Wednesday, November 21, 2018

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Which candy will Floridians buy the most this Halloween?

Which candy will Floridians buy the most this Halloween?

Last year, Floridians’ trick-or-treat bowls were leaning toward Skittles. But a more savory — but still sugary — treat has taken over as the Sunshine State’s preferred candy this Halloween. The Snickers bar wins out, accordin...
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What happened to Bubba the Love Sponge?

What happened to Bubba the Love Sponge?

Tampa's most famous and infamous radio host says he's fallen so far, nothing you say can take him lower. Now, he wants his rivals to come down with him.
Updated one month ago
Sounds That Scare Us: Dissecting terrifying movie music

Sounds That Scare Us: Dissecting terrifying movie music

What makes music scary? We asked an expert.
Updated one month ago
Ruffles the Seahorse released by Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Ruffles the Seahorse released by Clearwater Marine Aquarium

A rescued lined seahorse, now named "Ruffles" by biologists with the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, was released on Oct. 25, 2018.
Updated one month ago
In Apalachicola, residents wait for Hurricane Michael: ‘Until the water comes up, we’re just waiting’

In Apalachicola, residents wait for Hurricane Michael: ‘Until the water comes up, we’re just waiting’

APALACHICOLA — Inside the Apalachicola Ice Company, a bar that was once an outboard motor shop in an old Panhandle city where many buildings were something else before, there is a small, irregular mark scratched into a dark wood post along the ...
Updated one month ago
Pedestrians can now turn on flashing beacons to cross Bayshore Boulevard

Pedestrians can now turn on flashing beacons to cross Bayshore Boulevard

TAMPA — Pedestrian-activated beacons started flashing Wednesday morning at three intersections along Bayshore Boulevard — the latest attempt at improving safety along the winding, scenic thoroughfare.Buttons are ready to punch at Bayshore’s intersect...
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Joe Biden in Tampa says it’s not a time to joke: ‘We’re in the battle for the soul of America’

Joe Biden in Tampa says it’s not a time to joke: ‘We’re in the battle for the soul of America’

  TAMPA — As vice president, Joe Biden leaned in to the goofy "Uncle Joe" caricature of memes and satirical news stories. He wore aviators for the cameras while eating ice cream, and pointed and grinned behind President Barack Obama during nat...
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Lakeland commissioner resigns after murder charge

Lakeland commissioner resigns after murder charge

LAKELAND — The Lakeland city commissioner who was charged last week with second-degree murder in the death of a would-be shoplifter has resigned from his elected position. A letter of resignation dated Oct. 20, the same day Michael Dunn was ar...
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Video of Florida snake on a golf course goes viral

Video of Florida snake on a golf course goes viral

ST. PETERSBURG — The ancient Roman poet Virgil is credited with coining the term "snake in the grass" (latet anguis in herba), but he probably didn’t mean one like this. Logan Ungerer was playing a couple of rounds at the Mangrove Bay an...
Updated one month ago
Mexico Beach was gone. But we found a way to get there.

Mexico Beach was gone. But we found a way to get there.

Reporting in a hurricane is dangerous, complicated and important. When it came to Hurricane Michael, we had to find a way to tell the stories.
Updated one month ago