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  • How should schools handle transgender kids?

    How should schools handle transgender kids?
    When most little girls draw themselves, they draw pictures of young ladies, often in fancy dresses and high heels. But one kid in Deltona has always depicted herself differently: As a boy in pants, standing outside a "boy's" school or picking flowers for...
  • Children's museum strengthens Tampa's arts district

    TAMPA -- It's one of the final pieces of Tampa's new arts and cultural district, rising from a once-barren piece of land along the eastern banks of the Hillsborough River. The Glazer Children's Museum, a 53,000-square-foot, $21 million facility, opens...
  • Pro-pot rally planned at Broward Courthouse

    Attorney General candidate Jim Lewis, a Fort Lauderdale lawyer, is attempting to capture even more publicity from his call last week to legalize marijuana. Now he's planning a pro pot rally at the Broward County Courthouse. Lewis plans to appear at...
  • Expelled Teen Charged in High School Bomb Plot

    Expelled Teen Charged in High School Bomb Plot
    TAMPA, Fla. -- A teen apprehended by police planned to set off explosives and kill dozens of students on the first day of classes at his former high school, authorities said Wednesday. A tip led police to 17-year-old Jared Cano's home, Tampa Police Chief...
  • Police: Teen plotted to plant pipe bombs in school attack

    Police: Teen plotted to plant pipe bombs in school attack
    Tampa, Florida (CNN) -- A teen apprehended by police in Tampa, Florida, planned to set off explosives and kill dozens of students on the first day of classes at his former high school, authorities said Wednesday. A tip led police to 17-year-old Jared...
  • Taxpayers could be on hook for jobs agency's misspending

    Taxpayers could be on hook for jobs agency's misspending
    As investigators dig into the finances of the region's workforce development board, federal law indicates that Central Florida taxpayers might have to repay any money that is ultimately determined to have been misspent. Workforce Central Florida...
  • Deputies: Man tried to steal pickup from accident scene

    Does this dude have chutzpah — or is he depriving some village of its idiot? After all, who would steal a vehicle at a fatal accident scene while both deputies and the Florida Highway Patrol are present? Meet Colby Wade Cardoso, a man who probably...
  • Disabled dog digs up a whopper of a fossil

    This pooch really digs bones. Three years ago, paleontologist Frank Garcia went fossil hunting in Ruskin with his faithful companion Webster, a Chihuahua-dachshund mix pooch, reports The Tampa Tribune. Something caught Webster's attention: Large...
  • Time Warner to create 500 jobs in Tampa area

    Time Warner to create 500 jobs in Tampa area
    Time Warner plans to create 500 new jobs in Hillsborough County, where it already has a call center. Gov. Rick Scott announced the new jobs in Tallahassee on Tuesday. The media giant, which has a customer service center in the county, was not swayed by ...
  • Cops: Woman tried to buy her 80-year-old father a prostitute over Easter weekend

    Dear old dad wanted a chick for Easter. So Pia Kirchberg, 51, tried to buy her 80-year-old father the services of a prostitute over Easter weekend, Tampa police said, reports WFTS ABC-Action News in Tampa Bay. Cops arrested the duo, who listed their...
  • Robin Hood sighting in Tampa

    Investigators said Elmer McGuirt robbed a Wachovia Bank in Tampa on Apr. 29th, reports The Tampa Tribune. His getaway vehicle was less than ideal -- a Hillsborough Area Regional Transit bus. While on the bus, the 27-year-old man began passing out...