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Feature Story With traffic on the Selmon Expressway above pre-pandemic projections, THEA is working on two projects to add travel lanes along existing stretches and a long-term project to potentially build an extension from Brandon to Riverview.

Plan Hillsborough population projections: 500,000 more residents by 2050

Plan Hillsborough, the planning agency for local governments in Hillsborough County, projects the county will be home to 2 million by 2050, with the population of the greater Plant City area more than doubling and more people moving to Tampa's urban core. 

Feature Story With funding from the Children's Board of Hillsborough County, Brandon nonprofit High 5, Inc.'s Water Warriors program offers free swim lessons to children in Hillsborough between the ages of 3 and 18.

Hillsborough agencies work together to reduce child drowning deaths

With summer coming, May is National Water Safety Month. For the Children's Board of Hillsborough County and the nonprofit organization High 5, Inc., keeping kids safe around water and preventing child drowning deaths are year-round priorities.

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Masthead gallery: The murals of Clearwater's Art Oasis Mural Festival

A photo gallery of the new murals that Clearwater's inaugural Art Oasis Mural Festival added to downtown and the Downtown Gateway area.

Feature Story The KC-135 Stratotanker at MacDill Air Force Base has provided the core aerial refueling capability for U.S. military operations for almost 70 years. One tanker can hold 30,000 gallons of fuel.

Photo story: Inside MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa

Tampa Bay Area residents see military airplanes fly overhead almost daily, but few get a chance to visit MacDill Air Force Base. You can take a peek inside by scrolling through a few images taken on a recent tour.

Feature Story Ybor City's BarrieHaus Beer Co. is a small brewery with a big reputation for top-notch European-style lagers. The brewery has won two gold medals in three years at the prestigious World Beer Cup.

Ybor's BarrieHaus Beer Co: the small brewery with a big reputation

Ybor City's BarrieHaus Beer Co. is a small brewery with a big reputation for top-notch European-style lagers. Since opening in late 2019, BarrieHaus has won two gold medals at the prestigious World Beer Cup, including one this year, and earned Best Small Brewery at the 2024 Best Florida Beer Competition.

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Masthead gallery: St. Pete's Waterfront Arts District

A photo gallery from St. Petersburg's Waterfront Arts District.

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