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CENTROtampa
CENTROtampa

(813) 226-3388

1000 N Ashley Dr
Tampa, FL 33602   Directions

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Nuevo Siglo
Nuevo Siglo

(813) 493-7079

7137 N Armenia Ave
Tampa, FL 33604   Directions

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Tampa Bay Business Journal
Tampa Bay Business Journal

(813) 873-8225

4890 W Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33609   Directions

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St. Pete unveils proposals to redevelop Tropicana Field (Renderings)
01/26/2021 5:15pm

The redevelopment of Tropicana Field one of the largest contiguous vacant properties on the East Coast of the U.S. will reshape St. Petersburg for generations to come.

NFL gives fans a chance to be in the Super Bowl LV stands — as cutouts
01/26/2021 11:49am

With a limited stadium capacity and ticket packages starting in the thousands, many NFL fans may not be able to attend Super Bowl LV in Tampa in person, but they may be able to as a cardboard cutout. The NFLs program, Fans in the Stands, allows people to buy a photo cutout of themselves that will be placed in Raymond James Stadium for the big game on Feb. 7. Cutouts were used for many sporting events in 2020 due to social distancing because of the coronavirus pandemic. Cutouts cost $100 with

NHL raises $1B in debt to help teams
01/26/2021 11:39am

The NHL has raised around $1 billion in new debt on the private placement market, and the league is using the capital to create a central facility from which each of its clubs can draw up to $30 million to address cash-flow issues and expenses, SportsBusiness Journal reports.

Exclusive: myMatrixx founder Steve MacDonald sets sights on early-stage startups with new firm
01/26/2021 11:08am

Its putting a stake in the ground that says, This isnt a hobby, Im actually doing this, MacDonald said.

Weatherford Capital breaks into Tampa Bay tech world with $22M investment
01/26/2021 10:31am

This is not your typical Series A company, said Weatherford Capitals managing partner.

The Minaret
The Minaret

(813) 257-3636

401 W Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33606   Directions

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Drug Edition – Fall Magazine 2020
11/13/2020 9:00am

Didnt get the chance to pick up the Drug Edition from stands View the digital version

Whippets, Whip-Its, or Laughing Gas: The Drug UT Students are Inhaling
11/13/2020 9:00am

By Sydney Rhodes David places a small, silver cartridge into a black, metal device which looks like a whipped cream dispenser, otherwise known as a cracker. He inserts the cartridge into the bottom of the cracker, picks up a green, latex balloon and begins to fill the balloon with the gas from the nozzle of the cracker. Once the balloon is about the size of a softball, he presses his lips against the opening of the balloon and slowly begins to inhale the gas. David then sinks into the leather couch in his living room and drops his head back, enjoying his 30-second high. What is David inhaling Nitrous oxide more commonly known as taking a whippet or whip-it. Nitrous oxide is typically used in medical practices for sedation and pain relief, known as laughing gas. However, some students at The University of Tampa are inhaling the substance for a high. When I take whippets, it feels like a headrush, said David, a 21-year-old UT senior who requested to remain anonymous under the name David. Feels like the world stops in that moment. In a survey conducted of 117 UT students, 47 of students said they have heard of ...

Opioid Epidemic Falls in the Hands of Purdue Pharma
11/13/2020 9:00am

By Mallory Culhane Purdue Pharma, a pharmaceutical company that manufactures pain medications such as OxyContin, has pleaded guilty to several federal criminal charges and faces $8 billion in penalties for their role in the U.S. opioid epidemic. The settlement was announced by the Justice Department on Wednesday, Oct. 21. Purdue Pharma is pleading guilty to three charges, including conspiracy to defraud the U.S. and violating federal anti-kickback laws, which prohibit the payment or reward of patient referrals to generate business. The company has agreed to pay a $3.5 billion fine for their actions and forfeit $2 billion of past profit. The company is also responsible for paying $2.8 billion in civil liability. Purdue, which filed for bankruptcy last year, doesnt have $8 billion on hand to pay, so as a result of the settlement, the company will be dissolved. Its current assets will be used to create a public benefit company governed by a trust, focused on public needs and interests rather than profit, and produce life-saving overdose rescue medications at a more accessible, discounted price. Any money made from this will go towards the $8 billion Purdue has agreed to pay, which will then go towards fighting the opioid ...

