Wednesday, November 22, 2017
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Home prices keep climbing in may sales

The increases are not nearly as dramatic as they were early in the year in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties, but home prices continue to rise throughout the Tampa Bay area. Business, 4B

State Senate race divides Tampa Bay

Democrats on both sides of the bay are lining up with their hometown candidates for District 19. Local, 1B

Uber back in court against the PTC

The company argues that the Hillsborough Public Transportation Commission is trying to impose old regulations. Local, 1B

DUI driver guilty of holiday deaths

Jurors convict a man who barreled into a couple driving home from a Thanksgiving gathering. Local, 1B

Rays lose seventh game in a row

Tampa Bay falls 6-1 to the Indians, and things won't get any easier. Sports, 1C

Trump calls Clinton a 'world-class liar'

He attacks her ethics and judgment. Meanwhile, she meets with House Democrats. Nation, 2A

Britain's defining vote comes today

Final polls show Britons almost exactly split on whether to leave the EU. Daily Briefing, 3A

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Pasco asks, How do we how to pay for parks and libraries?

Pasco asks, How do we how to pay for parks and libraries?

Pasco County is about to measure the public’s appetite for changing how it pays for parks and libraries.The county has scheduled three public workshops for next week and is inviting people to take an on-line survey to determine if the commission shou...
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Florida Supreme Court suspends two Hillsborough lawyers

Times Staff WriterTwo Hillsborough County lawyers have been suspended from practice because of professional misconduct.The Florida Supreme Court ordered a 91-day suspension for Richard Luther Bradford of Brandon after he was found in contempt for fai...
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Presenting the 2017 Sports Turkey of the Year

Presenting the 2017 Sports Turkey of the Year

Happy Turkey Day!Thursday is a day of tradition.Macy’s Day Parade. Turkey and stuffing. The Lions and Cowboys.And our annual "Turkey of the Year.’’It’s a tradition started by my former colleague at the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, the brilliant columnis...
Updated: 23 minutes ago
At 107, hard work, loving family and lots of milk are retired milkman’s keys to long life

At 107, hard work, loving family and lots of milk are retired milkman’s keys to long life

HUDSON — The oldest resident at Atria Windsor Woods just happens to be one of its newest arrivals.When he was 104, Lloyd Klement still drove his car and exercised at local gyms. And until just a few weeks ago, he still lived in his Port Richey home.N...
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Brian Setzer talks about Tom Petty, ‘The Simpsons’ and his third act with holiday music

Brian Setzer talks about Tom Petty, ‘The Simpsons’ and his third act with holiday music

Brian Setzer knows he’s overdue for a trip to Florida. For 13 years, the Grammy-winning rockabilly guitarist and big-band frontman has been packing theaters coast to coast for his annual Christmas Rocks Tour. But somehow, he keeps skipping this area....
Updated: 1 hour ago
University of Tampa volleyball finds playoff form in time

University of Tampa volleyball finds playoff form in time

TAMPA — Earning an NCAA Tournament bid is usually not cause for celebration with the University of Tampa volleyball program. It has become routine.But after hitting the abyss of a 3-10 record, after players felt their confidence was shot, after coach...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Tampa Bay Times Turkey Trot: What you need to know

Tampa Bay Times Turkey Trot: What you need to know

Just like the several types of dishes you’ll see at Thanksgiving, you can run any type of race before you stuff your face. The Tampa Bay Times’ annual Turkey Trot offers a race for nearly every distance, from a one-mile run/walk to a 10k race. • Clea...
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Bowen: A legislative wish list for which to be thankful

Bowen: A legislative wish list for which to be thankful

This column took some time to compose.The initial scribbling came late on the night of Sept. 10 inside Pasco’s Emergency Operations Center as Hurricane Irma tracked across the county. Away from family. Stuck in a too-small work space with a bunch of ...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Top 5 at Noon: Workers at luxury St. Pete condo say they’re owed thousands; Will toy stores go extinct?; see stores’ Black Friday sales early

Top 5 at Noon: Workers at luxury St. Pete condo say they’re owed thousands; Will toy stores go extinct?; see stores’ Black Friday sales early

Here are the latest headlines and updates on tampabay.com:WORKERS AT ST.PETE LUXURY CONDO TOWER SAY THEY’RE OWED THOUSANDS Nearly three dozen workers at ONE St. Petersburg, a luxury condo tower under construction in the heart of downtown, haven’t be...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Sports doctor pleads guilty to sex charges that involved Olympic gymnasts

Sports doctor pleads guilty to sex charges that involved Olympic gymnasts

LANSING, Mich. —A former doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison. Larry Nassar, 54, admi...
Updated: 1 hour ago