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Oktoberfest helps ring in fall in Tampa Bay area ST. PETERSBURG -- It felt vaguely like fall Saturday morning with a cool, cloudy blanket covering the sky, the right kind of weather for this downtown neighborhood's annual German beer festival. By the time the first oompa polka band completed its opening
The Tampa Tribune | Sep 20, 2014 9:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Part of historic Lakeland mansion to be moved Sunday The grandson on Publix founder George Jenkins is spending $500,000 to move part of an historic Lakeland mansion away from land where it was slated to be demolished. The Lakeland Ledger reports that the 38-foot-tall, 50-ton, Tudor-style mansion will be rel
The Tampa Tribune | Sep 20, 2014 7:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Estimated 7,000 fans trade in Ray Rice jerseys BALTIMORE - More than 7,000 fans showed up to exchange their Ray Rice jerseys for those of other Ravens players during a two-day event at Baltimore's home stadium. The team handed out 5,595 new jerseys before running out before midday Saturday, then issue
The Tampa Tribune | Sep 20, 2014 7:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Column: Let's not forget NFL's good guys, like Derrick Brooks We interrupt this ongoing police report to remind you that the majority of NFL players abhor the actions of some celebrated miscreants. The mug shots of Greg Hardy and Adrian Peterson should not be the faces of a 95-year-old league suddenly under siege. J
The Tampa Tribune | Sep 20, 2014 7:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Volunteers target trash along Hillsborough shorelines TAMPA -- Thousands of pounds of plastic bottles, dirty diapers, old fishing nets and other trash were hauled away from Hillsborough County shorelines Saturday. Almost 5,000 people -- about 1,000 more volunteers than last year -- spread out across more tha
The Tampa Tribune | Sep 20, 2014 6:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Manatee County parent sues over shorter school recess A Manatee County mother is criticizing her local school district for shortening recess time for elementary school students. The estate lawyer with two elementary school-aged children tells The Bradenton Herald her third grader was stressed and upset when
The Tampa Tribune | Sep 20, 2014 6:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Police capture suspect in beating of 80-year-old store clerk The suspect wanted in the robbery and beating of an 80-year-old clothing store clerk has been taken into custody by authorities, Winter Haven police said Saturday. Winter Haven police had been looking for Perry Chance, 53, of Lake Wales. Chance was last s
The Tampa Tribune | Sep 20, 2014 5:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Man walking on U.S. 19 in Hudson struck, killed A pedestrian in the center lane of U.S. 19 in Hudson was struck by a car and killed early Saturday, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Tommy Lee Owens, 45, of St. Petersburg, died at the scene, troopers said. About 4:20 a.m., Owens was walking in the northb
The Tampa Tribune | Sep 20, 2014 4:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Largo man thrown from scooter, dies in hit-and-run A Largo man was thrown from his motor scooter in a rear-end collision and killed after a second vehicle ran over him early Saturday, police said. The second vehicle did not stop, and Largo police are asking for help to locate the hit-and-run driver. The i
The Tampa Tribune | Sep 20, 2014 3:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Turkey: 49 hostages have been freed by Islamic State ANKARA, Turkey -- Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by the Islamic State group in Iraq were freed Saturday, resolving a serious crisis which Turkish officials had long cited as a reason to avoid moving aggressively against the violent militant group. The
The Tampa Tribune | Sep 20, 2014 3:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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