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Thursday, Sep 03, 2015

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Table Scraps: My new favorite words: coconut bacon

Table Scraps: My new favorite words: coconut bacon

It seems every time I check my email my sister, Janet, is informing me of yet another dish I might like to try. Keeping up with her latest culinary triumphs is a full-time job.
Published: 09/02/15
Rotarian rides to push deadly polio aside

Rotarian rides to push deadly polio aside

Longtime Rotarian Dr. Nick Hall personifies what it means to put “Service above Self,” the primary motto of the international service organization that champions humanitarian causes.
Published: 09/02/15

Hearing set for city’s proposed millage rate

TEMPLE TERRACE — In preparation for the Oct. 1 start of fiscal year 2015 -2016, Temple Terrace City Council members have much to consider.
Published: 09/02/15
Temple Terrace Community Gardens prepare for growing season

Temple Terrace Community Gardens prepare for growing season

TEMPLE TERRACE — The first faint breaths of autumn riding on the end-of-summer storms and breezes signal the beginning of Florida’s prime gardening season. Temple Terrace Community Gardens is already preparing for the fall planting by h...
Published: 09/02/15
Concert to benefit young adult and teen cancer patients

Concert to benefit young adult and teen cancer patients

NEW TAMPA — The healing power of music will be employed to help teen and young adult cancer patients when The Deacon Blues Band takes the stage Sept. 19 at The Palms Lounge of Peabody’s Billiards and Games in New Tampa. Organizers are a...
Published: 09/02/15

Playwright pits love against money

TEMPLE TERRACE — Choosing between a marriage ripe with affection but portending a life of poverty — and a shallow relationship with prospects for unending prosperity — is the narrative frame of Mark E. Leib’s newest produc...
Published: 09/02/15
Former driver found guilty in Avila couple’s murder

Former driver found guilty in Avila couple’s murder

TAMPA — Although his lawyer had insisted the evidence wasn’t there, Julian Ospina-Florez was convicted Tuesday of first-degree, premeditated murder in the January 2012 shooting deaths of his employer and her husband, a retired physician...
Published: 09/01/15

USF police: No charges against man who posted ‘sarcastic’ shooting remark

University of South Florida police said they located a man who posted a “sarcastic remark” on a social media app about a shooting but deemed there was no serious threat or violent act planned.
Published: 09/01/15
Bohemian junQue bus features art and more

Bohemian junQue bus features art and more

SEMINOLE HEIGHTS — If it’s parked at any event or festival, Elke Lockert’s eye-catching gypsy junQue bus won’t be hard to find. Brightly painted by St. Petersburg muralist Derek Donnelly, the colorful converted short school bus not only draws attention, but also reflects the vivacious personality of Lockert and her unique creations.
Published: 08/26/15
Students use their pedal power to help sick kids

Students use their pedal power to help sick kids

NEW TAMPA — The administration at Creative World School Cross Creek recently put together a fundraising event aimed at training children with little wheels to have big hearts.
Published: 08/26/15