Tuesday, July 17, 2018

NICK PHAM: A bit of everybody

"Something special about me? I don't know. Really! I do things that everybody else does... I feel like I'm literally the embodiment of 'everybody.' Well, I enjoy volunteering. This summer, I want to set up a tutoring service for students. Not for profit, I just want to help out the community."

(Nick Pham, Hillsborough High junior)

Comments
Police: Clearwater man crashes stolen car, flees while friend is in back seat

Police: Clearwater man crashes stolen car, flees while friend is in back seat

CLEARWATER — A Clearwater man was arrested after he was accused of stealing a car Monday night, running a red light and crashing into a car.After the crash, police say Rico Hayes, 21, ran from the scene holding a bottle of liquor, leaving an injured ...
Updated: 0 minutes ago
Grief and wit, heritage and family dynamics collide in ‘Bad Jews’ at American Stage

Grief and wit, heritage and family dynamics collide in ‘Bad Jews’ at American Stage

ST. PETERSBURG — Whatever else he learned at Cornell University and the Juilliard School, playwright Joshua Harmon surely learned family dynamics. His play, Bad Jews, bristles with wit and malevolence dished out by people for whom familiarity breeds ...
Updated: 10 minutes ago
This key Florida Congressional race just got complicated by an Eastern European oligarch

This key Florida Congressional race just got complicated by an Eastern European oligarch

The husband of a Miami Democrat hoping to unseat U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo this November has financial ties to an Eastern European oligarch dogged by allegations of contract killings and embezzlement.Public records show that Debbie Mucarsel-Powell's h...
Updated: 18 minutes ago
MLB commissioner confident Rays owner is ‘going to get’ stadium deal done

MLB commissioner confident Rays owner is ‘going to get’ stadium deal done

WASHINGTON – MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said the time is now for the Rays stadium situation to be resolved with partnership from the community and business on financial support and he is confident in principal owner Stuart Sternberg's creativ...
Updated: 28 minutes ago
Trains crashes into car in Dade City, injuring one

Trains crashes into car in Dade City, injuring one

DADE CITY — One person was seriously injured Tuesday when a train struck a car near the 37900 block of Vitality Way, according to Pasco County Fire Rescue.The person, who has not been identified, was pulled from an SUV and flown from the scene by med...
Updated: 1 hour ago
League of Women Voters wants Bondi to investigate concealed carry program

League of Women Voters wants Bondi to investigate concealed carry program

The Florida League of Women Voters wants Attorney General Pam Bondi to investigate the Florida Department of Agriculture's handling of concealed carry permits under Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam.In a request Monday, the League, a non-part...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Bowled over: From acai to poke, the top 10 bowls in Tampa Bay

Bowled over: From acai to poke, the top 10 bowls in Tampa Bay

Why, exactly, are bowls the new plates?The Wall Street Journal declared it so. Tableware companies like Fiesta have reported serious double-digit growth in the sale of bowls — salad bowls, cereal bowls, you name it. Fast-food restaurants have jumped ...
Updated: 1 hour ago
SEC media days: On Gators’ Van Jefferson and UCF’s McKenzie Milton

SEC media days: On Gators’ Van Jefferson and UCF’s McKenzie Milton

ATLANTA — We still don't know whether receiver Van Jefferson will be eligible at Florida.But we do know how one of his former quarterbacks feels about his potential in Gainesville."He's just an explosive guy," Ole Miss quarterback Jordan T...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Poland finds thousands of remains while improving city park

Poland finds thousands of remains while improving city park

Officials in central Poland have halted improvement work on a park after archeologists found remains at the site of an old Evangelical cemetery that were supposed to had been exhumed and moved in the 1950s
Updated: 1 hour ago
Bill Nelson feeling it from both sides on Brett Kavanaugh

Bill Nelson feeling it from both sides on Brett Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON – Sen. Bill Nelson continues to face pressure from both sides on the Supreme Court vacancy as he appears to have retreated from certain opposition to Brett Kavanaugh.Today, the Koch brothers' Americans for Prosperity announced a digi...
Updated: 1 hour ago