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What you need to know for Thursday, July 7

Dunedin Brewery is among a growing number of breweries that offers yoga to its customers, proof positive that milllennial women have embraced craft beer.

Dunedin Brewery is among a growing number of breweries that offers yoga to its customers, proof positive that milllennial women have embraced craft beer.

• You can thank high pressure for the omnipresent heat this week, with continuing temperatures in the mid-90s, according to 10Weather WTSP. Rain chances hover around 30 percent.

• Police chiefs from across the Tampa Bay area will announce a public awareness campaign today aimed at changing rape culture and helping young people understand the issues surrounding legal and ethical sexual consent. The event begins at noon at the Pepin Hospitality Center at 4121 N 50th St. in Tampa.

• Starting this fall, it will be easier than ever for people to become an organ donor when they can register through the iPhone Health app. Read what the Tampa man who serves as the chairman of the Donate Life America board has to say about this development and how he helped make it happen around mid-morning.

• Here are the top things to do today in Tampa Bay, including a live show of the popular podcast "Welcome to Night Vale" and Monty Python fun for the Dali Museum's free cult film series.

• Beer and yoga. Yes, it's a thing. Local breweries are finding a niche, and a brewery is a more welcoming space for some people to try a yoga class. The number of options may surprise you.

• Ready to plan your weekend? Our critics and writers have the best bets lined up on our weekend planner page.

What you need to know for Thursday, July 7 07/07/16 [Last modified: Wednesday, July 6, 2016 10:34pm]
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