The holidays are coming up, and a new book shows that Tampa Bay area residents don't have to go too far to get a vacation experience.
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A man who was convicted of beating and stabbing an elderly woman to death in Miami-Dade County 26 years ago is scheduled to die by lethal injection Thursday at the Florida State Prison.
Last month, the first installment of our series, "Telling Tampa Bay Stories," took us to Plant City, where we heard stories about the history and development of the Hillsborough County community. This week's Florida Matters highlights some of the places and events that make Plant City special.
Program: Evening Masterwork
In the early-part of the 20th Century, composers like Richard Strauss, Schoenberg, Stravinsky, and Bartok were doing pioneering work in forms outside of the symphony. The symphony was the most important genre for Jean Sibelius’s musical thoughts, though. The composer began sketches of his Second Symphony while on a trip to Italy, at a time when Sibelius’s name was associated with the icy fjords...more...
If what he says is true, Samuel Little would be one of the worst serial killers in U-S history. The 78-year-old claims that between 1970 and 2005, he murdered 90 people , mostly women, around the country. That includes some in Tampa, Plant City, and elsewhere around Florida. Now investigators, including University of South Florida forensic...
All Night Jazz
Program: All Night Jazz
Tonight on All Night Jazz, the “Other Nine to Five,” Mike Cornette shares music and conversation with Tampa Bay trio Interplay. Plus he flies to Spain on the Jazz Trip @ Ten with music from saxophonist Michael Brecker with McCoy Tyner. Then later, at midnight, it’s our 12 O’clock-tail: another version of Billy Strayhorn’s “Lush Life.” The adventure begins tonight at nine on WUSF 89.7. more...
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