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  1. In West Philadelphia born and raised: Fresh Prince cast shares a snapshot reunion

    Blogs

    Could it be? Is the Fresh Prince going back to Bel-Air?

    The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air '90s sitcom starred Will Smith and aired for six seasons on NBC.
  2. New Sunpass lanes open on Sunshine Skyway

    Roads

    We recently traveled south over the Sunshine Skyway Bridge at evening rush hour after miles of traffic getting to the bridge from the 118th Avenue entrance on I-275.

    New Sunpass lanes are open on the Sunshine Skyiway. WILL VRAGOVIC   |   Times

  3. Police searching for missing Clearwater woman, 23, who may be in danger

    Public Safety

    Clearwater Police are seeking the public's help in locating a woman who may be in danger.

    Police say family members are concerned for the safety of Olivia Rosacci, 23, who was last in contact with them on Sunday around 9 p.m. [Clearwater Police Department]

  4. Florida education news: Testing, textbooks, coding and more

    Blogs

    TESTING: The Florida Senate Education Committee delays consideration of testing reform legislation amid disputes over process, the Times/Herald reports. Entering the meeting, some …

  5. Trump takes aim at Obama's efforts to curb global warming (w/video)

    National

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will take the most significant step yet in obliterating his predecessor's environmental record Tuesday, instructing federal regulators to rewrite key rules curbing U.S. carbon emissions.

    Proposals for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in President Donald Trump's first budget are displayed at the Government Printing Office in Washington. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on March 29 that will suspend, rescind, or flag for review more than half-a-dozen measures that were part of former President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to curb global warming. [Associated Press]
  6. Fight between Gov. Scott, Orlando prosecutor Ayala back in court

    State Roundup

    ORLANDO — The fight over whether Florida's governor can take away an officer-killing case from a prosecutor because she no longer will seek the death penalty in any cases is returning to a courtroom in Orlando.

    Orange/Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala, left, chats Monday, March 20, 2017 with State Attorney Brad King, District 5, the newly appointed prosecutor. [Red Huber | Orlando Sentinel/TNS]
  7. Wandering Whisk Bakeshop serving bright cakes, cookies, macarons out of a home in St. Petersburg

    Cooking

    ST. PETERSBURG

    It happened by accident.

    Jennifer Jacobs, 29, made red velvet cookie sandwiches for Valentine's Day and brought them to her office at HSN in St. Petersburg.

    People went nuts.

    Strawberry Cupcakes from St. Petersburg home bakery Wandering Whisk Bakeshop.
  8. Goodwill Industries mired in national sales slump, Tampa Bay shortfall $1 million

    Business

    ST. PETERSBURG — It looks as if Goodwill Industries is not immune to the same economic woes affecting beleaguered retail giants like Macy's and Sears.

    Goodwill Industries -- Suncoast is experiencing a $1 million shortfall in retail sales at its 19 stores in Tampa Bay and west-central Florida, prompting the nonprofit to cut costs and freeze salaries. 
[WILLIAM R. LEVESQUE | Times]
  9. For the first-time in a long, long time, panther kittens have been spotted north of the Caloosahatchee River in Southwest Florida. [Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission]
  10. From a megafan, reasons to see WrestleMania 33 in Orlando

    Events

    It's not just a wrestling match.

    When World Wrestling Entertainment brings its largest event of the year, WrestleMania, it is a pop culture extravaganza. All the drama, the glitz and the pageantry that surrounds the ring is just as important as the athleticism inside. It's six hours of elaborate …

    Goldberg vs. Brock Lesnar 
w/ Paul Heyman
  11. Performance artist squeezes oranges for 140 hours in St. Pete — then he'll wash your dishes

    Visual Arts

    ST. PETERSBURG — Curtis Bryant was walking alone Friday morning along Central Avenue when he saw a sign outside the Morean Arts Center reading "free juice."

    Orlando-based artist Brian Feldman squeezes Florida oranges into juice, Friday, 3/24/17 at the Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, as part of the "Fresh Squeezed, Emerging Artists in Florida" exhibit. Feldman is one of six Florida artists whoes work is on display through April 30th. On Friday, Feldman squeezed Florida orange juice for visitors who created drawings of oranges and other citrus scenes. SCOTT KEELER   |   Times
  12. Romano: Hay fever has got nothing on this annual plague

    Politics

    Your eyes grow watery and swollen. Your throat feels raw, and your head begins to pound.

  13. Taste of the Islands expands with downtown St. Petersburg location

    Retail

    BY DIVYA KUMAR

    Times Staff Writer

    ST. PETERSBURG — When Taste of the Islands opened on 34th Street in 1992, Yvonne Thomspon said she wasn't sure it had been a good idea to get into the restaurant industry.

  14. 'Candlelit dinner' vs. 'frozen-food aisle'; streetlights but Romans in a dark mood

    World

    ROME — As far as guided tours of central Rome go, this one was a downer.

    A white LED lamp next to the Colosseum in Rome on March 20. Rome is undergoing a citywide switch to the cheaper, more environmentally friendly LED lights, prompting anger among residents and critics who say the white lights dim Rome's old world charm. [New York Times]