Florida Governor Rick Scott had a campaign stop in Tampa.
A transit plan for Pinellas County is gaining momentum. Congress member Kathy Castor endorsed the Yes to Greenlight initiative during a media conference in St. Petersburg.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden is seeking to extend his stay in Russia.


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Dumplings, custard tarts and jasmine tea: eating my way across China

After a friend’s big fat Cantonese wedding drew me to China, I set out on a three-week culinary exploration in the land of dumplings, custard tarts and jasmine tea. Hong Kong Previously eschewing baked goods, I relished all the glutinous offerings in Hong Kong. Chinese-style bakeries were ubiquitous, offering pastries in all their bleached-flour glory. […]

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YouTube introduces new features, subscription service

YouTube is launching new features as it tries to highlight its musical offerings. On Wednesday, YouTube’s blog announced the changes to the video streaming service. According to the blog, it’s an attempt to “[make] it easier to find new music on YouTube and rock out to old favorites.” Soon, viewers will be able to find themed playlists […]

A Tampa-based non-profit called Exalted Warrior Foundation teaches yoga to injured combat veterans.

Why I will be standing tall this Remembrance Day

I feel taller, sleeker and more productive. After seven consecutive days doing yoga, I swear I’m a different person. The inspiration for my sudden surge of yoga fanaticism? A Tampa-based non-profit called Exalted Warrior Foundation, which teaches yoga to injured combat veterans. In November, Exalted Warrior is challenging supporters to practice yoga 22 days in […]