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The AWP

More than 10,000 writers will be gathering in Tampa this week as The Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) holds its annual conference downtown.

University of Tampa Professor Fired Over Hurricane Tweet

Aug 30, 2017
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The University of Tampa on Tuesday fired a visiting professor who tweeted that Texas was experiencing “instant karma” from the destruction of Hurricane Harvey because the state voted for Republicans.

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March Madness is coming back to Tampa, as the Amalie Arena has been selected as a host site for first and second round games in the 2020 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship.

In addition, the Bay area will welcome 11 Division II championship events in 2020 and 2021. 

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Let's say you're hoping to run in one of the road races toward the end of this year or early in 2017. Where should you begin?

Vice President Joe Biden will give a speech in Tampa on his vision for U.S. policy in the Western Hemisphere.

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U.S. News and World Report has tallied up the data on nearly 1,800 colleges and universities around the country and issued its 2015 Best College Rankings. While there's little movement at the top, schools in the Sunshine State are seeing some changes.

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 A report from the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault says universities are not providing all the resources they can to protect students from sexual violence. Dozens of schools are under investigation for how they have handled sexual assault cases. 

A Look at Tampa's Past Through Ghost Stories

Oct 30, 2013
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If happy jack-o-lanterns, cute costumes and family-friendly fun don't quite cause your blood to run cold -- you might be among those ready to take Halloween to a new level.  Maybe a good old-fashioned "ghost tour" in downtown Tampa is what you're looking for.

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For the sixth time, the University of Tampa baseball team reigns supreme, winning the Division II championship over Minnesota State Mankato 8-2 Saturday night.

The Tampa Bay Times reports the Spartans (47-12) outscored their opponents 40-14 in the five games they played during the tournament in Cary, N.C.

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Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor says dogged police work by Detective Sal Augeri helped them crack the 2009 murder of University of Tampa runner Ryan McCall.

Police charged 22-year-old David Earl Williams, Junior with the murder.  He's already behind bars in South Florida.

McCall and a friend were walking home to the university in the early morning of August 19, 2009.  On the bridge on South Boulevard, they were approached by a robber who pistol-whipped his friend and shot and killed Ryan McCall.