Monday, April 23, 2018
News Roundup

Ticket window: Drake, Bonnie Raitt, Nicky Jam

Tickets for the following events go on sale this week:

Gov't Mule, 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at Jannus Live, St. Petersburg, $31.50, on sale at noon Friday through Ticketmaster at Ticketmaster.com, or by calling toll-free 1-800-745-3000.

Nicky Jam, 7:30 p.m. July 1 at Amalie Arena, Tampa, $49-$149, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office, 401 Channelside Drive (walk-up only), and through Ticketmaster at Ticketmaster.com, or by calling toll-free 1-800-745-3000.

Drake, 7 p.m. Aug. 27 at Amalie Arena, Tampa, $49.50-$149.50, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office and through Ticketmaster.

Bonnie Raitt, 8 p.m. Nov. 2 at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, $63.25-$103.25, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, or by calling (727) 791-7400.

Leon Russell, 7:30 p.m. July 24 at Capitol Theatre, Clearwater, $32.50-$49.50, on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Ruth Eckerd Hall box office.

Australian Pink Floyd, 8 p.m. Aug. 26 at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, $40.50-$70.50, on sale at noon Saturday at the box office.

Jesus Culture, 7 p.m. June 27 at the USF Sun Dome, Tampa, $26.50-$49.50, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office, 4202 E Fowler Ave., or by calling (813) 974-3004, and through Ticketmaster.

She Wants Revenge, 9 p.m. June 4 at the Ritz Ybor, Tampa, $22.50, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster.

The Octonauts, 6 p.m. Dec. 2 at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, $33.25-$43.25, on sale at noon Saturday at the box office.

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Police: Infant in stolen St. Petersburg car found safe; driver on loose

Police: Infant in stolen St. Petersburg car found safe; driver on loose

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Updated: 8 minutes ago

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Updated: 10 minutes ago
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Updated: 20 minutes ago

Pasco Letters to the Editor for April 27

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Updated: 22 minutes ago
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Updated: 23 minutes ago
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