Renter Trevis Martin poses for a portrait in front of a camper parked in front of his home  on Friday, Dec. 2, 2022 in Ft. Myers. Martin and his family of 4 have been living the camper while they wait for their landlord to make repairs after their home was flooded during Hurricane Ian.
Advocates say the storm has worsened the affordable housing crisis in Southwest Florida
The boat retailer wants to build a manufacturing yard and 400-space parking garage on 9.5 acres of county-owned land.
A Washington-based software company owes PSTA over a year’s worth of passenger fares. The agency is considering legal action
We wondered if it’s still possible to keep your grocery bill to a few dollars a day.


  1. Florida state Rep. Joe Harding listens during a Local Administration and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee hearing in a legislative session on Jan. 13, 2022, in Tallahassee. Harding on Thursday submitted his resignation after being indicted on on charges of money laundering and wire fraud.
  2. Visit Tampa Bay is seeking a $5.5 million increase in its marketing and advertising effort. Shown is the TECO Streetcar, a popular tourist vehicle between downtown Tampa and Ybor City.
  3. Rising prices, a turbulent stock market and concerns about a possible recession are leaving many older Americans stressed about their financial future.
  4. The New York Times building is shown in 2009 in New York. Hundreds of journalists and other employees at the Times began a 24-hour walkout Thursday, the first strike of its kind at the newspaper in more than 40 years.
  5. Renter Trevis Martin poses for a portrait in front of a camper parked in front of his home  on Friday, Dec. 2, 2022 in Ft. Myers. Martin and his family of 4 have been living the camper while they wait for their landlord to make repairs after their home was flooded during Hurricane Ian.
  6. This food budget comes packaged with the caveat that you’ll be sacrificing some convenience to bring low-cost meals to the table.
  7. The old Turtle Club property west of St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport, shown here in 2017, could be used by Clearwater boat retailer MarineMax under a proposal to build a $38 million yacht manufacturing and dock facility and 400-space parking garage.
  8. Hillsborough County Commissioner Michael Owen is asking county staff to investigate a potential ordinance that would prohibit sale of electronic cigarettes, also known as vaping, within 500 feet of a school.
  9. Southwest Airlines said Wednesday that it is bringing back dividends for shareholders, which it suspended when the pandemic devastated the airline industry in early 2020.
  10. Ponte Modern American, from chef Chris Ponte, opened Nov. 30 at Midtown Tampa.
  11. Bills will go up in January for many customers of Florida Power & Light, along with customers of Duke Energy Florida, Tampa Electric Co. and Florida Public Utilities Co.
  12. The Bayport Pier in Spring Hill is among the local projects led by Tarpon Springs marine construction company Midcoast Marine Group, which was acquired this week by Clearwater boat retailer MarineMax.
  13. Here are three common scams you’re most likely to see during the holidays, and here’s how to protect yourself from them.
  14. Passengers board the Route 9 PSTA bus at Grand Central Station in St. Petersburg, Florida on Thursday, January 23,  2020.
  15. Joe Haskins Bicycle Shop is closing after 62 years on Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, in Tampa.
  16. In this Nov. 15 photo, former President Donald Trump announces a third run for president as he speaks at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach. Jurors in the Trump Organization’s criminal tax fraud convicted Trump’s company of helping executives dodge personal income taxes on perks such as Manhattan apartments and luxury cars.
  17. The proclamation Tuesday also said lawmakers will take up proposals to provide tax relief and other assistance to people who sustained damage in Hurricane Ian and Hurricane Nicole.
  18. A view of the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, on Saturday. The stadium was renovated before hosting the 2019 world championships in track and field.
  19. Professional cosplayers like Ginoza Costuming, a pro cosplayer who has twice represented the U.S. in international cosplay competitions, will be at the Holiday Cosplay convention at the Tampa Convention Center Dec. 10-11.
  20. People stroll through 1 million LED lights during the nightly Holiday Lights in the Gardens event at the Florida Botanical Gardens on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022, in Largo. The event, which only asks for a donation, will run from 5:30 to 9:30 nightly through Jan.1.
  21. The Sirata Beach Resort in St. Pete Beach was sold last week to a Kentucky hospitality company for $207 million.
  22. Many Americans do not realize that enrolling in Medicare Part B is as valuable as gold and should be treated carefully.
  23. One rail worker said it was discouraging, but not surprising, to see Congress step in to settle the contract dispute ahead of next Friday’s strike deadline.
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