• Tampa Bay Times purchases main competitor, the Tampa Tribune

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s largest newspaper, The Tampa Bay Times, said Tuesday it has purchased its main competitor, the Tampa Tribune, ending a decades-long newspaper rivalry.

  • All shaken up: Owner reunited with sentimental snow globe

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — When a man was forced to throw away a liquid-filled snow globe before going through security at a Florida airport, he was heartbroken: It had been a gift from his mother to celebrate his and his wife’s adoption of a 5-year-old girl.