutes ago
SEC media days: Florida Gators coach Dan Mullen shows off his shoes

SEC media days: Florida Gators coach Dan Mullen shows off his shoes

ATLANTA — The wait appears to be over.Florida Gators coach Dan Mullen snapped a photo of his new Jordans, presumably the sneakers he will be wearing with his suit today during SEC media days.pic.twitter.com/To0vESgkCn— Dan Mullen (@C...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Find A Friend: Belle the Chihuahua

Find A Friend: Belle the Chihuahua

Princesses named Belle are known for their bravery, and this sweetie has a fighting spirit. The 5-year-old Chihuahua survived pain, neglect, and abandonment. Sweet Belle was found locked in a crate and left outdoors. The beastly agony raving the tiny...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Members new and old appointed to Pasco-Hernando State College boards

Members new and old appointed to Pasco-Hernando State College boards

Three trustees for Pasco-Hernando State College have been reappointed to their posts by Gov. Rick Scott, and a new member joined the college’s Foundation Board of Directors.The reappointments to the Board of Trustees are Alvaro Hernandez, Lee Maggard...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Top 5 at noon: Fact-checking the Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin summit; Hillsborough trains school resource officers during active shooter exercise; and more

Top 5 at noon: Fact-checking the Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin summit; Hillsborough trains school resource officers during active shooter exercise; and more

Here are the latest headlines and updates on tampabay.com:FACT-CHECKING THE DONALD TRUMP-VLADIMIR PUTIN SUMMITU.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin made inaccurate statements to the media following their one-on-one talks i...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Hernando Sheriff: Two men charged in middle school laptop theft

Hernando Sheriff: Two men charged in middle school laptop theft

SPRING HILL — Two young men are in jail after admitting to stealing 19 laptops from Powell Middle School earlier this month, according to the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office.Justin Hopkins, 21, and Brandon Pestana, 22 — former students at the school...
Updated: 1 hour ago
First look (with video): Universal’s new high-tech fountain shows ends the night at the theme park

First look (with video): Universal’s new high-tech fountain shows ends the night at the theme park

Visitors to Universal Studios in Orlando on Monday night got to witness the premiere of the new high-tech, dancing-fountain, cinematic show to end the day in the park in what the show’s creator called "a kiss goodnight." It’s full of ima...
Updated: 2 hours ago