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You Can Get The Rest Of 2022 Free & Up To 40% Off Tickets To Busch Gardens Tampa Right Now

An aerial view of Busch Gardens Tampa illuminated during their annual Christmas Town event.Photo byBusch Gardens | Instagram. There's nothing quite like saving a little money on a visit to your favorite theme-parks...even better when the discounts happen to fall around the holidays when they go all-out with the décor, treats, and Christmas-themed activities. Because who doesn't want to walk in a winter wonderland without ever leaving the Sunshine State? With their Christmas Town event in town, it seems a holiday sale also hopped onto the Holly Jolly Express and rode straight into Tampa with it — and you can snag a handful of different deals on tickets to Busch Gardens right now.
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USF Research Finds Correlation Between Sleep and Job Demands

SleepingPhoto byPhoto courtesy of Kinga Cichewicz. Most of us would assume that people with highly demanding jobs or long work hours would have worse quality sleep than those who had low-stress positions. However, new research from the USF College of Behavioral and Community Sciences finds that the relationship between sleep and job demands is more complex.
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New Multipurpose Sports Field Coming to Forest Hills Park

Forest Hill Park is one of the most popular public parks in the Tampa area. It offers something for everyone – playgrounds, fields, and places to walk and enjoy the natural scenery. However, Forest Hill Park visitors can expect a major upgrade in 2023. Thanks to funding from The Tampa City Council.
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There's no more keeper Sheepshead in Saint Petersburg, FL 😢

In this episode, I went fishing for sheepshead in Saint Petersburg, Fl. I used fiddler crabs for bait and walked through a neighborhood with docks. If you like this video, don't forget to hit the like button and subscribe for more content! Music by: <a href="https://www.epidemicsound.com/track/HSiITAxFhb">https://www.epidemicsound.com/track/HSiITAxFhb</a>/ #sheepshead #fishing #outdoors Email: farrisfishing@gmail.com IG: <a href="https://www.instagram.com/rusty.reels">https://www.instagram.com/rusty.reels</a>/ Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/YoutuberRustyReels">https://www.facebook.com/YoutuberRustyReels</a>

Tampa Meet Tampa (Kansas)

A greeting from Visit Tampa Bay!Photo byTampa International Airport. Almost the entire population of Tampa, Kansas, has come to visit Tampa Bay for a quick vacation and to enjoy what Tampa, Florida, has to offer. Their visit was made possible by a partnership between Visit Tampa Bay and Southwest Airlines. The 95 residents arrived on Monday and will stay until Thursday — cramming in as much Tampa Bay fun as they can.
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St. Pete Receives Perfect Score From Human Rights Campaign

St. Pete City Hall.Photo byCourtesy City of St. Pete. For the ninth year in a row, the City of St. Petersburg has scored a perfect 100 on the Human Rights Campaign annual Municipal Equality Index (MEI). This is the only nationwide assessment of LGBTQ inclusion in municipal law, policy and services. The 2022 MEI evaluates 506 cities on how inclusive cities’ laws, policies, and services are of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people.

Renters in Tampa are concerned about housing discrimination.

The Tenants Bill of Rights is intended to safeguard those who rely on Section 8 vouchers by prohibiting permissible income discrimination. TAMPA, Florida: Renters in Tampa allege housing discrimination persists despite the city council approving a Tenants Bill of Rights earlier this year." We just want to live like everyone else," said Kenneth Lofton, who is seeking a place to reside. "But it's difficult...you know? All you have to do is keep going."
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Where to see snow in Florida this weekend & more stories from the Sunshine State

Photo by(Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Hello readers! This weekend, we’re taking a break from our regularly scheduled programing to highlight some of our favorite NewsBreak Contributor stories from across Florida. We’ve got stories on the renaming of Tampa International Airport’s giant flamingo, holiday lights at the Florida Botanical Gardens, where to see "snow" in Florida this winter and more.
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Top Toys Sought For Christmas 2022 in Phoenix and Tampa

Some of the top toys to buy may depend on what part of the U.S. you are in. Some toys in Phoenix may not sell the same as those desired in Tampa. For example, Marissa Silva, editor-in-chief for the Toy Insider recently told Fox 13 Tampa Bay that these toys were her favorites:
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Hidden History: Gas Plant District

Gas Plant/Laurel Park neighborhood.Photo bySt. Pete History Center. The Gas Plant District was the second African-American neighborhood formed in St. Petersburg. The neighborhood encompassed all along Ninth Street South and south of First Avenue South. What was once a thriving community was dismantled in the 70s as the interstate was built to run right through it. Later, Tropicana Field was built and demolished any residual sense of community. However, rumblings of a new stadium are happening and revitalization may finally come to the area.

"Plenty of Dead Fish": Fisherman Says Red Tide is Back Again Near Tampa

Dead fish washed up on shore at Robert K. Rees Park, Pasco County during the red tide event in 2020.Photo byUncovering Florida. As the 2022 hurricane season officially comes to an end, with it comes increased reports of the harmful algae bloom, red tide, along the southwestern coastline of Florida. While the algae blooms that cause red tide occur almost annually in the Gulf of Mexico around the late summer or early fall, it doesn't make the occurrence any less devastating for the areas affected.
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To His Mom, He’s a Medical Masterpiece

Jaden with his care team at Johns Hopkins All Children's.Photo byAllyn DiVito. Originally published on Nov. 22, 2022 by Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital. When Sarabeth dropped her 13-year-old son, Jaden, off at his best friend’s house to spend the weekend this past June, she never imagined she would next see him fighting for his life in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida.