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Two Cuban Volleyball Players Defect from Their Teams Within Hours

Published   Jun 12, 2024 10:01PM
Two young Cuban volleyball players have defected from their respective teams within a span of just a few hours. The athletes who escaped are Ronald Luis Limonta Massó from the national Under-21 team and Odaimis Naomi Leliebre Palma from the senior women's volleyball team.

Limonta Massó fled while in Mexico, and Leliebre Palma took advantage of a layover in Tampa while returning to Cuba from Puerto Rico. "On the afternoon of June 10, after the Under-21 team arrived in Mexico for the NORCECA Continental Men's Championship starting ... Read more

Forbes ranks this Florida city as the ‘worst city to trave

Are you planning a weekend trip this summer? Maybe a relaxing stay by a sandy beach or a tour of the hottest new restaurants in a major foodie city.

Whatever your desired vacation looks like, Forbes Advisor notes that some locations are ... Read more

Report finds Tampa housing market one of the fastest cooling

TAMPA, Fla. — After years of a scorching hot housing market, a new report labels the Tampa region as one of the fastest-cooling housing markets in the country.

The report from Redfin measured year-over-year changes from April 2023 to A ... Read more

Op-ed: A case threatening First Amendment rights about to go

An important case threatening the First Amendment right of all Americans to criticize their government will go to trial this September in a federal courtroom in Tampa, Florida, with barely any attention from the mainstream news media. The defendants ... Read more

Things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | June 14-16

Published   Jun 12, 2024 01:50PM
If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend (June 14-16), there's plenty of action happening around the Tampa Bay area.

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Things to do this Friday (6/14)

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa

Cost: Click here for ticket information

Info: Watch pop star Justin Timberlake take the stage in Tampa as part of his The Forget Tomorrow World Tour.

When: 7 p.m.

Where: 4800 US Highway 301 North, ... Read more

Florida ban on medical treatments for trans kids struck down

TALLAHASSEE — Florida’s restrictions on medical care for transgender children are unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Tuesday as he struck down a signature priority of Gov. Ron DeSantis.

U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle’s deci ... Read more

2024 Proof Morgan and Peace Dollars at Inaugural GACC Show

Famous Eliasberg 1913 Liberty Head nickel will be among numismatic treasures on display at the inaugural Great American Coin and Collectibles Show, Sept. 11-14, 2024

The United States Mint (www.USMint.gov) will be displaying and selling ... Read more

Girls moved out of juvenile detention facility after 17-year

TAMPA, Fla. — A 17-year-old girl’s death late last month at a Florida Department of Juvenile Justice facility has led to multiple investigations and the transfer of girls living at that facility.

The I-Team has learned that the staff ... Read more