Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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Plenty of sunshine means hot, humid day for Tampa Bay

Plenty of sunshine means hot, humid day for Tampa Bay

Temperatures will rocket into the lower 90s by the late morning to early afternoon Tuesday, while little cloud cover will leave plenty of sunshine to warm up Tampa Bay.Tuesday morning will begin relatively dry with sparse cloud cover and few storms a...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Florida education news: Oversight, choice, growth and more

Florida education news: Oversight, choice, growth and more

OVERSIGHT: To help convince voters to support its cause, the Hillsborough County school district announces well-respected Betty Castor will head a committee to review spending of revenue from a requested sales tax increase. The money would be de...
Updated: 3 hours ago
The Daystarter: Red Tide seeps into Pinellas' waterways; Fitzpatrick or Winston? A QB controversy is brewing; Ulele bust removed from Riverwalk

The Daystarter: Red Tide seeps into Pinellas' waterways; Fitzpatrick or Winston? A QB controversy is brewing; Ulele bust removed from Riverwalk

Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what to know today. † • Expect a muggy morning with lows in the 80s before the usual scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms arrive, according to the National Weather Service. Hot and humid, ...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Police investigating shooting at East Tampa apartment complex

Police investigating shooting at East Tampa apartment complex

TAMPA -- Police are investigating a shooting at an apartment complex in East Tampa early Tuesday morning.The shooting occurred around 2:30 a.m. at the Silver Oaks Apartments, 4200 Kenneth Court, according to the Tampa Police Department.According to p...
Updated: 4 hours ago
'Game of Thrones,' 'Mrs. Maisel' and a proposal highlight Emmy Awards

'Game of Thrones,' 'Mrs. Maisel' and a proposal highlight Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES — Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel became the first streaming series to win top Emmy comedy honors and HBO's Game of Thrones recaptured the best drama series award Monday at a ceremony that largely slighted its most ethnically di...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Adam Putnam hired a donorís 27-year-old son to a $91,000 job. Thereís a Publix connection.

Adam Putnam hired a donorís 27-year-old son to a $91,000 job. Thereís a Publix connection.

Clay Hollis won a plum assignment when he was named director of external affairs in Adam Putnam's Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services last year.When he was hired for the $91,000-a-year job, Hollis was 27 and working as a legislative assis...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Blake Snell goes for a Raysí rarity, his 20th win Tuesday

Blake Snell goes for a Raysí rarity, his 20th win Tuesday

ARLINGTON, Texas — Blake Snell is still focused on smaller numbers that can have a larger impact, specifically the 61/2 games his Rays are behind the A's for the final American League playoff spot after  a 3-0 victory over the Rangers on M...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Rays journal: Tyler Glasnow strong in victory over Rangers

Rays journal: Tyler Glasnow strong in victory over Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas — RHP Tyler Glasnow finally got his first win as a Ray Monday night.And he flirted with — or at least winked at — a no-hitter along the way.With six solid innings (and only two infield hits allowed) by Glasnow, a te...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Tampa City Council rejects Buckhorn budget over health care costs

Tampa City Council rejects Buckhorn budget over health care costs

TAMPA — The city's $1 billion-plus city budget was put on hold Monday evening by a City Council determined to strike a better deal for Tampa employees on health care costs.After a sometimes tense 2 ½ hour hearing, City Council was expected...
Updated: 12 hours ago
Pasco-Hernando State College leader Robert Judson dies at age 77

Pasco-Hernando State College leader Robert Judson dies at age 77

Robert Judson, who spent a decade as a community college president, died Monday afternoon. He was 77.In 1994 Judson took the helm at Pasco-Hernando State College, then called Pasco-Hernando Community College. He became the collegeís second president ...
Updated: 12 hours ago

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