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  1. Man gets 25 years in Tampa child porn case


    TAMPA — The defendant was a stuttering, bald, overweight loner who spent hours in his room, watching videos of children being sexually tortured while he drank one can of Dr. Pepper after another. His lawyer said he'd never actually harmed a child and lived under self-imposed house arrest. …

  2. Tampa school notes


    Middleton computer tech students pass certification exam: Three freshman students in the Computer Systems Technology program at Middleton High School recently passed their computer technician certification. Brian Butner, T.J. Kotha and Joshua Gay prepared for the exam, which demonstrates competence in multiple aspects of computer technology, with the help of instructor Michael Torres. Hillsborough County Public Schools provided vouchers for students to waive the exam fee, each nearly a $200 value. Those who take the exam typically have 500 hours of work experience with operating systems, computer hardware and software, system files, maintenance, networking, and troubleshooting. …

    Freedom High graduate Katie Janiga won a Scion XD when she drew the winning car key during a perfect attendance event.
  3. Christian film shot in Tampa Bay marketed to churches for now


    Ben Rosa wouldn't seem to be the logical choice to direct a Christian film. His background is in animation, and his only film was a short about an abused child who escapes into fantasy. And even though Rosa is a Christian, his taste in films didn't lean toward the religious. …

    Ben Rosa directed The Message, which was shot in Tampa Bay with a local cast.
  4. Fitness boot camp in Tarpon Springs helps multiple sclerosis patient feel her best


    TARPON SPRINGS — Michele Yuhas left her house before sunrise Wednesday, walked onto the asphalt at Brooker Creek Elementary School and began her daily workout regimen.  …

    Michele Yuhas, 42, who has multiple sclerosis, has improved her strength — and lost 30 pounds — since starting Adventure Boot Camp for Women in January.
  5. Reinvent yourself to find a new job


    Kristen Nahum knew it was time to close her 6-year-old jewelry store when sales no longer covered the rent. "I won't go back into retail," she said. "I'm looking to reinvent myself." …

  6. Mother's Day, meet the kinder, gentler survivalist


    This Mother's Day, I asked for a pocket knife along with my usual pedicure. …