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Sunday, May 24, 2015
Dwindling bird flock finds haven in Indian Shores
A colony of black skimmers nests on the beach in Indian Shores. Their beaks are longer on the bottom, enabling them to skim the surface of the water to catch food.
“Do Not Enter” signs and a rope marking an oval perimeter separate more than 500 black skimmers and their nests from beach-goers in this coastal Pinellas County community.
Two unidentified men walk down an alley near the intersection of 22nd Street and 26th Avenue Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015 in Tampa. Since January 19, there have been four shootings in a concentrated area in East Tampa. In one shooting, a man died. In the other three shootings, the victims sustained non-life threatening injuries, according to the Tampa Police Department. CHRIS URSO/STAFF
Lack of gangs hinders Tampa police in shooting cases
Ben Bishop hasn’t been sharp the past two games, but he has been superb on the road, allowing only 15 goals in eight playoff games.
Column: Playoff tests never end as pressure shifts to Bishop
Uber and Lyft insist they are technology companies that connect people who need a ride with independent drivers via a smartphone app.
Transition to Uber and Lyft leaves disabled at curb
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