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Controversial Tampa I-275 expansion plan gets a vote of support


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Three sentinel chickens test positive for West Nile virus in Pinellas County


  1. Tell Me About It: Life with her fiance resembles servitude


    Q: My fiance and I have been engaged since October and since then we've taken on many challenges: buying and renovating a house, planning a wedding and moving in together for the first time. In addition, the topic of finances and chores has been a constant argument. My fiance makes three times more than I …

  2. Brandon Sports and Aquatics Center extends reach to help Tampa kids


    The Brandon Sports and Aquatic Center has expanded its reach approximately 10 miles west after announcing a partnership with a pair of Tampa parks.

    “We believe we have a great model for superior, quality programming,” says Chuck Burgess, director of Brandon Sports and Aquatics Center, which will provide round trip transportation for children from Palm River Park.
  3. Find a Friend: Shyla the Basenji mix


    Hillsborough Pet Resource Center

    Shyla is an exotic, 1-year-old basenji mix. She was stray and timid, but now wags her tail in recognition of friends. Her breed is known as the "African barkless hound" for its unusual vocalizations, but to date, Shyla has been utterly silent. She's no doubt dreaming of a patient …

    Shyla, the basenji mix
  4. Editorial cartoons for Aug. 5

  5. Staff shake-ups come to St. Petersburg's Locale Market

    Food & Dining

    ST. PETERSBURG — When Locale Market opened in December, the two-story, 20,000-square-foot collaboration between celebrity chefs Michael Mina and Don Pintabona was the hottest game in town, with hundreds of would-be shoppers queuing for the opportunity to browse wares from 11 different kitchens. San Francisco-based …

    Chefs Michael Mina, left, and Don Pintabona opened Locale Market in December. Pintabona relocated to New York but is still culinary director and partner at Locale. [BOYZELL HOSEY   |   Times] 
    If we were to sing in the rain, it'd be a tasteful mix of Taylor, Bey and Lana del Ray.

    My Outfit Monday: It's all about the Wellingtons, baby

    If we were singing in the rain, we would be hoarse by now....


    House paid $600,000 for ex-Speaker Ray Sansom's legal bills

    The final chapter in the Ray Sansom story has been written, in the form of a big check to Sansom's lawyers....


    Chris Archer ranks third in the American League in strikeouts with 173.

    For starters, Rays at White Sox, on Archer Day

    UPDATE, 6:40: Cash said he and Longoria were talking about a DH day, decided on tonight. ... Cash in anticipation of a low-scoring game he would consider being aggressive defensively - such as bringing in the infield - to limit runs. ... Smyly will make at least two more rehab starts, Thursday and presumably Tuesday as the Rays then decide if he is ready to return. ... Cash said there was no actual lineup change, he just made a mistake in filling it out originally.