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'The Forsaken': A Talk with Ace Atkins

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 10.05.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Ace Atkins has written 15 books over the past 15 years. He published his first novel, Crossroad Blues, at age 27, becoming a full-time novelist at age 30.

Paula Witthaus, St. Pete Advocate and Activist for the Needyand Marginalized, Slain and Truly Missed

Gary Stein | Posted 04.20.2014 | Miami
Gary Stein

When I introduced myself, every part of her face smiled at me from her eyes to her chin. My column is meant to raise Paula to the high level that she deserved.


AP | Posted 12.08.2012 | Media

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A private equity investment group has bought The Tampa Tribune newspaper from Media General Inc. for $9.5 million, the newspaper ...

What This Liberal Democrat Can Learn from Those Log Cabin Republicans

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics
Bruce Reyes-Chow

I won't deny it, seeing a Log Cabin Republicans ad directed at other Republicans feels pretty wonderful for those if us who are in support of marriage equality and against a constitutional amendment to define marriage as only between a man and a woman.

Tampa Tribune Announces Massive Layoffs

AP | Posted 02.11.2012 | Media

TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Tribune is laying off 165 more employees as its parent company tries to further cut costs. The newspaper reported on it...

Some Reusable Grocery Bags Found With Enough Lead To Be Considered Hazardous Waste

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TAMPA, Fla. — The Publix supermaket chain is asking suppliers to find ways to make reusable grocery bags with less lead after a newspaper invest...

Billy Mays Found Dead: Police

AP | MITCH STACY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

TAMPA, Fla. — Billy Mays, the burly, bearded television pitchman whose boisterous hawking of products such as Orange Glo and OxiClean made him a...

Eaten Into Extinction

Michael Markarian | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Markarian

One principle of modern wildlife management is that wild animals, such as Florida's softshell turtles, are a public resource, and should not be killed for private commercial gain.