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Moving To Tampa Bay: Top Choice To Live, Work, Play

Only Dallas, Miami and Austin top Tampa Bay as the top destination for people on the move.

A Forbes report tracks where Americans are moving for jobs and opportunities.

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Baseball Task Force: Tampa Bay Can Afford New Stadium

A combination of pubic and private dollars could make a new baseball stadium for the Tampa Bay Rays feasible and affordable.

A task force assigned to study the options returns with its report.

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3 Companies Bid On Bike-Sharing Program In Tampa

Three companies that operate bike-sharing programs in cities around the nation are bidding on a chance to provide a similar service in downtown Tampa.

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn has been exploring the addition to transportation.

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New Economic Development Leaders At Helm In Tampa Bay

Recent departures and new hires at the top of leading economic development, airport and port facilities in Tampa and Hillsborough County could mean a new direction and new energy when it comes to job creation and economic gains.

The Tampa Bay region is poised to seize the day with just a few more good hires.

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St. Petersburg Teacher Reaches Students Around Globe

A St. Petersburg math teacher who posts lessons on YouTube is hearing from viewers around the globe as his ability to explain complex concepts resonates with diversity of people.

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TPD Video Of Dancing Police Goes Viral

Tampa police officers get down to dancing and lipsyncing a popular tune in a new video that goes viral after the department posts it on YouTube.

The video shows officers on the streets, on boats and behind desks -- in uniform and out -- just grooving to the music. It's all in an effort to reach youngsters with positive messaging about seeing the police as approachable and accessible.

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Year-Long Cultural Exchange With Cuba, U.S. Kicks Off

This week's concert by the National Symphony Orchestra in St. Petersburg showcases the Tampa Bay region's deep ties to the island nation.

The "Tribute to Ernesto Lecuona,'' drawn from songs by the composer, will be performed by the Cuban orchestra as part of a year-long cultural exchange between Cuba and the U.S.

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Public High Schools Train Budding Chefs, Tampa Bay

High school students in Tampa Bay who aim to become among the world's best chefs can get training and experience cooking and serving a captive audience.

Culinary classes at public high schools in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties are leading the way.

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A Bigger Tent: Tampa Chamber Leaders Look Beyond Borders

A big picture approach with broad ramifcations for the Tampa Bay region and the new economy shape the visionary scope of new volunteer leadership at the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce.

Greg Celestan, an entrepreneur with military experience, who grew his own startup into a major employer takes over as chairman in the 2013.

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Tampa Bay Hospitals Top Picks For Consumers

Tampa General Hospital, Sarasota Memorial Healthcare System and Lakeland Regional Medical Center are winners in the annual Consumer Choice Awards conducted by the National Research Corporation.

The NRC surveys more than 250,000 households representing over 450,000 consumers in the contiguous 48 states and the District of Columbia to pick the winners.

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USF Ranks In Top 10 For Patents Awarded

The University of South Florida is establishing a reputation for research and innovation.

The award of 86 patents in 2011 ranks USF 10th among colleges and 281st among all entities in the top 300, which includes hundreds of companies. 

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West Tampa Armory Morphs Into Event, Health Center

The Tampa Jewish Community Center and Federation says it is working to create an events center fit for weddings, bar and bat mitzvahs, private parties, banquets and corporate gatherings inside the historic Fort Homer Hesterly Armory in West Tampa.

Planners are also working with USF Health and Tampa General to provide health services at a clinic inside the Armory.

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Florida High Tech Corridor: Hotbed For Technology

Mashable Business places the Florida High Tech Corridor firmly on the map for producing high-tech jobs and startups with bright futures.

The Corridor links the research and innovation being done at the University of South Florida in Tampa with the University of Central Florida in Orlando with lots of spin-off companies emerging in between.

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Big Options Await New Port Of Tampa Director

A search for a new director at the Port of Tampa offers a special opportunity to choose an innovative leader who can build the import-export business through Tampa and the rest of the Central Florida region.

The Port of Tampa represents key water access and connections for goods shipped to and from Florida and the rest of the U.S. via rail, truck and even air.

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Private Florida Art Collection Seeks Public Home

Robbie and Sam Vickers of Jacksonville have spent a lifetime collecting Florida art by famous artists like Remington, Homer, the Wyeths, Farnsworth, Inness, Moran, Catlin, etc. More than 1,500 framed works and sculptures now grace their home or remain safely in storage.

What comes next for the enormous collection? The Vickers would like to find a new home -- possibly one of the state's better known museums -- to put the works on public and permanent display.

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