A 53-year-old Florida woman was arrested at the Sears where she works on Saturday after being photographed in late September playing with– and seemingly trying to “ride”– a wild manatee.
The Tampa Bay Times has the wild background to the story:
My reactions… What the heck is a manatee?
And I can’t believe it got that serious shoot it’s her life if she want to go out and ride a wild manatee let [...]
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – This gives new meaning to rounding the bases at Yankee Stadium.
A couple was filmed having sex in the left field bleacher bathrooms at Yankee Stadium during Saturday’s win over Tampa Bay, according to Deadspin.com.
In the clip, a man — wearing little more than a CC Sabathia T-shirt — and his companion appear too absorbed in the act to notice the recording device or an onlooker draped over the [...]
TAMPA BAY – Almost the first thing a journalist sees when he walks into the convention center is a Google-sponsored lounge for the press. It’s brightly colored, brightly lit, with a free cappuccino bar, outlets, and free wifi. Charming young women greet you with a smile. There are comfy chairs, too. Google had the same setup in Des Moines before the Iowa Caucuses, and they’ll have the same in Charlotte at [...]
“Now there’s additional good news and bad news for the Florida GOP.
The bad: The Republican National Committee won’t back off cutting Florida’s voting delegates from 99 to 50, and it will strip Florida of more than 160 guest passes. Nor will the Florida delegation have prime front row seats at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, as they often have had at prior conventions.
The good: Even though Florida will have only 50 [...]
The Republican National Convention is quickly approaching (August 26th). For over the past year, avid Ron Paul supporters have won delegate spots in various state conventions across the country. Through this hard-work, Ron Paul will officially be allowed to be nominated for the nominee of the Republican Party.
For the past three days, Ben Swann (Fox19 Cincinnati) has been in contact with a Republican Rules Committee member. In order for a candidate to be elected for [...]
When 28-year-old George Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin and argued the Stand Your Ground law, saying he was protecting himself, the application of the law came under question and scrutiny. Despite the controversy, though, most Floridians say they think the law shouldn’t be changed.
According to a Tampa Bay Times, Bay News 9 exclusive statewide poll, 64 percent of registered voters said they support the law, and even almost half of those [...]
Real estate mogul. Political pundit. “Apprentice” host. Birther. Sometime presidential candidate teaser.
That’s the latest title to be bestowed upon Donald Trump when he receives the 2012 “Statesman of the Year” award from the Sarasota Republican Party in August.
Trump has been tapped to receive the award on the day before the Republican National Convention, just 60 miles south of the festivities in Tampa Bay.
Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0712/78233.html#ixzz209WTMSwp
CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – Local resident Kristyn Dominy risked her life to save that of another driver on W. Ozello Trail — even though the other driver had made a rude gesture at her just moments before.
According to the Tampa Bay Times, Dominy, 22, was driving home on the windy path with her daughter when a Jeep sped past her, its driver behaving erratically and making crude hand motions [...]
President Obama talks to WFLA-TV, NBC’s local news affiliate in Tampa Bay, about his promise to “fundamentally change” Washington.
Obama says he hasn’t been able to change Washington the way he campaigned for, but he did say he has “made a lot of progress” with government websites.
Obama told the local affiliate that he has made using the internet more effective so if someone needs a government service, “they don’t have to [...]
The drop in Florida unemployment masks a troubling trend: The new jobs continue to pay far less than the ones that have been lost.
The state added 114,000 jobs last year. But the bulk of them paid on average about 25 percent less than the jobs that disappeared, according to a Tampa Bay Times analysis of jobs and industry wage data.
(Excerpt) Read more at tampabay.com …