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Tampa Bay Times purchases Tampa Tribune

TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Times, Florida's largest newspaper, on Tuesday purchased the Tampa Tribune from Revolution Capital Group, saying it intends to create one financially secu …

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Paul Tash: Times' purchase of Tampa Tribune means one newspaper for all of Tampa Bay

For those who care about newspapers and the vital role they play in civic life, this is an important day. The purchase of the Tampa Tribune puts the Times on solid financial fo …

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Answers to your questions about the Times' purchase of the Tampa Tribune

Here are some questions and answers for readers about the sale of the Tampa Tri …

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  1. Joe Henderson: I'm proud to be a newspaper guy

    Perspective

    Some people want to teach, or coach, or wear a suit and make important decisions. I wanted nothing more from my professional career than to be known as a newspaper guy. I couldn't imagine doing anything else.

    Joe Henderson
  2. Tampa Tribune alumni recall the good times

    Human Interest

    I never planned to stay at the Tampa Tribune, but I did so for 22 years before joining its rival in 2001.

    The Tampa Tribune's TV guide is printed on March 4.  (JASON BEHNKEN / Tampa Tribune)
  3. Pam Iorio: Remembering the Tampa Tribune

    Opinion

    The first half of the twentieth century saw the city of Tampa grow from a frontier village to a medium-size metropolis, experiencing challenges that set it apart from other cities in Florida. Tampa's reputation grew as a gambling mecca where lawlessness was condoned by a wink and a payoff to public officials. At the …

    BY THE BOOK: In 2004, Tampa Tribune publisher Gil Thelen and Mayor Pam Iorio looked through legendary sports columnist Tom McEwen’s book, Press Pass, a collection of his sports writings.
  4. War forged friendship between baseball's Joe Garagiola and Tampa Tribune's Tom McEwen

    Human Interest

    Wauchula, the seat of Hardee County, embodies an old Florida ethos, with its rural traditions coiled as tight as a cow hunter's whip. In the 1930s, Wauchula proclaimed it was the cucumber capital of America.

    At his retirement, the late Tribune sports columnist Tom McEwen posed on a dock in back of his home with 30 years’ worth of his press passes.
  5. Daniel Ruth: The Tampa Tribune gave me a chance

    Columns

    An old friend died the other day. The grieving survivors are too numerous to count.

  6. Column: We at the Tampa Tribune made a difference

    Perspective

    I remember when I started my first reporting job at the Tampa Tribune in 1978, the city editor told me I smiled too much.

    Rosemary O'Hara as a young Tribune reporter interviewing an Air Force doctor at MacDill Air Force Base.
  7. How that Tampa Tribune mural came to be

    News

    TAMPA

    For artist Joan Griffin Burpee, it was a memorable commission.

    Artist Joan Griffin Burpee spent time in the Tribune pressroom before capturing its essence in this mural.
  8. Steve Otto: 9/11 and a reminder of why a newspaper matters

    Perspective

    Driving down to mother Trib, I listened to a brief item on the radio. There was a fire in one of the World Trade Center buildings in New York City and someone said a small plane had struck the building.

  9. Hooper: For readers new and old, we are here to serve

    Human Interest

    I love the Tampa Bay area.

    It's my home.

    When I first moved here in 1988, I never thought my fondness for its historic districts, its scenic vistas, its heart-warming diversity and its tantalizing food would grow so great. In my mind, Tampa would serve as just another way-stop in my burgeoning journalistic …

  10. Carlton: Newspaper rivalry kept reporters alert

    Human Interest

    “One of the longest walks a politician has to take is the one from the front door to the edge of the driveway to get not one but two newspapers."

  11. Editorial: A new era for the Tampa Bay Times

    Editorials

    Today marks a milestone for the Tampa Bay Times and this region we call home. The Times becomes the area's sole daily newspaper, with a reach and responsibility that transcends geography and county lines. This occasion has been decades in the making, reflecting the growth of Tampa Bay, the economic …

    Today marks a milestone for the Tampa Bay Times and this region we call home. The Times becomes the area’s sole daily newspaper, with a reach and responsibility that transcends geography and county lines.