Tampa mayor Bob Buckhorn calls for rail, criticizes Tallahassee's obstruction

Tampa mayor Bob Buckhorn calls for rail, criticizes Tallahassee's obstruction

The sit-in inspired similar protests that spread across Tampa Bay, and six months later city officials desegregated Tampa's lunch counters without incident. Fort, who was in the audience, said after the speech that he's known Buckhorn for years and …
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Yankees' Hughes to open on DL

TAMPA — Yankees RHP Phil Hughes will join Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira and Curtis Granderson on the disabled list for the start of the season. Manager Joe Girardi announced the decision Wednesday after watching Hughes pitch in his …
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Suspect in Seffner double murder helped mom discover bodies

Simmons' half-brother, Jerry Skidmore of Plant City, said Simmons loved sports, especially the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and had a near-encyclopedic knowledge of the players. He had played football at Plant City High School and hoped someday to become …
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