Tropical Storm Dolly formed overnight in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico. Florida Public Radio Emergency Network Meteorologist Jeff Huffman says the s...
It will hurt your wallet a little bit less the next time you have to renew your license plates.Starting Sept....
Got the flu? Or a new baby? Perhaps a little one with chicken pox? In most countries, your employer must pay your wages if you stay home sick or to ca...
Ira Glass, the host and creator of This American Life, will be in town Sept. 13 at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg for “Reinventing Radio: An...
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A mural on the 2nd floor of the USF Library.

The University of South Florida’s fall semester is underway and students are already lining up to check out the renovated library.
The $1.5 million in improvements addressed some of the students’ biggest complaints. Find out how on this week’s...

The renovated SMART Lab on the 2nd floor of the USF Library.

Students returning to the USF Tampa campus for the new school year might not recognize the Library, as the university’s academic cornerstone has reopened after a $1.5 million renovation.
The changes include a brand new “...


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Dinah Washington
This weekend in Chicago, they’re naming a street for Dinah Washington, near the famous Wendell Phillips Academy where the great singer attended high school.
Postwar America saw the hard edges of bebop segue to the cool. The music bewitched baritone sax man Gerry Mulligan, and it enchanted classically-trained pianist John Lewis; both became pioneers of...
Gil Evans, the masterful arranger, collaborated with Miles Davis on three indelible projects in the late '50s.

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Masters And Disasters: The Met Opera Quiz
At the Metropolitan Opera, drama is usually onstage. But for the past several months, it's been in the newspapers. Now that the embattled Metropolitan Opera has surmounted most of its labor squabbles...
Bruce Hornsby's Modern Classical Moment
He cracked the music world three decades ago, making smooth, contemplative piano-pop. On his new album, a double-disc live collection called Solo Concerts, Hornsby goes a step further by...

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