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Jeb Bush's income soared after he left office, 33 years of tax returns show

The Bush family mantra has been consistent for generations: First make a lot of money, then focus on public service. Jeb Bush followed that path before running for governor of Florida in the …


Bondi joins other states in lawsuit over protecting wetlands

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi joined seven other states' top lawyers Tuesday in a suit challenging new federal rules designed to better protect the nation's wetlands. The suit argues th …


Last-minute attempt to stop Florida's new abortion waiting period falls short


Tampa woman strikes 8-year-old pedestrian running across street


Seffner homeowner shot after interrupting attempted robbery

SEFFNER — A 35-year-old man was shot and injured outside his home early Tuesday morning. Hillsborough County sheriff's spokesman Larry McKinnon said Gilben Longino Comacho heard his do …


  1. 'In Living Color' show featuring Warhol at Tampa Museum of Art a 'rare treat'

    Visual Arts


    He may have top billing in "In Living Color: Andy Warhol and Contemporary Printmaking from the Collections of Jordan Schnitzer and His Family Foundation," but this excellent exhibition isn't exclusively Warhol or Pop Art. Warhol deserves the recognition, though, because of the 116 works, 50 are his and he is …

    Josef Albers, Homage to the Square, 1967, screen print.
  2. Review: 'The Hand That Feeds You' is a thriller with teeth


    The Hand That Feeds You goes from zero to terrifying in about five pages.

  3. Review: 'The Story of Alice' a beguiling look at 150 years of Wonderland


    This year marks the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, probably the most beloved children's book in English, as well as the most parodied, quoted and analyzed. Its 1871 sequel, Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There is only slightly less celebrated, though …

  4. What's Meg Heimstead reading?



    Meg Heimstead

    Heimstead is the director of education at American Stage Theatre in St. Petersburg, where more than 500 young people will venture onto its stage during this year's summer camp program. Heimstead, 38, has a bachelor of fine arts degree from University of Evansville in …

    Meg Heimstead is director of education at American Stage Theatre in St. Petersburg.
  5. Notable: word games



    Word games

    Three new books have fun with all the ways we express ourselves in language.

    A shot of the stunning dress, (and natty tux) by ace photographer and Deal Diva, Lisa Gartner.

    My Outfit Monday: The Most Special Diva Wedding Edition Ever

    It's going to be hard to top this My Outfit Monday....


    Bush and Rubio in middle of 'muddled' pack in Iowa

    A new Q poll from Iowa shows Scott Walker ahead but ... Donald Trump in second, reflecting an unsettled field in a still early presidential nominating process....


    Rays top draft pick Garrett Whitley has a blast on signing day

    Rays top pick Garrett Whitley signed his contract, for a $2.96-million bonus, on Tuesday, then took batting practice with the team....