Tuesday, November 21, 2017
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The United Methodist Church, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. W, Sun City Center, will present an original theater piece, KLEC Radio Show: Special Mission Edition, at 6 p.m. today. Staged by the drama team, it includes skits and musical acts. There will be a buffet with hors d'oeuvres and desserts. Tickets are $15. Proceeds benefit the church mission teams, including the Emergency Response Team, the Youth Mission Team and the International Mission Team. Tickets are available in the church office. For more information, call Jeff Jordan, director of worship arts, at (813) 634-2539.

United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Ave., Sun City Center, will host columnist and humorist Jonathon Richard Cring and artist and musician Janet Clazzy during the 10 a.m. worship service Sunday. For more information, call the church at (813) 634-1304.

Chabad Jewish Center, 3005 Waylon Lane, Valrico, will hold Purim in Italy, an Italian-style Purim celebration including a multimedia Megillah reading, masquerade and panini bar, at 12:30 p.m. Sunday. The cost is $15 per person, or $45 per family. To register for the event, visit chabadbrandon.org/RSVP. For more information, call (813) 657-9393.

Calvary Lutheran Church, 1424 E College Ave., Ruskin, will break ground on the church's new Angel Attic thrift store at 4 p.m. Sunday. The store will feature clothing, household goods and children's items. The ground-breaking ceremony will include Scripture readings, music, a balloon release and light refreshments. The new building will replace the current Angel Attic on the property, which is scheduled for demolition this month.

Tampa Jewish Family Services is holding "The Development of the Parent: The Child's Contribution," a workshop for families of children with special needs, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Tampa Jewish Community Center, 13009 Community Campus Drive, Tampa. The workshop will discuss how parents can better understand their children. To get more information or to register, contact Lydia Abrams at [email protected] or (813) 960-1848.

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Joe Henderson: Low-attendance Athletics fund own stadium, how about Rays?

Joe Henderson: Low-attendance Athletics fund own stadium, how about Rays?

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Rick and Tom podcast: Debunking the Jameis Winston conspiracy theories

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Updated: 2 hours ago
The Daystarter: Jury to decide Matos’ fate; details into Halladay’s plane crash; barriers help secure North Straub Park through holidays; sexual assault reports down at MacDill

The Daystarter: Jury to decide Matos’ fate; details into Halladay’s plane crash; barriers help secure North Straub Park through holidays; sexual assault reports down at MacDill

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Jury to decide whether Adam Matos be put to death in Hudson quadruple-murder

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NEW PORT RICHEY — A jury today could decide that the man convicted in the brutal slaying of four — including his former girlfriend — should be put to death.The jury in the Adam Matos trial returns at 9:30 a.m. to hear closing arguments and begin deli...
Updated: 3 hours ago

Crash involving bicyclist closes EB lanes on W Kennedy Boulevard in downtown Tampa

TAMPA — Eastbound lanes on W Kennedy Boulevard were reopened by 6:30 a.m. at S Parker Street in downtown Tampa after a bicyclist was struck early Tuesday morning.The crash occurred in front of the University of Tampa, according to broadcast reports.W...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Forecast: Clouds build, setting stage for a soggy Thanksgiving across Tampa Bay

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Updated: 4 hours ago
Barricades reinforce security for holiday events on St. Petersburg’s downtown waterfront

Barricades reinforce security for holiday events on St. Petersburg’s downtown waterfront

Times Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG — World and national tragedies are changing the city’s approach to security for special events at North Straub Park.With the approach of the holidays, concrete barricades have been erected at a section of the park’s ...
Updated: 4 hours ago
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Ybor ’s first public school, long gone, still has a story to tell about district’s history

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