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Oxford Exchange co-owner leads opposition to proposed apartment complex

Oxford Exchange co-owner leads opposition to proposed apartment complex

TAMPA — Opposition is intensifying over a proposal to build an apartment complex in the Grand Central neighborhood, with a campaign under way to get the project squelched in the rezoning process.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Lazydays strikes deal with Bucs for ultimate in tailgating

Lazydays strikes deal with Bucs for ultimate in tailgating

TAMPA — Big and colorful, with aerodynamic designs and interiors like a lavish suite at the Waldorf, a procession of recreational vehicles will roll into designated spaces outside the Tampa Bay Buccaneer’s game Saturday. ...
Updated: 2 hours ago

Tourism conference landing at Tampa Convention Center

TAMPA — Hillsborough County gets the spotlight next week when the Florida Governor’s Conference on Tourism opens at the Tampa Convention Center.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Johnson & Johnson to bring 500 jobs to Tampa

Johnson & Johnson to bring 500 jobs to Tampa

TAMPA — Global health care giant Johnson & Johnson will open a new North American shared services headquarters in Tampa, creating 500 jobs over the next three years with a capital investment of $23.5 million into the region.
Published: 08/27/15

Indian film festival returns with hopes of rivaling Sundance

TAMPA — Tampa was immersed in the world of big-budget films from India 18 months ago when the area hosted the extravaganza known as the Bollywood Oscars, put on by the International Indian Film Academy.
Published: 08/27/15

Sprint offers DirecTV customers free year of phone service

NEW YORK – Sprint is offering DirecTV customers one free year of cellphone service in a bold move aimed at the satellite TV company’s new owner, AT&T.
Published: 08/27/15

Christmas in August: Wal-Mart’s holiday layaway comes early

NEW YORK – Wal-Mart is giving customers a head start on holiday shopping, launching its annual layaway program two weeks earlier than last year.
Published: 08/27/15

U.S. economy likely grew more in spring than first estimated

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy likely gained more momentum in the spring than the government previously estimated. The question now is whether shrunken global stock markets and a sharp slowdown in China will weaken the economy in coming months....
Published: 08/27/15

Chinese market surge leads global stocks higher

BEIJING – China’s main stock index surged 5.3 percent Thursday, its biggest gain in eight weeks, leading world markets higher and giving investors some relief after gut-wrenching losses.
Published: 08/27/15

Carnival Pride returning to Tampa in 2017

Carnival Cruise Lines plans to bring Carnival Pride back to Tampa in 2017 with five- and 14-day cruises.
Published: 08/27/15