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In a move that could affect tens of thousands of state workers, Gov. Ron DeSantis has proposed putting on hold an overhaul of the program that provides health-insurance coverage to employees.DeSantis, in his $91.3 billion budget proposal for the upcoming year, called for a one-year delay of the changes, which were approved by the Republican-controlled Legislature in 2017.The delay is only a proposal and would require legislative approval to take effect. But the GOPgovernor has support from
Chacka Marketing in Tampa has announced the appointment of an incoming chief client officer. Tony Orelli will be responsible for enhancing the client experience across Chacka, through marketing, business development and customer support. He will focus on customer-centric strategies to serve the increasing needs of the companys clients, while looking for growth opportunities.Tony is a proven leader with vast strategic digital marketing experience that will help bolster client success
The owner of the Tampa Bay Lightning and renowned investor and philanthropist set a goal to raise $3 billion by March 1.
The developer of Water Street Tampa on Wednesday released more details on a residential tower within the urban district one that it says will appeal to price-conscious renters.Strategic Property Partners, controlled by Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik and Cascade Investment LLC, said 1010 Water Street will include 481 apartments and 32,000 square feet of street-level retail space at the southwest corner of Water Street and Cumberland Avenue. The target demographic, SPP said, is younger
Outback Bowl officials have announced that its director of sales, Jerry Kulig, will retire next month.Kulig, who has been on staff with the bowl for nearly 27 years, was responsible for corporate accounts, business partnerships, community relations and selected key events for the bowl.It has been my pleasure and honor to have served almost twenty-seven years as director of sales of one of Tampa Bays treasures, the Outback Bowl, Kulig said in a statement.I appreciate the years
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By Travis Politakis With Florida being a prime location for MLB teams to host their spring training, it gives many baseball fans at UT an opportunity to go watch Major League talent at a minor league price. The New York Yankees host spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field, which is only 15 minutes from UT. Depending on the time of day, an Uber ride to Steinbrenner field can cost around $11. Steinbrenner Field is one of the best spring training stadiums around as it is replicated to look like Yankees Stadium in the Bronx, NY. It gives fans the New York City feel, with Florida weather. The environment and atmosphere there is so awesome, said senior sports management major Samantha Taskey, member of gameday operations for the Yankees. Youre closer to the players and the stadium gets louderall the fans that travel for spring training are so happy and excited to be in Tampa so I get to meet so many fans with awesome stories. Due to their legendary status within the league, tickets can range from $25 to up to $80 according to seatgeek.com. UT students would definitely be missing out if they dont catch at least one ...
By Travis Politakis The 2019 NBA trade deadline has proved to be one of the most intense in league history. As the Golden State Warriors continue to reign, teams are looking to add players to help knock off the Warriors dynasty. The Eastern Conference made that possible with some of the most impactful trades as we head towards the 2019 season. . The Philadelphia Sixers are going into the season as one of its strongest teams, being ranked fourth in the Eastern Conference standings. The trifecta of Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, and Jimmy Butler are making Philly one of the most respected franchise out of the East. Sixers general manager Elton Brand was able to add to their starting lineup as they acquired skilled forward Tobias Harris from the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for Landry Shamet, Wilson Chandler and Mike Muscala. The Clippers also threw in center Boban Marjanovic and forward Mike Scott. Tobias Harris may prove to be the most important player they pick-up this season, who has the ability to single handedly bring them to the finals. Harris is a double-threat, being a stellar three-point shooter and an elite defender with a massive wingspan. Harris is averaging ...
By Isabel Marhoun The womens golf team earned second place out of 18 teams at the Flagler World Invitational which ran Feb. 2-3. Kiira Riihijarvi and Sophia Cadavid ranked in the top 10 of the event. . The Spartans started off the tournament slow placing seventh after day one, but were able to able to improve moving up five slots on day two. Kiira Riihijarvi finished second overall with a score of 141 finishing three under par for the rounds, shooting a team-best 69 in the second round . Junior Sofia Cadavid finished seventh with a score of 147 finishing three over par for the rounds, shooting a career best 70 in her first round. As a team we were extremely happy and excited that we were in second place, said junior Sophia Cadavid. I felt good about seventh place, I had a good second round and I was just happy to under par scoring under par means that you take less strokes then needed in order to score well and be able to help with our team results overall. Cadavid has been playing for over 10 years and has been an asset to the team since coming to UT. ...
by Lauren Wong The annual Florida State Fair opened its doors on Feb. 7 and will run until Feb. 18 at the Florida State Fairgrounds. Heading into 2019, the fair is celebrating 115 years of great food, rides and entertainment. The fair will also be featuring Uka-PALOOZA for the first time. Uka-PALOOZA is a ukulele festival that took place on Feb. 9 and incorporated Hawaiian culture for people with varying musical talent. The Florida State Fair gives people in and around the Tampa Bay Area a chance to see all aspects of Florida culture. From the livestock exhibitions to the new cuisines, the options are endless. Growing up in Rhode Island, I had nothing even close to the opportunities that the Florida State Fair provides, said Collin Ahearn, freshman economics major. I am so excited to be able to experience a side of Florida that I have yet to see in my time here in Tampa. Prior to attending the fair, check the official website, floridastatefair.com, to find ticket deals and a calendar outlining daily events. Watching the joy of children and adults alike when they enter the gates of the annual fair helps to remind me why I do ...
By Giovanna Brasolin From Feb. 6 to March 31, the Tampa Bay Area Renaissance Festival will celebrate its 41 anniversary by bringing food, attractions, various characters and special daily events geared towards people of all ages. Each weekend of the festival will have a different theme the opening weekend will be all about Scotland and is called Highland Fling. It will feature Scottish heavy games such as caber toss, dancers, bagpipes and drum bands. Besides from entertainment side of things, you get a different mixture of education and entertainment at events like these, said Kim Heidger, Marketing Director at the Bay Area Renaissance Festival. You hardly see people on their phones as there are many things to see and do. There will also be many vendors that will be selling Scottish themed items. The second weekend will be Pirate and Pets themed. It will include wiener dog races, a pet costume contest and vendors selling items related to both pirates and pets. I went to the festival three years ago and I really liked it, said Maya Patel, junior molecular biology major. I loved how people were excited and dressed up for the occasion. This years festival will also ...
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With the NBA Playoffs two months away, the Bucks, Raptors, Celtics and 76ers all have a legitimate shot at making the NBA Finals.
WWE insiders break down Elimination Chamber 2019, which includes Daniel Bryan and Ronda Rousey defending their titles.
The CBS Sports college basketball analyst sees Duke as the favorites to hoist trophy during One Shining Moment come March.
The Genesis Open at the Riviera Country Club boasts a stellar PGA Tour field that includes Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas and Tiger Woods.
The Althea & Arthur documentary looks at the legacies of Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe, who broke international tenniss color barrier.
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