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NFL World Reacts To The Julio Jones' Practice Highlight

Tom Brady's connection with Julio Jones appears to be in mid-season form. During a joint practice between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Miami Dolphins this Wednesday, Jones made a jaw-dropping reception down the left sideline. Jones had a disappointing 2021 season due to injuries, there's no denying it. However, it...

Second suspect charged for murder at Tampa's IQ Apartments

TAMPA, Fla. - A second suspect has been charged with first-degree murder in a deadly shooting at a Tampa apartment complex last month. Deputies were called on the afternoon of Friday, July 22 after someone reported a man had been shot in the parking lot of IQ Apartments on Bruce B Downs Boulevard.

NFC Notes: Buccaneers, Falcons, Panthers, Saints, Taysom Hill

The Athletic’s Greg Auman notes the Buccaneers are considering using CB Ross Cockrell at safety. Auman points out that Cockrell spent time at safety in last year’s training camp and also lined up in the nickel role this offseason. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport notes Buccaneers C Robert Hainsey...

Tellez hits tying HR, Adames winning single, Brews beat Rays

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Rowdy Tellez hit a tying homer in the ninth inning and made a key defensive play in the 10th, setting up Willy Adames’ game-ending RBI single that gave the Milwaukee Brewers a 4-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday. Adames had struck out in his previous three at-bats before he came up in the 10th following an intentional walk to Christian Yelich. His grounder off Ryan Thompson (3-3) got past diving shortstop Taylor Walls and scored automatic runner Tyrone Taylor from second base. Milwaukee completed a two-game sweep of Tampa Bay and moved within one-half game of NL Central-leading St. Louis, which was playing at Colorado on Wednesday night. The Brewers are 3-5 since trading closer Josh Hader to San Diego at the deadline. The Rays fell even with division rival Baltimore for the final AL wild card.

Florida startup recycles AC water for cannabis growers and homeowners

One of the biggest stars at Tampa's Kush Con — amongcheesecake-flavored gummies, a stage surrounded by weed plants and vapes claiming to make you better at sex — was an air conditioning tech company. Driving the news: Miami-based FutureAC Water System debuted its patent-pending water recycling product at the cannabis trade show last weekend.The system can convert air conditioning units in homes or businesses into atmospheric water generators for drinking and growing plants.The pitch: Each home AC produces 5-25 gallons of water a day, meaning that Florida is wasting millions of gallons. That water could be put to use,...

How Much Salary Do You Need to Buy a Home in Florida Cities With Hot Housing Markets?

It's no secret that home prices in Florida have risen substantially over the last couple of years. However, some markets have increased more sharply than others. For example, according to the S&P Core Logic Case-Shiller Index released in June of 2022, Tampa saw home price increases of about 34% over the course of a year, while Miami saw increases of around 32%. (The Florida housing market in general rose about 21% over one year's time, according to data from March of 2022.) Although there may be signs that the market is cooling in some areas, prices also remain high in hot markets.

Gulfport Woman Shoots at Husband Who Choked Her

A Gulfport woman will face no charges for shooting at her estranged husband on July 25. The woman fired three rounds from a handgun when Richard Pokorny violated a no-contact order issued in March. On March 17 of this year, Gulfport police arrested the 6-foot, 2-inch, 220-pound man for allegedly...