A Day in the Life: The Illegal Hustle of Students
11/13/2020 9:00am

By Emma Friedman & Sydney Rhodes Ive actually never been caught selling, but I have been caught with my own marijuana in possession, said an anonymous sophomore at The University of Tampa who prefers to go by the name Jack. Since beginning his drug dealing hustle during his sophomore year of high school, Jack has never been caught in the act, though he has had some close calls. After leaving a party six months ago, Jack was stopped by police. The police officers had just infiltrated the party and students were leaving the property. They noticed Jacks backpack and told him to open it. They found two grams of marijuana and I got a small charge and had to go to court and everything, said Jack. Luckily, my backpack didnt have all the drugs in it that I started with that night. I sold like three grams of cocaine, two grams of THC concentrate and like four Xanaxs that night. So, I played it off like the two grams of marijuana was just for my own use. Jack appears to be an average college student. He attends class, does homework, and spends time with his friends, like many others. In ...

Adderall: A Problem or a Problem-Solver?
11/13/2020 9:00am

By Morgan Culp Homework has been piling up all week. You have two midterms you have put off studying for, and a paper due at 11:59 p.m. You just cant seem to focus, and you get distracted so easily. What would you do Find a friend who will help you out and slip you one of her magic pills that everyone has been talking about Its just the one time. After this, youre going to finally get yourself organized and not need it again, right Forty-eight percent of over 200 University of Tampa students surveyed on Instagram know someone who has abused Adderall. According to some UT students, Adderall is taken just as often as alcohol and marijuana are used among college students. Ive been sober for five years now. I became a mom, and turned my life around, said Allie Couture, 33-year-old St. Leo University student. Now Im in the field, working in rehab and studying to become a social worker. I want to help people achieve sobriety and maintain it. Couture was prescribed Adderall for depression at 16 years old, she had no idea the road it would lead her down. I wish the doctor would have prescribed ...

WFTS-TV
WFTS-TV

(813) 354-2828

4045 N Himes Ave
Tampa, FL 33607   Directions

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WTOG-TV / CW 44
WTOG-TV / CW 44

(727) 576-4444

365 105th Terrace NE
St Petersburg, FL 33702   Directions

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St. Peter Mayor At Stand-Still With Tampa Bay Rays Over Stadium Plans
01/26/2021 8:45pm

St. Petersburg Mayor, Rick Kriseman, says right now the team and the city are disagreeing on ownership of the Tropicana Field land and the development of the property.

Bay Area Political Leaders React To Super Bowl Plans Amid The Pandemic
01/26/2021 5:10pm

Monday morning, leaders from all over the Tampa Bay Area joined together to talk about Super Bowl plans over the next two weeks and how to keep everyone safe during the pandemic.

Torrey Pines Profile: Municipal Beauty Is Home For Farmers Insurance Open
01/26/2021 11:18am

Perched along the magnificent Pacific coast, Torrey Pines North and South Courses challenge the PGA Tours best in a serene setting.

Curt Schilling, Roger Clemens, Barry Bonds Unlikely To Earn Spots In Baseball Hall Of Fame
01/26/2021 8:39am

The Baseball Hall of Fame will announce its inductees for the class of 2021 on Tuesday evening. That class is expected to be a party of zero.

Sarasota Medical Workers Surprised With Tickets To Super Bowl
01/23/2021 12:19pm

The NFL surprised some medical workers in Sarasota, Friday with tickets to the Super Bowl in Tampa

WTVT FOX 13
WTVT FOX 13

(813) 870-9611

3213 W Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33609   Directions

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