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For Good: Volunteers restore Tampa Heights church to benefit children

Creatives, makers, and doers work together to transform an abandoned church into a community gathering and learning space for neighborhood children in Tampa Heights. Learn more about how they did it.

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Poetry Out Loud winner: 'I am the Smoke King … I am black'

Guess who won this year's Poetry Out Loud competition for Florida high school students? A rising senior from Tampa's Blake School of the Arts. Read more.

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State funding promises to turn up volume on regional transit solutions

After more than a decade in existence, the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority is using an infusion of state funding to ramp up its efforts to plan regional transit improvements that combat congestion. Learn more.

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For Good: Parents fight back to prevent teen suicide

One family's grief prompts Wharton High School faculty to step up to teach others about mental illness and preventing teen suicide. Read what they are doing and what's next for Hailey's Voice of Hope.

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West Tampa is an historic Tampa neighborhood undergoing transformational change as new people and businesses move in. Traditionally defined by its working class, primarily Latin culture, the neighborhood is increasingly seen as a place of opportunity for a diversity of ...